No Common Man

The world is always talking about statistics, numbers of men and women who have done things that no other human being has done. People talk about records, I hear things like the 50 greatest athletes in history, baseball, football, what many have heard and call soccer, tennis, hockey, basketball, surfing, and these people have come to be called idols out of this world. Other writers, warriors, actors and actresses, singers, presidents, etc.

Well let me tell you about my Jesus, there is no one like him! Here are his numbers:

  • Seven times he cures unclean spirits. In these passages we can see that even the demons bow down before Jesus and obey and recognize him as the Holy Son of God.
  • Five times he cures paralyzed people.
  • Four times he cures blind people.
  • Two times he cures lepers.
  • Six other cures:
    • The fever of Peter’s mother
    • Woman with bleeding
    • A deaf-mute in Decapolis
    • Man with abnormal swelling
    • The ear of Malchus
    • The son of a high nobleman
  • Other healings are also mentioned in several passages on the same occasion in the following passages: Mt 4:23-25, Mt 8:16-17, Mt 15:29-31, Mt 21:14-15, Mr. 1:32-34, Mark 3:7-12, Luke. 4:40-41, Lk. 16:17-19.
  • Ten miracles over nature
    • The multiplication of fish and loaves twice
    • Quieted the storm
    • And if you like surfing, he walked on water
    • Money in the mouth of a fish to pay the IRS
    • Dry fig
    • The miraculous catch
    • The Transfiguration of himself
    • If you like to go to weddings and you do not like to drink water and there is no wine. No one like Jesus, he turned water into wine.
  • Gave life to the dead
    • Lazarus
    • Daughter of Jairus
    • The son of a widow
  • The most importantly, he died and rose again.

No man like him, despite rejection, contempt, humiliation, flogging, pain and crucifixion, died for you and me, all of us, to give us salvation and eternal life.

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Sunday Worship Schedule
8:30 - Worship (1st Service)
Attended Nursery (0-2yr). Children (3yr-4th grade) are dismissed during the sermon to attend children's church.
9:40 - Focused Fellowship
This is a time of fellowship and refreshments throughout the building. Children pickup before or after Kids Praise.
10:00 - Adult Bible Classes & Kids Discipleship
Adult Bible Classes - locations vary. High School & Middle School Discipleship Groups in the Youth area. Kids Praise for 3yr-4th grade. Nursery 0-2yr.
11:00 - Worship (2nd Service) & Kids Bible Class
Attended Nursery (0-2yr). Children (3yr - 8th grade) are dismissed during the sermon to attend Bible classes.

Wednesday Evening Schedule
5:30 - Fellowship Meal
Adults - $4 and Students/Children $3 (during the school year)
6:30 - Passion Worship
Praise and worship time in the Worship Center.
6:30 - Celebrate Recovery
Celebrate Recovery is a Christ-centered, 12-step recovery group that provides a safe place to address and deal with life's hurts, habits and hang-ups.
7:00 - Bible Classes & Small Groups
Classes for children and adults of all ages and other ministry groups meet at various locations throughout the building.

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