Tag: Woman

Sermon: A Samaritan woman’s encounter with Jesus

Sermon: A Samaritan woman's encounter with Jesus

Introduction

Many years ago a young man who sought supernatural intervention for his problems, walked into a Hindu Temple, hoping to receive the favor of the gods that temple was dedicated for. While he was there he heard an audible voice, which said “You have come to the wrong place.” He realized this is indeed the Lord Jesus speaking to him. Talk about an encounter! He immediately left that temple and few days later joined a church in his neighborhood. Long story short, he dedicated his life for service to God and led many people to Christ.

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Sermon: The woman who touched Jesus’ Garment

Sermon: The woman who touched Jesus' garment

Introduction

Surely every person desires to possess inner peace and security. There are many factors in life which may rob us of such peace. One of these is sickness. It is difficult to maintain inner peace when one is plagued by serious illness. The mind is filled with uncertainty and despair.

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Sermon notes: The faith of a Shunammite woman

Sermon notes: The faith of a Shunammite woman

Introduction

A common sponge activity among new bye preachers when they want to preach about faith is to ask the congregation  “How many of you have got faith?” The question actually doesn’t make sense because there’s no such thing as “people who have faith” and “people who don’t have faith.”  The truth is that everyone puts their faith in something. A much sensible way of asking this question would be to ask them “On whom or what or where do you have placed your faith today?”

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Sermon notes: Lessons from the Syrophoenician woman

Sermon notes: Lessons from the Syrophoenician woman

Introduction

In the Bible we meet several gentiles who were helped by God. Among them the account of the Syrophoenician woman is quite significant because of her conversation with Jesus. Today there’s a lot of talk going around as to why Jesus made such a rude statement. Our attention however should be on her clever reply because in it there are some strong lessons for us. Lets see what her statement meant to Jesus and what are its implications for us.

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