Easter Sunday celebrates the death, burial, and resurrection of Jesus Christ. It is hard to determine which is more important: Easter or Christmas? Without one, the other is meaningless. Both are critical to the Christian faith. If Jesus was not born of a virgin, he was not the Son of God. That is an…
1 Now on the first day of the week Mary Magdalene came to the tomb early, while it was still dark, and saw that the stone had been taken away from the tomb. 2 So she ran and went to Simon Peter and the other disciple, the one whom Jesus loved, and said to them, “They have taken the Lord out of the tomb,…
Be United: Book of First Corinthians
Drawing a conclusion What? A conclusion at the onset of a lesson, really? As we start this morning a look back at what we know about the importance of resurrection already. The message preached was of first importance and it centered on the resurrection of Jesus Christ (1Cor15:1-11) Let me share just…
When I was a kid, I had to plant a seed for some sort of VBS craft. Every kid got a styrofoam cup, some dirt, and a seed. I have no idea what the overall purpose was for the craft. But, hey, I was excited to plant that seed. I took the styrofoam cup home. Proudly placed it on our front stoop. And promptly…
Mark Haefner • Sermon • • 6 views
2 Kings 4:17-37 The toddler spills his milk. He starts crying. Mom says, “it’s alright.” She quickly cleans it up and comforts him. The child falls off her bike and skins her knees. She comes limping into the house bawling and crying. Mom says, “it’s alright.” She cleans up the scrapes, applies salve…
Pastor Metsinger • Sermon • • 0 views
Text: II Corinthians 5.12-21 Somethings don’t fit. Square hole Round Peg… Seasame Street One of these things. CIT: Being a new creation is not about being different, it’s about being new. Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become…
David Krueger • Sermon • • 3 views
The coming resurrection is the hope and motivation of the church and of all believers. Whatever happens to our present bodies—whether they are healthy or unhealthy, beautiful or plain, short-lived or long-lived, or whether they are indulged or tortured—they are not our permanent bodies, and we should not hold them too dearly.
Pastor Mike • Sermon • • 0 views
Introduction: Today, I’ll be staring with a rather long introduction to this 3 week study. It’s a lofty one and one that needs a bit of a running start. So bear with me on this. Let’s begin by reading our passage 1 Corinthians 15:1-19 Now I would remind you, brothers, of the gospel I preached to you,…
Encounters with the Risen Jesus!
I. Introduction Over the last few weeks, we have been dealing with the meaning and with some of the implications of the coming of our Lord, Jesus Christ, to die for the sins of the world. His magnificence in death was surpassed by His climactic and glorious resurrection on the third day which Christians…
I feel like I don’t belong here... “I feel like I don’t belong here.” That was the statement I resonated with the most this week during a conversation I had with a few other Christians. We were discussing the weariness of living in today’s world. “It was not always this confusing or frustrating,” one…
Gospel of John
There is a real after-life and Jesus holds the key to your destiny because He holds the power of life and death. That life can be yours today.
The Gospel of John
Greg Yount • Sermon • • 4 views
There are two events that must take place in our lives that ONLY God can accomplish: Salvation and Resurrection. Is it possible to know for sure that God has done this in YOUR life? Yes!
Greg Yount • Sermon • • 13 views
Introduction Everyone, before I get into today's message, please write down the three parts of the gospel in your bulletin. But use pencil. See if you know it. What is the gospel? A: Death, burial, and resurrection of Jesus Christ. See: Isaiah 53 (focus on vv. 5-10) Jonah 1:17 ; 2:10 Hosea 6:2 Dwight…
Andy Osborne • Sermon • • 2 views
Introduction Without the resurrection, Christianity is the biggest scam in history. Have you ever been scammed? Told by someone to invest in something only to have that money disappear forever? Scam artists are very creative, some have faked pregnancy in order to get gifts which they sell for profit.…