Archive for Peter

The reprimanded him for saying such things.

Posted in Jesus, Messiah, Peter by LifeSpringChurch on March 5th, 2018

In this week's text, Mark tells the story of Jesus' rebuke of Peter after Peter's confession that Jesus was Messiah.  The sermon explores why Jesus might have told Peter to keep silent in spite of the fact that Peter said a good thing, "You are the Messiah."

Peter’s Mother-in-Law

Posted in , Jesus, Peter, Lord by LifeSpringChurch on February 5th, 2018

This sermon comes from Mark 1:29-39 and it takes a look at the mission of Jesus and how it determined the direction of his ministry.  The sermon asks the question of how conscious we are today of a sense of mission devoted to the work of God.

A Word to Elders

Posted in church, Peter by LifeSpringChurch on May 30th, 2016

This sermon concludes a short series on the letter of 1 Peter.  In the text Peter explains the role of an elder, and by doing this indirectly identifies the kind of community that should be built within a church.

They will see your honorable behavior.

Posted in , Peter by LifeSpringChurch on May 16th, 2016

1 Peter 2:11-12 and 3:13-17 are the texts for this sermon.  This sermon looks at Peter's call to the exiles to be people who live with integrity and by so doing make the gospel attractive to their neighbors.  The sermon contrasts this way of living against what is normally thought of when we say "evangelism."

Simon, do you love me?

Posted in Jesus, love, Peter, Christ by LifeSpringChurch on April 10th, 2016

This sermon comes from John 21 and it uses the Lord's resurrections as a means by which to look at the growth of the disciples from men who often missed the point and doubted to people who were willing to go to the death for Jesus.  The sermon looks at the perplexing conversation between Jesus and Peter when Jesus asks three times if Peter loved him.

The Importance of the Church to Jesus

Posted in , the dones, Peter, on this rock by LifeSpringChurch on February 2nd, 2015

In light of the increasing numbers of people that are disheartened or disgusted with church, this sermon opens a two-part series about what God thinks about the church and planned for her, as well as why the church can and should be important for people.


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