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  • Part 1 - Matthew 11:2-6 - Jesus-In-A-Box! Series

    Contributed by Ross Cochrane on May 29, 2010
    based on 50 ratings
     | 6,395 views

    My grandchildren sometimes play with a Jack-in-a-box. Sometimes we want a JESUS-IN-A-BOX too. We want Him to fit into our pre-conceived ideas of who He should be and how He should act.

    Part 1 - Matthew 11:2-6 - JESUS-IN-A-BOX! I get the privilege and opportunity to speak to many old people in the course of my day. Being a chaplain and Pastor in an aged care facility (fancy name for old people’s nursing home) I am fascinated by the amazing lives that they have led. Last week ...read more

  • Waiting For The Messiah

    Contributed by Jon Mackinney on May 27, 2010
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,467 views

    Waiting is one of the hardest things we are called to do. And sometimes our expectations get skewed in the meantime.

    Passage: Matthew 11:1-6 Intro: There are few things in the human experience as intense as waiting for something. 1. It seems like we spend our whole lives waiting to grow up, for our birthdays, our graduation, our marriage, our kids and our grandkids. 2. and of course, we wait in incredible ...read more

  • When Things Haven't Turned Out The Way You Expected

    Contributed by Jim Butcher on Jul 8, 2010
    based on 4 ratings
     | 5,778 views

    A look at John the Baptist's astonishing admission of doubt about who Jesus is and why we often have similar doubts.

    OUR COMPLAINT: “This is not what I signed up for.” - Matthew 11:2a – John in prison. - I cannot read the mind of John, but I can’t help but believe that a prison cell was the last place he expected to end up. - He is the great prophet of God, the forerunner of the ...read more

  • The Last Prophet

    Contributed by D Marion Clark on Oct 9, 2016
    based on 3 ratings
     | 4,828 views

    John’s message was “Repent!” So was Jesus’. Here is the distinction between the two. John urged repentance because he thought judgment was at hand. Jesus urged repentance because salvation was at hand.

    Matthew 11:2-6 The Last Prophet 2/8/15 D. Marion Clark Introduction What would it have been like to encounter Jesus in the flesh? To see him with your own eyes, hear his voice, witness his deeds, and listen to his teachings? What impact would he have had on you? Our new sermon series ...read more

  • Prepare His Kingdom Series

    Contributed by Matthew Kratz on Dec 14, 2018
     | 3,508 views

    To "Prepare His Kingdom" John the Baptist inquires about Jesus' Kingship through 1) The Request (Matthew 11:2-3), 2) The Reply (Matthew 11:4-6), and 3) The Recognition (Matthew 11:7-11)

    During the opening festivities for Kitchener’s annual German Christkindl (“Christ Child”) Market on Thursday night, a choir sang traditional carols and a hymn. Then a woman stepped forward to read the Christmas story from the German translation of the Gospel according to Luke. She was interrupted ...read more

  • John The Baptist's Question Series

    Contributed by Leighton (Lee) Vary on Mar 21, 2017
     | 6,854 views

    John had predicted the coming of the Messiah just as the prophets of old had predicted. In his mind the Messiah was coming to baptize people with the Spirit of God and with fire. But now, he wondered. Was Jesus really the Messiah? He had to know.

    I. Introduction A. Lets read Matthew 11:1 - 3 as our introduction Matthew 11:1-3 (NKJV) Now it came to pass, when Jesus finished commanding His twelve disciples, that He departed from there to teach and to preach in their cities. {2} And when John had heard in prison about the works of Christ, ...read more

  • Do We Have A Ton Of Stuff And A Ounce Of Faith?

    Contributed by Wade Martin Hughes, Sr on Feb 1, 2017
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,806 views

    Life can tend to become a trap of habits and thinking patterns that define us. We have opportunities before us. Leave your comfort zone and do more than you ever dreamed... Bend your back and get to work.

    DO WE HAVE A TON OF STUFF WITH AN OUNCE OF FAITH? By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. Kyfingers@aol.com Text: Matthew 6:33 But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you. Hebrews 11:6 But without faith it is impossible to please him: ...read more

  • Different Expectations Series

    Contributed by Kevin Ruffcorn on Dec 13, 2010
    based on 5 ratings
     | 3,867 views

    Jesus didn't fit John's idea of what the Messiah would be like. Jesus stressed love rather than judgment. Jesus moves in surprising ways and communicates God's grace in unexpected situations.

    Matthew 11:2-11 “Different Expectations” INTRODUCTION The family gathers around the newborn’s bassinette. They marvel at this squirming gift of life, and give thanks for health and wholeness. As they gaze upon the baby’s features they wonder what the child will ...read more

  • Jesus Is The One!

    Contributed by Daniel Habben on Dec 13, 2010
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,119 views

    Jesus Is The One! 1) Look at his works; 2) Listen to his words

    He has a decent job. He’s kind to my cat. He enjoys my parents’ company. He even knows the difference between baking powder and baking soda. Is he the one? She’s intelligent. She makes me laugh. She likes to go camping. She even buys her clothes at Value Village. Is she the one? ...read more

  • Are You Really?

    Contributed by Charles Mallory on Dec 13, 2010
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,490 views

    Encouragement for those times when, like John the Baptist, we have become frustrated and disappointed when God didn't work in the way we hoped or prayed about.

    BELOVED PASTOR, D. L. MOODY, ONCE REMARKED THAT, “THE BEST WAY TO SHOW THAT A STICK IS CROOKED IS NOT TO ARGUE ABOUT IT OR TO SPEND TIME DENOUNCING IT, BUT TO LAY A STRAIGHT STICK ALONGSIDE IT.” IT IS HUMAN NATURE TO QUESTION AND TO BE SKEPTICAL OF FACTS, FIGURES OR ANY TYPE OF ...read more

  • Checking Out The Stories

    Contributed by Clarence Eisberg on Dec 13, 2010
    based on 2 ratings
     | 2,859 views

    Advent... John the Baptist is concerned...maybe even filled with doubt about Jesus Where was the 'wrath of God, the fire and brimstone...but Jesus was preaching God's love, mercy and forgiveness. Includes quotes from Ravi Zacharius, People still doubt tod

    In Jesus Holy Name December 12, 2010 Text: Matthew 11:1-4 Advent II Redeemer “Checking Out the Stories” Our gospel lesson begins with John the Baptizer in prison. John was not afraid to proclaim his message to religious leaders who had come down to the ...read more

  • "Looking At Jesus From Behind Prison Bars"

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on Dec 8, 2010
    based on 11 ratings
     | 4,623 views

    A sermon which asks the question, "Where do we find ourselves this Christmas season?"

    Matthew 11:2-11 “Looking at Jesus from Behind Prison Bars” By: Ken Sauer, Pastor of East Ridge United Methodist Church, Chattanooga, TN www.eastridgeumc.com An amateur actor friend of mine told me about an experience she had while performing in a local play. Now, even ...read more

  • Prepare His Kingdom Series

    Contributed by Matthew Kratz on Dec 10, 2010
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,072 views

    To "Prepare His Kingdom" John the Baptist inquires about Jesus’ Kingship through 1) The Request (Matthew 11:2-3), 2) The Reply (Matthew 11:4-6), and 3) The Recognition (Matthew 11:7-11)

    Do you have all your Christmas shopping done? Some people finish their Christmas shopping during boxing day sales. In some ways we admire those who are so prepared that they finish all their shopping early. What kind of person is that organized? As we all know, the later you do your shopping, the ...read more

  • Jesus Is The One

    Contributed by Gregg Bitter on Dec 13, 2010
     | 3,631 views

    John the Baptist struggled. Was Jesus the One? Jesus leads us into God’s Word to heal our struggling hearts, just as he did for John. A) He fulfills the prophecies, so we find healing in the Scriptures B) He blesses us in his Word, so we take it to heart

    Text: Matthew 11:2-11 Theme: Jesus Is the One A. He fulfills the prophecies, so that we find healing in the Scriptures. B. He blesses us in his Word, so that we take it to heart. Season: Advent 3a Date: December 12, 2010 Web page: ...read more

  • John’s Question

    Contributed by Dan Finch on Dec 25, 2010
     | 6,284 views

    Everybody wants to be a winner and be on the winning team. John the baptizer was afraid that he was mistaken about Jesus because he saw him headed toward a cross. We are still a lot like John. Following Jesus is often not about winning.

    It’s hard to be sure when you are in pain It’s easy to be confident when things are going well – when you are young, strong – LeBron James for instance, went on TV and had a whole show just to say that he was going to the Miami Heat. Look at me, look how confident I am. This is going to be ...read more