Category Archives: Easter

Sermons preached during Good Friday/Easter services.

The Forgotton Promises of Easter

Well today is Easter Sunday 2005. This is the day that has been set aside annually to acknowledge and celebrate the death and resurrection of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.

But as we celebrate on THIS Easter Sunday, I want you to know and understand that Easter is not all about the Easter bunny, hippity hopping along and brining chocolate eggs for you to forget about your New Year?s resolution diet. Easter is not about hiding Spring colored eggs over every inch of a yard, field or carpet for little children to lose their minds trying to find them. Easter is not about buying a brand new Easter suit, a new Easter dress, a new Easter hat or some Easter shoes. Easter is not about the “madness” sales at the local department stores. Let the truth be told, Easter is not even about a certain day and a certain time of the year. Continue reading

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The Hosanna Road

Today we’re going to back up a bit and look at when Jesus first entered Jerusalem. A day that is commonly celebrated in some churches as “Palm Sunday” (which traditionally is held the Sunday before Easter which is next week). When Jesus entered Jerusalem for the last week of his life, he was coming to the finish line. For this 33 year-old man, the last three years of his life had all been about one moment – the moment when he would look upon the many colored faces of the people who inhabit this world, and willingly give his life on the cross to pay the price for their sins. Everything was leading up to this… Continue reading

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He’s Alive

This year’s Easter message. What we should know and what we should do. Continue reading

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What’s So Good about Friday

This is the text of a multimedia message I gave to my church this past Friday. It presents the question, “What’s so good about Good Friday?” and brings the congregation through a reflective journey of exactly what it is that we remember on this day. Continue reading

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Easter: More than it Seems

Jesus rose from the dead, He is who he said He was, He has the power He said He had, and He keeps the promises He makes. So what? Why does the resurrection matter? What difference does it make? Why is it something that we return to every year at Easter to talk about? The resurrection of Christ is a declaration of victory of death and sin but the beautiful implications of His resurrection have direct application to our lives today and remind us that God has a plan. You see, Easter is more than it seems! Continue reading

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