Monthly Archives: April 2020

A Sure Anchor



The writer of Hebrews wants us to grasp the sure and confident stabilizer to orient our life steadily to the presence of God – only available through the Perfect High Priest, Jesus Christ.

John 21:1-24

Preached Sunday morning, April 26, 2020 by Brad D Harris


Tying up loose ends



John wrote his gospel account after the other three and added details pertinent to His purpose – “that we might believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and that believing you may have life in His name” (John 20:31).  But then he added an epilogue to tie up some loose ends from his narrative.  And it turns out that Peter is not the only loose end, so are we.

John 21:1-24

Preached Sunday morning, April 19, 2020 by Brad D Harris


Sacrificial Gift of Temporary Tomb



Each of the four gospel accounts point out that Joseph of Arimathea risked his reputation, wealth, and future in order to claim the body of Jesus as He was executed upon the cross.  None of the family nor disciples could or would do what Joseph did.  Even more amazing, Joseph had been secretive about His devotion to Jesus until this very public stand.  Let’s explore what prompted Joseph and why this is important, even though it was only temporary.

John 19:38 – 20:18

Preached Sunday morning, April 12, 2020 by Brad D Harris
(technically Saturday afternoon in Bethesda Cemetery)
(pardon the wind noise)

 


He Came on a Donkey



He rode into town on an animal that had never been rode before.  It sounds like a scene from a Western.  But what is the significance of the Hero on a donkey?  And what is the lesson we should take away from the scene that day as they acclaimed Jesus as their anticipated Messiah, then five days later would cry out for His execution?  Perhaps the lesson is closer to the heart than we care to admit.

Zechariah 9:9
Matthew 21:1-11

Preached Sunday morning, April 5, 2020 by Brad D Harris
(in a small room with only a recording device due to covid-19)