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sermons tagged 'Sabbath'

Festival Joy

Leviticus 23:1-44
Apr 19th 2020

Do you like to celebrate? It seems like every week, in America, we are celebrating something. Right? Halloween flows into Thanksgiving, and Thanksgiving quickly flows into Christmas. And then, next thing you know, it New Year's Eve! Sometimes we forget the reason...read >>

Atonement, Booths, Firstfruits, Passover, Pentecost, Sabbath, Trumpets
Feasts, Festivals, Joy

Creation

Genesis 1:1-2:3
Jan 5th 2020

It is important in life to know a few crucial things. We need to know where we have come from, why we exist, and where we are going. Thankfully, the Bible gives us the answers to these three crucial questions. You see, God created us to glorify and enjoy him today,...read >>

Adam, Eve, Garden of Eden, God's Finished Work, Jesus Christ, New Adam, Sabbath
Genesis, God's Word, Origin

Make It As Secure As You Can

Matthew 27.57-66
Aug 4th 2019

In God's divine wisdom, today we see how He sovereignly used the wicked purposes and plans of His enemies to make sure Jesus' body wasn't stolen from the grave. They did everything they could to secure Jesus' tomb, disabling any would-be excuses, arguments or other...read >>

burial, crucifixion, death, Good Friday, Jesus, Lamb of God, Sabbath, secure
Crucifixion, Matthew, Passion

Love Is Lawful

Matthew 12.9-14
May 14th 2017

In an effort to accuse Jesus, the religious leaders find themselves condemned again by their own self-righteousness. "Is it lawful to do good on the Sabbath?" What sort of question is that?

As we saw last week, God commanded rest for His people, a day of worship &...read >>

accuse, healing, Jesus, law, love, Messiah, miracle, Pharisee, power, proud, Sabbath, self-righteous
love, Matthew, Sabbath

Lord of the Sabbath

Matthew 12.1-8
May 7th 2017

At this point, Jesus had definitely met some opposition from the Jewish religious leaders, but His Words are about to stir some serious death threats.

Even today there is much division surrounding the Sabbath. But Matthew's mission is to reveal Jesus the Messiah....read >>

David, disciples, Jesus, law, Lord, Master, Pharisees, Sabbath, Scribes
law, Matthew, Sabbath

Seventh Day: Rest!

Genesis 2.1-3
Nov 4th 2012

How many times can God say "complete", "finished", "done" in just three short verses?

He steps back from all that He had made on days one through six and says, "yes!" Then, He blesses, sanctifies the "seventh day", a day for His children to recognize and rest in...read >>

complete, definition, face book, fb, finished, Genesis 2.1-3, identity, like, opinion, rest, sabbath, seventh day
Genesis 2, grace, sabbath

Hammocks and Holiness (between John 19 and 20)

Jun 3rd 2012

Things were pretty silent on Friday evening after the death of the Son of God. All accounts retold, not much was going on until Sunday! It's remarkable that even in His death the Son lovingly obeys the Father's commands.

And on the Sabbath, He rested.

How about...read >>

command, good, holy, keep, Lord's Day, love, rest, Sabbath, sanctify
Gospel of John, Lord's Day, Sabbath

Theologically Blind

John 9.13-23
Sep 12th 2010

Can you think of a reason to celebrate? I don't know... turning 40? 15th anniversary? "Cubs win! Cubs win! Cubs win!"?

No doubt there are lots of reasons to party, but few as noteworthy as the Sabbath day celebration that should have been...

"Should have been"?...read >>

blind, division, fear, glory, healing, how, Jesus, parents, Pharisee, Sabbath, sight
Gospel of John, John 9

One Work

John 7.19-24
May 30th 2010

What's so marvelous about Jesus?

In a day of political loop holes and self-justification, Jesus speaks truth... straight truth: no spin, no trickery, no doubt... just Truth. Using their own legacy and laws, Jesus reveals His heart of God that His enemies are...read >>

Abraham, circumcision, fathers, glory, John 7, Moses, one, Sabbath, work
Gospel of John, John 7