When Jesus Met The Rich Young Ruler Mark 10:17-25. A young man searching for eternal life in Jesus meets Jesus who is searching for truth in the young man. One searching for life, the other searching for truth. Tragically, because Jesus did not find truth in the young man, the young man did not find eternal life in Jesus.
When Jesus Met Saul Of Tarsus Acts 9:1-9. The encounter between Paul and Jesus was not only life-changing for Paul, it was world changing. It is so important to see what Paul was so that we can fully appreciate the miraculous nature of what he became. No person besides Christ has had a greater impact on history than Paul. We are going to look at Saul’s life from three vantage points today.
When Jesus Met The Woman Caught In Adultery John 8:1-11. While he was teaching in the temple, the scribes and the Pharisees brought a woman before Jesus and charged her with having broken the seventh commandment in the Mosaic Law: "You shall not commit adultery” (Exodus 20:14). They didn't mind using the brokenness and shame of the woman for their own selfish purposes. Fortunately for the woman, she found both mercy and justice in Jesus. Slide Let us look at the story from 3 vantage points.
When Jesus Met Pontius Pilate. This message will trace the life of Pilate. In a matter of a few short years, he found himself making a weak-willed decision concerning a carpenter from Nazareth that changed the course of world history forever. Today we will be looking at 3 negative character traits of Pilate and the lessons we can learn from his life.
When Jesus Met The Thief On The Cross Luke 23:39-43. If there is one story in the Bible that we should give to anyone who thinks they are too far gone to be saved by God, it is the story of the man we meet in this sermon: The dying thief on the cross. At a moment when he probably thought all hope was gone – he was beyond death row, in the midst of his execution, his life slipping away – he met the Savior of mankind and went into eternity a new creature in Christ.
Crying On Palm Sunday Luke 19:28-42; 13:34. Palm Sunday should have been the single happiest day in Jesus’ life. After all, the crowds had gone after Him, hadn’t they? Crowds count with most preachers. But Jesus knew better. He knew that the same people who on Palm Sunday had waved Jesus in, on Good Friday waved Jesus out again. He who was carried into town in triumph, was the same One who left town, carrying His own cross.
When Jesus Met Mary Magdalene. In this sermon we meet another woman in our look at some of the people who met Jesus. Her life was dramatically changed by her encounter with the One who would become her Lord. Her name is Mary Magdalene. According to the Scriptures she was the very first person to see Jesus after He rose from the dead. .