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Rev. Arturo Mendez Sep 19-2021 Sermon Text: Mark 9:30-37   Theme: I want to be the Greatest!   Peace an grace from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ  to all of  you Amen   30  They went on from there and passed through Galilee. And he did not want anyone to know,  31  for he was teaching his disciples, saying to them, “The Son of Man is going to be delivered into the hands of men, and they will kill him. And when he is killed, after three days he will rise.”  32  But they did not understand the saying, and were afraid to ask him.  [1]   First of all I want to have an illustration just remember when you went to school and of course some of you when the teacher was instructing something to you in class, you are like what ? what is he or she  saying ? I don’t understand what is saying, let me tell you those things happen to me so often in school whit some particular teacher when she was explaining to me how is have to be, to do it and resolve the situation, specially on Math, I’m not very
Rev. Arturo Mendez St. Matthew Lutheran church of Westfield 08/15/2021   Sermon Preaching Text: John 6:51-69    Theme:  ! Jesus our true bread of Life!     Introduction: bread and wine Sharing bread and a good wine is always good and enjoyable. Who do you share it with?  It is a good bread that satiates your daily life, but perishes! The true bread of Life is Christ and never perish, it is for eternal life!       51 I am the living bread that came down from heaven. If anyone eats of this bread, he will live forever. And the bread that I will give for the life of the world is my flesh.”  [1] 52  The Jews then disputed among themselves, saying, “How can this man give us his flesh to eat?”   53  So Jesus said to them,  “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless you eat the flesh of the Son of Man and drink his blood, you have no life in you.   Jesus is saying a claim of who he really is, he is talking about himself as the true bread of life, certainly at that time bread was an indispensable food
Rev. Arturo Mendez 07-25-2021 Text Mark 6:45-56 Theme:  Jesus Christ in  Action ! Peace and grace from our Lord and savior Jesus Christ. To all of you Amen! 45  And immediately he made his disciples get into the boat and go on ahead to the other side, to Bethsaida, while he himself dismissed the crowd.  46  And  after he * had said farewell to them, he went away to the mountain to  pray. 1 st . Action of Jesus: Sent His disciples. We all know very well when Jesus preached on the mountain, we know that there were more than 5000 people since in those days children or women were not counted, after Jesus had preached about the kingdom the crowd was gathered and hungry the disciples of Jesus told him  Maste r is late and they are  hungry ,  Jesus give  them  a specific command ,   that the disciples give them  to eat! Here we see a definitive action about Jesus by telling the disciples that they  were in charge of  supplying the food to the multitude. It is very important to take into accou