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  • Prepare The Way Of The Lord

    Contributed by Thomas Clawser on Dec 20, 2016
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     | 6,201 views

    The way in which we prepare demonstrates the importance of the One who comes

    While attending a convention in Indianapolis on mass evangelism, D.L. Moody asked his song leader Ira Sankey to meet him at 6 o'clock one evening at a certain street corner. When Sankey arrived, Mr. Moody asked him to stand on a box and sing. Once a crowd had gathered, Moody spoke briefly and ...read more

  • "Rock Our Boat"

    Contributed by Gerald Roberts on Nov 28, 2016
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     | 2,081 views

    John the Baptist was a dramatic type preach who certainly shook things up or rocked the boat of society, rocked the boat of peoples lives, and rocked the boat of what it meant to repent.

    “Rock our Boat” Matthew 3:1-12 Who was John The Baptizer? 1. He was as about as a Outrageous Character as you could have met in Biblical Days 2. John was not a boring Preacher 3. John was considered a prophet 4. John ...read more

  • Repentance For Christmas

    Contributed by I. Grant Spong on Dec 4, 2016
     | 3,716 views

    Let’s look at Matthew 3:1-12 and the idea of repentance as preparation for Christ.

    Intro A commercialized, materialistic Christmas disappoints us every year. We spend money we don’t have on gifts that our children don’t need and we end up raising unhappy and selfish adults who don’t appreciate the greatest Christmas gift of all. What we really need, we ...read more

  • Prepare For The Lord

    Contributed by William Baeta on Dec 3, 2011
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     | 3,131 views

    “For this is he who was spoken of by the prophet Isaiah, saying, ‘The voice of one crying in the wilderness: Prepare the way of the Lord, make His paths straight’” Matthew 3:3.

    Theme: Prepare for the Lord Text: Is. 11:1-10; Rom. 15:4-13; Matt. 3:1-12 Today is the 2nd Sunday of Advent. Advent simply means the coming or manifestation of Christ. It is used to refer to the first coming of Christ, the birth of Christ, and to His second coming, His return. Before His ...read more

  • Symbols Of The Holy Spirit Pt 1 Series

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Aug 29, 2012
    based on 4 ratings
     | 6,737 views

    We need the Holy Spirit within us today so that we can be powerful witnesses for the Kingdom of Heaven. To understand more of who the Holy Spirit is today we will look at three biblical symbols of the Holy Spirit --- fire, water and wind.

    Series: Holy Spirit Rises Opening video illustration: Jim Cymbala Session 4 intro – The Holy Spirit as Water, Wind and Fire. The clip talks about the Brooklyn Bridge and what it symbolizes to New York. Sermon: Symbols of the Holy Spirit – fire, wind and water Visuals on table: ...read more

  • Following In The Footsteps Series

    Contributed by Tim Diack on Aug 22, 2012
     | 2,946 views

    The call of the kingdom is a call to repentance, restoration and life and one of the first steps in that new life ought to be baptism. This message seeks to answer the question: Why should I be baptized?

    Following in the Footsteps - Matthew 3:4-17 - July 8, 2012 Series: Baptism According to what we read in the pages of God’s word there are what we would call two ordinances that Jesus has established for us. Now the dictionary defines an “ordinance” as “an ...read more

  • Three Things Series

    Contributed by Ken Henson on Aug 30, 2012
    based on 30 ratings
     | 16,938 views

    How do we introduce people? In this passage, we see John, the baptist and Jesus introduced in such graceful ways. May our words of introduction too be words of blessing, words of power, peace and grace!

    Three Things: Matthew 3:1-17 ILLUSTRATION There was a young student who had just graduated with his M.Th, fresh with his knowledge of New Testament and Greek. He was asked to introduce a colleague who had come to visit from Germany. This colleague was a pastor there. He knew what the ...read more

  • Jesus Baptized Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Jun 24, 2017
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    Water baptism does not save you, but every believer should be baptized, because Jesus, Himself, commanded it. He said, “Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.

    Harmony of the Gospels -AD 27- Jordan River Title: Jesus Baptized (Psalms 2:7) Matthew 3:3-17, Mark 1:9-11, Luke 3:21-23, John 1:29-34 Water baptism does not save you, but every believer should be baptized, because Jesus, Himself, commanded it. He said, “Therefore go and make disciples ...read more

  • His Picture Of Jesus Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Jun 23, 2017
     | 5,451 views

    I wonder how well John and Jesus knew each other. If they had never met, I assume that Jesus at least knew of His cousin and vise versa.

    -AD 25-27- Judean Wilderness His Picture of Jesus (Acts 2:38) Matthew 3:11-12, Mark 1:7-8, Luke 3:15-18, John 1:26-27 John was Jesus’ cousin. The Bible doesn’t say if they had a relationship, prior to John baptizing Him in the Jordan River. We do know that His mother, Mary, visited ...read more

  • Preparing For The Kingdom Series

    Contributed by Kevin O'connor on Jan 7, 2019
     | 3,646 views

    We prepare for every major event in this world. It's time to prepare for Jesus second coming.

    Romans 13:11-12 And do this, understanding the present time: The hour has already come for you to wake up from your slumber?, because our salvation is nearer now than when we first believed. 12 The night is nearly over; the day is almost here. So, let us put aside the deeds of darkness and put on ...read more

  • The Root Of The Trees

    Contributed by David Goering on Feb 16, 2019
     | 2,792 views

    The axe of God will be laid at the root (heart) of the trees and he will leave the wicked with neither root nor branch they will be utterly destroyed

    SCRIPTURE: Matthew 3:10 "And now also the axe is laid unto the root of the trees: therefore every tree which bringeth not forth good fruit is hewn down, and cast into the fire." PROPOSITION: to use this text and others to show that the root determines the fruit of the tree and that when ...read more

  • Jesus And John The Baptist

    Contributed by Mark Aarssen on Feb 9, 2010
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     | 5,195 views

    When was the last time you stood at the waters edge with John the Baptist? Did his message resonate with you? Is your life right with God? Are you ready to meet the Messiah?

    Jesus and John the Baptist Matthew 3:1-17 This week we look to Jesus and John the Baptist. We know from scripture that John was a relative of Jesus through Jesus mother Mary. Luke 1:36 We know that John the Baptist parents Zechariah and Elizabeth were both well along in years and that ...read more

  • Two Baptisms And Thanksgiving

    Contributed by Stephen Belokur on Nov 20, 2018
     | 2,115 views

    In Matthew chapter 3 we see John the Baptist speaking of two different baptisms; the baptism of repentance and baptism with the Holy Spirit. Are they the same or are they complimentary?

    Two Baptisms and Thanksgiving Please stand as we read our newest memory Scripture together … Isaiah 9:6 “For unto us a Child is born, unto us a Son is given; and the government shall be upon His shoulder. And His name shall be called Wonderful, Counselor, The Mighty God, The Everlasting Father, ...read more

  • It Just Isn't Fair

    Contributed by Howard Gunter on Mar 24, 2019
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     | 5,804 views

    We struggle to try and understand that good and bad things occur without regard to persons, be they good and devout or be they back-sliders or heathen.

    Weekend Message/Devotion March 24, 2019 Luke 3:1-9 There are many parallels in today’s reading with the message that I shared November 17, 2017, entitled Judgment Day is Coming. If you are inclined, you can research that message at: Sermon Central.com by clicking on the button for ...read more

  • Of Fathers And Baptism

    Contributed by Greg Nance on Jun 19, 2010
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,218 views

    How does Matthew 3 relate to Father’s day? You might be surprised.

    Matthew 3 Happy Father’s day! How many fathers are here today? Matthew 3 has a good Father’s day message in it. John scolded the hypocritical Pharisees and Sadducees when they came to where he was baptizing. He said (vs. 9), “Do not think you can say to yourselves, ‘We have Abraham as ...read more