Month: November 2012

Christ the King (A Sermon on Romans 1:1-6)

This is part 4 of our series on the images of Christ in the Scriptures. Next week we begin advent, where we begin a season of anticipation. A season of expectation, expectation of the coming of the king. This week, we’re talking about Christ… Continue Reading “Christ the King (A Sermon on Romans 1:1-6)”

Scot McKnight, “Did Jesus Preach the Gospel?”

If you enjoy this, or just want to get more insight, Scot McKnight’s book The King Jesus Gospel expounds this discussion further.

Christ the Bridegroom (A Sermon on Matthew 25:1-13)

We’ve had a couple of weddings around here lately. Weddings are joyous occasions. I don’t know too many people who don’t enjoy going to a wedding. Of course these days weddings are BIG business. Here’s so US stats: • 2.3 million couples wed every… Continue Reading “Christ the Bridegroom (A Sermon on Matthew 25:1-13)”

N.T. Wright defines “the Gospel”

Christ the Servant (A Sermon on Philippians 2:5-11)

You have an attitude problem… I have an attitude problem… If I had a nickel for every time I heard a parent say “I don’t like your attitude”… I’d have a big pile of nickels… Attitude is a big deal. Your attitude is important.… Continue Reading “Christ the Servant (A Sermon on Philippians 2:5-11)”

Christ the Lamb (A Sermon on Revelation 5:5-14)

I once decided I would be very cautious about preaching on Revelation. I even flirted with the idea of never preaching on anything from Revelation after chapter 3. Chapters 2 & 3 are encouragement to churches enduring suffering and struggles. The call to the… Continue Reading “Christ the Lamb (A Sermon on Revelation 5:5-14)”