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Sermon: Lessons from Mary and Martha

Sermon notes: Lessons from Mary and Martha

Introduction

Edwin Bliss once said, “The pursuit of excellence is gratifying and healthy. The pursuit of perfection is frustrating, neurotic, and a terrible waste of time.”

Interestingly Jesus taught the same principle as far as 2ooo years ago when he visited Mary and Martha in Luke 10:38-42 the basis for this sermon. These sisters have three important lessons for us.

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Christmas sermon 2015: God calls Mary

Christmas sermon 2015: God calls Mary

Introduction

In the ancient world the word “calling” was of great significance. In those days the word was used to refer to the act of being summoned by the King. Likewise God also has called or summoned us to his presence. In fact the Greek word for church (ekklésia) means called out from the world and to God. In today’s message we will look at three areas in the call of God, from another famous passage. It’s none other than the Angelic visit to Mary.

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Sermon: Young Jesus is lost and found

Sermon: Young Jesus is lost and found

Introduction

In the movie “Home Alone” the McCallister family, in the confusion and rush to board their flight on time, leaves little Kevin at home and do not know until they are already airborne. A similar thing happened almost 2000 years ago and unlike in the movie this was for real. The Bible says that Mary and Joseph left Jesus behind on their return trip from Jerusalem. There are three important truths about God’s presence we can learn from this incident.

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