The Irony of the Son of Man

Note: This communion lesson can also be used as an interactive discussion (as well as a sermonette) 1. Introduction Opening Question: What are some of the names Jesus referred to himself as? Question: What did he mean when he called himself “Son of Man”? What comes to mind? Matthew 20:20-28 20Then the mother of Zebedee’s […]

Experiencing Forgiveness

I. Scripture Matthew 18:23-35 (NIV)  21Then Peter came to Jesus and asked, “Lord, how many times shall I forgive my brother when he sins against me? Up to seven times?” 22Jesus answered, “I tell you, not seven times, but seventy-seven times.[f] 23″Therefore, the kingdom of heaven is like a king who wanted to settle accounts […]

God Meets Our Needs at the Cross

2 Corinthians 9:8 “And God is able to make all grace abound to you, so that in all things at all times, having all that you need, you will abound in every good work.” What is the fundamental “SPIRITUAL” need we all have? Forgiveness (academic answer at least) (Hebrews 7:26) John Powell (Jesuit Priest) says […]

It Is Written

I. We now come to the Communion Title of the Communion:           It is written Say these three words with me:          IT       IS        WRITTEN    (2 more times) [Q] How did Jesus respond when tempted by Jesus? IT IS WRITTEN. II. Scripture Turn with me to John 19:28-30 Later, knowing that all was now […]