Sermon Series
  • 1. The Cross Part 1: The Paradox

    Contributed on May 1, 2007
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    Jesus set an example and challenged us with the idea that we must die to live and we must lose our life to save it.

    The Paradox of the Cross I. Introduction Today, we will begin a series of messages concerning a topic that is absolutely critical to our faith. It is a topic that is sometimes a source of confusion and disbelief as well as comfort and inspiration. To some this topic is no big deal ...read more

  • 2. The Cross Part 2: The Symbolism

    Contributed on May 1, 2007
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    The cross is a powerful symbol of God’s power.

    The Symbolism of the Cross I. Introduction Show a set of symbols and have people tell me what they represent. II. Transition III. Text—1 Corinthians 1:17-18 For Christ did not send me to baptize, but to preach the gospel—not with words of human wisdom, lest the cross of ...read more

  • 3. The Cross Part 3: The Cost

    Contributed on May 1, 2007
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    There is no free ride in following Jesus. The journey will cost us.

    The Cost of the Cross I. Introduction Play a game with grocery items. Each ‘contestant’ will have a designated amount of money to spend. They will need to spend as much money as possible without going over their allotted amount. The illustration is that the game is tough when you ...read more