Sermons
Free Sermons and Sermon Outlines for Preaching :

Sermons on 40 days of lent: showing 1-15 of 32

Scripture

Rating

Date

Denominations

  • Show more

Language

Sermon Type

Audience

Try PRO
Get Full Access — Free for 14 Days
Unlock premium sermon illustrations, preaching campaigns, and church media ... only with PRO
Get Started
  • 40 Days - Lent

    Contributed by Dan Cormie on Feb 18, 2007
    based on 24 ratings
     | 14,696 views

    A challenge to draw near to God in the forty days leading up to the celebration of the resurrection.

    Dakota Community Church February 18, 2007 40 Days Introduction: Although Easter is the most significant of the Christian holidays it does not enjoy the kind of enthusiastic fanfare afforded Christmas or even Thanksgiving. Lent is a forty-day period before Easter. It begins on Ash ...read more

  • Hey, You Have Dirt On Your Face! Series

    Contributed by The Rev Deniray Mueller on Apr 15, 2017
     | 1,413 views

    observance of Ash Wednesday

    HEY, YOU HAVE DIRT ON YOUR FACE! Genesis 3:19 This Wednesday, we begin the church season of Lent, a time of reflection as we wait for the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus. This forty days begin after Shrove Tuesday, a day when we stuff our faces and tummies with all the sweets and our ...read more

  • What Is Lent? Series

    Contributed by The Rev Deniray Mueller on Apr 15, 2017
     | 2,937 views

    explanation of the season of Lent

  • May God's Spirit Lead Us To Be Honest About Our Temptations

    Contributed by Ronald Harbaugh on Feb 9, 2008
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,805 views

    A sermon for the First Sunday in Lent, Series A

    1st Sunday in Lent, February 10, 2008, “Series A” Grace be unto you and peace, from God our Father and from our Lord, Jesus Christ. Amen. Let us pray: Almighty God, your Son fasted for 40 days in the wilderness, and was tempted as we are, but remained faithful to you and to his mission to ...read more

  • Your Life Is Not About You, But Jesus' Life Is

    Contributed by Richard Schwedes on Feb 4, 2008
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,993 views

    A short Ash Wednesday Sermon that encourages us to see that your life is not about you, but Jesus’ life is

    Ash Wednesday has always presented me with a problem. As I read and research the scriptures for Ash Wednesday I get the feeling that God is saying, Hey Richard, hey Ray, hey….(and mention others) wake up to yourself, life is not about you, there are more important things in your life than ...read more

  • Sabbath And Soul Health Series

    Contributed by Mike Wilkins on Mar 22, 2007
    based on 8 ratings
     | 2,365 views

    Sabbath is a gift from God for the health of our soul.

    Sabbath and Soul Health March 18, 2007 Mark 2:23-28 One Sabbath Jesus was going through the grainfields, and as his disciples walked along, they began to pick some heads of grain. 24 The Pharisees said to him, "Look, why are they doing what is unlawful on the Sabbath?" 25 He ...read more

  • Transfiguration

    Contributed by James Jerpseth on Mar 1, 2001
    based on 69 ratings
     | 2,568 views

    The word Transfiguration is another way to say transformed. We too have been transformed by the power of hte resurrection and hte love of Jesus.

    One of my favorite parts of confirmation is the day we spend in the Church going over the special vocabulary that we have in the Church world. It is a funny thing that we have a different "Churchy" name for everything that we would otherwise call by its normal or non-churchy name. For example, ...read more

  • Farewell To The Flesh (Mardi Gras Carnival)

    Contributed by James May on Feb 15, 2004
    based on 39 ratings
     | 5,427 views

    This sermon deals with the evils of Mardi Gras and its effect upon the heart, mind and soul of men, especially Christians who take part in the revelry.

    FAREWELL TO THE FLESH Since we live in south Louisiana, I think it would be timely for this message concerning the Mardi Gras season. It’s that time again; the time for King Cakes, Purple and Gold decorations, costumes and decadence beyond description. This is the time when the true heart of ...read more

  • Lenton Season

    Contributed by Dr. Madana Kumar, Phd on Oct 22, 2007
    based on 13 ratings
     | 4,244 views

    What was lent supposed to remind us of? What does lent remind us of?

    Some thoughts on the Lenten Season Lent, known to be the oldest ritual in Church. It came into existence as early as 130 AD. The observation of lent began as a season of penance, driven by the example set by Lord Jesus Christ during his 40 days of fasting in the desert where he overcame the ...read more

  • Discipleship - Doing The Father's Will Series

    Contributed by Nigel Heath on Mar 17, 2009
    based on 2 ratings
     | 2,250 views

    We focus too much on the love of Jesus for us at the expense of focussing on Jesus’ love for the Father. True disciples devote themselves to doing the will of the Father as Jesus did.

    8.2.09 DISCIPLESHIP – DOING THE FATHER’S WILL - Luke 9 INTRO How many of you here are observing Lent in one way or another. Some people observe Lent merely out of ritual or as a tradition. I was astonished and somewhat bemused when Liz told me of someone she knows who is giving up swearing ...read more

  • The Day Of Atonement Yom Kippur Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Mar 30, 2005
    based on 38 ratings
     | 6,337 views

    Yom Kippur foreshadows a massive and complete spiritual cleansing.

    Yom Kippur: The Day of Atonement (Leviticus 23:26-32, Leviticus 16:5-34) 1. The Resurrection of Jesus Christ is THE defining event of all history. 2. It completed that holy weekend when Christ died on the cross for our sins, was buried, and then victoriously rose again. 3. As we continue our ...read more

  • The Unchanging Nature Of God's Love

    Contributed by Gene Gregory on Jul 18, 2007
    based on 5 ratings
     | 16,382 views

    Describes God’s love for us and our inability to change that. Expanded outline.

    Several weeks ago, we began this study on the marks of a disciple, a follower of Jesus Christ. At that time, looking at the Bible we saw that, A disciple of Jesus Christ is someone who: 1. Has a changed life > 2 Corinthians 5:17 Therefore if anyone is in Christ, there is a new creation; old ...read more

  • Fasting Or Feasting?

    Contributed by Ajai Prakash on Aug 26, 2009
    based on 15 ratings
     | 4,869 views

    One of the most powerful weapons of spiritual warfare that God has given to His children is fasting ... it will highly strengthen you spiritually. It is being hungry for God and feasting in the Holy Spirit leading to a REVIVAL.

    Opening illustration: A priest and a rabbi are discussing the pros and cons of their various faiths, and inevitably the discussion turns to repentance. The rabbi explains Yom Kippur, the solemn Day of Atonement, a day of fasting and penitence, while the priest tells him all about Lent, and its 40 ...read more

  • Ash Wednesday- David's Call For Repentance

    Contributed by Brian Stephens on Mar 12, 2013
     | 4,354 views

    This sermon was used Ash Wednesday and describes King David's call for repentance.

    Ash Wednesday Feb 13, 2012 Tonight we come as a church and do a self-examination before our Lord. Its an extended time of prayer and preparation for the celebration of Christ resurrection. Today is Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent. Around 230 AD, a group of Christians ...read more

  • 40 Days Of Prayer - Kicking Off Lent

    Contributed by Spencer Homan on Nov 19, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,512 views

    This sermon kicked off our season of Lent by ushering in 40 days of prayer.

    Matthew 4:1-11 Then Jesus was led by the Spirit into the desert to be tempted by the devil. 2 After fasting forty days and forty nights, he was hungry. 3 The tempter came to him and said, "If you are the Son of God, tell these stones to become bread." 4 Jesus answered, "It is written: ’Man ...read more