When our homes are not what we want them to be, the risen Jesus can come and make them full again. Yet, even more comforting is Jesus promise of a greater home in heaven.
Jesus Experienced Sorrow Sin brings so much grief into our lives. The most powerful example is death which steals our loves ones from us. Jesus was moved to tears on more than one occasion as he witnessed and experienced the sorrow that sin brings to our lives. Scriptures: Matthew 27:32-44 Sermon Text: John 11:17-27, 38-45
A Body of Death Because of sin we carry around what Paul calls “a body of death.” Our bodies are cursed with struggles like pain, disease, and addiction. Jesus endured the pain of flogging, beating, and the cross so that we could be rescued from pain and sickness forever. Scriptures: Matthew 26:47-68 Sermon Text: John 9:1-7;…
Jesus is able to share a message of grace with a woman whose life is oppressive as a result of the consequences of sin because he carried the guilt of that very sin, the guilt of all sin, to the cross. Scriptures: Matthew 26:31-46 Sermon Text: John 4:5-26
Jesus is the Lamb of sacrifice—not me or anything that I do. Sermon Text: John 1:29-41
With Joseph stand in awe and wonder of the peace and joy the Christ child brings to your life. Then share it with the world around you. John 1:1-14
Jesus said that he was a king, but not of this world. He rules through his Word in the hearts of those he has made his own.
The relationship of the the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit is a mystery that defies our understanding. Yet they work in harmony to accomplish God’s purposes.
This Christmas remember that only Christ can deliver us from the darkness of sin with the light of his truth.