Sermons from March 2023

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Seven Last Words of Jesus; Trust.  


Luke 23:44. “Then Jesus shouted ‘Father, I entrust my spirit into your hands!’” These words come from Psalm 31:5. It was the Jewish bedtime prayer that every Jewish mother would teach her children.  Without a doubt Mary taught it to Jesus when he was a little boy, and as He’s dying on the cross, He says this […]

Seven Last Words of Jesus; Substitution. 


 Matthew 27:45-46.  “…My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?”  This is the most shocking word from the cross.  Nothing hurts more than abandonment. Jesus, in the last twenty-four hours of His earthly life, is progressively abandoned by everybody. At this moment Jesus became your substitute. He took the penalty for your sins.  Jesus […]

Seven Last Words of Jesus; Love


 John 19:25-27.  “When Jesus saw his mother there, and the disciple (John) whom he loved standing nearby, he said to his mother, ‘Dear woman, here is your son,’ and to the disciple, ‘Here is your mother.’ From that time on, this disciple took her into his home.”    These words are very simple but they have […]

Seven Last Words of Jesus; Assurance


Luke 23:43. Then he said, ‘Jesus, remember me when you come into your Kingdom.’ And Jesus replied, ‘I assure you today you’ll be with me in paradise.’”  What must we do to be saved? There were five facts the criminal next to Jesus knew that resulted in his “death-bed” conversion. These are the same things we must […]