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  • The Successful Failure Series

    Contributed by Glenn Pease on Apr 6, 2021

    Peter was the greatest failure in his abusive power. And yet we see that he not only survives, but he does so quite successfully. He is able to stay on top as the leader of the 12. He does everything wrong, and still comes out a winner.

    Apollo 13 was one of the biggest flops in the history of our space program, and yet it was also one of the most celebrated. Can a catastrophic failure also be a colossal success? Just ask the three astronauts of that ill fated flight. It was 1970, and they were on their way to the moon when an more

  • Confession Of Peter And Jesus Series

    Contributed by Rev. Andrew B Natarajan on Mar 7, 2021

    Matthew wrote the Hebrews to understand that Jesus of the Nazareth was the Messiah sent by Yahweh. He developed his Gospel from exclusion to the inclusion of the Gentiles. The confession of Peter is the center of the revelation.

    Theme: Confession of Peter Text: Matthew 16:13-28 Greetings: The Lord is good; His love endures forever. We are meditating under the theme: “Perfect the good work” throughout this Lent season. From this week onwards we are journeying with Christ from Galilee to Jerusalem. Our ultimate station is more

  • What Can We Exchange For Our Soul?

    Contributed by Timm Meyer on Feb 27, 2021

    What can anyone exchange for their soul? Jesus already exchanged his life. Christ-followers have changed lives.

  • What Is Our Part?

    Contributed by David Nolte on Jan 20, 2021
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    Sometimes we presume to play God's part and forget about our part.

    Things are not always as we want them to be. Disappointments, disasters, distresses, diseases, dilemmas, discouragement and depression destroy our dreams and desires. Problems seem to be the norm and solutions seem inadequate. Our need is urgent, and we see no light at the end of the tunnel. more

  • Current Crisis In America (Part 2) Series

    Contributed by Richard Tow on Jan 18, 2021
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    In a time of high emotion and turbulence Christians must carefully anchor their decisions in biblical principles. This message addresses how we must fight the current cultural battle and where the focus of our efforts must be.

    Introduction America is in a serious time of crisis. Most of us can easily see that. The crisis poses a serious question as to what we should do now. A lot of energy has been expended in recent months by both liberals and conservatives in the political process. As conservatives, we are disappointed more

  • The Day Peter Was An Idiot: Missing The Necessity Of The Cross

    Contributed by Rian Adams on Sep 14, 2020

    The sermon is when Peter rebuked Jesus for suggesting he would die on the cross. Proper 17, Year A

    The Day Peter Was An Idiot: Missing The Necessity of the Cross Proper 17 – Matthew 16:21-28 Intro: Since February of this year, the People’s Republic of China has removed and destroyed over 900 crosses from Christian churches. If that wasn’t enough, to display a cross on a place of worship is a more

  • How Committed Are We To Following Jesus

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Aug 29, 2020

    What is our commitment to following Christ. i) Is it some of the time, ii) most of the time or iii) all then time. The choice is yours

    Mt 16:21-28 Take up your cross and follow me Story: One man I admire greatly is Maximilian Kolbe (1894-1941). Maximilian Kolbe was a Catholic priest, who was put in a Nazi concentration camp for his faith. On May 28, 1941, he was transferred to the concentration camp at Auschwitz. One day a more

  • "to Jerusalaem... A Mission To Complete

    Contributed by Clarence Eisberg on Aug 29, 2020

    Jesus rebuked Peter because Peter did not understand God's plan.... Jerusalem, the cross and empty grave would mean forgiveness and eternal life. We all make mistakes... quotes by Barbara Bush, John Stott

    In Jesus Holy Name August 30, 2020 Text: Matthew 16:21-28 Pentecost XIII – Redeemer “To Jerusalem…A Mission to Complete” Jesus and His disciples were at Caesarea Philippi. Their ministry to this point had been a stunning success. Crowds pressed in on them everywhere they more

  • What Does It Mean To Take Up Our Cross? - Sermon Of Proper 17 - Year A

    Contributed by Ian Bullock on Aug 28, 2020

    How do we demonstrate our willingness to follow Christ in our lives - The illustration was found on the internet, but I am unsure of the original source

    In the name of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Amen. ‘Then Jesus told his disciples, ‘If any want to become my followers, let them deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me. For those who want to save their life will lose it, and those who lose their life for my sake will find it. more

  • No Cross, No Crown (Twenty-Second Sunday In Ordinary Time)

    Contributed by John Singarayar on Aug 23, 2020
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    In this reflection, we reflect on how we move from the confusion of Peter to the focus of Jesus, from the cross of our lives to the crown of our heavenly lives by following Christ Jesus with our conduct in our lives on this earth.

    No Cross, No Crown (Twenty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time) Jeremiah 20:7-9, Romans 12:1-2, Matthew 16: 21-27. Reflection Dear sisters and brothers, Let us read the Word of God for this Sunday. The text is taken from the Gospel of Matthew (Matthew 16:21-27): “From that time on, Jesus began more

  • Sin Cruzar Sin Corona

    Contributed by John Singarayar on Aug 23, 2020
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    En esta reflexión, reflexionamos sobre cómo pasamos de la confusión de Pedro al enfoque de Jesús, de la cruz de nuestras vidas a la corona de nuestras vidas celestiales siguiendo a Cristo Jesús con nuestra conducta en nuestras vidas en esta tierra.

    Sin cruzar sin corona Jeremías 20:7-9 , Romanos 12:1-2 , Mateo 16:21-27 . Reflexión Queridos hermanos y hermanas, Leamos la Palabra de Dios para este domingo. El texto está tomado del Evangelio de Mateo (Mateo 16:21-27): “ A partir de ese momento, Jesús comenzó more

  • Walang Krus, Walang Crown

    Contributed by John Singarayar on Aug 23, 2020
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    Sa pagmuni-muni na ito, ipinapamalayan namin kung paano kami lumipat mula sa pagkalito ni Pedro sa pokus ni Jesus, mula sa krus ng ating buhay hanggang sa korona ng ating makalangit na buhay sa pamamagitan ng pagsunod kay Kristo Jesus sa pananampalataya.

    Walang Krus, Walang Crown Jeremias 20:7-9 , Roma 12:1-2 , Mateo 16:21-27 . Pagninilay Mahal na mga kapatid, Basahin natin ang Salita ng Diyos para sa Linggo. Ang teksto ay kinuha mula sa Ebanghelyo ni Mateo (Mateo 16:21-27): " Mula noon, sinimulan ni Jesus na ipakita ang kanyang more

  • The Cost Of True Discipleship: An Exposition Of Matthew 16:21-28

    Contributed by Mark A. Barber on Aug 19, 2020
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    Is it "Come and Dine" or "Come and Die" as Bonhoeffer stated about the Cost of Discilpeship?

    The Call to True Discipleship: An Exposition of Matthew 16:21-28 Poor Peter! He had just had a most dramatic revelation and confession of who Jesus is. Because of this, Jesus had called him blessed. He had given Simon a new name Peter which means “stone.” Not only this, Jesus had personally given more

  • "the Way To Life Goes Through Death"

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on Aug 11, 2020
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    A sermon about God's Way versus our way.

    “The Way to Life Goes Through Death” (A number of themes and ideas in this sermon come from N.T. Wright) Matthew 16:21-28 In the words of the late American news commentator Paul Harvey, this morning’s Gospel Lesson is “the rest of the story.” It is a continuation of what we talked about last more

  • Our Cross

    Contributed by I. G. Spong on Jul 17, 2020

    Why do evil people seem to prosper, while good people suffer? Is there any justice? Let’s realize that payday is coming, for good and evil. Let’s discuss carrying our cross in Matthew 16:21-28.

    Why do evil people seem to prosper, while good people suffer? Is there any justice? Let’s realize that payday is coming, for good and evil. Let’s discuss carrying our cross in Matthew 16:21-28. From that time Jesus began to show to His disciples that He must go to Jerusalem, and suffer many things more