Sermons and Articles

Sermon and Bible

Ken Puls

The Pilgrim's Progress

A Guide to John Bunyan's The Pilgrim's Progress

Notes and Commentary on John Bunyan's classic work


Music and the Arts

"Art, Idolatry and the Glory of God"

Article in The Founders Journal 56 (Spring 2004), 20–24

"What Then Shall We Sing?" (Class Notes)

Part 1: Thoughts on Music [Read PDF]

Grid for Evaluating Music [Read PDF]

Part 2: Thoughts on Music and Worship [Read PDF]


Music and the Church

Hymns from History (Blog Series)

Music and articles on old and cherished Hymns of the Faith

The Purpose of Music in Worship [READ PDF]

An excerpt from Chapter 25: "Reforming Church Music" in Reclaiming the Gospel and Reforming Churches, available from Founders Press (2003).

"Selecting Music for Worship" (Blog Series)

Part 1: Know the Word   [READ on Founders Blog]

Part 2: Know Theology   [READ on Founders Blog]

Part 3: Know Your Church   [READ on Founders Blog]

A Theological Outline for Indexing Church Music   [Read PDF]

Hymns and Doctrines (Blog Series)

Hymns are a treasure trove of doctrinal truth

Gathered Worship in the House of God (Blog Series / 17 articles)

The Role and Responsibilities of the Congregation in Worship

Lessons from the Psalm Inscriptions (Blog Series / 7 articles)

Insights on Leading God's People in Prayer and Praise

Singing Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs [READ on Founders Blog]

Nurturing Congregational Song [READ on Founders Blog]

How Should We Sing the Great Old Hymns of the Faith?

Worship Piano and Forte

What to Say in the Last Lines of a Worship Song

Sing a New Song (Psalm 98) [Read PDF / Listen at Grace]

Music and the Church: Finding our Voice in Worship [Listen at Grace]

Article in The Founders Journal 67 (Winter 2007), 3–14


Thoughts on Worship

Sermon Series from Grace Baptist Church, Cape Coral [Listen at Grace]

God's Holiness and Worship (Leviticus 10:1-11) [Read PDF / Listen at Grace]

The Outward Elements of Worship [Read PDF / Listen at Grace]

The Inward Reality of Worship [Read PDF / Listen at Grace]

The Whys of Worship (Various Passages) [Read PDF]

Some Questions Regarding the Circumstances of Worship

The Joys of Corporate Worship (Psalm 42-43)

Part 1: Seeking God and Delighting in Him Together [Read PDF]

Part 2: Finding Strength and Encouragement in Times of Suffering [Read PDF]

Part 3: Walking Together in Light and Truth [Read PDF]

Worship in Spirit and in Truth (John 4) [Read PDF / Listen at Grace]

Preparing a Place of Worship (Isaiah 66:1-2) [Read PDF / Listen at Grace]

Centering on Jesus in Worship (John 12:20-26) [Read PDF / Listen at Grace]

Renewing the Mind in Worship (Romans 12:1-2) [Read PDF / Listen at Grace]

Engaging the Emotions in Worship (Psalm 47) [Read PDF / Listen at Grace]

The Posture of Worship

Part 1: What Does the Bible Say About Posture and Worship? [Read PDF / Listen at Grace]

Part 2: Why Is Posture Important?  [Read PDF / Listen at Grace]


Sermons from the Psalms

Two Paths and Two Ends (Psalm 1) [Read PDF]

A Place of Safety (Psalm 12) [Read PDF / Listen at Grace]

Out of Zion (Psalm 14) [Read PDF]

Enthroned on the Praises of Israel (Psalm 22) [Read PDF / Listen at Grace]

Who Shall Stand? (Psalm 24) [Read PDF / Listen at Grace]

Taste and See! (Psalm 34) [Read PDF]

A People of Praise (Psalm 48) [Read PDF]

The City of God (Psalm 87) [Read PDF / Listen at Grace]

The God We Worship (Psalm 97) [Read PDF]

Let the Redeemed of the Lord Say So (Psalm 107) [Read PDF]

The Sound of Worship (Psalm 150) [Read PDF]

What part do musical instruments play in worship in the New Testament church?


Christian Living and Worldview

Aiming For Eternity [Read PDF]

Theater for God's Glory (a study of Psalm 19) [Read PDF]

The Theology of Time (Ecclesiastes 3:1) [Read PDF]

How to Live in This Present Age (Titus 2:1–15) [Read PDF]

If the Lord Wills (James 4:13–17) [Read PDF]


Spiritual Disciplines and the Means of Grace

The Means of Grace [Read PDF]

Find Out What Is Pleasing to the Lord (Ephesians 5:10) [Read PDF]

Laying Hold of the Truth [Read PDF] [Read on Founders Blog]

When Should We Pray? (1 Thessalonians 5:17) [Read PDF / Listen at Grace]

What Should We Pray? (Lessons from Paul on Prayer) [Read PDF]

Seasoning the Heart for Prayer [Read on Founders Blog]


Old Testament Sermons

The Certainty of God's Word (Genesis 1:1–5, Proverbs 3:5-8) [Read PDF]

Behold Your God, Believe His Word! (Isaiah 40:1–11) [Read PDF]


Christ and the Festivals (Leviticus 23)

Sermon Series from Grace Baptist Church, Cape Coral

Introduction and Overview (Leviticus 23:1-2)

Christ and the Sabbath (Leviticus 23:3)

Article in The Founders Journal 68 (Spring 2007), 6–14

Christ and the Year of Jubilee (Leviticus 25:1-17)

Christ and the Passover (Leviticus 23:5)

Christ and the Feast of Unleavened Bread (Leviticus 23:6-8)

Christ and the Feast of First Fruits (Leviticus 23:9-16)

Christ and the Feast of Weeks (Leviticus 23:15-22)

Christ and the Feast of Trumpets (Leviticus 23:23-25)

Christ and the Day of Atonement (Leviticus 23:26-32)

Christ and the Feast of Tabernacles (Leviticus 23:33-44)


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