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Contributed on Aug 11, 2022
A Man was Blind from birth; disciples were Blinded by tradition and the Religious Leaders were Blind by choice. Here we learn some lessons about blindness. All of us may have some blind spots. Gaining a new perspective.
Sermon – Jesus Confronts Blindness Scripture Lesson - John 9-1-15 “Now as Jesus passed by, He saw a man who was blind from birth. 2 And His disciples asked Him, saying, "Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?" 3 Jesus answered, "Neither this man nor his ...read more
Contributed on Aug 9, 2022
“Freedom is understood as either having the ability to act or change without constraint or to possess the power and resources to fulfill one's purposes unhindered.” Jesus assures believers that God alone can give real freedom.
Sermon: Uncommon Freedom Sacred scripture: John 8:21-37 “Later Jesus said to them again, “I am going away. You will search for me but will die in your sin. You cannot come where I am going.”22 The people[a] asked, “Is he planning to commit suicide? What does he mean, ‘You cannot come where I am ...read more
Contributed on Aug 4, 2022
The priest would dip the water and pour it out before the altar, and Jesus choose this moment to deliver a wonderful discourse about living water and extends this great invitation.
Sermon - The Promise of Living Water Scripture Lesson: John 7: 37-39 “On the last day, the climax of the festival, Jesus stood and shouted to the crowds, “Anyone who is thirsty may come to me! 38 Anyone who believes in me may come and drink! For the Scriptures declare, ‘Rivers of living water will ...read more
Contributed on Aug 2, 2022
When the crowd was massive, the disciples tired and confused, and the multitude was restless and hungry, Jesus uses a lad’s lunch to save the day. To surprise of everyone, Jesus said, “GIVE YE THEM TO EAT! The bewildered, tired disciples undervalued what they had available.
Sermon. The Possibility of Undervaluing What You Possess John 6:1-15 “After this, Jesus crossed over to the far side of the Sea of Galilee, also known as the Sea of Tiberias. 2 A huge crowd kept following him wherever he went, because they saw his miraculous signs as he healed the sick. 3 Then ...read more
Contributed on Jul 28, 2022
It might seem kind of crazy to ask someone who has been paralyzed for 38 years if he wants to get well but, of course, Jesus never asks a question without good reason. This is an invitation to participate in his miracle.
Sermon “Would you like to get well?” John 5:1-14 “Afterward Jesus returned to Jerusalem for one of the Jewish holy days. 2 Inside the city, near the Sheep Gate, was the pool of Bethesda, with five covered porches. 3 Crowds of sick people—blind, lame, or paralyzed—lay on the porches. 5 One of the ...read more
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Contributed on Jan 26, 2010
Back to the Future Most of us may remember a movie by this same title. In fact there were several "Back to the Future" sequels. In the movie starring Michael J. Fox and Claudia Wells, after traveling back in time, they found that the only way to return to the future was to recreate the system ...read more
Contributed on Dec 16, 2009
THE GOOD OUTCAST-LONGHAIR-BIKER Now it came to pass that a certain man was traveling Lonesome Street, a lonely and dark road from Tom's Tavern to Bill's Bar. After many visits to this bar, the consumption of liquor got a hold of him, stripped him of all his goods and left him destitute and dying ...read more