Vincent Ford • Sermon • • 70 views
Introduction The church is a vital part of the community. Beginning on Friday we had a few people that volunteered their time to pack relief bags for homeless people right here in our city. As a church many people took money from their grocery budget and bought items that could go in that bag. Then on…
It is difficult for us to imagine how weird and wonderful that resurrection Sunday morning was for the first disciples. But if we try, then we can perhaps better appreciate the amazing grace that Jesus has worked for us. What we can be sure of: this changes everything!
Then Everything Changed The Women Changed Mary Magdalene; Joanna, previously housekeeper to Herod; Mary the mother of James, Jesus’ Aunt Jesus, who they loved, having come back to them. Emotions from Grief to fear to Joy. The 12 Changed to the Eleven Judas having gone away in remorse for his betrayal…
How do we celebrate the special role that mothers, and in fact all women, have among us? Our text speaks in very broad terms of their role but quite precisely regarding their character, for it is there that their beauty is truly discovered. For women to cultivate this beauty and for the rest of us to celebrate it requires a new perspective. There is something gorgeous about a godly woman that radiates from her very soul. We simply need to see as the LORD sees and we’ll have plenty to celebrate!
The Gospel of Luke
The Women Who Supported Jesus - Luke 8:1-3 INTRO: Support ministry is critical to the mission. Even or especially in a military setting, I wonder what small percentage of mission success is actually due to the final activity in the heat of battle versus all the preparation and underlying support that…
If It Wasn't For The Women
Pastor C. H. Jr. • Sermon • • 4 views
Introduction Illustration: In JR Woodward’s book “Creating A Missional Culture: Equipping The Church for the Sake Of The World” Chapter 3 Types of church culture: Learning Environment - scripture shapes the culture of the church, listening to God through scripture & practicing it in their daily lives…
Lydia - An Example Christian (not “just” an example Godly “woman”) - CHRISTIAN 1) “Religious” to Believer Devout Gentile - not a full convert to Judaism She was honoring the Sabbath - so maybe Jewish at some level Jewish community in her native Thyatira, probably how she was introduced to God - now she…
After the Resurrection: A Harmony of the Post-Resurrection Events
James E. A. Forner • Sermon • • 1 view
Harmony of the events immediately following Christ's resurrection, as told by the Gospel writers and various apostles.