Sermons on Jesus

Sermons on Jesus

The Genius Of Jesus’s Genealogy

Sermon Handout While genealogical research is growing in popularity today, it has always been popular in the Jewish culture. So, it should be no surprise that the genealogy of Jesus is recorded in two of the four Gospel accounts (Matthew 1:1-17; Luke 3:23-38). Both accounts consist of a list of names in keeping with the Jewish practice of ancestral records. Quite honestly, it is tedious reading and differs from the narrative style of writing with which we are accustomed in…

The Choices You Make

Sermon Handout There are some choices that you get to make and there are some choices that you don’t get to make. It’s the former category that matters a great deal because the choices you make ultimately make you. This morning, as the return to school is at the forefront of our minds, let us look at one of the Bible’s most well known young people to see which choices he got to make and which choices he did not…

Lost and Found: The Parable of the Lost Son

Sermon Handout The Parable of the Lost Son is the last of three “lost” parables recorded in Luke 15. It is preceded by the Parable of the Lost Sheep and the Parable of the Lost Coin. All three parables are similar to one another in that they each depict something valuable (i.e. sheep, coin, son) being separated from its guardian (i.e. shepherd, woman, father) before eventually being reunited with the one who lost it (Luke 15:6, 9, 22-24). If all…