Sermons from March 2017

Inconvenient Jesus

Sermon Notes:   Luke 23:6-25   6 When Pilate heard this, he asked whether the man was a Galilean. 7 And when he learned that he belonged to Herod’s jurisdiction, he sent him over to Herod, who was himself in Jerusalem at that time. 8 When Herod saw Jesus, he was very glad, for he had long desired…

Motivation

Sermon Notes:   Luke 22:63-23:7   63 Now the men who were holding Jesus in custody were mocking him as they beat him. 64 They also blindfolded him and kept asking him, “Prophesy! Who is it that struck you?” 65 And they said many other things against him, blaspheming him. 66 When day came, the assembly of the elders…

Forsaken

Sermon Notes:   1. Love is most beautiful when given unconditionally to those who deserve it least. 2. When you fail, remember, Jesus came to save, not to condemn. 3. The same Jesus that predicted Peter’s denial, also predicted his restoration.     Questions for further thought or discussion. Why was it so hypocritical for…

Why Are You Sleeping?

Sermon Notes:   1. A Rough Road Ahead. a) It was the Father’s plan that Jesus be tried, convicted, and executed. b) Following Jesus is a dangerous yet joyful adventure.   2. Rise and Pray. a) Our desire to do God’s will needs to be stronger than our desire for comfort and safety. b) Prayer…