Contributed on Aug 3, 2008
Jesus is honored by Matthew as his new Saviour. To show his acceptance of Christ as his Lord, he throws a party-a meal-in honor of Jesus. Things go well until some nay-sayes come. Jesus sets them stright and sends them packing to find the truth about Him.
MATTHEW 9:10-14 CALLOUSED COLLEAGUES CLOUD CULINARY COURTESY I. CONVIVIALITY: A. Cheerful. B. Common. C. Contagious. II. CONTROVERSY: A. Contempt. B. Confusion. C. Contamination. III. CLARIFICATION: A. Compassion. B. Contemplate. C. Commission. There ...read more
Contributed on Aug 10, 2008
Siomon the Pharisee wanted to prove Jesus a charlatan and a fake. He invited Him for a meal at his house to prove his point, only to find that Jesus was real and he, simon, was the fake.
LUKE 7:36-50 INNOCUOUS INTRUDER INSPIRES INSTRUCTIONS I: THE INTELLECTUAL: LUKE 7:36 A. Interest. B. Intimidate. C. Indulgence. II. THE INTRUDER: LUKE 7:37-38 A, Irony. B. Invisibility. C. ...read more
Contributed on Aug 18, 2008
Jesus is invited to a very important social event-a Wedding in Cana. While there, He preforms His first miracle, tuning water into wine. The best was saved to the Last-a type of the Church: "God saved the Best (Salvation) to the last Dispensation."
JOHN 2:1-11 SOCIAL SAVIOUR STARTS SUPERIOR SYSTEM I. THE SETTING: JOHN 2:1-2 A. Social. B. Summoned. C. Success. II. THE SUPPLY: JOHN 2:3-10 A. Suddenness. B. Simplicity. C. ...read more
Contributed on Sep 10, 2008
A Dinner invatation given by one of the chief Pharisee to publicly humilate Jesus failed miserably
LUKE 14:1-6 PLOTTING PLOTTERS PROVIDE PERSONAL PITFALLS I. THE PLOT: LUKE 14:1, 2 A. Premeditated. B. Participants. C. Plant. II. THE PRAGMATISM: LUKE 14:3, 4 A. Proposition. B. Procedure. C. ...read more
Contributed on Sep 27, 2008
Jesus relates His call of Salvation to one who gave a feast. Some declined-others were brought in to dine. Who were the ones who declined-who were the ones who came?
LUKE 14:15-22 PEACEFUL PLEADINGS PRODUCED PARADOXICAL PROCEEDINGS I. THE PROVISIONS: LUKE 14:15, 16 A. Pronouncement. B. Plenteousness. C. Privileged. II. THE PEOPLE: LUKE 14:17-20 A. Postponing. B. ...read more