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  • Carry Your Cross

    Contributed by Bob Groves on May 20, 2002
    based on 48 ratings
     | 4,408 views

    A look at displeship & what it means to carry your cross.

  • Carry Your Cross

    Contributed by Phillip Wright on Apr 25, 2004
    based on 71 ratings
     | 13,566 views

    Many would say they are committed Christians but what is their level of service?

    Carry Your Cross Mark 8:34-38 Rev. Phillip A. Wright Mark 8: 34 When He had called the people to Himself, with His disciples also, He said to them, "Whoever desires to come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow Me. NKJ Need: Every believer needs to make a ...read more

  • The Devil In Blue Jeans Series

    Contributed by David Owens on Jul 2, 2018
    based on 1 rating
     | 5,078 views

    In this episode from the life of Peter, we learn how to avoid being used by Satan to stop the progress of God's kingdom.

  • Wearing Or Bearing The Cross

    Contributed by Michael Deutsch on Feb 16, 2009
    based on 2 ratings
     | 2,805 views

    God’s love should lead us to serve Him. Or are we just faking it?

    Wearing or Bearing The Cross January 25, 2009 Mark 1:14-20 14After John was put in prison, Jesus went into Galilee, proclaiming the good news of God. 15He said, “The time has come, the kingdom of God is near. Repent and believe the good news!” 16As Jesus walked beside the Sea of Galilee, he ...read more

  • The Centrality Of The Cross

    Contributed by Allan Kircher on Apr 30, 2014
     | 1,355 views

    Every year around Easter time, people typically focus/cross.

    Pastor Allan Kircher Shell Point Baptist Church 23 March 2014 Gal. 6:11-16 The Centrality of the Cross Goal/message/Hope/Cross/Today • Learn how/make/cross central in our lives • we can experience/power, peace/mercy • Comes through a relationship with Christ. In ...read more

  • The Shunned Savior

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Feb 3, 2014
     | 1,333 views

    Seedthoughts at: http://www.sermoncentral.com/sermons/war-of-the-world-brian-harvison-sermon-on-war-125195.asp; outline from: http://www.sermoncentral.com/pastors-preaching-articles/steve-murrell-seven-secret-and-deadly-pulpit-sins-1800.asp

    HoHum: A wise man said, “knowledge is knowing how to pick your nose, wisdom is knowing when” WBTU: In these Scriptures Solomon talks about wisdom. Wisdom is the ability to choose the best possible end, and to choose the best possible means of achieving that end. It is not the ...read more

  • It Costs To Be A Disciple Series

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on Feb 6, 2015
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,498 views

    The analysis of following Jesus in Luke 14:25-35 shows us what is involved in following Jesus.

    Scripture On his journey to Jerusalem from Galilee, Jesus often engaged in controversy with the Jewish leadership, most often the Pharisees (cf. Luke 11:37-54; 13:31-14:24). But now in Luke 14:25, Jesus returns to address the crowds. In doing so, he clarified what is involved in following him. ...read more

  • "This Scripture Is Scandalous"

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on Sep 11, 2015
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,670 views

    A sermon about the REAL JESUS.

    "This Whole Scripture is Scandalous" Mark 8:27-38 On Thursday at about one O'clock in the afternoon a counselor along with two social workers from the East Ridge School system came to see me at the church. They looked really nervous and worried. They came to us because they knew ...read more

  • What Does It Mean To Carry Your Cross?

    Contributed by Jim Butcher on Jun 29, 2017
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,159 views

    Looking at Simon being forced to carry the cross, we consider the call of each Christian to carry a cross as part of the life of faith.

    SIMON'S TASK: Simon was called on to carry the cross. - Mark 15:21. OUR TASK: We are called on to carry our cross. - Mark 8:34. - It’s not just Simon who was called on to carry the cross. As part of the Christian life, we are called to carry our cross as well. - This is confusing ...read more

  • Suffering, Carrying Your Cross And Denying Yourself.

    Contributed by Gordon Mcculloch on Mar 2, 2015
     | 2,248 views

    This sermon it is about suffering, and taking up our crosses, and denying ourselves, and loosing our lives. Where is the honour and hope and victory and glory in that one? Well you will be surprised!

    Welcome Grace and peace to you from God the Father and our Lord Jesus Christ. Today is the 2nd Sunday in lent; and the theme of today’s service is about suffering, … about taking up our crosses, … and denying ourselves, … while loosing our lives. This was a very ...read more

  • A Man Passing Through The Crowd Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Jun 5, 2012
    based on 4 ratings
     | 9,787 views

    “Were you there when they crucified my Lord?” Simon of Cyrene was. He carried the cross to Golgotha, where Jesus was crucified.

    Title: A Man Passing Through the Crowd Text: “Then they compelled a certain man, Simon a Cyrenian, the father of Alexander and Rufus, as he was coming out of the country and passing by, to bear His cross” (Mark 15:21). Scripture Reading: Mark 15:16-32 Introduction Let me begin our ...read more

  • Last Hours Of Jesus' Life - Free From Passivity

    Contributed by Joanne Chan on May 18, 2018
     | 1,062 views

    In this sermon, we look at how the people mocked Jesus as he walked toward the hill of Golgotha, and contrast that with his encounter with Simon from Cyrene to see what it really means to carry the cross for Jesus.

    Central theme: Jesus denied himself and took the punishment for us with total dedication. We should take up the cross and follow Jesus, which means denying our old self (our comfort, your desires) and live for God because God is leading us to an even better place. Opening: Think of a ...read more

  • Your God Is Too Small And Stuck In A Box

    Contributed by Russell Brownworth on Mar 9, 2009
    based on 7 ratings
     | 4,220 views

    Our minds want a god we can control, but that’s not following Jesus

    Then he began to teach them that the Son of Man must undergo great suffering, and be rejected by the elders, the chief priests, and the scribes, and be killed, and after three days rise again. 32He said all this quite openly. And Peter took him aside and began to rebuke him. 33But turning and ...read more

  • Are All Who Claim To Be Christians "True Disciples Of The Lord"?

    Contributed by Byron Perrine on Sep 7, 2013
     | 1,738 views

    This sermon based upon Luke 14:25-33 is my adaptation of a sermon original given by Richard J. Fairchild. My adaptation challenges those who are nominally Christian to take seriously the call to radical discipleship, abandon illusion and embrace the cros

    Are all who claim to be Christians “True Disciples of the Lord”? Luke 14:25-33 and Jeremiah 18:1-11 Most of us do not think of Christianity in terms of what we must give up in order to follow Christ. Most of us think of Christianity in terms of what we receive—the blessings ...read more

  • What Does Jesus Think About "I Have To Find Myself"? Series

    Contributed by Jim Butcher on Jul 8, 2013
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,866 views

    An examination of what it means to "deny yourself and take up your cross."

    JESUS' OPINION: Jesus says the path to life is not in “finding yourself” but in “denying yourself.” - Matthew 16:24; Mark 8:34. - I’m thinking of the stereotypical statement that is so common that it’s almost a cliché: “I’ve got to go find ...read more