Contributed on Aug 29, 2009
Takes the 4 names Mark used for our Savior in his first chapter, and explains them in a simple and clear way. Lesson makes a distinction between them.
IN THE NAME OF JESUS A SERIES ON JESUS: PART 1 (HIS NAME) INTRO: If your parents had to prove that you were their son or daughter, how would they do it (give some time for answers here)? Seriously, what would they say (leaders, probably think about this answer yourself, probably using some ...read more
Contributed on Sep 5, 2009
Goes over the 3 specific temptations felt by Jesus after the wilderness. Touches a bit on how to avoid temptation.
SWORDFIGHT IN THE DESERT JESUS SERIES II (TOPIC: TEMPTATION) OPEN: Any duck hunters in here? I am not one, but let’s suppose it is duck season and I am hunting ducks. So I am in this boat, shooting down some birds. And I have this awesomely trained beagle that is with me and is fully trained (I ...read more
Contributed on Oct 3, 2009
Message deals with the four men who lowered the paralyzed man down through the roof, talks about healing, but also reaching the sinners for Christ, using the paralytic as an example of how hard we must work to save souls.
FOUR OF A KIND A SERIES ON JESUS: PART III (HEALING) BIBLE VERSE: Mark 2:1-12 1 A few days later, when Jesus again entered Capernaum, the people heard that he had come home. 2 So many gathered that there was no room left, not even outside the door, and he preached the word to them. 3 Some men ...read more
Contributed on Oct 10, 2009
Tracks the dealings with Jesus as he chooses Levi to be a disciple but scourges against the Pharisees.
THE GOOD, THE BAD, & THE UGLY A SERIES ON JESUS: PART IV (TOUGH MESSAGES) INTRO: THE GOOD, THE BAD, & THE UGLY: In an early Clint Eastwood movie made in the late 1960s (relax gang, this one is before my time to, I am only using it because of the familiar name), this western movie centers around ...read more
Contributed on Nov 13, 2009
Unusual lesson is about being on alert, being on watch, a rare sermon in today’s day and age. Uses some rare creation/intelligent design arguments.
ONE IF BY LAND JESUS SERIES V: WATCH OUT OPEN: During the Revolutionary War, our young almost-nation put up an intricate series’ of defense mechanisms to save peoples lives. The plan was simple, if the British were coming, they were to hang a lantern in the Boston’s Old North Church Tower. The ...read more
Contributed on Nov 13, 2009
This generation seeks a sign, no sign will be given to it.The California Gold Rush and King Xerxes are used for examples.
WANT TO SEE GOD WORK? JESUS SERIES VI: THOSE WHO WANT A SIGN INTRO: Before we look into what makes God work (and there is really no exact way, there is no way God will fit into a box), we will take a look at what does NOT make God work. A SIGN: I was chatting a way back with a friend on ...read more