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  • Set Apart Series

    Contributed by Kevin Ruffcorn on Dec 13, 2010
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    The Lord set John the Baptist apart from others for a specific ministry. God does this for all the main characters in the Bible and he does for us also.

    Matthew 3:1-12 “Set Apart” INTRODUCTION We celebrate many things in many ways during our holiday season. Families and friends, the Christmas Spirit, holiday traditions and favorite foods are but a few of the blessings in which we rejoice. Of course, at the core of our more

  • Glory By The River Series

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 30, 2010

    Glory by the river (PowerPoint slides to accompany this talk are available on request - email:

    Reading: Matthew chapter 3 verses 1-18. Quote: R.C. Sproul (the American author, theologian and pastor): “The soul is lifted up by the contemplation of the glory of God and of his only begotten Son” “It is Christ in his glory who is the object of our worship and more

  • Prepare His Way Series

    Contributed by Matthew Kratz on Dec 4, 2010

    To Prepare the Way for the arrival of Christ, John the Baptist presented 1) His Ministry (Matthew 3:1-6) and 2) His Message (Matthew 3:7-12) pointing to the coming King.

    Before people meet for Christmas gatherings, it is not uncommon to send out an R.S.V.P. to determine who is coming. The host declares that there will be a party at such and such a time, and such and such a location. You tend to know generally who else is coming and what to do to prepare. This more

  • What Counts Is Your Life. Is It Green And Blossoming?

    Contributed by Colin Thornby on Dec 5, 2010
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    Real change and growth means working with God to allow God to change your life, which requires acknowledging brokenness and sin.

    John the Baptist tells it like it is. God’s kingdom is here and now, and you need to change your life. You’ll remember that we’re looking at Matthew’s Gospel through the lens of the question ‘how do we deal with change?’. This reading is all about change. more

  • Repentance: It's Not Just Words; It's A Complete Change Of Heart

    Contributed by Gregg Bitter on Dec 5, 2010

    How do we prepare our hearts for Christmas? Let's listen to the messenger God sent to prepare the way. Parts: A. A heart horrified at my sin. B. A heart rejoicing in Christ's kingdom. C. A heart producing real fruit in my life.

    Text: It's a Complete Change of Heart Theme: Repentance: It's Not Just Words; A. A heart horrified at my sin B. A heart rejoicing in Christ's kingdom C. A heart producing real fruit in my life Season: Advent 2a Date: December 5, 2010 Web page: more

  • Standing In The Stream

    Contributed by David Flowers on Feb 2, 2011
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    Dave looks at the baptism of Jesus as a formative time for him, and shows how we must have a similar experience of coming to know who we are to God.

    Standing In the Stream Wildwind Community Church David Flowers September 19, 2010 Matthew 3:1-17 (MSG) 1 While Jesus was living in the Galilean hills, John, called "the Baptizer," was preaching in the desert country of Judea. 2 His message was simple and austere, like his desert more

  • Anxiety Or Possibility

    Contributed by Gaither Bailey on Dec 1, 2010
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    Sermon for the 2nd Sunday in Advent, Year A.

    Matthew 3: 1 – 12 / Anxiety of Possibility Intro: Have you ever watched the Ellen Degeneres show? She sends people with a film crew to the home of some unsuspecting person. Can you imagine what that would be like? You have no warning and you are suddenly on national TV. You more

  • "A Change Of Heart And Life"

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on Dec 1, 2010
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    A sermon on repentance and coming out of the wilderness of life.

    Matthew 3:1-12 “A Change of Heart and Life” by: Ken sauer, Pastor of East Ridge United Methodist Church, Chattanooga, TN (Many ideas in the first part of this sermon are attributed to N.T. Wright) Imagine a police motorcade sweeping down Ringgold Road. First there are the more

  • Meet John The Baptist

    Contributed by Anthony Zibolski on Dec 20, 2010
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    What can we learn from the man that eats locust and was the forerunner for Christ?

    Meet John the Baptist Matthew chapter 3:1-3:12 Introduction- We are in the third week of Advent. Traditionally, a look at joy. Could their be anymore joy to a believer than the preparation of Jesus more

  • Lessons From The Life Of John The Baptist

    Contributed by David Cook on Feb 25, 2012
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    Key lessons we can learn from the life of John the Baptist

    What’s in a name? Names are significant. Names have a purpose. John 1:6, “There came a man sent from God, whose name was John” Let’s discover some wonderful truths from the Bible about this man sent from God, whose name was John. 1. Understand God’s Delays more

  • Prepare For The Lord

    Contributed by William Baeta on Dec 3, 2011
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    “For this is he who was spoken of by the prophet Isaiah, saying, ‘The voice of one crying in the wilderness: Prepare the way of the Lord, make His paths straight’” Matthew 3:3.

    Theme: Prepare for the Lord Text: Is. 11:1-10; Rom. 15:4-13; Matt. 3:1-12 Today is the 2nd Sunday of Advent. Advent simply means the coming or manifestation of Christ. It is used to refer to the first coming of Christ, the birth of Christ, and to His second coming, His return. Before His more

  • Why Was Jesus Baptized? Series

    Contributed by Thomas Swope on Apr 5, 2012

    A study of the Gospel of Matthew 3: 1 – 17

    Matthew 3: 1 – 17 Why Was Jesus Baptized? In those days John the Baptist came preaching in the wilderness of Judea, 2 and saying, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand!” 3 For this is he who was spoken of by the prophet Isaiah, saying: “The voice of one crying in the wilderness: more

  • Marrow Of Christianity

    Contributed by Mark Pierce on May 25, 2010
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    Repentance is the very marrow of our Christianity.

    Marrow of Christianity – 01.04.09 READ: Matthew 3:1-12 Introduction – I visited Ben and found out that he might have a bone marrow problem. Explain. At same time I’ve been studying Matthew 3. Confluence. What is the marrow of our Christianity? Are we producing the more

  • Of Fathers And Baptism

    Contributed by Greg Nance on Jun 19, 2010
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    How does Matthew 3 relate to Father’s day? You might be surprised.

    Matthew 3 Happy Father’s day! How many fathers are here today? Matthew 3 has a good Father’s day message in it. John scolded the hypocritical Pharisees and Sadducees when they came to where he was baptizing. He said (vs. 9), “Do not think you can say to yourselves, ‘We have Abraham as more

  • Love Story

    Contributed by Alison Bucklin on Jun 23, 2011

    Love doesn't mean never having to say you're sorry; it means being loved before you've even said it.

    They came, streaming down to the Jordan from Judea, Galilee, Perea and Decapolis, Jewish men, women and children, hoping to hear the word of God. And they saw just what they expected. They saw a wild man, a hairy man, a man straight out of the Old Testament tradition. He was dressed, so Matthew more