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The Blessed Words “It is Finished!”

The Blessed Words “It is Finished!” When Jesus had received the sour wine, he said, “It is finished,” and he bowed his head and gave up his spirit. – (ESV) These are quite possibly the most remembered and recognized words of Christ’s time upon the cross. However, though these are the most well known words […]

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Go Big For God

Youth – Go Big for God One of my favorite shows on Netflix before it was taken off was Dual Survivor. For those unfamiliar with the show it is a program that takes two wilderness survival experts and places them in various terrains where they show how you can survive in a harsh environment. In […]

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PowerPoint Backgrounds for Sermons

PowerPoint backgrounds for sermons are pretty much a required staple to any church that has a projector in the sanctuary. Here at Mars Hill we began using our projector for sermons a few months after I began pastoring. Since that time it has become a normal part of the preaching time. Here are some of […]

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Pathway to the Cross – Christ’s Purpose – Part 3 of 5 – John 19:28-30

(ESV)  Sermon Notes ODF  –  DOC TEXT  – PDF OpenOffice.org PowerPoint Presentation 28 After this, Jesus, knowing that all was now finished, said (to fulfill the Scripture), “I thirst.” 29 A jar full of sour wine stood there, so they put a sponge full of the sour wine on a hyssop branch and held it to his mouth. 30 When Jesus […]

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Pathway to the Cross – Christ’s Preparation – Part 2 of 5 – John 12:1-8

ESV Parallel Passages – ; Sermon Notes ODF  –  DOC TEXT  – PDF OpenOffice.org PowerPoint Presentation 12:1 Six days before the Passover, Jesus therefore came to Bethany, where Lazarus was, whom Jesus had raised from the dead. 2 So they gave a dinner for him there. Martha served, and Lazarus was one of those reclining with him at table. 3 Mary […]

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Pathway to the Cross – Christ’s Passion – Part 1 of 5 – Mark 14:32-42

(ESV) Sermon Notes ODF  –  DOC TEXT  – PDF OpenOffice.org 32 And they went to a place called Gethsemane. And he said to his disciples, “Sit here while I pray.” 33 And he took with him Peter and James and John, and began to be greatly distressed and troubled. 34 And he said to them, “My soul is very sorrowful, even […]

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