Sermon Take Away: Look and Live

Scripture: Luke 19:1-10; Exodus 22:1 “And I, if I be lifted up from the earth, will draw all men unto me.” While on the cross, many had their eyes on Jesus. Many had heard about his authoritative teachings in the temple. That he had kept company will the poor and the sick, people that were rejected by the higher class people. Jesus had a divine mission to fulfill. To seek and save that which was lost. When we Look & Live, we see Jesus in all his power and glory. In him, there is forgiveness of sins and the gift … Continue reading Sermon Take Away: Look and Live

Sermon Take Away: Make a Way to See Christ

Scripture: Luke 19:1-10; Exodus 22:1 Jesus Christ came to seek and save that which is lost. In this scripture, he was passing through Jericho. In his travels from city to city, he taught, healed and encouraged many people. His name and his miraculous works were spoken of throughout the regions. “And Jesus returned in the power of the Spirit into Galilee: and there went out a fame of him through all the region round about.”(Luke 4:14) There was a man named Zaccheus. He was a publican, short in stature. He wanted to see Jesus for himself and could not because … Continue reading Sermon Take Away: Make a Way to See Christ

Sermon Take Away: Something About the Name of Jesus

Scripture: Acts 3:1-10 The magnitude of God’s love came in the person of Jesus Christ. Man needed an everlasting redemption to have eternal peace, love, and joy in the splendor of heaven. The sacrificial systems that were established in the Old Testament were sanction for that time. But our omniscient God had a much better plan for man. The life of Christ remans one of the most interesting and inspiring stories. How can one man save the whole world? Only by the power of his Father. The same Father, who created all things. Jesus was born, he was crucified and … Continue reading Sermon Take Away: Something About the Name of Jesus

Sermon Take Away: The Greatest Friend In the World Is Jesus Christ

Scripture: Hebrews 13:8 When God sent Jesus Christ, he gave us his all. One message remains a constant throughout the lives of God’s people, God wants to be us. The death and resurrection of Jesus has made it possible for us to accepts and believe in salvation. It is in salvation that we build a lasting relationship with God and Christ.. The greatest friend in the world is Jesus Christ. He is one friend that all can share. He does not discriminate, favor, or deny. The invitation to accept him is one’s choice. But to deny him, is to deny … Continue reading Sermon Take Away: The Greatest Friend In the World Is Jesus Christ

Sermon Take Away: Do You Know The Way

Scripture: John 14:1-7 After Jesus had told his disciples that he was to glorify his father, he gave them words of encouragement. He told them “Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me.” In other words, don’t worry but believe. While with the disciples, Jesus ministered to the poor and the rich. He healed the blind, lame, and deaf. He taught and lived one of the central messages of the bible, which is love. The disciples were given the promise that they will see Christ again. He had to die to make forgiveness of … Continue reading Sermon Take Away: Do You Know The Way

Sermon Take Away: Can’t Go Wrong To Do Right

Scriptures: Galatians 6:1-9 Graciously, our heavenly Father gives us new mercies through the life saving power of our blessed Savior. Though underserving, he constantly gives to us because his love is unmeasurable. It is because he loves us that we must learn how to accept one another in love. We do not deny that there is so much evil throughout the world. People of God are called to keep all things in prayer and to trust in the ever presence of God. For this world and all that are in the world belongs to him. He has called us to … Continue reading Sermon Take Away: Can’t Go Wrong To Do Right

Sermon Take Away: It Is Finished

Scriptures: John 19:30; Exodus 20:1-20 Jesus Christ loved us so much that he gave his life for us. Let’s remember that his life was not taken. He freely gave his life. This is the time of year, when Christians celebrate the death and resurrection of Christ. It is important that believers acknowledge his death and resurrection daily. It is in the salvation of Christ that we are saved. Christ as our Savior reigns in the core of our heart. Our hope, our faith, our belief are renewed everyday. Jesus suffered much the night before his crucifixion. By the time, he … Continue reading Sermon Take Away: It Is Finished

Sermon Take Away: Little Made Much

Scriptures: Mark 12:41-44; Philippians 4:6-8 There is no better view to be in than in the eyes of our heavenly Father and our blessed Savior. The cross of Christ is our constant reminder of their love for us. Jesus has given us so much in the inspired word of God. In the gospel chapter of Mark, the people were in the temple giving their offerings. Jesus watched as the people gave. His watch is not like the leaders at that time or even the leaders of our time. Many of the givers were rich. He made note of a poor … Continue reading Sermon Take Away: Little Made Much

Sermon Take Away: I’m Grateful

Scriptures: Psalm 8 Our God is a good! His mercies fail us not. He is awesome. He is worthy of our praises. Testimonies are good for all. In our testimonies, we acknowledge that God is supreme. He is over our lives. Do we take enough time to tell him what he means to us. What about reasons of to say “I’m Grateful”. It is a very good thing to take more time to think about the blessings of God. There are so many until it is possible at times, to get overwhelmed with day to day happenings. Psalm 8 is … Continue reading Sermon Take Away: I’m Grateful

Sermon Take Away: A War Going On

Scriptures: I Samuel 17:38-51; Ephesians 6:10-18 Since the fall of Adam, there has been a force to destroy the perfect creations of God.  This force to destroy came from one of the most cherished angels in heaven, Lucifer. In the book of Samuel, David fought Goliath, the giant Philistine.  David did not like the negative message and his defiant words about the living God. The Philistines were enemies of Israel. Saul had given David the weaponry to fight.  But David had not proved those weapons.  He was familiar with simple forms of weapons being raised a shepherd boy.  David took his … Continue reading Sermon Take Away: A War Going On

Sermon Take Away: Trouble In My Way

Scriptures: Mark 4:35-40 Jesus did not say that we would not have trouble. He promised to be with us in the times of trouble. One of the many treasures of God’s word is that is provides us with so many experiences of his people and how they were delivered. In the book of Mark, we have an account of the disciples traveling in a ship. No doubt that had just come from a day of ministering and took to the ship for relaxation, while traveling to their next mission. While sailing, a great storm of strong wind and waves beat … Continue reading Sermon Take Away: Trouble In My Way

Sermon Take Away: Looking Up

Scriptures: Hebrews 12:1,2; James 1:2 In times like these it is good to always keep in mind the magnitude of God’s love for us. Often we share personal experiences which recognizes our faith. People of God have faith to believe because it is right and because this is what God requires of us. Looking Up is having a consistent spirit of pure hope and joy in the salvation of Jesus Christ, regardless of our present circumstances. The night of his arrest, Christ suffered immensely. He was falsely accused, scourged, mocked, and suffered tremendous physical discomfort. A crucifixion death was the … Continue reading Sermon Take Away: Looking Up

Sermon Take Away: Redeeming the Time

Scriptures: Ephesians 5:16-20-; James 4:14 Time is a valuable commodity. We can’t move time backward, forward or stop it. The God of the Heavens and the earth is in full control of time. Time is a morning gift from God. Every morning we are granted new mercies, an opportunity to do better. Each day is day to seek God. To pray for his forgiveness and power of our lives. The Apostle Paul wrote “redeeming the time, because the days are evil”. Redeem means to buy back or to repurchase. Redeeming the time means that we make the best of time, … Continue reading Sermon Take Away: Redeeming the Time

Sermon Take Away: The Good Samaritan

Scriptures: Luke 10:25-37; I Corinthians 13:7 What made the certain Samaritan good? A certain lawyer, one who studied the Torah, asked Jesus what shall he do to inherit eternal life. Jesus used the Socratic method. The Socratic method is responding to a question with a question. In this method, Jesus could discern the thoughts of the lawyer. The lawyer responded with the answer from the law in Deuteronomy 6:5, “Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, soul, strength and mind; and thy neighbor as thyself.” Willing to justify himself, he asked who was his neighbor. Jesus … Continue reading Sermon Take Away: The Good Samaritan

Sermon Take Away: Jesus Prayed For Me

Scriptures: John 17; Hebrews 11:6 We can take a great sense of comfort to know that Jesus cares for us. His love for us is beyond human comprehension. At it is written in the inspired word of God, he fulfilled the will of his Father when he gave his life for the sins of the world. Yet in all that Christ endured, just for us, his own suffering was not the focus of his prayer that night in which his false accusers arrested him. The gospel of John 17 is the Lord’s prayer. This is the prayer that Jesus prayed … Continue reading Sermon Take Away: Jesus Prayed For Me

Sermon Take Away: It is Written

Scriptures: II Timothy 3:16&17; Psalms 119:105 “All scripture is given by the inspiration of God, and are profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for reproof, for instruction in righteousness: That the man f God may be perfect, thoroughly furnished unto all good works.” The bible is very rich and important in its history origination. It remains one of the most popular books and yet the most misunderstood book. One popular misunderstanding is that the bible was written by men. The bible was inspired, therefore written by the God of heaven and the earth. He is the author of this most popular … Continue reading Sermon Take Away: It is Written

Sermon Take Away: Pray and Keep Praying

Scriptures: Matthew 7:7; 1 John 5:14-15 Are you a graduate believer in Jesus Christ? A graduate in Jesus Christ has come to accept the full package that comes with Jesus Christ. They are the ones who have studied the Word of God and applied every word to themselves. They are the ones who know to put God first in their lives and to allow God to enter their hearts and help them to grow spiritually, naturally, and mentally. This is a graduate believer. No believer is perfect, but it is our aim to be so with the loving help of … Continue reading Sermon Take Away: Pray and Keep Praying

Sermon Take Away: Your Keeper

Scriptures: Psalm 121; Matthew 7:7 & 8, Deuteronomy 31:6-8, Isaiah 54:7 “I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help.” Psalm 121:1 Did you know you have a keeper? Yes, you do. God he is your keeper. David, the writer of this Psalm, was a man after God’s own heart because he understood the depth of God’s love for his people. He understood that the mercies of God are innumerable. He understood that God will always be with us. Psalm 121 expresses David’s devotion and love to God. Written in figurative language, David looked up … Continue reading Sermon Take Away: Your Keeper

Sermon Take Away: Ray of Hope

Scriptures: Lamentation 3:22-23; John 19:29-30; Revelation 5:11-14 “It is of the Lord’s mercies that we are not consumed, because his compassions fail not. They are new every morning: great is thy faithfulness.” Lamentation 3:22-23 It is a great assurance to know that God knows everything. To know that everything that happens, happens for a reason. This is why we have hope in God. Hope is when you have a positive vision of what is to come and this leads to faith. Faith is when you know and believe in your heart God will make that vision come to pass. The book of … Continue reading Sermon Take Away: Ray of Hope

Sermon Take Away: What Lack I?

Scriptures: Matthew 19:16-22, Mark 10:21-22, Psalm 19:7, Ephesians 2:8-9 When you accept Jesus Christ into your life, you enter a spiritual journey with a hopeful destination of eternal life. But this journey is not an easy one. Remember that saying “Once saved, always saved?” Well, this is an incorrect saying because every day we believers must draw closer to God so we do not fall or be led astray of the Word. The only way we can seek spiritual renewal and change in ourselves, we must ask Jesus daily, What Lack I? What do I lack or need more of … Continue reading Sermon Take Away: What Lack I?