Luke 19:28-40 Palm Sunday 2013

Palm Sunday 2013 (audio file) This week is another example where my notes are fairly minimal, but I filled things out much more in the sermon. So if things seem strange as you read, listen to the audio. It’s palm Sunday! do you know what that means? It means we wave branches of trees around right? We celebrate and sing songs that say words that we don’t understand, like hosanna! Who knows what that means? It means “Save Now” Well we have seen in the past few weeks that jesus in the last week or so of his life is really … Continue reading Luke 19:28-40 Palm Sunday 2013

Matthew 23 “Jesus and Religious People”

Matthew 23 _Jesus and Religous People (audio File) Last week: Peter confesses Jesus is the Christ. The Revelation, The Reset, The invitation. This week we are looking at something that happened between Palm Sunday and Easter.  What happened when Jesus comes to the Pharisees. Who are the Pharisees?…, Devout, some had memorized the Torah, followed the rules, religious, they were protecting their faith…Basically, when you get down to it, Church Folk they are us. We as Christians see them as the bad guys in scripture, but if you really think about it, they were more like us than some of the other people Jesus … Continue reading Matthew 23 “Jesus and Religious People”

Matthew 16:13-28 “Who Do You Say That I Am?”

Matthew 17-13-28 (audio file for download or streaming)   Well, we finished up our study of James last week. I hope it was a good time for you. I really leaned a lot from it, and I pray that God will remind us all of things that we learned in that study for years to come. What is more important, I pray that we as individuals and as a body will put into practice the lessons and truths that we have learned in James. For the next few weeks, until the Sunday after Easter we will be looking at the crucifixion … Continue reading Matthew 16:13-28 “Who Do You Say That I Am?”

James Recap

(Most of my posts are simply the notes that I use when I preach with minimal editing afterward. In most cases, the notes alone may leave holes that I flesh out in the message. Make sure you stream or download the sermon to get more than the notes offer.) james recap (link to audio file for streaming or free download) Here we are on our last week of studying the book of James. We finished up the textual study last week with the last few verses, and this week we are going to recap the entire book. I hope that the … Continue reading James Recap