Sermons by Ben Kuerth (Page 3)
When we’re looking for meaning and purpose in life, the empty tomb shows us how to work for things that really last. Sermon Text: Philippians 3
April 16: Empty Tomb The cross and the empty tomb bring hope and healing to our lives.
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; 13-17,34-39
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
It’s Not the Healthy that Need a Doctor, But the Sick
What Jesus Said – Love your enemies For the Christian, the guiding principle for any healthy conversation is Jesus’ encouragement to approach a person in love, that is, with their emotional and eternal well-being in mind. Scriptures: Romans 13:8-14; 1 John 3:11-18 Sermon Text: Matthew 5:43-48
There are many different philosophical life-views out there; none as compelling and life-hanging as Jesus’ call: Follow me! Sermon Text: Matthew 4:12-23
Jesus is the Lamb of sacrifice—not me or anything that I do. Sermon Text: John 1:29-41
With a shepherd marvel this Christmas at the fulfillment of God’s promises. This is God’s Son in human flesh born to redeem the human race! Luke 2:1-20
With Mary you’ll see that God is bigger than all your problems and struggles. Put you trust in him and you will stand amazed at what he will do!
With Zechariah learn the lesson to never doubt what God can do and to never give up praying! God loves it when you put your trust in him. Zechariah 6:12-15
Because we know that we are victorious in Christ, we are free to give ourselves fully to the work of the Lord. Sermon Text: 1 Corinthians 15:50-58