Tag Archives: Jesus

Love in Deed and Truth

This sermon was preached on September 4, 2022, at Unity Baptist as part of the First John series. The text is 1 John 3:10-24 and reminds us that love expressed not in words but in action.

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Pentecost

Jesus appeared to numerous disciples and believers over 40 times following the resurrection. At the time of his ascension he told them to wait in Jerusalem for the promise. Last week we read about a promise made; Acts 2 begins … Continue reading

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He Cannot Save Himself

A Poem for Good Friday Many questions were asked of him,though no answer was heard.Pilate pressed him to respond,but Jesus spoke not a word. As prophesied by Isaiah,like a lamb he was silent.Which angered the crowd even more,and they began … Continue reading

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Revealer of Mysteries and Secrets

Part 2 in the Daniel series. There’s a lot we can learn from Daniel about a right relationship with God. This sermon could easily have been titled “Be like Daniel.”

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What is a Gift?

I was under the weather a few days this week but feel much better. It doesn’t take a lot of activity to feel winded and after teaching Sunday School this morning I was not able to preach without breaking down … Continue reading

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Blessed by Revelation

I recently preached a couple of sermons from Revelation. I stressed that John pointed out in the prologue, Rev. 1:3, that anyone who reads these words, hears these words and keeps this prophecy will be blessed. A common argument against … Continue reading

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Examples and Warnings

Sometimes if you can’t be a good example you’ll just have to be a terrible warning. The letters to the seven churches are recorded for our benefit. Learn what they did right, what they did wrong, then choose wisely.

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Parable of the Forgiving Father

There are two sons in what we often call The Parable of the Prodigal Son and neither of them is the focus of what Jesus was teaching.

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Moses as a Type of Christ

There are many images and symbols in the Old Testament that picture things to come. Christ types are figures that illustrate something about the person or ministry of Jesus. Moses is perhaps the most significant individual in Judaism and the … Continue reading

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The Wedding at Cana

During a wedding feast Jesus performed his first miracle recorded in the Gospels. Jesus did not perform signs and wonders on command and he never did miracles in an attempt to prove who he was.

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