Dave McNeff • Sermon • • 1,636 views
Intro – How do you measure greatness? By someone’s position? Celebrity status? The size of their bank account? It often comes down to size, doesn’t it? Pastors are not immune. One pastor went to a conference with an elder. Asked the size of his church, he said, “Between 8 and 900.” The elder pulled him…
Palm Sunday Foretold by the Prophets 9 Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion! Shout in triumph, O daughter of Jerusalem! Behold, your king is coming to you; He is just and endowed with salvation, Humble, and mounted on a donkey, Even on a colt, the foal of a donkey. 22 The stone which the builders rejected…
Where do we start? 10 The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom, And the knowledge of the Holy One is understanding. 10 The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom; A good understanding have all those who do His commandments; His praise endures forever. What do we tend to fear? The unknown…
Commitment to Jesus Christ is grounded in the knowledge of his saving power and divinity, and expresses itself in adoration and obedience to Jesus Christ. True discipleship means we must surrender ourselves completely to Him; we must identify with Him in suffering and death; and we must follow Him obediently, wherever He leads. If we live for ourselves, we will lose ourselves, but if we lose ourselves for His sake and the Gospel’s, we will find ourselves.