Sermons by Derald Harris

Sermons by Derald Harris

A Pastor’s Final Commendation

A Pastor’s Final Commendation Acts 20:17-32 “Brothers and sisters, I commend you to God and the word of His grace, which is able to build you up and give you an inheritance among all those who are sanctified.” Acts 20:32 (NIV) 1. I commend you to God and the word of His grace, because it is ___________________. “The grass withers, the flowers fall; but the word of our God endures forever.” Isaiah 40:8 (NIV) 2. I commend you to God…

Building Relationships

Building Relationships YouVersion Link Building Relationships Outline “Christ makes us one body and individuals who are connected to each other.” Romans 12:5 (GW) 1. _______________________ destroys relationships. “What causes fights and quarrels? Don’t they come from your desires that battle within you? You want something but you don’t get it.” James 4:1-2 (NIV) “Selfishness only causes trouble.” Proverbs 28:25 (TEV) ___________________ builds relationships. “Look out for one another’s interests, not just for your own.” Philippians 2:4 (TEV) “Do not be…

The Word of Trust

THE WORD OF TRUST Words from the Cross – Part 7 YourVersion Event “By this time it was noon, and darkness fell across the whole land until three o’clock. The light from the sun was gone. And suddenly, the thick veil hanging in the Temple was torn apart. Then Jesus shouted, ‘FATHER, I ENTRUST MY SPIRIT INTO YOUR HANDS!’ And with those words he breathed his last. When the captain of the Roman soldiers handling the executions saw what had…

The Answer Is Easter

Easter Sermon Outline THE ANSWER IS EASTER “For you were called to this, because Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example, so that you would follow in his steps.” 1 Peter 2:21 (HCSB) 1. What do I _____ in my days of __________? “Since Jesus went through suffering and temptation, he knows what it is like when we suffer and are tempted, and he is able to help us.” Hebrews 2:18 Reach out to __________________. “Then Jesus went…

The Word of Humanity

 THE WORD OF HUMANITY   Words from the Cross – Part 5  Link to YouVersion Bible App “After this, Jesus knew that everything had been done. So that the Scripture would come true, he said, ‘I am thirsty.’ There was a jar full of vinegar there, so the soldiers soaked a sponge in it, put the sponge on a branch of a hyssop plant, and lifted it to Jesus’ mouth.” John 19:28-29 (NCV)  “The soldiers tried to give Jesus wine mixed…

The Word of Substitution

THE WORD OF SUBSTITUTION Words from the Cross – Part 4 YouVersion Link “At noon, darkness fell across the whole land until three o’clock. At about three o’clock, Jesus cried out in a loud voice, ‘Eli, Eli, lama sabachthani?’ which means, ‘My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?’” Matthew 27:45-46 (NLT) WHAT HAPPENED HERE? Jesus became my ________________________ “He is the atoning sacrifice for our sins, and not only for ours but also for the sins of the…

THE WORD OF ASSURANCE

Words from the Cross – Part 2 “One of the criminals hanging beside Jesus hurled insults at him. ‘So, you’re the Messiah, are you? Prove it by saving yourself – and us, too, while you’re at it!’ But the other criminal protested, ‘Don’t you fear God even when you have been sentenced to die? We deserve to die for our crimes, but this man hasn’t done anything wrong.’ Then he said, ‘Jesus, remember me when you come into your Kingdom.’…

The Word of Forgiveness

THE WORD OF FORGIVENESS Words from the Cross – Part 1 “Two others, both criminals, were led out to be executed with him. Finally, they came to a place called The Skull [or Golgotha]. All three were crucified there – Jesus on the center cross, and the two criminals on either side. Then Jesus said, ‘FATHER FORGIVE THEM, FOR THEY DO NOT KNOW WHAT THEY ARE DOING.’ And the soldiers gambled for his clothes by throwing dice. As the crowd…

What Does The Bible Really Say About Hell?

What Does the Bible REALLY Say about Hell? What is REALLY Beyond Death’s Door — Part 5 “The sea gave up the dead that were in it, and death and Hades gave up the dead that were in them, and each person was judged according to what he had done.” Revelation 20:13 (NIV) YouVersion Link