Sermons tagged with ‘death’

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Good Friday: The Weakness of God

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Images of Jesus in our minds are often images of strength, power, and leadership… He is the Son of God after all!  But the gospels actually present of very different image of Jesus… and the Easter weekend confronts us with an incredibly weak, dark, and broken image of Jesus. But it is precisely this image […]

Trustworthy Witnesses

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Right throughout this letter we have seen that John has been prosecuting a case against the false teachers who were trying to win the hearts and minds of the people away from Jesus.  Well as we come to the final chapter of the letter John is mounting his closing argument and he calls three witnesses […]

Good Friday: Mockery & Shame

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On Good Friday it is pretty common knowledge that Jesus died on the cross, but I wonder how often we remember the manner in which He was punished.  Because Jesus did not just embrace death on Good Friday, but the culmination of everything that is wrong with human hearts.  This Good Friday Pastor Joe examines […]