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  • Remember Me When You Come Into Your Kingdom

    Contributed by James Linders on Apr 23, 2015

    A criminal was hanging on the cross with Jesus. In his dying moments he reached out to the Lord.

    Then he said unto Jesus: "Remember me come into your kingdom." One of the two criminals who was hanging on the cross,waiting on death to claim his mortal body and existence, realized that he was a sinner,and because of THIS, fell short of the glory of God. The thought of being destined for more

  • What Do You Know? Series

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Mar 29, 2002
    based on 41 ratings

    An imaginative reconstruction of the dialogue between the repentant and unrepentant thieves, to be spoken by two preachers. Focuses on the old dilemma, whether God hears prayer.

    Unrepentant Thief (U): "Should the wise answer with windy knowledge, and fill themselves with the east wind? Should they argue in unprofitable talk, or in words with which they can do no good? ... What do you know that we do not know? What do you understand that is not clear to more

  • The Forgiveness Of Jesus

    Contributed by Brian Menear on Mar 29, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    Jesus forgave many people during his ministry. Likewise, God has also forgiven us.

    The Forgiveness of Jesus One of the hardest phrases in the English language to say is “I Forgive You”. As humans we are often too reluctant to forgive. God wants us to be healed of past hurts so our healing can begin. If we are not healed ourselves, we cannot heal others. We should look to more

  • "Today, You Will Be With Me In Paradise"

    Contributed by Jarrod Jones on Jun 19, 2013
    based on 1 rating

    In 13 words, Jesus reveals the only way a person can get to heaven and how the worst person can get there apart from “religion.”

    Everyone enjoys a good scandal. It makes for great headlines, website views, and magazine sales. The famous last words of Jesus that we’ll focus on this weekend are the most scandalous last words in history. His 13 words to a dying criminal confronts all religions, spirituality, belief more

  • What Does Jesus See?

    Contributed by Jim Kane on May 18, 2009
    based on 3 ratings

    Communion Meditation for March 1, 2009 and the first of the Lenten Series, ‘The Body of Christ.’

    We begin our Lenten Series for this year under the theme of ‘The Body of Christ.’ I picked this theme because I believe that it ties in with the two themes that we have already studied this year: being a peacemaker and a missionary. I also picked it because I believe as Paul wrote in 1 Corinthians more

  • Saved Before Easter

    Contributed by Ronald Keller on Apr 13, 2003
    based on 103 ratings

    A sermon, for Palm Sunday, Good Friday, or Easter, explaining that the THIEF ON THE CROSS was saved by faith alone.

    INTRODUCTION On a never to be forgotten day, while a mob of bloodthirsty, mocking Jews, Romans, and other Gentiles looked on, three men were nailed to three crosses on a hill then known as "Golgotha(which means The Place of the Skull.)(Matthew 27:33)" Today, most Christians refer to the hill more

  • The Availability Of Jesus

    Contributed by John E Miller on Mar 31, 2012
    based on 4 ratings

    God's provision for the sinner's need

    The Availability Of Jesus 1st reading - Isaiah 33: 14-22/53:1-5 2nd reading - Luke 23:39-43 Jesus is always available to everyone who needs Him. Since he revealed Himself in His public ministry there have only been three hours, the hours of darkness on the cross, when he has not been freely more

  • Conversion, Repentance And Faith Series

    Contributed by Bob Marcaurelle on Mar 3, 2016

    A summary of what it takes to receive salvation. It involves three terms - turn (convert), repent, and believe and they go together to make up what we call conversion or new birth. We turn (convert) from wrongdoing (repent) to Jesus (faith).

    SALVATION FROM A TO Z Bob Marcaurelle Website: Yahoo search bob marcaurelle Copyright 2005 by Bob Marcaurelle 2014 Revision by Bob Marcaurelle Message 4 CONVERSION, REPENTANCE AND FAITH “Repent then and turn more

  • The Encouragement Of Jesus Series

    Contributed by Michael Luke on Feb 2, 2008
    based on 3 ratings

    John 3:16 is known to all. Other 3:16 passages in the New Testament teach us important things about Jesus as well. This is Colossians 3:16

    (based on a sermon series by Tom Ellsworth) SERIES: “THE OTHER 3:16’S” TEXT: COLOSSIANS 3:15-17 TITLE: “THE ENCOURAGEMENT OF JESUS” OPEN: A. Dr. Joe Harding used to tell a wonderful story about a man who decided to ask his boss for a raise. He had worried more

  • The Life I Live

    Contributed by Michael Stark on Apr 10, 2009
    based on 4 ratings

    What does it mean to be crucified with Christ? Paul explores this thought as he writes of his own experience.

    *Galatians 2:20* *The Life I Live* “I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.”[1] Zealous Christians sometimes say they are more

  • The Theology Of A Thief

    Contributed by Michael Stark on Apr 17, 2019
    based on 3 ratings

    A study of the faith of the thief who was saved even as he was dying.

    “Two others, who were criminals, were led away to be put to death with him. And when they came to the place that is called The Skull, there they crucified him, and the criminals, one on his right and one on his left. And Jesus said, ‘Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do.’ And more