By Pastor Matthew Trewhella When I was a young minister doing pre-marital counseling with couples, I did not speak about sexual matters except to remind them of marital fidelity – that adultery is sin and is punishable under God’s law with the death penalty. As I grew older, however, I began to realize I needed...Continue reading
By Pastor Matt Trewhella I have been a pastor for nearly 30 years now. I have married 84 couples and only six have ended in divorce (that’s way better than the national average)! I have counseled literally hundreds of couples regarding their marriages over those years. I have been married for over 36 years myself....
By Pastor Matt Trewhella He who finds a wife finds a good thing, and obtains favor from the Lord. –Proverbs 18:8 In a society rampant with divorce and infidelity, having a wife that is good is a treasure. And for this, I hold my wife dear. I see the Lord’s favor towards me when I...Continue reading
That is the 64,000 dollar question of the hour. American Christianity has quietly, meekly, and wrongly – not to mention disgustingly – gone along with homosex marriage. I have heard from countless couples over the last year who have been told by their pastor or other church leaders that “unless you get a state marriage...
Sermons on the Biblical Family and Family Matters from Mercy Seat Christian Church. Mothers as Counter-Revolutionaries. During the 1960’s and 70’s, a revolution took place in this country wherein the family came under attack. Prior to this family was defined along biblical terms. A father. A mother. Children. Till death do us part. The revolution...Continue reading
Sermons on Homosexuality from Mercy Seat Christian Church. A Response to the Obergefell Opinion. This sermon was preached in response to the June 26th, 2015, opinion by the Supreme Court regarding homosex marriage. The sermon responds to the opinion and offers guidance to Christians both corporately and individually as to how to respond and what...Continue reading
Every year thousands of Christians amble down to their local county courthouse and obtain a marriage license from the State in order to marry their future spouse. They do this unquestioningly. They do it because their pastor has told them to go get one, and besides, “everybody else gets one.” This pamphlet attempts to answer...Continue reading
A name is of great importance, therefore, naming our children is of great importance. The Israelites of old knew this importance. They took the choosing of names for their children very seriously. They wanted the name they chose to have special significance to the child. As Christians, we should have the same desire when naming...Continue reading
Martin Luther wrote in his day that “There are many who do not want to have children.” The desire to prevent offspring is nothing new. Man has always, because of self-centeredness and the pursuit of materialism and ease, viewed having many children as a burden, and a detriment to self-fulfillment. But if the conditions of...Continue reading
By Pastor Matt Trewhella At long last we’ve finally found a bold lesser magistrate who is willing to oppose the higher magistrate. The only problem is – he’s wicked. Gavin Newsom, the Mayor of San Francisco, has decided to defy state law and issue state marriage licenses to sodomites. In just one week, over 6000...Continue reading