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DYING FOR A DRINK

Sermon Handout On 7 different occasions during the last 6 hours of His life, Jesus spoke. He prayed for forgiveness (Luke 23:34), He promised Paradise to a criminal (Luke 23:43), He assigned the care of His mother to an apostle (John 19:26-27), He quoted from Psalms (Matthew 27:46), He acknowledged His thirst (John 19:28), He indicated that His mission was complete (John 19:30), and He surrendered His spirit (Luke 23:46). What do we learn from Jesus’ final words and how…

SPIRITUAL INTEGRITY

Sermon Handout John Wooden once said, “Be more concerned with your character than with your reputation. Your character is what you really are while your reputation is merely what others think you are.” His point was that character matters because character is who we are when no one is around. Outside of Christ, the greatest example of character in the Bible is a guy named Joseph, and in this lesson we examine 3 truths we learn about character from him.…

DEVOTED TO EVANGELISM

Sermon Handout Scriptures indicates that there is a pattern to be followed in the church that pertains to certain teachings and practices. Such a pattern is reveled in a brief description of the church that Luke provides for us (Acts 2:42-47). In these 6 narrative verses we discover 8 different practices or activities to which the early church “devoted themselves” and/or emphasized, providing for us a pattern to be followed. 42 And they devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and the…
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TAKING CARE OF [FAMILY] BUSINESS

Sermon Handout On 7 different occasions during the last 6 hours of His life, Jesus spoke. He prayed for forgiveness (Luke 23:34), He promised Paradise to a criminal (Luke 23:43), He assigned the care of His mother to an apostle (John 19:26-27), He quoted from Psalms (Matthew 27:46), He acknowledged His thirst (John 19:28), He indicated that His mission was complete (John 19:30), and He surrendered His spirit (Luke 23:46). What do we learn from Jesus’ final words and how…
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THE RIGHT TO REMAIN SILENT

Sermon Handout On 7 different occasions during the last 6 hours of His life, Jesus spoke. He prayed for forgiveness (Luke 23:34), He promised Paradise to a criminal (Luke 23:43), He assigned the care of His mother to an apostle (John 19:26-27), He quoted from Psalms (Matthew 27:46), He acknowledged His thirst (John 19:28), He indicated that His mission was complete (John 19:30), and He surrendered His spirit (Luke 23:46). What do we learn from Jesus’ final words and how…
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KING JOSIAH

Josiah was eight years old when he began to reign, and he reigned thirty-one years in Jerusalem. His mother’s name was Jedidah the daughter of Adaiah of Bozkath. 2 And he did what was right in the eyes of the Lord and walked in all the way of David his father, and he did not turn aside to the right or to the left.” 2 Kings 22:1-2
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FORGIVING THE UNFORGIVABLE

Sermon Handout On 7 different occasions during the last 6 hours of His life, Jesus spoke. He prayed for forgiveness (Luke 23:34), He promised Paradise to a criminal (Luke 23:43), He assigned the care of His mother to an apostle (John 19:26-27), He quoted from Psalms (Matthew 27:46), He acknowledged His thirst (John 19:28), He indicated that His mission was complete (John 19:30), and He surrendered His spirit (Luke 23:46). What do we learn from Jesus’ final words and how…
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FROM THE INSIDE OUT – A Study of modesty

Sermon Handout In 1 Peter 1 we are instructed to “be holy as our father is holy.” One of the key characteristics of holiness is consistency, that is being the same from the inside out. One of the best ways to convey this concept of consistency is to look at a baby carrot. Baby carrots, unlike other vegetables such as potatoes and cucumbers, are consistent in their basic color and texture from the inside out. As Christians, we are to…

FOLLOWING THIS LIFE

Sermon Handout Jesus taught that there is a life following this one. Jesus also taught that following this life there will be a Day of Judgment on which our eternal destination in the next life will be decided. Based on this information it is imperative that we understand what follows this life and how are eternal destinations will be decided. 31 “When the Son of Man comes in His glory, and all the angels with Him, then He will sit on…