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sermons tagged 'John the Baptist'

Bondage

Matthew 14.1-12
Dec 3rd 2017

* CORRECTION: around 8:50, "his boss' WIFE" should have been "his boss' DAUGHTER"

How free are you? The Word says we're only as free as the sin we're free from. Are you free from the bondage of sin, the lure of pride, the suck of self, the lust of...read >>

adultery, fear, fear of man, John the Baptist, marriage, pride, sex, sin, sorrow, suffering
Matthew, sin, suffering

Prophecy, Violence, and The Kingdom

Matthew 11.7-15
Apr 2nd 2017

Does your Christian "walk" feel more like a desperate dash for hope & peace?

According to Christ, John the Baptist was the greatest man ever born of woman. And yet even John had his doubts and misunderstandings as Jesus' Kingdom was beginning to come through his...read >>

faith, fight, hope, John the Baptist, King, Kingdom, peace, prophecy, violence, war
Kingdom, Matthew, violence

Only The New Will Do

Matthew 9.14-17
Nov 6th 2016

"What sort of man is this?" That was the question that was asked of Jesus not long ago, and it's the very same question Matthew has been providing an answer for throughout his testament of God's Gospel.

On the heals of revealing to the Pharisees that God "desires...read >>

asceticism, bridegroom, change, fasting, forgiveness, humility, John the Baptist, joy, Judaism, marriage, new, new wine, pharisees, pride, religion, righteousness, ritual, transformation, wineskins
Jesus, Matthew, righteousness

Let Us Save Man In Our Own Image

Matthew 3.13-17
May 3rd 2015

John the Baptist was 'preparing the way of the Lord,' baptizing sinners for repentance... when out of "No-where" (Nazareth), here He came! And He didn't show up on the scene just to watch. And He didn't go down in the water to take over John's job either. Rather our...read >>

baptism, Father, Isaiah, Jesus, John the Baptist, Jordan, Son, Spirit, suffering Servant, Trinity
baptism, Matthew, Trinity

The Ministry of The Voice

Matthew 3.1-12
Apr 26th 2015

Matthew introduces us to the cousin of the King of kings: John the Baptist. He's a bit odd. He wears a cloak of camel's hair, eats honey & locusts, lives out in the wilderness, calling men from all over to "Repent, for the Kingdom is at hand."

How would you define...read >>

greatest man, hope, John the Baptist, judgement, mercy, peace, Pharisee, prophet, repentance, sin
John the Baptist, Matthew, repentance

Back to the Beginning

John 10.40-42
Nov 28th 2010

After evading would be assassins, Jesus heads north, back to where His public ministry began... back to the baptismal Jordan where cousin John professed an unworthiness even to untie the sandals of the Lamb of God: Jesus.

Sometimes God calls us back to where it all...read >>

calling, direction, faithful, focus, John the Baptist, ministry, Proclaim, restore, South Church, sustain, Witness
Gospel of John, John 10

Baptizing with the Holy Spirit

John 1.29-34
Oct 25th 2009

How does the baptism of John compare and contrast to the baptism of Jesus?

Why does John emphasize the baptism of the Holy Spirit?

Have you been baptized by Holy Spirit?

What is the baptism of the Holy Spirit?

If you wanted to be baptized in the Holy Spirit,...read >>

baptism, Holy Spirit, John the Baptist
Gospel of John, John 1

the Sinless Slaughtered

John 1.19-34
Oct 18th 2009

Who is Jesus? That is the question that Apostle John continues to answer in His Gospel today.

In today's passage, John the Baptist points out 3 things about Jesus that He knew that would completely change our fallen thinking if we were to see what he saw.

Though...read >>

Isaiah, Jesus, John the Baptist, Lamb of God, Revelation, sin
Gospel of John, John 1