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Theme: Learning from John the Baptist to be a people prepared for the Lord INTRODUCTION A. It is a fundamental truth that God would raise a prophet who would prepare the way of the Lord. Mal. 3:1 That prophet was John the Baptist. Lk. 1:76 And, through his preaching he did just that. Matt. 3:1-3 B. What…
Andrew Fuller • Sermon • • 199 views • 9:28
Advent 2C: Uses RCL lectionary texts. Connects Isaiah/Malachi/John the Baptist "preparing the way" and "making the paths straight" with the second coming (Advent) of Christ and the mission of the Church. Meant as a 10-minute Eucharistic sermon.
Jerry Hoffman • Sermon • • 33 views
Having made the proclamation that he was not the Christ, Elias or the prophet, John the Baptist placed himself in a serious predicament. Unlike today in the US, anyone who baptized and drew followers in those days came under careful scrutiny of the authorities. Baptism in that day was a commitment to…
Charles William Thornton • Sermon • • 31 views
SS-God Calls For Repentance-07-01-07 Focus: Examine the providence of God in John the Baptist’s ministry and prepare our hearts for Christ’s rule. Central Truth: Repentance prepares hearts for Christ’s presence. Golden Text: "Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand!”" (Matthew 3:2, NKJV) Up until…
I Will Build My Church: Luke & Acts Series
Faith is in general the persuasion of the mind that a certain statement is true (Phil. 1:27; 2 Thess. 2:13). Its primary idea is trust. A thing is true, and therefore worthy of trust. It admits of many degrees up to full assurance of faith, in accordance with the evidence on which it rests. Faith is…
What type of kingdom would Jesus have? What does the church have to do with the kingdom? When would the kingdom come? Has it arrived yet?
Introduction Good morning and welcome to FCC where we worship The Lord in Spirit and in Truth, one verse at a time. I am so glad each one of you are here today, and I pray you have a wonderful 4th of July week. Through this next week, let’s take time to thank God for the men and women who have fought…
John the Baptist was baptizing sinners into the forgiveness of sins. So when Jesus also came to be baptized, John would have prevented him. Why? Because John knew that Jesus was the only person on earth who did not need to be baptized. You need baptism. You’re a sinner. I need baptism. I’m a sinner.…
Paul Taube • Sermon • • 0 views
For parallels in Jesus’ preaching to that of John in vv. 7–12 see 3:7 (“brood of vipers,” escaping judgment) with 23:33; cf. also 12:34 3:8 (repentance) with 11:20–21; 12:41; 3:8, 10 (producing good fruit) with 7:16–20; 12:33; 21:41, 43; 3:9 (children of Abraham) with 8:11–12; 3:10b (fruitless tree cut…