Sermon Notes


02
May 2022

Matthias: Getting in the Mission Scripture: Acts 1:15-26   15 And in those days Peter stood up in the midst of the disciples, and said, (the number of names together were about an hundred and twenty,) 16 Men and brethren, this scripture must needs have been fulfilled, which the Holy Ghost by the mouth of David spake before concerning Judas, which was guide to them that took Jesus. 17 For he was numbered with us, and had obtained part of this ministry. 18 Now this man purchased a field with the reward of iniquity; and falling headlong, he burst asunder in the midst, and all his bowels gushed out. 19 And it was known unto all the dwellers at Jerusalem; insomuch as that field is called in their proper tongue, Aceldama, that is to say, The field of blood. 20 For it is written in the book of Psalms, Let his habitation be desolate, and let no man dwell therein: and his bishoprick let another take. 21 Wherefore of these men which have companied with us all the time that the Lord Jesus went in and out among us, 22 Beginning from the baptism of John, unto that same day that he was taken up from us, must one be ordained to be a witness with us of his resurrection. 23 And they appointed two, Joseph called Barsabas, who was surnamed Justus, and Matthias. 24 And they prayed, and said, Thou, Lord, which knowest the hearts of all men, shew whether of these two thou hast chosen, 25 That he may take part of this ministry and apostleship, from which Judas by transgression fell, that he might go to his own place. 26 And they gave forth their lots; and the lot fell upon Matthias; and he was numbered with the eleven apostles...

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27
Apr 2022

Sermon:Baptism and Communion Scripture: Matthew 3:13-17, Matthew 28:18-19; Exodus 12:1-15; Luke 22:7- Matthew 3:13-17 13 Then cometh Jesus from Galilee to Jordan unto John, to be baptized of him. 14 But John forbad him, saying, I have need to be baptized of thee, and comest thou to me? 15 And Jesus answering said unto him, Suffer it to be so now: for thus it becometh us to fulfil all righteousness. Then he suffered him. 16 And Jesus, when he was baptized, went up straightway out of the water: and, lo, the heavens were opened unto him, and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove, and lighting upon him: 17 And lo a voice from heaven, saying, This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well Matthew 28:18-19 18 And Jesus came and spake unto them, saying, All power is given unto me in heaven and in earth. 19 Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost: Exodus 12:1-15; The Lord told Moses and Aaron this in the land of Egypt: 2 This month is to be the beginning of your calendar. It is to be the first month of the year for you. 3 Tell the entire Israelite community that on the tenth day of this month, they are to take a lamb or a young goat for themselves, according to their fathers’ households, one lamb per household. 4 But if the household is too small for a whole lamb, then that person and his neighbor next door to him must select one, based on the number of people. Determine what size lamb is needed according to how much each person will eat. 5 Your lamb must be unblemished, a year-old male. You may take it from the sheep or...

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25
Apr 2022

Sermon: Baptism and Communion Scripture: Matthew 3:13-17, Matthew 28:18-19; Exodus 12:1-15; Luke 22:7-20 Matthew 3:13-17 John Baptizes Jesus 13 Then Jesus came from Galilee to be baptized by John at the Jordan. 14 But John tried to stop him, saying, “I need to be baptized by you, and yet you come to me?” 15 But Jesus answered him, “Let it be so now, because it is proper for us to fulfill all righteousness.” Then John let him. 16 After Jesus was baptized, he immediately went up out of the water. Suddenly, the heavens were opened for him! He saw the Spirit of God, descending like a dove and landing on him, 17 and a voice out of the heavens said, “This is my Son, whom I love. I am well pleased with him.” Matthew 28:18-19 18 Jesus approached and spoke to them saying, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. 19 Therefore go and gather disciples from all nations by baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, Exodus 12:1-15 Instructions for the Passover and the Festival of Unleavened Bread 12 The Lord told Moses and Aaron this in the land of Egypt: 2 This month is to be the beginning of your calendar. It is to be the first month of the year for you. 3 Tell the entire Israelite community that on the tenth day of this month, they are to take a lamb or a young goat for themselves, according to their fathers’ households, one lamb per household. 4 But if the household is too small for a whole lamb, then that person and his neighbor next door to him must select one, based on the number of people. Determine what size lamb is needed according to how much each person will eat....

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09
Jan 2022

Jesus needed men he could trust, who believed not only in him, but believed in His mission. The men were diverse, sometimes a rowdy. Some with strong personalities others passive, all committed to Jesus’ mission with one exception. He would select one who will betray Him. Jesus’ mission would change human history, but more importantly bring salvation to mankind. We begin with the first Apostle: Andrew, who would never be in the limelight, but would always be bringing someone to Jesus. First Andrew would bring his older fisherman brother, then a boy with a lunch basket. Finally, a group of strangers Greeks....

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09
Jan 2022

Christmas a wonderful time, but it only brings us to having to make a decision “What child is this?”  This child was an intervention of God, Jesus was born to be our Savior. Jesus’ mission would not be simple nor easy. Eternal life and the defeat of death is the result this child’s life. Christmas is hope and resurrection. ...

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