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  • Take Up Your Cross

    Contributed by Alan Perkins on Apr 7, 2019
    based on 1 rating

    Following Christ means following him to the cross.

    There are basically two kinds of sermons on the Christian life. The first type of sermon views the Christian life as a kind of puzzle to be solved, with the message going something like this: Life is full of hardships, and frustrations, and obstacles. But if you do this one thing; if you more

  • Getting Over Yourself Series

    Contributed by Steve Malone on Aug 13, 2019
    based on 1 rating

    In this final message of the OVERCOME series we will talk about what is perhaps the biggest and most unrelenting obstacle that we will have to overcome in life... ourselves

    Getting Over Yourself One day Jesus left the crowds to pray alone. AND BTW MGCC - that is a really good thing to do at times. To leave the noise and the crowd (yeah, they’ll be fine without you) and to get alone with God. IN FACT – for some in this room that is exactly what you need to do this more

  • Difficult Words

    Contributed by I. G. Spong on Sep 10, 2021

    The most difficult words that Jesus ever uttered are easy to understand but hard to do. Let’s see how they would solve some of humanity's biggest problems. Let’s examine the selfless life in Mark 8:27-38.

  • The Cross And Sacrifice

    Contributed by Cameron Horsburgh on Nov 5, 2001
    based on 48 ratings

    Taking up our crosses means no less a sacrifice than it did for Jesus.

    Advertisements often make all sorts of big offers, but we find out afterwards that there are hidden catches. These sorts of things are always hidden in the ’fine print.’ Companies that sell computer software do this a lot. When you buy computer software, you have to agree to all sorts of more

  • 15 Pentecost A

    Contributed by Roger Haugen on Aug 29, 2002
    based on 77 ratings

    Jesus invites us to take up our cross and it sticks in our throat.

    15 Pentecost A Matthew 16:21-28 1 September 2002 Rev. Roger Haugen Ammon Hennacy was a protester against the arms race in the United States during the 60’s. One cold winter day found him at a missile silo in South Dakota. There were very few people, a handful of protesters, two soldiers more

  • Take Up Your Cross

    Contributed by Shawn Ragan on Mar 30, 2001
    based on 75 ratings

    We need to take up our cross and follow Jesus

    Take Up Your Cross Meridian Church of God Seventh Day March 3, 2001 INTRODUCTION Good Morning… Story: Abraham and Isaac from Genesis 22:1-12 “We see what Abraham was willing to do for God” List of what God has done for me today/this week TAKE UP YOUR CROSS What God has done for more

  • "the God We Need"

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on Feb 22, 2021
    based on 2 ratings

    What it means to take up our cross and follow Christ.

  • Take Up The Cross

    Contributed by Jeff Pearce on Jun 18, 2008
    based on 5 ratings


  • Deny, Take Up, & Follow Series

    Contributed by Robert Clark on Mar 16, 2003
    based on 21 ratings

    What it means to deny ourselves, take up our Crosses and Follow our Lord Jesus Christ.

    Mark 8:31-38 Jesus Predicts His Death 31He then began to teach them that the Son of Man must suffer many things and be rejected by the elders, chief priests and teachers of the law, and that he must be killed and after three days rise again. 32He spoke plainly about this, and Peter took him more

  • What Is A Disciple

    Contributed by Rick Pendleton on Nov 9, 2010

    what does it mean to follow Jesus? This sermon uses taking up our cross to explain what a disciple is.

    What is a Disciple? Luke 9:23-27 What is a disciple... specifically, what is a disciple of Jesus Christ? Someone who believes in Jesus? One who joins the church? One who reaches some level of spirituality? Based on Jesus’ own words, found in our verses for today I will tell you a more

  • How Do I Take Up My Cross?

    Contributed by Warner Pidgeon on Mar 28, 2009
    based on 14 ratings

    This sermon looks at both what it means, and also what it does not mean, for us to take up our cross for Jesus.

    Jesus said to his disciples and to the crowd following him, “If anyone would come after me, he must deny himself and take up his cross and follow me” (8:34). It’s hard for us to hear those words in the same way that those following Jesus heard it. The context is that Peter has just recognised more

  • You’re Asking Too Much.

    Contributed by Roy Fowler on Sep 11, 2021

    God expects us to take up our cross. What is that cross He is asking us to carry?

  • The Burden Of The Cross

    Contributed by Gerald Roberts on Feb 27, 2021

    The cross of Christ is hard and difficult, but Jesus asks us to deny yourself, lose yourself, and take up our cross.

  • Deny, Take, Follow

    Contributed by David Buffaloe on Nov 2, 2011
    based on 4 ratings

    Though salvation is a free gift, Christ requires we deny ourselves, take up our Cross, and follow Him to be saved.

  • The Cross Of Suffering... See Through It! Series

    Contributed by Monty Newton on Mar 5, 2012

    We are invited to willingly take up our crosses and follow Christ completely, fully aware that eternal gains far out weigh earthly suffering and loss.

    Lenten Series: The Crosses of Lent Series Key Verse: I want to know Christ and experience the power of His resurrection and the fellowship of sharing in His suffering, becoming like Him in His death, and so somehow, to attain the resurrection from the dead. Philippians 3:10-11 Title: The more