Contributed on Apr 6, 2009
Four nails forever changed how God ministers to a lost and dying world. As Jesus’ earthly ministry closed, each nail driven into the cross beckons us to take up where He left off.
Sermon Notes “The Impact of Four Nails” Matthew 27:27-50 Introduction: Matthew 27 tells of the culmination of God’s love and mercy. On that day, no one ever loved so much, sacrificed more, or accomplished such a great task. What happened on a hill outside the city of Jerusalem forever ...read more
Contributed on Apr 7, 2009
A short Easter sermon. An empty tomb and a risen Christ are the greatest discoveries in the world. They compel us to 1) Believe the facts; 2) Share the message; and 3) Rejoice in hope.
Sermon Notes “The Greatest Discovery in the World” Matthew 28:1-20 Introduction: This Easter, the world is asking lots of questions. “What’s so important about this holiday?” “Why should I care about the death of some guy 2000 years ago?” “Where was God when tragedy struck?” “Can I trust ...read more
Contributed on Apr 13, 2009
A message focusing on Judas’ betrayal and the need for repentance. Since Jesus knows the secrets of our hearts, He could blast us. Instead, He uses the weapon of love.
Sermon Notes “Jesus’ Weapon of Choice” Matthew 26:20-25 Introduction: There are some biblical names we just do not give to our kids. Others are quite common. When was the last time you met a Jezebel or a Judas? What about a Rachel or a Peter? Certainly we’re not anything like those first ...read more
Contributed on May 14, 2009
Note the depth of honesty in the Gospels. There is no cover-up here: Peter blew it! But Before we condemn Peter, given the circumstances, would we have shown up in Caiaphas’ courtyard that evening?
Sermon Notes “The Rock Crumbles” Matthew 26:31-35, 69-75 Introduction: Did you know that Las Vegas has opened a call-in phone service called “Connection Confession?” It is a service where people can call and confess their sins to a recording – a confession hot-line. Here is how it works – ...read more