Sermons from January 2022

Sermons from January 2022

Are You Ready?

Are You Ready? Luke 12:35-48 – January 30, 2022 Last week it was Hypocrisy, Fear, Worry, & Possessions. An example of this Acts 5:1-11.  INTRODUCTION: 2 Peter 3:3-4, 8-9.  Luke 12:35-38.  Literal translation is “Let your waist be girded.”  A belt around the waist so the robe might be pulled up and tucked into or under the belt. Your lamps burning –…

Hypocrisy, Fear, Worry & Possessions

Hypocrisy, Fear, Worry, & Possessions Luke 12:1-34 – January 23, 2022 Luke 12:1-3. Hypocrisy = falseness, deceit, acting under a faked part. Return to 11:41-42 and Micah 6:8  Luke 12:4-7.  Refer to Luke 11:53-54. Jesus, His disciples and His followers would now be targets of the Pharisees The word translated hell is “Gehenna” from a Greek transliteration of…

The Woes

The Woes Luke 11:37-54 – January 16, 2022 Woe!: uttered in grief or denunciation/condemnation Luke 11:37-38. A quick note about the Pharisees: Pharisees were members of one of the most important and influential religious and political parties of Judaism in the time of Jesus. There were more Pharisees than Sadducees (according to Josephus, there were more than 6,000…

The Wicked Generation

The Wicked Generation Luke 11:14-36 – January 9, 2022 First a correction. Last week when I spoke about the Lord’s prayer her in Luke 11:2-4, I said it begins with Father which is an intimate term which is correct. I also said there is no record of anyone using this term to address God prior to Jesus, meaning in the Old Testament and the New Testament. That was incorrect…

Jesus Teaching on Prayer 

Jesus Teaching on Prayer  Luke 11:1-13 – January 2, 2022 When we look at Jesus teaching on praying, we can look at Luke 11 or Matthew 6, but they are quite different and each has a distinct unique context. The prayer is very similar in both, but there are differences. The differences show it was not to be used as a precise ritual or magic formula for prayer. Luke…