Sermon: King Jesus Ascending His Throne (Luke 24:50-53)

King Jesus Ascending His Throne Luke 24:50-53 Introduction On October 10, 2010 we began this adventure with Luke as he faithfully told of the eyewitness accounts concerning his Lord and our, Jesus Christ.  His investigations and interviews of those who were actually there and saw and heard Jesus proved to be a very profitable study. …

You Are Witnesses of These Things Luke 24:34-46 Introduction It is still the first day of the week early evening at dark when the Emmaus-road disciples catch up with the rest in Jerusalem.  We remember that the two disciples who were walking back to Emmaus had Jesus walk up to them and begin asking them…

  The Lord Has Risen Indeed! Luke 24:13-35 Introduction Last week we covered some crucial points in our understanding of this passage.  We learned together that unbelief or confusion about the person of Christ and the Scriptures will result in spiritual blindness.  In order to understand the Bible, one must believe the things the Bible…

Unbelief, Must Be Fought with Truth Luke 24:13-27 Introduction This is one of those passages that speak volumes to believers.  It’s very similar to last week’s account, in that like the women who failed to believe the Word of God when Jesus told them that He would be abused, killed and that He would rise…

Unexpected Faith Luke 24:1-12 Introduction Our text today is completely saturated with disciples who were not expecting Jesus to rise from the grave.  Even though the Lord told them over and over again that He would, they didn’t get it.  Whether their minds were so made up that Jesus was on His way to political…

Sermon: Jesus, Dead and Buried (Luke 23:50-56)

Jesus, Dead and Buried Luke 23:50-56 Introduction As move now to Jesus’ burial it is very important that we do not underestimate this event.  It’s not by mistake that all four Gospels contain the fact that Jesus was dead and buried. Notice with me the extent to which Luke Goes and in such detail to…

Sermon: The Death We Deserve (Luke 23:44-49)

The Death We Deserve Luke 23:44-49 Introduction As we prepare to read from God’s Word today, I want us to be on the lookout for especially three things.  First, Luke tells us that for a period of three hours, from 12 Noon to 3 pm the sun went dark.  While this was going on another…

Sermon: Father Forgive My Enemies (Luke 23:32-43)

Father, Forgive My Enemies Luke 23:32-43 (ESV) Primary Claim Jesus prayed for His enemies to be forgiven and God forgave. Luke 23:32-43 (ESV) 32 Two others, who were criminals, were led away to be put to death with him. 33 And when they came to the place that is called The Skull, there they crucified…

Sermon: The Cross According to Jesus (Luke 23:26-31)

The Cross According to Jesus Luke 23:26-31 Introduction The court proceedings are over.  Herod and Pilate have declared Jesus to be innocent of all crimes.  Yet, this innocent Man is on His way to be crucified.  To keep the peace, Pilate has sentenced a known innocent Man, One he and Herod both declared innocent, to…

Sermon: In My Place Condemned He Stood (Luke 23:13-25)

In My Place Condemned He Stood Luke 23:13-25 Introduction Pilate finds himself up against a rock and a hard place.  Part of him wants to do the right thing and serve as a just judge over Jesus, yet he knows that he also must keep the peace.  It was an easy job, simply keep the…

Sermon: Jesus the King (Luke 23:1-12)

  Jesus the King Luke 23:1-12 Introduction From last week’s text, we learned that Jesus is Divine, Messiah, Son of Man and Son of God.  The religious leaders were concerned with the fact that Jesus declared Himself to be God’s Son.  They determined that this claim could not be true and for Jesus to make…

Sermon: What Further Testimony Do We Need? (Luke 22:64-71)

Luke 22.63-71 What Further Testimony Do We Need? Luke 22:64-71 Introduction Last week, we saw the Roman cohort along with the scribes and elders bind Jesus and take Him to Annas the former high priest for what many would call a pretrial hearing.  Next Annas had Jesus taken to Caiaphas the current reigning high priest…