Contributed on Mar 8, 2013
This message is the first in my Easter Series for 2013, and looks at the Lord's Supper; its institution by Christ, and its teaching by Paul. This message was preached in preparation for our monthly communion service.
EASTER 2013 SELECTED VERSES TAKING TIME TO UNDERSTAND THE LORD’S SUPPER. PROPOSITION: WE NEED A BETTER UNDERSTANDING OF THE LORD’S SUPPER! INTRODUCTION: FOR THOSE OF YOU WHO ARE OBSESSED WITH THE CALENDAR AND HOLIDAYS, MARCH IS THE MONTH OF EASTER. THE LAST SUNDAY OF THIS MONTH IS ...read more
Contributed on Mar 12, 2013
This second message in the series deals with the teaching of Jesus that was prompted by the request of Greeks who had asked Philip to see Jesus. This Easter series message then deals with Jesus modeling and teaching discipleship.
EASTER SERIES 2013 MODELING AND TEACHING DISCIPLESHIP JOHN 12:20-27 John 12:19-27 So the Pharisees said to one another, "See, this is getting us nowhere. Look how the whole world has gone after him!" 20 Now there were some Greeks among those who went up to worship at the Feast. 21 They came to ...read more
Contributed on Mar 20, 2013
This passage explores the love of God as expressed in the teaching of Jesus regarding teh Vine and the Branches.
EASTER 2013 LOVING ACTS John 15:1-17 "I am the true vine, and my Father is the gardener. 2 He cuts off every branch in me that bears no fruit, while every branch that does bear fruit he prunes so that it will be even more fruitful. 3 You are already clean because of the word I have spoken to ...read more
Contributed on Apr 3, 2013
This Easter message is an opportunity to present the gospel by asking the question concerning what is your "empty" the Easter -- an empty heart, an empty cross, or an empty tomb.
WHAT IS YOUR EMPTY THIS EASTER? OPENING ILLUSTRATION: AFTER THE SERVICE, WHEN WE GET HOME, WE WILL EVENTUALLY HAVE AN EASTER EGG HUT FOR MY GRANDSON. NOW, PREVIOUS TO THIS EVENT, I TOOK GREAT JOY IN HIDING THE EASTER BASKETS FOR OUR KIDS. I HAD A SIMPLE RULE; AS THEY GOT OLDER THE HIDING PLACES ...read more