Sermons from 2021

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Hope Gives Us Peace

Life Guide Life Guide – Leader’s Notes John 20:10-31 19 On the evening of that first day of the week, when the disciples were together, with the doors locked for fear of the Jewish leaders, Jesus came and stood among them and said, “Peace be with you!” 20 After he said this, he showed them his hands and side. The disciples were […]

Certain Hope for Uncertain Times

Lifeguide Lifeguide – Leader’s Notes 1 Corinthians 15:19-20 19 If only for this life we have hope in Christ, we are of all people most to be pitied. 20 But Christ has indeed been raised from the dead, the firstfruits of those who have fallen asleep. Christ is risen! He is risen indeed. That’s why […]

Hands of Humility

It was just before the Passover Feast. Jesus knew that the time had come for him to leave this world and go to the Father. Having loved his own who were in the world, he now loved them to the end.   Dear fellow heirs of our Savior: When a man faces his impending death, […]

Jesus Is the King We Need and Want!

Life Guide Life Guide – Leader’s Notes Jesus Is the King We Want Need! (Mark 11:1-10) As they approached Jerusalem and came to Bethphage and Bethany at the Mount of Olives, Jesus sent two of his disciples, 2 saying to them, “Go to the village ahead of you, and just as you enter it, you will […]

Glory Comes Through Sacrifice

Life Guide GLORY IN HEAVEN In heaven, they get what glory looks like. Of course they do, heaven is nicknamed “Eternal Glory.” And in heaven, the way the Bible illustrates it, here’s what glory looks like. There are 4 creatures gathered in a circle. And just behind them are 24 leaders sitting down. a circle […]

The Hands of Brutality

27 Then the governor’s soldiers took Jesus into the Praetorium and gathered the whole company of soldiers around him. 28 They stripped him and put a scarlet robe on him, 29 and then twisted together a crown of thorns and set it on his head. They put a staff in his right hand. Then they […]

The Peculiar Antidote: Look and Live!

Life Guide Life Guide – Leader’s Notes Has a detour ever done you in? You were on a long road trip to somewhere. Your back feels like it’s becoming part of the car seat. The kids are in the back asking every 5 minutes, “Are we there yet?” Your patience is wearing thin, then you […]

Hands of Hypocrisy (Caiaphas)

Sermon Text: Mark 14:55-65 Every good story needs a bad guy, and in the inspired true story that is the passion of Jesus, there are plenty of villains to choose from. We immediately think of Judas, the disciple of Jesus who was willing to betray his Lord for a few pieces of silver. We remember […]

Jesus Is in Charge Here!

Life Guide Life Guide – Leader’s Notes John 2:13–22 (NIV) 13 When it was almost time for the Jewish Passover, Jesus went up to Jerusalem. 14 In the temple courts he found people selling cattle, sheep and doves, and others sitting at tables exchanging money. 15 So he made a whip out of cords, and drove all from […]