Contributed on Feb 19, 2009
The Leaders of the Jews stumble when they viewed Jesus. The allowed their Pride, Physicality and Prejudices to stand in the way. We must guard not to do the same thing.
Obstacles to Christ For Previous sermon notes, please email firstname.lastname@example.org John 7:31-36 31 And many of the people believed in Him, and said, “When the Christ comes, will He do more signs than these which this Man has done?” 32 The Pharisees heard the crowd murmuring these things ...read more
Contributed on Mar 15, 2009
The leaders of the Jews failed to recognize the Christ because of three obstacles to their hearing: Presumptions, Prejudice, and Pride.
Hearing God John 7:40-52 (NKJV) * (Funny hearing illustration) * How do you listen to God? How would you have listened to Jesus when He taught? Vs.40Therefore many from the crowd, when they heard this saying, said, "Truly this is the Prophet." 41 Others said, "This is the Christ." But ...read more
Contributed on Apr 14, 2009
John the Baptist testified of Jesus Christ. His message was special because it was about a special topic, God in the flesh.
The Witness and the Word John 1:6-8, 15-36 * Overview of John the Baptist. A cousin of Jesus. Their mothers were cousins. * Luke 1 describes how Zacharias, a priest, and his wife, Elizabeth, were good folks, but childless and older. * An angel appeared to Zacharias during his rotation of ...read more
Contributed on May 16, 2009
Jesus illustrated a life of giving God glory, instructed men to follow His Words, and identified Himself as God.
The Great I-Am John 8:48-59 I. Jesus Illustrated (48-50) II. Jesus Instructed (51-55) III. Jesus Identified (56-59) Introduction: Jesus continued his dialog with the leaders of the Jews. * They had tried to trap Him, confuse Him, and out-reason Him. * Now they were down to insulting Him. I. ...read more