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Sermons by Glenn Peterson

A Heart for God

God Hears

Scripture: 1 Samuel 1:9-20 I. You know God hears because God is the Lord of hosts. A. In vs. 11 Hannah calls God, “O LORD of hosts.” This is the very first time in the Bible that this name for God is used in prayer. What does the name LORD of hosts mean? He is…

Questions of Jesus

Why Are You Weeping?

Scripture: John 20:11-18 I. You no longer need to weep on Easter because you know the love of Jesus. A. Outside of the events surrounding Jesus’ death and resurrection, there is only one other place in the Bible where Mary Magdalene is mentioned: Luke 8:2. That verse says that seven demons had gone out of Mary…

Questions of Jesus

Do You Want to Be Healed?

Scripture: John 5:1-15 I. Only Jesus can make you well. A. In the midst of the joy of a Jewish feast, there are some very sad people mentioned in verse 3: the blind, lame and paralyzed. One of the sad and hopeless people is described in vs. 5. He is a man who had been an…

Questions of Jesus

Whose Son Is the Christ?

Scripture: Matthew 22:41-46 I. The Messiah is the Son of David. A. At the close of Matthew 22, the Pharisees (vs. 41) are gathered around Jesus. Jesus asks them an academic question in vs. 42: “What do you think about the Christ? Whose son is he?” Jesus is directing the religious leaders to the real…

Questions of Jesus

Do You Love Me?

Scripture: John 21:15-17 I. You know you love Jesus if you repent after you sin. This conversation between Jesus and Peter in John 21 takes place after Jesus has been raised from the dead. On the night before Jesus died, Peter had denied even knowing Jesus. How painful this must have been for Peter. What…