Archive for crucifixion

A Year Without Satan

Posted in resurrection, demon, crucifixion by LifeSpringChurch on January 7th, 2018

This sermon focuses on the work that Jesus did to destroy the work of Satan.  A central text to this sermon is Hebrews 2:14 which says, "Only by becoming a human being could Jesus die, only only by dying could he break the power of the devil."  And to the Corinthians that "If the rulers of the world knew what God was up to, they never would have killed Jesus, who by dying would cause their defeat."

The sermon challenges listeners to take responsibility for the wrongs they commit and to turn their energies to resisting Satan's attempts and turning to God.

Character Produces Hope

Posted in Jesus, crucifixion, Christ, death of Christ by LifeSpringChurch on June 20th, 2017

The text for this sermon comes from Romans 5:1-8.  The sermon looks at the victory Christ achieved in his suffering and death and the implications of that victory for the way we look at current events.  


Posted in crucifixion, Easter, Cross, death of Christ by LifeSpringChurch on April 10th, 2017

This sermon comes from Matthew 26:17-30 which is the account of the Passover meal that Jesus ate with his disciples prior to his death.  That Jesus chose Passover rather than the Day of Atonement, for example, is an indication of how Jesus envisioned his mission and the meaning of his death.  The sermon explores this idea.

Poured Out for You

Posted in Jesus, crucifixion, Christ by LifeSpringChurch on March 21st, 2016

Galatians 2:19-20 and Luke 22:14-23 are the texts for this sermon.  The sermon is intended to look at the crucifixion in order to understand and appreciate its far-reaching implications.  Much more than one person dying to save another person, the cross is cosmic in scope.

Napa Valley Viticulture

Posted in vineyard, grapes, Son, crucifixion by LifeSpringChurch on March 22nd, 2015

This sermon comes from Mark 12 in Jesus' story about the people who rented a vineyard and at harvest time killed or savagely beat the messengers sent out by the landowner to collect the rent.  The worst event of all was the killing of the landowner's son.  Jesus told the parable as a commentary on his coming crucifixion.