Sermon Series

  • 1. The Beginning Of People Lesson 1

    Contributed on Sep 20, 2016

    The biblical view of people recognizes the existence of both a physical and spiritual aspect of their being.

    A. GOD CREATED THE FIRST PERSON-MAN “And the LORD God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul” (Gen. 2:7). 1. The biblical view of people recognizes the existence of both a physical and spiritual aspect of their more

  • 2. Moses Defines A Nation Lesson 2

    Contributed on Sep 20, 2016

    God called Abraham to go to the Promised Land and there He would make a great nation out of them. The Savior for the world would come through them.

    A. GOD’S CHOSEN PEOPLE: THE JEWS God called Abraham to go to the Promised Land and there He would make a great (influential) nation out of them. The Savior for the world would come through them. They entered Egypt victorious but ended up as slaves. “Now there arose up a new more

  • 3. John Writes A Gospel Lesson 3

    Contributed on Sep 20, 2016

    The word "Gospel" means "Good News"

    A. INTRODUCTION Old Testament – New Testament – The foundation New Testament – Old Testament – The fulfillment 1. The word “Gospel” means “Good News” 2. The 4 Canonical Gospels record the good news about the coming of Christ. 3. Because more

  • 4. Mary Chosen Of God Lesson 4

    Contributed on Sep 20, 2016

    A godly woman knows how to worship God in all situations.

    A. INTRODUCTION: 1. Mary still in her teens, was engaged to Joseph. “A virgin espoused to a man whose name was Joseph” (Luke 1:27). 2. What was Mary like? a. Pure; 1:27 b. Humble; 1:48 c. Sense of God’s presence; 1:28 d. Moment by moment fellowship with God; more

  • 5. Jesus Is Born In Bethlehem Lesson 5

    Contributed on Sep 20, 2016

    In the sovereignty of God, why a stable?

    A. WHERE ELSE WOULD A KING BE BORN? 1. Why did Mary and Joseph go to Bethlehem?  Commanded by Caesar. “A decree went out from Caesar Augustus . . . so all went . . . everyone to his own city” (2:1, 3).  Predicted. “But you Bethlehem . . . more

  • 6. Wise Men Worship Jesus Lesson 6

    Contributed on Sep 20, 2016

    In Search of the King

    A. IN SEARCH OF THE KING – MATTHEW 2:1-2 1. Why were Mary and Joseph still living in Bethlehem?  So their son could be near the Temple.  So their son could identify with David. Bethlehem is the city of David and the angel predicted Jesus would sit on David’s more

  • 7. Growing Up In Nazareth Lesson 7

    Contributed on Sep 20, 2016

    The Traits of Jesus. Develop Christlikeness by focusing on what Jesus learned and how He learned.

    A. INTRODUCTION Your example is Jesus. “That you should follow His steps” (1 Peter 2:21). You can develop Christlikeness by focusing on what Jesus learned and how He learned. You can become like Jesus and develop a disciplined character as He did. Even though these lessons will more

  • 8. Jesus Prayed Before Everything Lesson 8

    Contributed on Sep 20, 2016
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    Prayer reflected His relationship with the Father.

    A. JESUS’ PRAYER WAS FOUNDATIONAL 1. Jesus had much to do in ministry but spent time in prayer before, during and after. 2. Jesus had pressure from the crowds, satanic opposition, the Pharisees and the agenda of His disciples, but He prayed. 3. Prayer took priority over more

  • 9. Attending A Wedding Feast Lesson 9

    Contributed on Sep 20, 2016

    Jesus' First Miracle

    1. When did the miracles happen? On the seventh day. Day 1: “The Pharisees question John the Baptist” (1:19-28). Day 2: “The next day John saw Jesus coming” (1:29). Day 3: “The next day John stood with two of his disciples” (1:35). Day 4: “The more

  • 10. Jesus Offers Salvation To A Woman Lesson 10

    Contributed on Sep 20, 2016
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    What was known about the woman from Samaria and what did Jesus do for the woman?

    A. THE SETTING: SYCHAR/JACOB’S WELL 1. Jesus had been in Jerusalem for the Passover during the spring of the year. Why was He now heading home? “But He needed to go through Samaria” (John 4:4). 2. Sychar, probably Shechem, means shecker (falsehood) or scheckar (liquor). more

  • 11. Healing All Who Came Lesson 11

    Contributed on Oct 20, 2016
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    Not everyone responds to Jesus the first time He calls.

    A. INTRODUCTION Not everyone responds to Jesus the first time. He calls and not everyone responds completely to Jesus’ call. B. FIRST CALL TO PETER – SALVATION (JOHN 1:42) 1. “And he brought him to Jesus. Now when Jesus looked at him He said, ‘You are Simon the more

  • 12. Choosing The Twelve Lesson 12

    Contributed on Apr 26, 2017

    What is best remembered about each disciple?

    A. THE CONVERSION AND CALL OF MATTHEW (MATTHEW 9:9-13). 1. The oldest disciple – because of the financial rewards, the position came late in life. 2. He was considered the most outrageous of sinners. a. They collaborated with Rome. b. They inflated the taxes. c. They used soldiers to more

  • 13. James The Less Lesson 13

    Contributed on Apr 26, 2017

    A disciple ministers in the place of Jesus Christ. Where He cannot go, we go in His place.

    A. INTRODUCTION 1. James the Less is one of those persons who seems to fall between the cracks of history. 2. His father is named Alphaeus (Mt. 10:3; Mk. 3:18; Lk. 6:15). 3. His mother was also a follower of Jesus and was one of the women at the cross (Mt. 27:55-56, 61; Mk. 15:40). more

  • 14. Healing At The Pool Of Behesda Lesson 14

    Contributed on Apr 27, 2017
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    Waiting for the moving of the waters.

    A. INTRODUCTION: JOHN 5:1-18 1. Springtime and Passover. “There was a feast of the Jews and Jesus went up” (John 5:1). 2. John’s purpose is belief. “These things (signs) are written that ye might believe” (20:31). 3. This miracle happened on a Sabbath. “On the same day was the more

  • 15. The Sermon On The Mount Lesson 15

    Contributed on Oct 20, 2016

    Sermon on the Mount, one of Jesus' longest sermons.

    A. INTRODUCTION 1. This is one of Jesus’ longest sermons. While preached to the multitudes, scholars refer to it as: (1) the ordination sermon to His disciples, or (2) His first staff meeting. 2. While some dispensationalists claim the sermon is meant primarily for the millennium more

  • 16. Faith Of The Roman Officer - Lesson 16

    Contributed on Oct 20, 2016

    Applying principles of the Beatitudes to ministry

    A. INTRODUCTION After the Sermon on the Mount, the disciples needed a “model of ministry,” i.e., an opportunity to see how the principles of the Beatitudes apply to ministry. The Power of Role Model: “Tell me who your heroes are, and I’ll tell you what you’ll be more

  • 17. Jesus Calms The Storm Lesson 17

    Contributed on Sep 28, 2018
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    What is Your Storm?

    What Is Your Storm? 1. Why did Jesus not want to be king? a. They wanted a military king. b. Jesus wants to rule our hearts. c. Jesus is building a spiritual kingdom. 2. Why does the Lord send you into the storm? • His purpose is not to keep you from storms (trouble) but to grow you in the more

  • 18. Jesus Heals A Mother's Child Lesson 18

    Contributed on Sep 28, 2018

    Healing by Faith

    A. INTRODUCTION This is the last year of ministry and Jesus will constantly withdraw from the masses and take at least four trips away from Galilee. (Mark 6:31; Mark 7:24; Mark 7:31; Mark 8:13). The reason: 1. Hostility from the Jews. 2. To prepare His disciples for His departure (Matt. more

  • 19. Paying The Temple Tax Lesson 19

    Contributed on Nov 15, 2016

    We must do what we are commanded to do even though we are not able to do it. God will do through us and begin only what only God can do.

    A. INTRODUCTION: THE DILEMMA “On their arrival in Capernaum, the collectors of the Temple tax came to Peter and asked him, ‘Doesn’t your teacher pay the Temple tax?’ ‘Yes, he does,’ Peter replied. Then he went into the house. But before he had a chance to more

  • 20. Jesus Heals A Blind Man Lesson 20

    Contributed on Apr 27, 2017
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    Neither this man nor his parents, sinned, but that the works of God should be revealed in him”.

    A. INTRODUCTION: JOHN 9 1. Where did the action take place? Temple entrance. “As Jesus passed by” (9:1). a. Blind could not enter Temple. b. Normally begged. 2. What was the background? Crisis. “They (the Jews) took up stones to cast at him” (8:59). Aorist active subjunctive, more

  • 21. Parables About Our Heart Lesson 21

    Contributed on Sep 28, 2018

    Parables about Our Heart

    A. THE PROBLEM OF EATING ON THE SABBATH – MATTHEW 12:1-8 This confrontation happened as Jesus was traveling from Jerusalem towards home. The disciples (not Jesus) were picking and eating grain as they walked. A “truth squad” was spying on Jesus. Jesus answered them: 1. David ate shew bread (v. more

  • 22. Healing Lazarus Lesson 22

    Contributed on Sep 28, 2018

    Miracle of healing Lazarus

    1. When did this miracle occur? Winter after Purim, December (John 10:22) and before Passover (John 11:55). 2. Where did the miracle occur? Bethany, east of Jerusalem (11:1). 3. Why does Jesus wait? “When He (Jesus) had heard . . . He abode two days in the same place” (11:6). • Our agendas are more

  • 23. Zachaeus Lesson 23

    Contributed on Sep 28, 2018

    Jesus' final ministry in Galilee, Perea, and Jericho

    A. INTRODUCTION 1. Retreat from Jerusalem. Jesus left Bethany shortly after raising Lazarus from the dead. “Therefore Jesus no longer walked openly among the Jews, but went from there into the country near the wilderness, to a city called Ephraim, and there remained with His disciples” (John more

  • 24. I Am The Resurrection Lesson 24

    Contributed on Mar 22, 2017

    Results of the resurrection of Christ

    A. INTRODUCTION “Jesus said to her, ‘I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in Me, though he may die, he shall live’” (John 11:25). 1. Jesus told Martha, “I Am the resurrection and the life” more

  • 25. Palm Sunday Lesson 25

    Contributed on Sep 28, 2018

    Why Palms?

    A. WHY PALMS? 1. Why did people wave palm branches? They were considered symbols of peace and victory. “The people went forth and brought . . . palm branches” (Neh. 8:15). “Took branches of palm trees and went forth to meet Him” (Jn. 12:13). “I beheld, and lo a great multitude . . . of all more

  • 26. Children In The Temple Lesson 26

    Contributed on Sep 28, 2018

    Jesus arrives Palm Sunday

    A. WHEN JESUS COMES IN! 1. Palm Sunday. After Jesus rode triumphantly into Jerusalem (Mark 11:1-11). 2. No fruit. After Jesus cursed the fig tree (Mark 11:12-14). 3. After Jesus examines the temple. “Jesus entered . . . into the temple, and when He looked around” (Mark 11:11). a. What does more

  • 27. By Whose Authority? Lesson 27

    Contributed on Feb 14, 2017


    1. Confrontation over authority. Jesus questioned why the Jews did not follow John the Baptist. “If we say, ‘from heaven,’ He will say, ‘Why then did you not believe him?’ But if we say . . . ‘from men’ . . . they feared the people” (Mark more

  • 28. The Widows' Mite Lesson 28

    Contributed on Feb 14, 2017
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    God delights to use small things so His glory is seen.

    A. INTRODUCTION “While Jesus was in the Temple, he watched the rich people dropping their gifts in the collection box. Then a poor widow came by and dropped in two small coins. ‘I tell you the truth,’ Jesus said, ‘this poor widow has given more than all the rest of them. more

  • 29. The Last Supper Lesson 29

    Contributed on Jan 27, 2017

    The Last Supper

    A. INTRODUCTION 1. It was little known what Jesus did during the day, because it was the custom to do no work and prepare for the Passover. 2. Peter and John (new friendship) prepared for the meal. 3. How were the disciples prepared to face Passover and the cross? Sinful attitude. more

  • 30. Lots Of Questions At The Last Supper Lesson 30

    Contributed on Feb 14, 2017
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    Questions at the Last Supper

    A. INTRODUCTION 1. The first question was asked by Peter. “Lord, where are You going?” (John 13:36). Answer: “In My Father’s house are many mansions . . . I go to prepare a place for you” (John 14:2). “Let not your heart be troubled; you believe in God, believe also in Me” (v. more