Sermons on Jesus

Sermons on Jesus

2020 Vision

What Do We Need To Focus On?

Handout Do you know what was the most frequently performed healing of Jesus? Curing blindness. There are at least 5 specific episodes in which Jesus resolved someone’s physical blindness (Matthew 9:27-31; 12:22; Mark 10:46-52; Luke 8:22-26; John 9:1-7) as well as references to Jesus healing numerous others who were blind (Matthew 15:30; Luke 7:21). Maybe the reason Jesus so frequently remedied physical blindness was to expose our need for better spiritual vision. 18 as we look not to the things that…
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Rejected At Home

Handout The New Testament only records one occasion when Jesus returned to His hometown of Nazareth after beginning His ministry. This homecoming incited emotions ranging from excitement to anger. Today, we examine how the people of Nazareth reacted to Jesus when He returned home because their varying degrees of reaction reveal the two options we have when it comes to how we respond to Jesus.   54 and coming to his hometown he taught them in their synagogue, so that they…

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…