Sermon Series
  • 1. Jesus Superstar

    Contributed on Sep 20, 2007

    Introduction to "Jesus Who?" Course

    Jesus Who? September 16, 17 &20, 2007 Jesus the Superstar – still famous after all these years In western culture you’d be hard pressed to find someone as famous as Jesus of Nazareth – he has remained famous for the better part of 2000 years! I’m not so sure that Paris Hilton will have more

  • 2. Jesus The Teacher

    Contributed on Sep 26, 2007
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    Jesus is known as a great teacher. What did he teach?

    Jesus Who? September 23, 24, 27, 2007 Jesus the Teacher I think that most people, when asked who Jesus is/was they say that Jesus was a great teacher. Some people feel the need to insert the word “just” into their sentence – that he was “Just a great teacher.” I think that it is the only more

  • 3. Jesus The Rabbi

    Contributed on Oct 20, 2007
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    Jesus Jewishness is key to understanding his life

    Jesus Who? September 30, October 1 & 4 2007 Jesus the Rabbi Last week we looked at Jesus the Teacher, and you might wonder why we need to do a week on Jesus the Rabbi, since Rabbi is a Jewish term that means teacher. The important distinction being that he was a Jewish teacher. It may more

  • 4. Jesus The Guru

    Contributed on Oct 20, 2007

    Jesus is the Grounded Guru of Grace

    Jesus the Guru October 14, 15 & 18 Jesus Who? In the vein of talking about what the crowds are saying about Jesus, Some people would like to paint Jesus as a guru, or a spiritual guide. I feel like I need to start by saying that the word Guru would have been more than just foreign to more

  • 5. Jesus The Revolutionary

    Contributed on Oct 20, 2007
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    Jesus is the revolutionary revolutionary

    Jesus Who? October 21, 22 & 25 Jesus the Revolutionary nativity story tax scene – pretty easy to see why people might want to head to the hills and take up arms against their oppressors. Was Jesus a revolutionary? You may remember from last week, the video of Tony Campolo where Tony more

  • 6. Jesus The Friend

    Contributed on Oct 31, 2007
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    Jesus does not float above all the people around him, he has true friends.

    Jesus Who? October 28, 29, November 01 Jesus The Friend Taking the halo off. We’ve looked at Jesus’ public persona, what about his private persona? Although Teacher, Rabbi, Revolutionary and even “Guru” might come out of most people’s mouths when asked who Jesus is, “Friend” is not more

  • 7. Jesus The Healer

    Contributed on Nov 5, 2007
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    Jesus is known as much for his healing as he is for his teaching.

    Jesus Who? November 4, 5, & 8 Jesus the Healer We’ve concentrated on Jesus’ words – now look at his actions. He was known as a healer as much as he was a teacher, If not more. It is hard to know if the crowds came to Jesus more for his radical teaching, or for his radical more

  • 8. Jesus The Christ

    Contributed on Nov 12, 2007
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    The Jews expected a Messiah, was it Jesus?

    Jesus Who? November 11, 12, & 15, 2007 Jesus The Christ Jesus the Messiah It may be surprising, but “Christ” is not Jesus’ last name. It is a title, and a description. “Christ” is from the Greek word that translated the Hebrew word “Messiah:” They both mean “Anointed One.” In Jesus’ more

  • 9. Jesus Divine Son Of God

    Contributed on Nov 20, 2007
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    Is Jesus Divine?

    Jesus, Divine Son of God. November 18, 19, & 22, 2007 Jesus Who? Video clips – Bono & others Jesus was all the things we said; He was a teacher, rabbi, guru, revolutionary, friend, healer, messiah… Was he the God-man: was he the divine Son of God? The most pressing question on the more

  • 10. Jesus The Savior

    Contributed on Nov 26, 2007
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    What did the cross mean to Jesus?

    Jesus the Savior November 25, 26, & 29 2007 Jesus Who? The cross as the symbol of Christianity It is very surprising that Christians use the cross as their main symbol. I have mentioned before that the cross was not a symbol of a victorious king – it was only the symbol of a failed more

  • 11. Jesus And The Spirit

    Contributed on Dec 3, 2007
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    Jesus came in the power of the Spirit

    Jesus and the Spirit December 2, 3 & 6 2007 Jesus Who? When we looked at Jesus the Divine Son of God, one of the response questions was, “To you, what is the most compelling argument that Jesus is Divine?” When the question came around to me, I had to say that none of the arguments that I more

  • 12. Jesus The Master

    Contributed on Jan 7, 2008
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    Jesus is the Master: some one we must model our lives after.

    Jesus the Master December 10,13 & 30 2007 Jesus Who? Brian McLaren writes in his book “A Generous Orthodoxy” in the chapter that asks the question “Would Jesus Be a Christian?” “…the more one respects Jesus, the more one must be brokenhearted, embarrassed, furious, or some combination more