Contributed on Feb 19, 2007
The first sermon on the seven sayings of Jesus from the cross.
The last words of a dying person are normally never forgotten. A person’s closing comments often reveal their pain and agony. Some enter eternity without saying anything, while others utter sentiments that disclose their values, priorities, and innermost thoughts. The great Bap¬tist preacher, ...read more
Contributed on Feb 21, 2007
A sermon about the second of our Savior’s seven sayings from the cross.
Whenever a person accepts Jesus Christ as his Savior, it is a miraculous experience. The spiritually dead is made spiritually alive. He is brought from darkness into light. But the circumstances that surround some conversions are sometimes more spectacular than others. The circumstances ...read more
Contributed on Feb 26, 2007
A sermon on the third of our Savior’s sayings from the cross.
If you and I had been in Jerusalem that Passover afternoon when Jesus was crucified, I wonder how near the cross we would have stood. It is one thing to sing, "Jesus, keep me near the cross," and it is quite another thing to actually stay near the cross. Roman soldiers were there because of duty. ...read more
Contributed on Mar 6, 2007
A sermon on the fourth saying of our Savior from the cross.
The anguish of our Savior on Calvary was foretold by David in Psalm 22. While I would encourage you to read the entire Psalm, I want to just share with you the first 8 verses. “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me? Why are you so far from saving me, so far from the words of my groaning? O ...read more
Contributed on Mar 19, 2007
Fifth sermon on the seven sayings of Christ from the cross.
Jesus was crucified at 9 o’clock in the morning, and He spent the first three hours on the cross in the sunlight. Then the darkness came, and at the end of three hours of darkness, Jesus cried out, "My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?" (Matthew 27:46). Our Lord’s first three statements ...read more
Contributed on Mar 19, 2007
A sermon on the sixth saying of our Lord from the cross.
At the age of 33, most people are saying about their life, "It is beginning." But for Jesus, at age 33, as He hung on a cross, having paid the price for the world’s sins, He declared, "It is finished!" Note, however, that He did not say, "I am finished!" This was not a cry of defeat, but a shout of ...read more
Contributed on Mar 27, 2007
The final sermon in a series on the seven sayings of Christ from the cross.
You are not really prepared to live unless you are prepared to die. Death is inevitable. It is an appointment, and only God knows the hour. That is why it is wonderful to be a Christian. You can have confidence in life because you are ready for death. In these verses, we learn how our ...read more