Contributed on Jan 12, 2018
People approach the message of the Gospel from many different backgrounds and points of view. God’s Word helps us clear the clutter and shines the light on the person, deity and work of Jesus Christ. Today’s study will help us better understand this.
Acts 8:26-40 - AMP SUMMARY This message addresses the conversation that took place between Evangelist Philip and the Ethiopian Eunuch which resulted in the Eunuch’s conversion and subsequent water baptism. People generally approach the message of the Gospel from many different backgrounds and ...read more
Contributed on Aug 11, 2017
This sermon takes a look at the story of the prodigal son from the eyes of the father. Later it reminds us of the heart of our Heavenly Father as He receives and forgives those who return home to Him. It's part of the Conversational Evangelism Series.
Luke 15:11-32 INTRODUCTION ¥ The Pharisee’s were finding fault with Jesus because He received and ate with sinners. - "This man receives sinners and eats with them." - Lk 15:2 ¥ Jesus responded with three parables: His response? 1. "The Lost Sheep" - Lk 15:3-7 2. "The Lost Coin" - Lk ...read more
Contributed on Jan 21, 2017
This outline can be used as a brief exposition of the Woman at the Well. It is a brief study in "Conversational Evangelism". Be sure to cast the net at the end!
Exposing the Heart of Jesus (The Woman at the Well) Lakewood Church of God | Speaker: Pastor Jonathan Vorce | 1-22-2017 John 4:1-29 I. An Exposition of the Woman at the Well (John 4) A. 4:4 - “I must needs go through Samaria”. 1. Jesus knew there was an appointment with destiny at ...read more
Contributed on Jan 28, 2017
Jesus was a conversationalist. There are a few times where we see Jesus standing and crying out but the majority of the teachings of Jesus we conversational in nature. This message explores the conversation that took place between Jesus and Nicodemus.
Jesus & Nicodemus Series: Conversational Evangelism Lakewood COG | Pastor Jonathan | 1-29-2017 John 3:1-21 Introduction: Jesus was a conversationalist. There are a few times where we see Jesus standing and crying out but the majority of the teachings of Jesus we conversational in nature. (He ...read more
Contributed on Feb 6, 2017
This sermon focuses on the interaction between Jesus, Zacchaeus, the Pharisee's and the community at large. Lost People matter to God. You can overcome a critical spirit and God cares about families.
We come this morning to one example of what I consider to be the most difficult part of the Bible to understand. So I’m just going to name it for what it is, right up front. This scene of Deborah calling members of the Israelite tribes into battle is just one story among many of the seemingly ...read more
Contributed on Feb 10, 2017
From our earliest childhood most of us have had to deal with shame. It’s instilled in us by statements like, “You should be ashamed of yourself” or “Shame on you!” This message is about Jesus bearing our shame! You Can Be Free From Shame!
No More Shame Lakewood | Pastor Jonathan | 2-12-2017 John 8:1-11 Introduction From our earliest childhood most of us have had to deal with shame. It’s instilled in us by statements like, “You should be ashamed of yourself” or “Shame on you!” This message is about Jesus bearing our shame! ...read more
Contributed on Apr 4, 2017
We are continuing in the series "Conversational Evangelism". Today we will examine the relationship that Jesus had with Mary & Martha. This message is designed to help us fall a little deeper in love with Jesus!
Jesus, Mary & Martha Lakewood | Speaker: Pastor Jonathan | 4-2-2017 Luke 7:36-50; John 11:1-2 Run Video of the Alabaster Box (6:12) Sometimes ministers like to get “real deep” in different meanings of stories such as these but I’m a practical life application preacher and today I want us ...read more