Tag: communion

His Face Was Set

This is a sermon that was based on Luke 9:51, 53 which describes Jesus’ determination to go to Jerusalem in spite of all the opposition and eventual crucifixion He would be facing at Jerusalem. The message was accompanied with the sacrament of communion. Written excerpts of the sermon can be viewed here.


The Blood that Speaks

This sermon is based on Hebrews 12:24, which mentions that the blood of sprinkling “speaks better things than that of Abel.” This message was provided for a worship service in which the Sacrament of Communion was administered following the sermon. It discusses what it means to say that the blood speaks of better things. To…


Come to the Table

This sermon was preached during a service in which the sacrament of communion was shared. The sermon is based on some of Paul’s words in First Corinthians 10 and shares some comparisons between coming to the table at a family dinner and coming to the Lord’s Table. Those who wish to view a video recording…


God Is Love

This is the 8th sermon in a series of messages through the New Testament book of First John. This sermon is based on 1 John 4:7-21 and presents John’s message regarding the topic of love. John declares the eternal truth, “God is love.” Then he describes other aspects of love that logically follow from that…


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…