Christ present everywhere
"...the believer would know where to find him when the minister offers the consecrated bread and wine." Luther's view on Jesus Christ's presence in the Eucharist.
The Bad News is Part of the Good News
In this interview, Fleming Rutledge explores the themes of suffering and belief surrounding the Easter and Good Friday, as well as the implications of these stories for Christians in the rest of history.
The Hymn: The Lord Jesus Christ's Demonstration of Humility and Glory
Preaching notes by Scott Hoezee on Philippians 2:5-11: This sermon starter explains some difficult aspects of this passage in reference to Christ's humanity and divinity, with an illustration about 17th-Century persecution of Christians in Japan.
Jesus Christ: Priest, Prophet, and King
This is a Biblically and theologically rich exposition of Christ's three offices: priest, prophet, and king. It includes both historical and contemporary examination of the offices.
Jesus Christ, How Now, My King?
This article ponders what it means to claim Jesus Christ as King in our lives, and where and how we see the Kingdom of God prevailing on this earth.
The Ascension of the Lord Jesus Christ
Here are service/sermon planning notes for a service focusing on Christ's Ascension in Luke and Acts, and affirming the core Christian conviction of the fullness of Christ's reign now and in the age to come.
The New Order of Christ's Reign
This worship planning resource for New Year's Day and Epiphany emphasizes the good news of Christ's reign and provides preaching resources for Isaiah 60:1-6, Psalm 72:1-7, 10-14, Ephesians 3:1-12, and Matthew 2:1-12.
Unreserved Dedication to Christ's Cause
Explaining that our success during change lies in advancing Christ's Kingdom, this audio sermon by George W. Truett on Romans 12:1 and 2 Chronicles 29:27 encourages listeners to dedicate their lives to Christ and Christ's cause.
This commentary on Philippians 2:1-13 focuses on verse 6, noting how Christ's slavery was directed to humans, thus the sharing of all things between Christ and believers.
The Love of Jesus Christ
This homily on Matthew 5:38-48 teaches how the way of perfect love can only be accomplished through Jesus Christ.
Resurrection Apprehension: Lots of Ideas to Calm Those Easter Sermon Fears
Preaching on Easter every year can bring up apprehension, but Louis E. Lotz helps by giving possible sermon topics and thoughts.
Believing in the Justice of the Cross: Jesus Christ as the Alpha and Omega of Faith
Describing Christ as the originator and fulfiller of the Christian faith, this article by Lorenzo Rossetti shows Christ's ongoing actions through justification, vivification through union and communion with the Father through the Eucharist.
Full Text Hymns on Jesus Christ's Humanity
At the Name of JesusPD
Jesus, I my cross have takenPD
Jesus, Name Of Wondrous LovePD
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Motivated by Christ's return
Commenting on 2 Peter 3:9-12, John Guns says that the promise of Christ's return motivates us to live by the standards of Christ, including love, compassion, hospitality, courage, and forgiveness.
Listening to Christ's Heartbeat
Being attuned to Christ’s heartbeat gives us both the vision and the sustenance we need to live our lives as we should. Reflections on how each of us can be "the disciple whom Jesus loved."
What Do We Expect Jesus to Do?
In his sermon on Matthew 11:2-11, Duane Steele encourages Christians to see all aspects of Christ's humanity and divinity as they prepare to meet the infant Jesus during the season of Advent.
The Resurrection of Jesus Christ
On this Easter Sunday, this triumphant image of Christ, "The Resurrection of Jesus Christ," painted by Piero della Francesca, emerging from the tomb compels us to consider what his victory means not only for the Church...
The Impossible Christ
This is a worship service plan that highlights the humanity and divinity of Jesus Christ. It is derived from Lord's Day 6 of the Heidelberg Catechism, and includes sermon starter notes for John 20:19-31.
Jesus' Divinity and Humanity Explained to People with Hardened Hearts
Jim Callahan explains how Christ's humanity and divinity can leave some people confused about the fullness of God.
The Exaltation of Christ
This commentary by Scott Shauf discusses the argument in Hebrews 1:1-4, 2:5-12 that Christ's atoning and perfected work as a human elevated him above the prophets and angels as the exalted Son of God.
Christ Washing the Disciples' Feet
In this painting of "Christ Washing the Disciples' Feet," artist Bernhard Strigel depicts engagement at a deep level, of Christ with his disciples. From the messy, post-meal table, Christ invites us into another mess—the dusty and...