“I Thirst”: The Three Cups of Christ

"I Thirst, Vinegar Given To Jesus," by James Tissot

Christ was offered two "cups." But he has blessed believers with one precious cup. Psalm 69:20-21; Matthew 27:34, 48; John 19:28-30 (text) April 1, 2012 Download PDF sermon Children, if you were … [Read more...]

“Why Have You Forsaken Me?”

"My God, Why Hast Thou Forsaken Me?" by James Tissot

It was as if Christ literally descended into hell, but he did not. He actually suffered hell, God's burning wrath, for his sinful people, as he suffered “inexpressible anguish, pains, terrors, and hellish agonies” on the … [Read more...]

“Why Have You Forsaken Me?” (Memorial Service)

Rollie Del Monte (1949-2012)

Preached at the Memorial Service of Rolando Del Monte • March 21, 2012 Download PDF sermon For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain (Philippians 1:21). Brother Rollie was a good man—husband, father, son, … [Read more...]

“Behold Your Son… Behold Your Mother!”

Mater Dolorosa (Sorrowful Mother) by James Tissot

  All your loving and caring for and obedience to your mothers, fathers and other authorities would never be pleasing to God if you have no faith in the atoning work of Jesus for your sins. For as Hebrews 11:6 … [Read more...]

“Today You Will Be With Me in Paradise”

"The Soul of the Penitent Thief in Paradise" by James Tissot

This is why God's remembrance means divine blessing as he keeps his covenant promises to you. In joy and sorrow when we pray, God remembers his covenant with us. He remembers us from his throne in heaven, and he hears … [Read more...]

“Father, Forgive Them”

"Stoning of Saint Stephen" by Filippo Lauri

Text: Luke 23:34 a; Readings: Psalm 22:16-18; Isaiah 53:12; Luke 23:26-49 March 4, 2012 Download PDF sermon here The commemoration of the resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ is only six Sundays away. … [Read more...]

“Seven Last Words” Sermon Series

View from the Cross by James Tissot

  Therefore I will divide him a portion with the many, and he shall divide the spoil with the strong, because he poured out his soul to death and was numbered with the transgressors; yet he bore the sin of many, … [Read more...]