Sermon Series
  • 1. Humble Submission

    Contributed on Apr 4, 2007
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    To truly be Christ-like, we must learn and practice humble submission. The boy Jesus shows us what humble submission looks like

    Series Introduction: Some pictures are compelling. Just seeing them draws you into a story that you don’t yet know but want to. Some pictures compel you to feel certain emotions or move you to behave in certain ways. A compelling picture tells the whole story without the use of words. You’re more

  • 2. Identifying With Our Culture

    Contributed on Apr 5, 2007
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    Jesus identified himself with sinful humanity through his baptism. We must learn to identify with our culture if we are going to represent Christ to them.

    Introduction: Have you ever tried to identify with someone that you just had nothing in common with? I find that it’s sometimes hard to identify with people you do know have commonalities with, but it’s especially hard to identify with someone who is radically different. Cultural barriers have more

  • 3. Dealing With Temptation

    Contributed on Apr 5, 2007
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    The way in which Jesus faced temptation teaches us how we can deal with it too. We are all tempted. However, like Jesus, we can resist temptation

    NOTE: The strategies for resisting temptation at the end of this sermon were taken from a sermon entitled "Claiming the Victory – Strategies for Resisting Temptation" by Keith Manry -Foun here on Introduction: What tempts you? I’m not talking about the ice cream and chocolate more

  • 4. The Little Things

    Contributed on Apr 5, 2007
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    Through his first miracle, at the wedding in Caana, Jesus shows that he cares about the small stuff in our lives…we should care about the small stuff in the lives of others.

    Introduction: “Don’t sweat the small stuff.” We’ve all heard it. Many of us try to practice it. We encourage others to do it. There are even books about it. We are supposed to stop worrying about the small stuff and just let it go. There’s just one problem with that; most of life is made up of more

  • 5. Unhindered Worship

    Contributed on Apr 6, 2007
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    Through his cleansing of the temple, Jesus reveals that we must not stand in the way of those who come to worship God.

    Introduction: Have you ever wanted – even needed – something but you couldn’t get it. It was right there in front of you. It was within your reach. But you couldn’t get it. It was in front of you, you wanted it and yet something or someone prevented you from having what you wanted. We’ve more

  • 6. You Can't Make It On Your Own

    Contributed on Apr 6, 2007
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    Apart from faith in Christ, we are unable to live a life of righteousness…bringing to fruition the Kingdom of God. Jesus reveals this truth to Nicodemus.

    Introduction: Most of us…especially us men…don’t like to admit it when we can’t accomplish something. This doesn’t apply to everything, but it certainly does apply to some things…especially those things that we believe we can do. Perhaps we have trained our whole lives to do something. Run a more