Contributed on Sep 9, 2002
First sermon in series on how Jesus changed lives by His touch.
There are many miracles of Jesus recorded in the gospels whereby Christ conquers the day by simply speaking the words of victory. Often, however, we see Jesus actually extending a physical touch to those in need of His grace, love and power. Here in today’s scripture is the story of the ...read more
Contributed on Sep 16, 2002
Second sermon in series about those who experienced the touch of Jesus and what it means to us.
Peter, James and John were frightened by the Transfiguration. Something was happening that they didn’t fully understand. In order to calm them, Jesus touched them. (v. 7) This story teaches us at least three reasons we all need the Master’s touch of courage. For one thing, these men would ...read more
Contributed on Sep 18, 2002
This is the third sermon in the series of sermons about people Jesus touched and what it means to us today.
Joseph Damien was a missionary in the nineteenth century who served as minister to people with leprosy on the island of Molokai, Hawaii. Those suffering grew to love him and revered the sacrificial life he lived out before them. One morning before Joseph was to lead them in their daily worship, ...read more
Contributed on Sep 24, 2002
This is the fourth and final sermon in the series "Touched by the Master" wherein we learn the power of Christ’s touch in our lives.
A little four year old girl became frightened late one night during a thunderstorm. After one particularly loud clap of thunder, she jumped up from her bed, ran down the hall, and burst into her parents’ room. Jumping right in the middle of the bed, she sought her parents’ arms for comfort and ...read more