“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?” (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...]

Daily Lent Devotionals: Wednesday, March 21, 2012

The Garments Divided by Cast Lots by James Tissot

  Download PDF devotional He Was Stripped Naked So He May Clothe our Nakedness And when they had crucified him, they divided his garments among them by casting lots (Matthew 27:35). They divide my garments … [Read more...]

Daily Lent Devotionals: Tuesday, March 20, 2012

David Praying in the Night by James Tissot

The God-Forsaken God-Man And about the ninth hour Jesus cried out with a loud voice, saying, 'Eli, Eli, lema sabachthani?' that is, 'My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?'” Matthew gives a lengthy account of … [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...]