Sermons on Sin

Sermons on Sin

A Party for the Paramedic

Luke 3 John said don’t collect more than told to, Luke 19 Zacchaeus admitted to taking more. Matthew 5; Luke 15, 18, 19 they were not to be people you associated with Jesus broke the quarantine tape and Matthew responded At Matthew’s invitation, Jesus walked into a contagious situation As Matthew hosted, Jesus sat comfortably with infectious people How to evangelize in contagious situations: Go in prayer – Luke 10 Go in twos – Luke 10 Go in love –…

It’s Time to Take out the Trash

Be GLAD to rejoice in the Lord It is a HEFTY weight to carry the burden of a works based faith It is hard to THROW AWAY the things the world values When the TRASH is buried, my life is RECYCLED in resurrection

Really, why do bad things happen?

A father’s deceit and favoritism brought pain and suffering. (Gen. 37:3-4) Jealousy brought pain and suffering. (Gen. 37:28) Physical desire and lies brought pain and suffering. (Gen. 39:6b-7) A bad memory caused pain and suffering. (Gen. 40:23) Lack of vision caused pain and suffering. (Gen. 50:15;19-20) The long and short of it is that SIN causes pain and suffering. God allows it and in some cases God issues it, but because of man’s SIN. (Gen. 38:7,10) Testing of our faith…

Seeing the Snake

Proverbs 22:6 Know the Way – Broad is the road that leads to Destruction Narrow is the road that leads to Life Go the Way – Children are more likely to follow your Example Show the Way – Do not turn to the Right or to the Left Keep your foot from Evil “Bar-Mitzvah” “Bar” means Son “Mitzvah” means Commandment

A Healthy Relationship is all Wet

What the Bible says about Baptism: Baptism washes away sin.  (Acts 2:38; Acts 22:16) Baptism comes with the gift of the Holy Spirit.  (Acts 2:38) Unites us with Christ. (Romans 6:5) – put this one on screen We put on Christ.  (Galatians 3:27) – put this one on screen Baptism enters you into membership of the body of Christ.(1 Corinthians 12:12-13) put this one on screen Baptism saves you. (1 Peter 3:21) – put this one on screen The popular…
Making a Murder

The Motive

Sermon Scripture:  Mark 14-16 Judas, Caiaphas, and Pilate were the three suspects. Mark 14:10-11 John 18:14; Mark 14:53-55 Mark 15:15 All three had one thing in common:  A heart apart from God. Mark 14:4-5 Mark 14:1-2 John 19:7-8, 12, 15 Power was the motive behind the killing of Jesus. John 11:45-48 Genesis 3:6 Sin was the charge that led to a guilty plea. Romans 6:23 Isaiah 53:4-5 My name is:  ______________________ and I killed Jesus. Isaiah 61:1

The Building of a Church

Acts 2:14 – 2:47 “Save yourselves from this crooked generation.” (Acts 2:40) The generation ignored God’s Word The generation ignored God’s signs The generation ignored, rejected, and killed the Savior “What should we do?” (2:37) Repent and be baptized Receive the Holy Spirit The people’s response was twofold:  (2:42-47) Attended Temple together Met in each other’s homes

It’s All About Who?

Mark 6:14-29 Herod was to lead Judea Herod was led by sinfulness We are to be led by Jesus through the Holy Spirit Often times we allow sin to lead us Sin brings us to a confused conclusion The one true offensive message: it’s all about Jesus