Sermons on The nature of Christ

Sermons on The nature of Christ

April 14: Look Who’s Smiling!

  April 14 – 3rd Sunday of Easter Other sermons in this series“Depths of Love” #1: Union with Christ #2: Look Who’s Smiling (this sermon) Scripture Reading: 1 John 3:1-7 Here’s a question: What makes God smile? What brings the Lord happiness and joy? One of my favorite artistic renderings of Jesus is this. It’s commonly known as Laughing Jesus. Taking a cue from this painting, here’s a similar rendering of Jesus. And another one. I like these paintings of…

Feb 25: For the Sake of the Gospel

  Feb 25 – 2nd Sunday of Lent Scripture: Mark 8:31-38 Other sermons in this 2024 Lentent series“Depths of Love” #1: Trust While Tossed #2: For the Sake of the Gospel (this sermon) #3: I Will Raise it Up #4: Whoever Serves #5: Blessed Is the One (Palm Sunday) You’ve probably heard it said, “I should’ve left home when I was 13 and I knew everything!” What parent hasn’t been accused by their teenager of being utterly clueless about teen-aged…

Feb 11: The Light is Still Breaking Through

  February 11: Transfiguration Sunday Scriptures: 2 Corinthians 4:3-6 and Mark 9:2-9 Many of you are probably familiar with the story of the Apostle Paul’s conversion, often referred to as his Damascus Road Experience. You can read about it in Acts 9. Here’s the story in a nutshell. As he and some traveling companions are nearing the city of Damascus for the purpose of rounding up and imprisoning as many Christ-followers as they can find, he’s blinded by a bright…

Feb 19: The Supremacy of Christ

  Scriptures: Matthew 17:1-9 and Romans 5:12-19 Transfiguration Sunday: The Supremacy of Christ If you’re like most people, you probably found the passage that Deb just read from Romans a bit confusing. Sometimes, the logic Paul uses to argue a point can be hard for our modern ears to comprehend just listening to it. In a few minutes I’ll do my best to unpack it for us, but first I’d for us to come alongside Peter, James, and John as…