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  • Rick Bezanson

    Contributing sermons since Oct 17, 2007
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AMAZING GRACE CHRISTIAN CHURCH
Glendale Arizona , 85303
(623) 848-1006

About Rick
  • Education: MAT Fuller / CATS PLCS /Currently in Doctoral Studies at Fuller
  • Experience: 12 years as Pastor.
  • Comment to those looking at my sermons: Just give them Jesus
  • One of my favorite illustrations: William Borden - (No reserve, no retreat, no regret)
  • What my spouse (really) thinks of my sermons: My wife is the most honest feedbad
  • Books that have had an impact: Henri Nouwen - In the Name of Jesus Dallas Williard - Renovation of the Heart
  • Hobbies: Lift weights. Movies.
  • If I could Preach one more time, I would say...: Jesus loves you
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  • Jesus Teaches Nicodemus

    Contributed on Aug 15, 2008
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    Jesus explains that you must have faith in Him to have eternal life.

    In the Gospel of John we read in the third chapter of John starting at verse one; 1 Now there was a man of the Pharisees named Nicodemus, a member of the Jewish ruling council. 2 He came to Jesus at night and said, "Rabbi, we know you are a teacher who has come from God. For no one could perform ...read more

  • The Widow's Offering

    Contributed on Jul 31, 2008
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    Encouragement to use our abilities God has given us to serve Christ by serving others.

    I was performing a wedding for a young couple. Before the wedding, the groom came to me and said, “Pastor, I will give you $100 if you change the wedding vows. When you get to the part to ask me to honor, love and obey, just leave that part out for me. Then, he handed me $100. During the wedding, ...read more

  • Signs Of The End Of The Age

    Contributed on Jul 29, 2008
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    Jesus shares with us the signs that will lead to the end of the world.

    Today as Jesus and his disciples are walking out of the temple, his disciples remark how beautiful the temple building is. (Mark 13:1 As Jesus was leaving the temple, one of his disciples said to him, "Teacher, look at these beautiful stones and wonderful buildings!" ) The temple was ...read more

  • Jesus Teaches And Heals

    Contributed on Jul 12, 2008
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    A study of Jesus’ teaching and healing in Mark and encouragement for Christians to have faith in Christ and to reach out and minister to someone/anyone in the name of Jesus.

    Todays sermon takes a look at Mark chapter 6 verses: 30-34; and Mark Chapter 6 verses: 53-56. We will begin by looking at how Jesus talks about resting and getting rest from the crowd. We read in Mark chapter 6 verse 30 that the Apostles had been sent out by twos and they returned to tell ...read more

  • The Resurrection

    Contributed on Jul 11, 2008
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    After Jesus death on the cross the women go look for Jesus in His tomb but not finding him they are reminded of His Words that he would be raised from the dead.

    Luke 24: 1-12 In today’s Gospel, Saint Luke writes, “ Jesus isn’t here! He has been raised from death. Remember… He told you,’ The Son of Man will be handed over to sinners who will nail Him to a cross. But three days later He will rise to life.’” (24: 6-7) From this verse we learn three ...read more

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  • I Was Performing A Wedding For A Young Couple. ...

    Contributed on Jul 31, 2008
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    I was performing a wedding for a young couple. Before the wedding, the groom came to me and said, “Pastor, I will give you $100 if you change the wedding vows. When you get to the part to ask me to honor, love and obey, just leave that part out for me. Then, he handed me $100. During the wedding, ...read more

  • There Were Six People Trapped In A Dark, Cold ...

    Contributed on Jul 31, 2008
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    There were six people trapped in a dark, cold cave. They each had a stick of wood. The fire in the middle of the cave was starting to go out. The first woman refused to put her wood in the fire because there was someone she didn’t like in the circle. The next man held onto his stick of wood ...read more

  • Sparky Anderson The Great Baseball Manager Who ...

    Contributed on Jul 29, 2008
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    Sparky Anderson the great baseball manager who won many pennants and a world championship, said,” I’m not lying when I say that this religion is so important to me. If I had one great wish, it would be that I could honestly say that I was one of God’s children. That is the one emptiness I ...read more

  • Calvin Of Calvin And Hobbs Cartoon Fame Gets ...

    Contributed on Jul 29, 2008
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    Calvin of Calvin and Hobbs cartoon fame gets dressed in his special clothes for school. He goes to school. He sits on some bubble gum, gets beat up by a bully, fails a test at school and gets rained on the way home. At bedtime he ...read more

  • Just Stay In The Race

    Contributed on Jul 29, 2008
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    JUST STAY IN THE RACE Charlton Heston had to learn how to drive a chariot with four horses for his part in the movie Ben Hur. After many weeks of chariot lessons he told the director, "I think I can drive the chariot all right, but I'm not at all sure I can actually ...read more