Sermon Scriptures 2 Corinthians 3:17; John 7:11-18; John 14:12 What Makes Jesus Great? There are so many people that are enrolled on the list of greatness. Is there a common denominator in all of them? What characteristic makes them akin? Consider what Edward Jefferson wrote about greatness: “extraordinary capacity for achievement coupled with the enduring […]
Sermon Scriptures 2 Corinthians 3:18; John 16:32-33;2 Corinthians 10:5 The optimism of Jesus How do we normally define optimism? We all know people who refuse to appear unhappy, discouraged, or even irritated. They always seem to be happy-go-lucky no matter what situation abounds. Sometimes its genuine, and other times we know it’s a facade and […]
Sermon Scripture 2 Corinthians 3:18 Jesus’ Reliance On God’s Word Jesus was completely reliant on God’s word. As we strive to be transformed by the Holy Spirit to be like Christ, how much more should be reliant on God’s Word? This lesson considers specific areas where we can imitate Jesus’ reliance on the word. Principles […]
Sermon Scriptures 1 Corinthians 3:18; Philippians 2:5-11; John 3:3-4 Jesus’ Character Of Humility Jesus personified humility. His willingness to become man and subject himself to his very own creation is the epitome of lowering oneself. We know that his humility was best expressed through not only his humanity, but in his death. As we all […]
Sermon Scriptures John 8:46; Romans 4:22-25; 2 Corinthians 5:21; 1 Peter 3:13-16 Jesus’ Holiness Who can convict Jesus of sin? Jesus was perfect. He chose to be perfect every day for us. Because of Him, we can have His holiness. Let us learn to appreciate, protect, and honor His righteousness by expecting righteousness. Principles To […]
The sacrifice that Jesus made for us took an incredible amount of courage. We often focus on the love and forgiveness of Christ, and rightly so since we need those things so badly.
This lesson is part of the lesson series on the “character of Jesus.”