Sermons on Sacrifice
Sermon Scripture: Matthew 5:11-12 Hebrews 11:35b-38 Matthew 5:11-12 Matthew 10:34-39 Swim upstream: John 16:33 If you have decided to follow Jesus, take heart when life brings trouble because we serve a God who has overcome the world.
The secret to being content? Finding provision in Christ. The secret to God supplying all of our needs? Offering acceptable sacrifices. The secret to grace? Offering our lives to the only one who can offer grace. The content of your heart makes you content
The Israelites were enslaved. Exodus 1:13 The Israelites cried out and God listened. Exodus 2:23-25 God sent a deliverer named Moses. Exodus 3:10 The Israelites listened and obeyed. Exodus 12:28 The blood of a lamb was used to free them. Exodus 12:7 Jesus is our Passover lamb. How are you preparing for the ultimate Passover? Prepare by anointing. Mark 14:8 Prepare by eating. Mark 14:22-25 Prepare by watching and praying. Mark 14:38 Don’t waste your life!
Mark 14:1-2 Mark 14:10-11 Mark 14:43-50 1. Separate his people from Him Mark 14:53-65 2. Twist his words Mark 15:1-15 3. Turn his people away Genesis 3:1-5 Convince everyone that we are better off without Him. James 1:13-15
Mark 12:28-13:2 The quality of our offering is not measured by the amount, but rather by the heart A sacrifice is an offering, but not all offerings are sacrifices. You don’t have to sound the trumpet for God to see your gift. May the building we do with our offerings be Kingdom building.