Sermon Series
  • 1. Jesus The Suffering King

    Contributed on May 28, 2002
    based on 132 ratings
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    A look at Psalm 22 first on the lips of the King of Israel and then on the lips of Jesus

    Jesus the Suffering King – Psalm 22 Steve Simala Grant – January 5/6, 2002 Intro: One Solitary Life “Here is a man who was born in an obscure village, the child of a peasant woman. He grew up in another village. He worked in a carpenter shop until He was thirty. Then for three years He was ...read more

  • 2. Jesus The Suffering Servant

    Contributed on May 28, 2002
    based on 102 ratings
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    Jesus suffered for us; how should we respond to suffering

    Jesus the Suffering Servant – Is. 42:1-7; 52:13-53:12 Steve Simala Grant, January 12/13, 2002 Intro: Oswald Chambers wrote: “Suffering is the heritage of the bad, of the penitent, and of the Son of God. Each one ends in the cross. The bad thief is crucified, the penitent thief is crucified, ...read more

  • 3. Jesus The Prophet

    Contributed on May 28, 2002
    based on 53 ratings
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    Jesus was confrontational, uncomfortable even

    Jesus the Prophet – “Portraits of Christ series” Matt. 12:1-14 – Steve Simala Grant – Jan. 19/20, 2002 Intro: This is the CNN report from December 18, 2000: MEXICO CITY, Mexico -- Fire lit the sky Monday night as lava, rock and ash spewed from Mexico’s Popocatepetl (pronounced ...read more

  • 4. Jesus The Priest

    Contributed on May 28, 2002
    based on 226 ratings
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    Jesus has bridged the gap between us and God and has made a way for us to come before God and worship Him

    Jesus The Priest: “Portraits of Christ” series: Hebrews 4:14-16 Jan. 26/27, 2002 – Steve Simala Grant Intro: I know we have heard a lot already this morning, and experienced a wide range of emotions. We heard from Matt, one of our pastors and friends, who has felt God leading him to ...read more

  • 5. Jesus: Son Of God And Son Of Man

    Contributed on May 28, 2002
    based on 81 ratings
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    Jesus’ trial before the Sanhedrin as a confessional sermon seeking powerful Christianity

    Jesus: Son of God and Son of Man. “Portraits of Christ” series February 9/10, 2002. Steve Simala Grant Intro: I haven’t been doing particularly well this week. If you were here last week and noticed my absence, you also heard it was because we were in the hospital with my 16 month old ...read more

  • 6. Jesus The Sage

    Contributed on May 28, 2002
    based on 126 ratings
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    Jesus as a teacher of wisdom, and how God’s wisdom is "upside down" compared to the wisdom of the world.

    Jesus The Sage – “Portraits of Christ” series Steve Simala Grant - Feb. 2/3, 2002 Intro: I have a picture here taken in Disney World, outside of the “Honey I Shrunk the Kids” pavillion. I want you to look at it closely: What’s wrong with this picture? Look closely at the ...read more

  • 7. Jesus: Friend Of Sinners

    Contributed on May 28, 2002
    based on 47 ratings
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    Jesus is friend of sinners, and that is a good thing, for each of us is a sinner, and if we are to be like Jesus, we need to befriend sinners also.

    Jesus, Friend of Sinners (Luke 5:27-31; 7:36-50) Series: “Portraits of Christ” – Steve Simala Grant February 16/17, 2002 Before getting into this morning’s sermon, I want to address two things. The first is that I want to publicly praise God for working in power in my family this week. Last ...read more

  • 8. Jesus The Social Revolutionary

    Contributed on May 28, 2002
    based on 36 ratings
     | 2,963 views

    A look at Jesus cleansing of the temple as a social revolutionary act, calling us to be social revolutionaries also.

    Jesus the Social Revolutionary – Portraits of Christ series Matt. 21:12-17 – Steve Simala Grant, Mar. 16/17 Intro: As I was doing some research for this week’s sermon on Jesus cleansing the temple, I kept coming across sermons with titles like “spring cleaning.” Here is one person’s ...read more

  • 9. Jesus The Triumphant King

    Contributed on May 28, 2002
    based on 68 ratings
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    The triumphal entry, leading to the question of whether or not we will let Jesus be King in our lives

    Jesus the Triumphant King – “Portraits of Christ” series Luke 19:28-44 – March 23/24, 2002 Intro: This Sunday night, hundreds of Hollywood “stars” will gather for the Academy Awards. Very few will “slip in the back door:” instead, they make an entrance. They will walk down the long red ...read more

  • 10. Were You There: Jesus The Crucified King

    Contributed on May 28, 2002
    based on 158 ratings
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    An invitation to come to the cross and meet Jesus

    Were You There? Good Friday, March 29, 2002 Intro: It is a haunting question – were you there? Of course, the literal answer for each of us is no, we weren’t actually present at the crucifixion of our Lord Jesus Christ. Not like the witnesses we have just heard from. Not like Peter, and ...read more

  • 11. Holy Saturday Sermon/Service

    Contributed on May 28, 2002
    based on 34 ratings
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    A service for Holy Saturday (easter weekend), looking a despair and Psalm 88 as Peter might have said it following his betrayal.

    Holy Saturday – March 30, 2002 Worship Set #1: Intro Section: • Welcome. Announcements (?). Offering (is this appropriate? Necessary for SDC and regular giving…) • Place this service in the order of events of the Easter weekend. • In some churches where there are services of some type ...read more

  • 12. Jesus The Resurrected King

    Contributed on May 28, 2002
    based on 336 ratings
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    Four things we find in the fact that Jesus is Alive - life, love, hope, and power

    Jesus the Resurrected King March 31, 2002 Intro: Every year thousands of people climb a mountain in the Italian Alps, passing the "stations of the cross" to stand at an outdoor crucifix. One tourist noticed a little trail that led beyond the cross. He fought through the rough thicket and, to ...read more