Contributed on Feb 18, 2008
Lessons we can learn from Jesus’ tears.
Intro>In the 1972 Presidential Primary race, Edmund Muskie seemed well on his way to becoming the Democrats’ nominee for President. However, the Manchester Union Leader published what came to be known as “the Canuck Letter,” which stated that Muskie had made disparaging remarks about Canadians, ...read more
Contributed on Feb 23, 2008
On Thursday of Passover week, Jesus taught about servant leadership, modeled servant leadership, and instituted the Lord’s Supper. A message leading into observing the Lord’s Supper.
Intro> It was Thursday evening. Jesus knew when He entered the room that in less than six hours He would be betrayed and arrested. He knew that in twelve hours He would be victim of a mock trial, taken to be ridiculed by King Herod, then back to the Roman procurator, Pontius Pilate. He knew that ...read more
Contributed on Mar 9, 2008
Lessons we can learn from Jesus’ final words on the cross.
Intro>D. M. Stearns was preaching in Philadelphia. At the close of the service a stranger came up to him and said, “I don’t like the way you speak of the cross. I think that instead of emphasizing the death of Christ, it would be far better to preach Jesus as our teacher and our example.” Dr. ...read more
Contributed on Mar 9, 2008
Lessons we can learn from Jesus’ final words on Good Friday. Part one of two-part message.
<>The final words of a person are very important. --Our judicial system gives the final words of an individual extra weight, extra status in court trials, deeming death-bed testimonies to be of a special nature. --The final conversations of a pilot and others in the cockpit of an airplane ...read more
Contributed on Mar 17, 2008
Significant truths we can learn and apply to our lives from the tearing of the temple veil at the moment of Jesus’ death.
*INTRO>In 1966, Alfred Hitchcock directed a Cold War era mystery / thriller movie starring Paul Newman and Julie Andrews, a movie entitled, “The Torn Curtain.” The movie was not one of Hitchcock’s better-known films, as few people paid much attention to it. God understands when much expense has ...read more
Contributed on Mar 19, 2008
Easter message...powerful lessons we can learn from when the stone rolled away, revealing Jesus’ resurrection.
*INTRO>If you were to take a survey on the street, asking folks to identify the greatest rolling stone, most would probably name Mick Jagger, although some might give a nod to Keith Richards because he is such a specimen and testimony of what damage prolonged drug use will do to your body. But the ...read more