Sermon Series
  • 1. Forgiveness

    Contributed on Jan 19, 2018
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    The first word from the cross is for forgiveness. In it, Jesus makes some key declarations.

    1. Scripture Reading Before Sermon: Matthew 5.43-48 43 “You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’ 44 But I say to you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, 45 so that you may be sons of your Father who is in heaven. For he makes his sun ...read more

  • 2. Salvation

    Contributed on Jan 28, 2018
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    Following his prayer for forgiveness, Jesus speaks of salvation -- a restored relationship with God.

    1. Hunger for Forgiveness and Salvation Ernest Hemingway told the story of a father and his teenage son who had a relationship that had become strained to the point of breaking. Finally the son ran away from home. His father, however, began a journey in search of his rebellious son. Finally, in ...read more

  • 3. Affection

    Contributed on Feb 10, 2018
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    The cross displays God's universal affection for all of us; God's personal affection for each of us; and our affection for Jesus and one another.

    1. “Jesus, Keep Me Near the Cross.” 2. If we had been in Jerusalem on the Friday Jesus was crucified, how close to the cross would we have stood? a. Matthew 26.30-32 (cf. Zechariah 13.7) 30 And when they had sung a hymn, they went out to the Mount of Olives. 31 Then Jesus said to them, “You will ...read more

  • 4. Forsaken

    Contributed on Feb 10, 2018
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    Jesus experienced being forsaken by God to unite us with Him.

    1. Matthew 27.45-49 45 Now from the sixth hour there was darkness over all the land until the ninth hour. 46 And about the ninth hour Jesus cried out with a loud voice, saying, “Eli, Eli, lema sabachthani?” that is, “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?” 47 And some of the bystanders, hearing ...read more

  • 5. Thirst

    Contributed on Mar 1, 2018
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    There are three levels of thirst -- physical thirst; thirst for God (spiritual); and God's thirst for the lost.

    1. Thirst Blood Loss Produces Thirst [Angel of Marye’s Heights – Fredericksburg, VA Saturday, December 13, 1862 No longer able to withstand the wrenching moans of the suffering wounded and dying Union soldiers, 19 year old Confederate Sergeant Richard Kirkland of the 2nd South Carolina approached ...read more

  • 6. Victory

    Contributed on Mar 1, 2018
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    Jesus won the victory over Satan for us.

    1. John 19.28-30 28 After this, Jesus, knowing that all was now finished, said (to fulfill the Scripture), “I thirst.” 29 A jar full of sour wine stood there, so they put a sponge full of the sour wine on a hyssop branch and held it to his mouth. 30 When Jesus had received the sour wine, he said, ...read more

  • 7. Anticipation

    Contributed on Mar 21, 2018
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    As Jesus departed this world via the cross, He did so anticipating the presence of His Father

    1. Luke 23.44-49 44 It was now about the sixth hour, and there was darkness over the whole land until the ninth hour, 45 while the sun's light failed. And the curtain of the temple was torn in two. 46 Then Jesus, calling out with a loud voice, said, “Father, into your hands I commit my spirit!” ...read more