Sermons by Pastor Wordell

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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 […]

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 […]

Hands of Misguided Zeal: Peter

John 18:4-11 4 Jesus, knowing all that was going to happen to him, went out and asked them, “Who is it you want?” 5 “Jesus of Nazareth,” they replied. “I am he,” Jesus said. (And Judas the traitor was standing there with them.) 6 When Jesus said, “I am he,” they drew back and fell to the ground. 7 Again he asked them, “Who is […]

The Transfiguration of our Lord

Life Guide Life Guide – Leader’s Notes Mark 9:2-9 2 After six days Jesus took Peter, James and John with him and led them up a high mountain, where they were all alone. There he was transfigured before them. 3 His clothes became dazzling white, whiter than anyone in the world could bleach them. 4 And there appeared before them Elijah and […]

Look Into Jesus

Life Guide Life Guide – Leader’s Notes 43 The next day Jesus decided to leave for Galilee. Finding Philip, he said to him, “Follow me.” 44 Philip, like Andrew and Peter, was from the town of Bethsaida. 45 Philip found Nathanael and told him, “We have found the one Moses wrote about in the Law, and about whom the prophets also wrote—Jesus of […]

See What Simeon Saw

Burst into songs of joy together, for the Lord has comforted his people. The Lord will lay bare his holy arm in the sight of all the nations, and all the ends of the earth will see the salvation of our God. (Is. 52:9-10) SEE WHAT SIMEON SAW Our sermon today is based on the story of Simeon from Luke chapter 2. As […]

Learn From Mary to Glorify the Lord

In your nativity scene at home, no doubt the most important and most interesting character is the baby. The baby Jesus is the most powerful force in the universe, but now he looks like a little baby. And all of history is divided by this child. No matter how you label years, everything breaks down […]

Coming Soon: The King of Glory

Life Guide Life Guide – Leader’s Notes Psalm 24 1 The earth is the Lord’s, and everything in it, the world, and all who live in it; 2 for he founded it on the seas and established it on the waters. 3 Who may ascend the mountain of the Lord? Who may stand in his holy place? 4 The one who has clean […]

Saints Triumphant

Life Guide Life Guide – Leader’s Notes 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 13 Brothers and sisters, we do not want you to be uninformed about those who sleep in death, so that you do not grieve like the rest of mankind, who have no hope. 14 For we believe that Jesus died and rose again, and so we believe that God will bring […]