Mike Berland • Sermon • • 5,276 views
We come now to the Garden of Gethsemane. Following the last supper, Jesus sensing the need to pray and strengthen himself against the avalanche of coming events takes his disciples with him to a secluded spot on the mount of Olives about a half mile from the city wall. By now it was probably near midnight…
Dr. Mark A. Barber • Sermon • • 593 views
Introduction The Transfiguration account occurs in the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, and here in Luke. In each of these gospels it comes at the end of a sequence of events starting with the feeding of the 5,000, then the trip to Caesarea Philippi and Peter’s confession, the revelation of Jesus that he was…
Robert Wright • Sermon • • 307 views
The Most Difficult Prayer to Pray I. Introduction A loving Personality dominates the Bible, walking among the trees of the garden and breathing fragrance over every scene. Always a living Person is present, speaking, pleading, loving, working, and manifesting himself whenever and wherever his people…
Your Kingdom Come
Then Jesus went with them to a place called Gethsemane, and he said to his disciples, “Sit here, while I go over there and pray.” Then – it is important to park on this word for a moment because it’s an invitation to step into the story and look around to get some context. Something just happened… When…
Who Is This Man?
Andy Fuqua • Sermon • • 62 views
We have a God who suffered for us as one of us. He understands our suffering and walks through it with us. When you suffer, don't fall asleep on your faith or turn away from God. Stay awake and stay with Jesus, and He will get you through.
Jonathan Colaco • Sermon • • 36 views
1. Christ is Distressed a. The priority of prayer b. Taking three disciples? i. Take in context of what Peter and the rest probably just said ii. Why these three? Not for His benefit, but for theirs c. Unusual response from Him i. All past accounts record Him having great courage and strength, not distress…
Nathan Kuperus • Sermon • • 31 views
Sermon on Mark 14.32-42 Title: Are you Sleeping? Theme: Christ calls his followers to be spiritually awake and ready for the betrayal of the Son of Man. Goal: to encourage Christians to be awake to what ways Christ needs us. Need: Christians are often undisciplined disciples, falling asleep when Christ…
GOSPEL OF JOHN
IN THE AIR TONIGHT John 18:1-11 · How do you prepare for the worst when you see negative or challenges coming? · Gethsemane means oil press · Garden was a place where Jesus prayed · Pressed himself into God to be strengthened for the task · All will fall at the coming of the Son when he destroys the…
A Journey to an Empty Tomb
A message from the Bible (Matthew 26:36-46) about Jesus in the Garden of Gethsemane. Jesus was facing a future out of his control. His immediate future looked very bad. His prayerful response guides us in how to respond in similar situations such as the current Coronavirus pandemic.
When Jesus comes to town/Coronavirus Interlude
Robert C. Beckman Jr. • Sermon • • 16 views
The Beginning of the End... Start How do you say anything new about the cross ? Entice: How do you say anything new about the cross? It is the subject of many hymns. It's image adorns the inside and outside of our buildings, Understanding it's purpose is one of the major purposes of theology. It is the…
How would Christ be like the Passover lamb? What did the bread and fruit of the vine Christ gave to the apostles symbolize? What made the conviction of Jesus an improper one?
His Love. His Heart. His Mind.
Domenic Polistina • Sermon • • 8 views
Invitation Engage with me on a spiritual experiment Hypothesis: “God’s love is more powerful than sin. “That the love of God as revealed in the cross of Jesus, when seen and believed, naturally turns the heart away from sin.” Your part is simple, and yet if all goes well the whole thing will not end…
Cody Hale • Sermon • • 8 views
Introduction You learn what people are really made of when things are at their hardest. I’ve told you before how pastors are like first responders. We find people at the worst moments of their lives, when things are at their very worst, and we run at them when a sane person would run away. And, I can…
On the Way to the Cross
Pastor Mitch • Sermon • • 7 views
Boudreaux and Thibodeaux talking about which one is closer, New Orleans or the Moon. Many times in our lives, we confuse that which is apparent with that which is true. Observation #1 - The Humanity of Christ It is a natural temptation for you and I to dwell upon the obvious markers of Jesus Divinity.…
Pr. Benjamin Tomczak • Sermon • • 3 views
To all appearances, Baptism looks pretty shabby. A little bit of water poured or sprinkled upon a baby’s head and this, in the poetry of Jaroslav Vajda’s hymn, means that the child of nature we brought to the font “home we take a newborn creature”? This past weekend I got to thinking, as I poured this…