The Final Words

– a seven-week (8 sermons) series through the Lenten season based on the seven statements of Christ while he was being crucified on the cross.


February 18, 2018


John 19:28-29

Why Jesus’ humanity is so important to us and why we need to hunger and thirst for a deeper relationship with Jesus.


February 25, 2018


Matthew 27:45-46

Where is God in our times of despair?  Like Jesus, we struggle with understanding…where God is, why He doesn’t seem to listen, is He even there…in the darkest times of our lives.


March 4, 2018

Into Your Hands…

Luke 23:44-49

Jesus is our ultimate model of submission and humility.  One little sentence is packed with three powerful lessons for us to learn.


March 11, 2018

…here is your mother.

John 19:25-27

In declaring John as Mary’s son and Mary as John’s mother, Jesus teaches the value of belonging…the value of belonging to a family.  Everyone needs a family.  It’s why God gives us one another in the Church…in the church called Mainstreet.


March 18, 2018

Forgive them…

Luke 23:33-34

At the moment of his greatest betrayal when he could have been angry and seeking revenge, Jesus forgives and asks his Father to forgive.  We need forgiveness and also to forgive like Jesus.


March 25, 2018 – Palm Sunday                               


Luke 23:39-43

Jesus’ offer of paradise to the repentant thief provides hope for all of us for today, tomorrow and eternity.


March 30, 2018 – Good Friday

It is Finished

John 19:30

With his death, Jesus closed the deal on buying us back from our sin.  He finished His mission and paid the price for our sin.


April 1, 2018 - Easter

Peace be with You

Luke 24:33-40

In several post-resurrection appearances, Jesus says, “Peace be with you.”  What does it mean?  When Jesus resurrected from the grave he became our peacemaker.