Tag: communion

Growing in Christ

This sermon is the fourth in a series of messages through the book of First John. This message covers 1 John 2:12-29 and speaks about the theme of spiritual maturity. In this passage, John addresses believers who are in various stages of spiritual development and tells them what spiritual maturity will enable them to do….


A Remembrance

This is a short Good Friday Communion meditation that was recorded on video. No congregation was present because of restrictions on public gatherings due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Therefore “participants” were instructed beforehand to prepare the bread and the cup at home prior to watching the video. The short meditation was based on the words…


What Does a Church Do?

This is the third sermon in a short series that attempts to explain what the church is and what it does. This message briefly reviews the first two sermons then begins to describe what the church does. The two tasks of the church discussed in this sermon are worship and administering the sacraments. Written excerpts…


A Fruitful Death

This is a sermon that was preached for a worship service in which the sacrament of communion was shared. It is based on Colossians 1:6, 21-22 and discusses the benefits of Christ’s death on the cross. His death seemed to be a tragedy at the time by His closest disciples and followers, but was proven…


The Communion Cup

This sermon was given for a worship service that included the sacrament of communion. It compares the words of Jesus, “This is my blood of the new covenant that is shed for many for the remission of sins,” to the events connected with the sealing of the Old Covenant as recorded in Exodus 24. To…


Till He Comes

This is a sermon that was given during a Palm Sunday service in which the sacrament of communion was celebrated. It focuses on the words found in 1 Cor. 15:26 where the Apostle states that we proclaim the Lord’s death till He comes. The message speaks about how this phrase relates to the actual words…


Proclaiming the Lord’s Death

This is a sermon that was based on 1 Corinthians 11:26 where Paul declares that we proclaim the Lord’s death every time we share the sacrament of communion. This message explores the idea of making a proclamation regarding the death of Jesus Christ by sharing the emblems of communion. To read excerpts of this message,…


The Offense of the Cross

This is a sermon that was given in a worship service that included the sacrament of communion. It is based on a phrase found in Galatians 5:11 in which the Apostle Paul writes about the offense of the cross. The message attempts to explain what the offense of the cross involves and makes application for…


Death on Purpose for a Purpose

This message is based on a text in 1 Peter 3 which speaks about Christ’s suffering and death. It includes a phrase that indicates the real purpose for His suffering. This message was used to remind the listeners of Christ’s substitutionary sacrifice for our salvation, and was given for a worship service in which the…


Dirty Feet and Clean Hearts

This is a sermon that is based on the account of the last supper that Jesus shared with His disciples in which he took a basin and washed the feet of the disciples. It focuses on the kind of washing they needed as well as the kind of washing they already had received – the…