Contributed on Mar 12, 2005
This first in a series of three Easter sermons looks at the brokenness found in Gethsemanes garden. The broken promises of the disciples, the broken religion of the pharisees, and the broken heart of Jesus.
Shadows of the Cross Pt 1 – Broken in Gethsemane’s Shadows Mark 14:32-52 The first three days of July 1863 marked a turning point in our nation. Two armies gathered in little known Gettysburg, Pa. George Meade commanded the Army of the Potomac – Robert E Lee the Army of Northern Virginia. In ...read more
Contributed on Mar 21, 2005
This is the second in an Easter series. This sermon deals with the power and reality of forgiveness found in the shadows of death.
Shadows of the Cross Pt 2 – Golgotha, In the Shadow of Death Luke 23:33-49 Last week we walked in Gethsemane’s shadows – facing the broken promises, broken religion, and Jesus’ broken heart. Today we move further into the shadows – as we enter the very shadows of death. This passage opens on ...read more
Contributed on Mar 23, 2005
This can be used as the third in the series or a stand alone Easter Sermon. It investigates the unexpected things we find in the shadows of an empty tomb. Life, Hope, Love, Eternity are investigated.
Shadows of the Cross Pt 3 In the Shadows of an Empty Tomb Matthew 28:1-10 Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James, and Salome ¡V these were the women who made the journey to the garden tomb outside the walls of Jerusalem to prepare the body of Jesus for final burial. Their task was obvious ¡V ...read more
Contributed on Mar 24, 2005
This is the fourth in a series but can be used stand alone. It looks at the bright new morning that dawns to dispel the shadows of the cross. A stone rolled away, a tomb standing empty, and a promise fulfilled.
Shadows of the Cross Pt 4 From the Shadows a New Day Dawns Luke 24:1-12 It was early dawn – the sun not yet above eastern horizon. Three women make their way quietly toward the tomb of Jesus. As they make their way down the road their eyes might have been called again to a hilltop called ...read more