Jesus meets an outcast with love and acceptance.
3 Lent A John 4:5-42 3 March 2002
Rev. Roger Haugen
For me to preach on today Gospel lesson is difficult, if not altogether wrong. This is a woman’s text. As a man I cannot possibly understand her feelings as an outcast. If anything, I represent most of which puts her on the outside, all
Some responses are shared to questions people might have about Jesus.
What do we do when you see a police car? Some say "Slow down," some say "Break!" "Scream." Just even when we’re at a stoplight and a police car pulls up behind us how many of us get nervous? You’re already thinking, "What did I do?... Did they see me run that stop sign last week? I’m making
John 8:1-10, John 3:16-17
Throw Rocks, Jesus' Ministry
Jesus has bridged the gap between us and God and has made a way for us to come before God and worship Him
Jesus The Priest: “Portraits of Christ” series: Hebrews 4:14-16
Jan. 26/27, 2002 – Steve Simala Grant
I know we have heard a lot already this morning, and experienced a wide range of emotions. We heard from Matt, one of our pastors and friends, who has felt God leading him to
Hebrews 4:14-16, Hebrews 14:14-141:16
Jesus is friend of sinners, and that is a good thing, for each of us is a sinner, and if we are to be like Jesus, we need to befriend sinners also.
Jesus, Friend of Sinners (Luke 5:27-31; 7:36-50)
Series: “Portraits of Christ” – Steve Simala Grant
February 16/17, 2002
Before getting into this morning’s sermon, I want to address two things. The first is that I want to publicly praise God for working in power in my family this week. Last
Luke 5:27-31, Luke 7:36-50
Undesirable, Jesus' Ministry
In light of today’s church---
In light of today’s epidemic of sin
The question goes out---
Is there a doctor in the house?
"Healthcare Reform—Jesus Style"
Once upon a time
There was a king.
A tribal chief.
He was angry about the "white" influence in that region.
He decided that only medical personnel could remain.
Everybody else had to go.
They all had to
In this sermon you will examine Jesus’ impact upon a person’s life.
Some time ago a lady went into an ice cream shop in Beverly Hills, Ca. to buy an ice cream cone. She was shocked when Paul Newman walked in and stood right behind her. Although rattled, she was determined to maintain her composure. She paid for her ice cream cone, then confidently walked out.
Jesus' Ministry, Jesus Ministry
Let’s consider what was wrong with the Pharisees in order to find out what is sometimes wrong with us or what is lacking in our devotion to the Lord.
INTRO.- Who’s hot and who’s not? It all depends on your viewpoint and what kind of TV news you watch. But if you have been watching the TV news at all you will get a glimpse of who’s hot and who’s not in the world of entertainment.
Emmitt Smith of “Dancing with the Stars” fame is hot and
Christian/Church Of Christ
The goodness trap: 1- a human question 2- A human response 3- The divine way
INTRO.- ILL.- A young boy traveling by airplane to visit his grandparents sat beside a man who happened to be a seminary professor. The boy was reading a Sunday school take-home paper when the professor thought he would have some fun with the boy. "Young man," said the professor, "If you can tell
A sermon on the the three fold purpose for which the Anointed Servant came into our lives.
Subject : The Anointed Servant
Text : Isaiah 61:1-7
Theme : The Purpose of the Anointed Servant
There are many things that have a purpose in life. Take newspapers for example; their main purpose is to keep us informed about what’s happening around us. However for my dog the
There are three different questions in this text. 1- The marriage question 2- The Resurrection question 3- The Law question
INTRO.- ILL.- It is said that when Herbert Hoover ran for election as President of the United States at the height of the prosperity boom in 1928, one of his campaign promises, expressed as a campaign slogan of the Republican party, was “A chicken in every pot, a car in every garage.”
A look at the example of the compassion that Christ showed and how we should imitate His example of compassion.
Confessions: I Struggle to Show Compassion Like Christ Did
I learn more and more about the importance of being honest with ourselves, especially concerning our relationship with Christ. I think that sometimes we as the church live an idealistic life. We don’t like to admit
Love, Mercy, Compassion, Empathy, Jesus' Ministry
As we receive mercy from God, he expects us to show mercy to others and as we do that then God in his faithfulness gives us even more mercy.
Sermon-Matt. 5:7-The Road to Happiness: Meekness
Intro: My name is Earl-show about karma, do good things and good things will happen to you.
Many people misunderstand this passage as saying that type of thing.
Read Matt. 5:7
Today help us understand that as we receive mercy from God, he
This parable is about foolishness, wisdom and preparation.
INTRO.- ILL.- A black American Baptist preacher from Richmond was attending a Baptist convention in Mississippi. A Mississippi preacher, reading the Scripture lesson for a morning session, read: “Now the Kingdom of Heaven was likened unto ten Virginians which took their lamps and went forth to meet
A study of the word "capstone" and "cornerstone" in Scripture.
1. (email funny)
2. ABC’s and XYZ’s of the Bible....
Does anyone remember what A was for? (Abundant)
B is for Beginning
C is for Cornerstone/Capstone...
Someone requested “commitment”...
But, did you realize that the word “commitment” is not in the Bible (NIV or
Sermon 6 of 7: Why did Jesus come?
I Am Come That They Might Have Life…
Woodlawn Baptist Church
August 7, 2005
A couple of weeks ago I preached a message from John 9, where Jesus said that He came “for judgment, that they which which see not might see; and that they which see might be made blind.”
Abundance, Jesus' Ministry
This message encourages service.
During the American Revolution a man in civilian clothes rode past a group of soldiers repairing a small defensive barrier. their leader was shouting instructions, but making no attempt to help them. Asked why by the rider, he retorted with great dignity, "Sir, I am a corporal!" The stranger
Looking at how we should treat unlovely people
Our attitude to the Unlovely – Luke 5:27-32
Gladstone Baptist Church – 19/9/04
“It was a beautiful Sunday morning and people were filling the church to its fullest capacity. As they filed in, each were given a bulletin filled with announcements, a sermon outline, etc. At the end of the line
A Sermon for the 7th Sunday of Easter
7th Sunday of Easter
"Filling A Vacuum"
6* “I have manifested thy name to the men whom thou gavest me out of the world; thine they were, and thou gavest them to me, and they have kept thy word.
7* Now they know that everything that thou hast given me is from thee;
Jesus taught us to be discerning rather than judging.
INTRO.- Here is an Aesop’s Fable to help us with this subject.
ILL.- A Lion, unable from old age and infirmities to provide himself with food by force, resolved to do so by savvy or wit. He returned to his den, and lying down there, pretended to be sick, taking care that his sickness should be
A sermon for the 7th Sunday after Pentecost Proper 11
Jesus having compassion on the crowds
7th Sunday after Pentecost
Mark 6: 30-34, 52-56
30* The apostles returned to Jesus, and told him all that they had done and taught.
31* And he said to them, “Come away by yourselves to a lonely place, and rest a while.” For many were coming and going, and they
Compassion, Jesus' Ministry
What did Simon intend to do by snubbing Jesus as he did, and what exactly was the woman doing there at the party?
Alan Calhoun, Bristol, Connecticut told of a tag sale (garage sale) he and wife had a year or so ago. They had decided to put out a mirror they’d received as a wedding gift. The reason they were selling it was that it had a gaudy aqua-colored metal frame and they just couldn’t find a room in
Pharisees, Simon, Forgive, Offend, Prostitute, Insult, Perfume, Denarii, Jesus' Ministry
Many question, but the truth needs to be known of "Who is Jesus."
WHO IS JESUS?
All the way through the book of Matthew these disciples have been with Jesus.
„h They have heard the Lord Jesus teach.
„h They have seen the miracles which Jesus performed. They have observed His behavior.
Now, Jesus comes to the point of
Matthew 16:13-17, John 7:46
This sermon deals with Jesus telling us to come and to rest.
WHY NOT REST
9:30 1/29/93 Text Matthew 11:28-30 Psalm 23 Matthew 11:25-30
The story is told of a lady who became very angry at the
pastor. When she finally caught up with him, she said, "I called
This is an inductive study of the Jerusalem ministry of Jesus with a focus on major themes and structural elements.
The Jerusalem Ministry Narrative
I. Divide and Title
A. Segmental Divisions
19.28-21.4 Jesus enters and claims the Kingdom
21:5-38 Jesus predicts the destruction of Jerusalem
B. Paragraph Divisions
19:28-44 The Entry
19:45-48 Jesus clears the Temple
20:1-8 Religious leaders question
What is greatness? Jesus redefines it here. Could you fit into the category of "greatness"?
Matthew 11:2-11 2001 Person of the Year
The year 2001 is almost over – a little over two weeks to go. Who was the most influential person in the world, this past year? Every year, Time Magazine picks out someone to be their Person of the Year. Here’s the criteria – in the last 12 months,
Jesus is the sacrifice that has won our redemption.
A tourist visited a church in Germany and was surprised to see the carved figure of a lamb near the top of the church’s tower. He asked why it was there and was told that when the church was being built, a workman fell from a high scaffold. His co-workers rushed down, expecting to find him dead.
It’s not what He wrote that matters, but the fact that He wrote.
“And the scribes and the Pharisees brought a woman caught in adultery, and having set her in the midst, they said to Him, ‘Teacher, this woman has been caught in adultery, in the very act. Now in the Law Moses commanded us to stone such women; what then do You say?’ And they were saying this
A sermon for the 12th Sunday after Pentecost
12th Sunday after Pentecost
Mark 7:1-8,14-15, 21-23
"Using Religion to Escape Religion"
7:1 ¶ Now when the Pharisees gathered together to him, with some of the scribes, who had come from Jerusalem,
2 they saw that some of his disciples ate with hands defiled, that is, unwashed.
1. "Father" (note the ease of access)
2. "Glorify Your Son, that Your Son may glorify You".
Wednesday, October 8, 2003
Title: The Time Has Come... to Pray #2
Text: John 17:1
1. Jesus has just spent a very busy week...
the week leading up to His death on the cross...
and it is during this pivotal time in the life of Christ...
that we have the wonderful
Exploring and applying the amazing grace of God.
Grace that makes you say, “WOW!”
Illustration- Christian Conference in Britain, “oh that’s easy, its grace.”- C.S. Lewis
What do you think of when you hear the word grace?
In the Christian community we are surrounded by the word. I mean I go to a school named Grace Bible College, this
Ephesians 2:8-9, Ephesians 2:8-10