"The Last Week of Christ"

 

     

 

                                  July 21, 2019
       
This is  a thirteen part series from the month of March through July titled,"The Last Week of Christ" as we walk you though the last seven days of Jesus as he walked from Bethany to Jerusalem.
The focus of this series is to make preparation of our hearts to understand the events that occurred prior to Christ death and resurrection. We start the first day of the last week of Christ on April 7th, but we present you messages prior to this date to prepare your thoughts on this unique event that appears in the pages of the four Gospels.
 
You will find the dates and message below in this series:
Part I    March 17, 2019
Message "What Does a Man Do?"
Text:              Ephesians 2:1-10
This message focuses on the fact that we are unable to come to Christ on our own merits. It requires the moving of the Holy Spirit upon our hearts to reveal to us that we are sinners and need a Saviour.
Part II   March 24, 2019
Message: "The Picture of the Red Heifer in Scripture"
Text:            Numbers 19:1-10
This message focuses on the picture from the Old Testament of the red heifer depicting Jesus sacrifice on the cross as a means of keeping us as a holy people in the world we live in.

 

Part III  March 31, 2019

 

Message:  "Abusing the Lord's Table"
Text:            I Corinthians 11: 23-34

 

This message focuses on the fact that that observing the Lord's Table is more than remembering Christ death and resurrection. It is more than that for it is a time we testify before the church body that we are in fellowship with Christ and his children.
Part IV  April 7, 2019

 

Message:  "The Last Week of Christ: The Triumphal Entry"
Text:            John 12: 12-19
This message is the beginning of several messages that deal with the last week Jesus was on the earth.  We start off with the Sunday before the Resurrection which is known as "The Triumphal Entry" or "Palm Sunday" whereby Jesus presents Himself as the King of the Jews.
Part IV  April 14, 2019

 

Message:  "The Last Week of Christ: The Inquiring Greeks"
Text:            John 12: 20-36
In this message we are introduced to the inquiring Greeks who came to one of Christ"s disciples with a simple request, "Sir, we would like to speak to Christ?" This is Monday of Christ final week following Palm Sunday where Christ presents Himself as the King of the Jews.
Part V  April 28, 2019

 

Message:  "The Last Week of Christ: Cleansing of the Temple"
Text:            Mark 11: 11-33
In this message we focus on the controversies between Jesus and the religious groups that wanted to kill him, In the final days of His life, Jesus focuses His ministry around the temple area in Jerusalem. This message focuses on Jesus purpose in cleansing of the temple in Mark's gospel.
Part VI  May 5, 2019

 

Message:  "The Last Week of Christ: Preparing His Disciples for His Death"
Text:            Matthew 26:1-16
In this message, we enter into Wednesday of the last week of Christ.  Christ is only two days from His crucifixion. It is at this time He prepares His disciples for the mockery trial He will soon face, the crucifixion, and resurrection.  Unfortunately, His disciples are not ready for what lays in from to them as followers of Christ.
Part VII  May 12, 2019

 

Message:  "The Last Week of Christ: Agony In The Garden"
Text:            Matthew 26:36-56
In this message, we enter into Thursday  of the last week of Christ.  Christ is only 24 hours from His crucifixion.  At the Garden of Gethsemane, we see Christ alone asking God the Father if it be possible let this cup pass. The ordeal of the cross is not the physical suffering He must endure. To the contrary, it was the fact that a holy God would become sin for us.
 
Part VIII  May 19, 2019

 

Message:  "The Last Week of Christ: The Jewish Trial "
Text:            Matthew 26: 57-75
In this message, we enter into Friday  of the last week of Christ.  We examine the Jewish trial as we go into the Jewish courtroom in the house of the high priest, Caiaphas. We notice three things in this message: (1) The Setting of the Trial, (2.) The Slander of the Trial, and (3.) The Silence during the Trial. 
 
Part IX  May 26, 2019

 

Message:  "The Last Week of Christ: The Roman Trial "
Text:            Matthew 27: 1-26
In this message, we are still in Friday  of the last week of Christ.  We examine the Roman trial as we see Christ before the Governor of Rome, Pontius Pilate, We notice three things in this message: (1) The Silence of the Saviour, (2.) The Substitute for the Accused, and (3.) The Soothing of the Governor's Conscience.
 
Part X  June 9, 2019

 

Message:  "The Last Week of Christ: The Crucifixion "
Text:            Matthew 27: 27-66
In this message, we examine the crucifixion with Jesus being nailed to the cross on Friday of this week. Our focus is on what happened after His death as Joseph of Arimathea goes to Pilate to ask for the body of Jesus. Joseph and his companion Nicodemus place the body of Jesus in a new tomb for His burial.
Part XI  June 16, 2019

 

Message:  "Family Values "
Text:           II Chronicles 21:5-7
This is a message for Father's Day which deals with the family of Ahab and Jezebel whereby we see the influence of one woman upon a family and a nation.
Part XII  June 23, 2019

 

Message:  "The Last Week of Christ: The Resurrection "
Text:                Matthew 28
In our text, Matthew 28, we see the last chapter of this book as resurrection ground. We started this series on a Sunday and conclude one week later on a Sunday. In this message, we see the events that occur on Resurrection Sunday.
Part XIII July 14, 2019

 

Message:  "What If There Was No Resurrection?"
Text:             I Corinthians 15:12-19

 

This message focus on the question presented by the Apostle Paul to the Corinthian believers on the consequences if Christ did not rise from the grave.  They are six in number. This is a follow up message on the message preached on June 23rd concerning the Resurrection.
 
 
Part XIV July 21 , 2019

 

Message:  "The Touch of the Master's Hand"
Text:             John 20: 11-18

 

This message focus on Mary Magdalene and how she is impacted being the first one at the grave of Jesus. We focus on her motive in coming to the grave site not expecting to see her risen Lord but to anoint his body. We point out about her emotional display of learning of the disappearance of Jesus body at the tomb, and we focus on how she becomes still when she hears her name from the Master.
      

 

​​​Thank you for listening to these messages, and we trust God  will give you understanding of His Word.

 
We trust that the Lord will send you our way for a visit in the near future, At Crusade Baptist Church, we love to have visitors.

 

 In His Service,
Rev. Michael R. Martin
                  

Rev. Michael R. Martin

 

March 17 , 2019    "What Does A Dead

                                      Man Do?

                                           

Ephesians 2:1-10 - Rev. Michael R. Martin
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March 24 , 2019 "The Picture of the Red

                                Heifer in Scripture"

 

                                           

Numbers 19: 1-10 - Rev. Michael R. Martin
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March 31 , 2019  "Abusing the Lord's

                                       Table"

 

                                           

I Corinthians 11: 23-34 - Rev. Michael R Martin
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April 7 , 2019  "The Last Week of Christ:

                            The Triumphal Entry"

John 12: 12-19 - Rev. Michael R. Martin
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April 14, 2019  "The Last Week of Christ:

                             The Inquiring Greeks"

John 12: 20-36 - Rev. Michael R. Martin
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April 28, 2019  "The Last Week of Christ:

                           Cleansing of the Temple"

Mark 11: 11-33 - Rev. Michael R. Martin
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May 5, 2019  "The Last Week of Christ:

                            Preparing for His Death"

Matthew 26:1-16 - Rev. Michael R. Martin
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May 12, 2019  "The Last Week of Christ:

                            Agony In The Garden""

Matthew 26: 36-56 - Rev. Michael R. Martin
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May 19, 2019  "The Last Week of Christ:

                                The Jewish Trial""

Matthew 26: 57-75 - Rev. Michael R. Martin
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May 26, 2019  "The Last Week of Christ:

                                The Roman Trial""

Matthew 27: 1-26 - Unknown Artist
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June 9, 2019  "The Last Week of Christ:

                                The Crucifixion""

Matthew 27: 27-66 - Rev. Michael R. Martin
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June 16, 2019       "Family Values"

II Chronicles 21:5-7 - Rev. Michael R. Martin
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June 23, 2019  "The Last Week of Christ:   

                                The Resurrection"

Matthew 28 - Rev. Michael R. Martin
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July 14, 2019  "What If There Was No

                               Resurrection?"

I Corinthians 15:12-19 - Rev. Michael R. Martin
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July 21, 2019  "The Touch of the Master's

                                          Hand"

John 20: 11-18 - Rev. Michael R. Martin
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