Son of David

Scriptures: Matthew 1:1-17; 12:1-6 & 38-42; 21:1-17; 22:41-45 & Psalm 110 Title: Jesus, Son of David Structure: Introduction Greater than Solomon Greater than the temple Greater than David Conclusion Introduction: One of the good things about being an adult is that your feet stop growing –         And that’s a good thing because it means you…

Mighty God

Scripture: Mark 1:21-39 Title: Mighty God Structure: Introduction Jesus preaches with authority Jesus heals with power Jesus prays with perspective Conclusion Introduction: Lieutenant General, Lord, Freyberg served in the Dardanelles & Europe with the British Army during the first world war –         Then he served in Italy & Africa with the New Zealand army during…

Jesus is Lord

Scripture: Matthew 7:21-29 Title: Jesus is Lord Structure: Introduction Listen Obey Receive Decide Conclusion Introduction: In his poem, The Divided World, Owen Marshall makes the observation… –         “The world is divided between those who say they adore the countryside and never go there, and those who say they hate the city and never leave it……

Everlasting Father

Scriptures: John 1:1-5 & Luke 15:11-32 Title: Everlasting Father Structure: Introduction Jesus is the source Jesus has all authority Conclusion Introduction: On the wall here we have a picture of 3 men: George Washington, Mahatma Ghandi and Nelson Mandela –         Can anyone tell me what these three men have in common? [Wait] –         That’s right…

Prince of Peace

Scriptures: Luke 8:42b-48 & Luke 19:41-48 Title: Prince of Peace Structure: Introduction Luke 8:42b-48 Luke 19:41-48 Conclusion Introduction: On the wall here we have a number of phrases… –         Bitter sweet, old news, civil war, jumbo shrimp, lead balloon, working holiday, great depression, original copy –         What do these phrases have in common? [Wait] –        …

Wonderful Counsellor

Scripture: Luke 13:10-21 Title: Wonderful Counsellor Structure: Introduction Yahweh the Wonderful Counsellor Jesus the Wonderful Counsellor God’s wonderful plan (Kingdom) Conclusion Introduction: Prince Charles has recently turned 70 –         Charles is of course next in line to take the throne –         The Prince’s full title is: His Royal Highness Prince Charles Philip Arthur George, Prince…

Healing in Ruth

Scripture: Ruth Title: Healing Structure: Introduction Ruth 1 Ruth 2 Ruth 3 Ruth 4 Conclusion Introduction: Aristotle is quoted as saying, “The whole is greater than the sum of its parts” –         The idea here is of synergy or working together –         Said another way, the interaction or cooperation of two or more parts produce…