Sermon Series
  • 1. Jesus Celebrated At A Wedding

    Contributed on Feb 16, 2002
    based on 44 ratings

    God is present in every moment and in every event of your life.

    Introduction: During this time in history, weddings were week-long festivals. The entire week would be spent celebrating the new life of the married couple. Often the entire town was invited and careful planning was required to take care of all the guests. To run out of wine was not only more

  • 2. Jesus Clears The Temple

    Contributed on Feb 17, 2002
    based on 57 ratings

    Jesus Christ could not look the other way at the abuses being perpetrated in the House of God.

    Introduction: Jesus Christ could not look the other way at the abuses pepetrated in the House of God. His passionate response to human greed caused an uproar among the abusers. I. What’s The Big Deal? vs.13-17 The court was so full of merchants that foreigners found it difficult to worship. more

  • 3. Jesus Asked For A Drink

    Contributed on Feb 18, 2002
    based on 24 ratings

    What questions are you asking, and to whom are you speaking?

    Introduction: After the Northern Kingdom,with its capital in Samaria, fell to the Assyrians, many Jews were deported to Assyria, and foreigners were brought in to settle the land and keep the peace. (2 Kings 17:24). The intermarriage between those foreigners and the remaining Jews resulted in a more

  • 4. Jesus Spoke A Word Of Healing

    Contributed on Feb 18, 2002
    based on 54 ratings

    As we come to God, let us believe what He says and walk in faith.

    Introduction: The way in which we come to God prepares the way for the work of God. There is no room for arrogance or human effort when seeking a divine encounter with a Holy God! Notice the attitude of the seeker: I. A Desparate Need v.47 "He went to Him." This royal official traveled more

  • 5. "Do You Want To Be Healed?"

    Contributed on Feb 18, 2002
    based on 35 ratings

    No matter how trapped you may feel in your need, God is there to minister to you.

    Introduction: After thirty-eight years, this man’s problem had become a way of life. He was well aware of his lim itations and his need for help from someone else, No matter how "trapped" you may feel in your need, God ere to minister to you. I. The Question "Do you want to get well?" more

  • 6. Jesus Fed A Crowd

    Contributed on Feb 18, 2002
    based on 33 ratings

    Jesus works through whomever and whatever is put at His disposal.

    Introduction: At the sight of the crowd, Jesus had compassion for them. Could any human solution be found to meet their need? Let us see what Jesus did? I. The Need Was Obvious By asking for a human solution(v.5 knowing that there was none), Jesus highlighted the powerful and miraculous more

  • 7. Jesus Teaches Openly

    Contributed on Feb 18, 2002
    based on 35 ratings

    People were amazed at the teaching of Jesus and wondered about the source of his wisdom.

    Introduction: The people were "amazed" at the teaching of Jesus and wondered where such knowledge came from. After all, Jesus had not studied as the "other religious" leaders had. I. Jesus Teaches The word "teach" means "to instruct by word." It is the ability to influence the more

  • 8. Jesus Free's A Woman

    Contributed on Feb 19, 2002
    based on 24 ratings

    In Jesus, there is the gospel of the second chance.

    Introduction: As Jesus was about to teach a crowd of people, he was approached by the religious leaders of his day. They were very angry with the success of his ministry. The attention was leaving them and they were used to keeping people under many rules. They were frustrated about their more

  • 9. Jesus Heals A Blind Man

    Contributed on Feb 20, 2002
    based on 50 ratings

    When God has truly touch your life, do not let anyone rob you of your joy.

    Introduction: God’s purposes for us often go much deeper than what we may see for the moment. Suffering can be used as a God-given opportunity to demonstrate the glory of God in our lives. In the case of the blind man, God’s purpose was for his work to be "displayed" in this man’s life. In more

  • 10. Jesus Raised The Dead

    Contributed on Mar 5, 2002
    based on 84 ratings

    If you would like to see God working in your life, believe what he says and act upon that belief.

    Introduction: Have you ever wondered why God does not do things the way that you would do them? Why is it that he is never in a hurry or pressed by the urgency of the hour? In this account, Jesus Christ continued about his business after being given the news that his friend Lazarus was very ill. more

  • 11. Jesus Washed The Disciples Feet

    Contributed on Mar 6, 2002
    based on 70 ratings

    Jesus modeled the role of a servant for us to continue with one another.

    Introduction: How could the very Son of God stoop to wash the dirty feet of men? What would motivate him toward such an action of humility? Are there any lessons from Christ that we need to apply to the way we approach ministry? Did those present fully understand what was going on? Jesus more

  • 12. Jesus Prayed For Those He Loved

    Contributed on Mar 9, 2002
    based on 74 ratings

    As Jesus prayed with great passion in the garden for his disciples, that same prayer was for all of those who would follow him.

    Introduction: Our Lord was about to go through a great trial of horror on the cross and yet, he took the time in the middle of his own agony to lift up in earnest prayer to his Father the needs of his followers. Jesus prayed for his disciples, including those of us who follow him today. He more

  • 13. Jesus Fulfilled His Mission

    Contributed on Mar 14, 2002
    based on 54 ratings

    Jesus did exactly what he came to earth to do by setting us free forever and connecting us directly to God the Father.

    Introduction: The entire focus of the life and ministry of our Lord was to set us free and connect us forever with his Father. In this passage, we are brought face to face with both the human suffering of Jesus and the eternal triumph of Jesus. No, he did not die and early death. Why? He more

  • 14. Jesus Arose From The Dead

    Contributed on Mar 16, 2002
    based on 68 ratings

    The stone was not rolled away so that Jesus could get out, it was so that others could get inside and see that he was not there!

    Introduction: As Vice President, George Bush represented the U.S. at the funeral of former leader Leonid Brezhnev, Bush was deeply moved by a silent protest carried out by Brezhnev’s widow. She stood motionless by the coffin until seconds before it was closed. Then, just as the soldiers more

  • 15. Jesus Restored Peter

    Contributed on Mar 17, 2002
    based on 46 ratings

    Consider your real love for God! Does it lead you to an unwavering commitment to follow him completely?

    Introduction: Jesus has a way like no one else at getting our attention. He will do whatever it takes to draw us close to himself throughout our journey through this life. Right there on the beach, Jesus led Peter through an experience that remove his former cloud of denial and cause Peter to more