Posts tagged with ‘Jesus’

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May 13, 2018 What Is It About Jesus? Eternity

by fccshelbyville

Perhaps you heard the story last week of Trenton McKinley, a 13-year-old young man from Alabama who suffered devastating head injuries in an accident. After being flown by helicopter to a hospital, doctors said his chance of survival was slim, as he had seven skull fractures, and at one point he flatlined for 15 minutes. […]

May 6, 2018 What Is It About Jesus? Meaning.

by fccshelbyville

Even though it was common among members of my generation, I never went “in search of myself.” The Baby Boomer generation was the first generation to go in search of themselves on a large scale. I suspect this was true largely because we were the first generation that could afford to do so, as we […]

April 29, 2018 What Is It About Jesus – Teaching

by fccshelbyville

Like you, I have been richly blessed by having great teachers who were influential in my life. Dr. Harold Songer was one of my favorite seminary professors. I had him for a number of classes and he was one of the most outstanding teachers and lecturers I have ever encountered. I could enter his classroom […]

April 8, 2018 What Is It About Jesus?

by fccshelbyville

What is it about Jesus? What is it about Jesus that makes him the most compelling figure in all of history? This morning I begin a new series of messages titled What Is It About Jesus? Coming through the Easter season I thought a good deal about how the story of Jesus is so embedded […]

April 6, 2014 The Way of the Cross – Behold, the Man!

by fccshelbyville

Mark 15:1-15 As we continue our series The Way of the Cross, we come today to the account of Jesus before Pilate.  We’ll read Mark’s recording of the encounter. Mark’s telling of the encounter of Pilate and Jesus is a bit more economical in words than some of the other gospels, so I’m going to […]

March 2, 2014 Having A Heart Like Jesus: An Abundant Life

by fccshelbyville

John 10:7-18 This morning we conclude our series of messages Having A Heart Like Jesus, as we study what it means to have An Abundant Life. Our Scripture reading is John 10:7-18 — 7 Therefore Jesus said again, “Very truly I tell you, I am the gate for the sheep. 8 All who have come before me […]

February 23, 2014 Having A Heart Like Jesus: A Life of Generosity

by fccshelbyville

Luke 20:45-21:4 This morning, we continue our series Having A Heart Like Jesus, and as we do we come to A Life of Generosity.  Our Scripture reading comes from Luke 20:45 – 21:4. 45 While all the people were listening, Jesus said to his disciples, 46 “Beware of the teachers of the law. They like to walk […]

February 9, 2014 Having A Heart Like Jesus: The Importance of Faith

by fccshelbyville

Matthew 6:25-34 Hebrews 11:1 The New York Times recently published a very interesting article about a book by a man named Vern Bengston.  The book is titled Families and Faith: How Religion Is Passed Down Across Generations.  Bengston, a professor at USC, began a study in 1969, which was based on how the family impacts […]

February 2, 2014 – Having A Heart Like Jesus: A Love of Diversity

by fccshelbyville

Matthew 10:1-4; Galatians 3:26-29 1 Jesus called his twelve disciples to him and gave them authority to drive out impure spirits and to heal every disease and sickness. 2 These are the names of the twelve apostles: first, Simon (who is called Peter) and his brother Andrew; James son of Zebedee, and his brother John; 3 Philip […]