Sermons by Jon Henson (Page 3)

Sermons by Jon Henson (Page 3)

Senior Pastor of Blairland Baptist Church, Loudon, TN

“Evidence of His Resurrection”

(Matthew 16:21) (Matthew 17:22-23) (Matthew 20:18-19) (Matthew 26:32) (Acts 1:3) I.  Why should I believe in the resurrection of Jesus? His body was buried (John 19:34) The tomb was empty (Matthew 28:12-13) Lives were changed The church was born  II.   Why should I receive the Jesus of the resurrection? So, my sins could be forgiven (Romans 4:25) (Romans 1:4) So, I can live a life of purpose (John 10:10) (1 Corinthians 15:55) So, I can conquer death So, I can…

“The Cross of Christ”

Luke 23:33 I.   The first three hours on the cross (9 am – Noon) (Mark 15:25) “And it was the third hour, and they crucified him.” A Plea for Forgiveness (Luke 23:34) “Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they do.” A Promise of Salvation (Luke 23:43) “Assuredly, I say to you, today you will be with Me in Paradise.” A Provision for His Mother (John 19:26-27)  II.   The Second three hours on the cross (Noon – 3…

“Jesus Prays in Gethsemane”

Matthew 26:36–46 His Sorrow (Verses 36-38) (Isaiah 53:3) (Hebrews 5:7-9) (John 18:1-6)  His Supplication (Verses 39-45) His Strength (Verses 45-46)

“The Right Look in Hard Times”

Jeremiah 32:27 Introduction: (Jeremiah 32:27) (Jeremiah 32:17) I.      There is no promise that God cannot keep (Jeremiah 32:21–22) (Numbers 23:19) II.    There is no prayer God cannot answer (Jeremiah 32:21) (Exodus 2:23-25) (1 John 5:14–15) (Psalm 34:15–18) III.  There is no problem God cannot solve (Jeremiah 32:19) This truth is important for two reasons: Everybody in this room has problems Everybody in this room has a problem that only God can solve (Jeremiah 13:23) IV.   There is…

“The Greatness of God”

Psalm 139:1-18  I.    God knows us (Verses 1-6) (1 John 3:20) God knows what we are (Verse 1) God knows what we think (Verse 2) God knows where we go (Verse 3) God knows what we say (Verse 4) David can’t comprehend the greatness of God (Verses 5–6)  II.    God is with us (Verses 7-12) Listen to the question David asked in (Verse 7) Death cannot take us away from the presence of God (Verse 8) Distance cannot…

“The Joy of Contentment”

Philippians 4:10-23 Introduction: “Christian contentment is the God-given ability to be satisfied with the loving provision of God in any and every situation.” – Charles Kelley I.      Contentment – Because of the Overruling Providence of God (Verse 10) (1 Timothy 6:6-10) II.    Contentment – Because of the Unfailing Power of God (Verses 11-13) III.  Contentment – Because of the Unchanging Promise of God (Verses 14-20)

“The Joy of Security”

Philippians 4:4-9 I.      The Problem: Anxiety (Verse 6) II.    The Prescription: Prayer (Verses 6-7) III.   The Program: Right Thinking (Verses (Verse 8-9) To avoid anxiety – we must think proper thoughts: Guideline one: Whatever things are true Guideline two: Whatever things are noble Guideline three: Whatever things are just Guideline four: Whatever things are pure Guideline five: Whatever things are lovely Guideline six: Whatever things are of good report  To avoid anxiety – we must do proper…

” The Joy of Victory”

Philippians 3:7-14 I.        The Liabilities of the Past (Verses 7-8) (Matthew 16:25-26) II.      The Possibilities of the Future (Verse 10) 1.    Knowing the person of Christ (John 17:3) (2 Peter 3:18) 2.    Knowing the power of Christ (Ephesians 1:18-20) 3.    Knowing the passion of Christ (Acts 9:16) (Philippians 3:8) (1 Peter 2:21) (1 Peter 2:20) (1 Peter 3:14) (1 Peter 4: 14,16,19) (Matthew 5:10-12) (Philippians 3:11) (Philippians 1:29) III.    The Responsibilities of the Present…

“The Joy of Integrity”

Philippians 1:27-30 I.          Priority One: Conduct (Verse 27) (1:7) The defense of the gospel (1:12-18) The proclamation of the gospel (1:27) The testimony of the gospel II.        Priority Two: Consistency (Verse 27) III.      Priority Three: Cooperation (Verses 27-28) IV.      Priority Four: Courage (Verses 29-30)

“The Joy of Adversity”

Philippians 1:12-26 7 Principles that will encourage us when we face trouble: 1.    Adversity Promotes the Progress of the Gospel (Verse 12) – The word furtherance 2.    Adversity Provides Opportunities for Witness (Verse 13) – In all the palace. He was referring to the Praetorian Guard 3.    Adversity Produces Courage in our Fellow Believers (Verse 14) 4.    Adversity Proves the Character of our Friendships (Verses 15-18) 5.    Adversity Provokes Growth in our Lives (Verses 19-20) Three things at work in…

“A Life of Joy”

Nehemiah 8:10 Introduction: I.   The difference between happiness and joy II.   The Christian life is infused with joy Salvation Baptism Trial and discouragement Death (Acts 20:24) (1 Peter 1:8) (Revelation 14:13) III.  God wants you to be joyful How can I live a life of joy? (Psalm 118:24) 1.    Surrender to Jesus Christ (Colossians 1:11) (1 Peter 1:8) (John 16:22) (Psalm 35:9) 2.    Submit to the Spirit of God (Romans 14:17) (1 Thessalonians 1:6) 3.    Study the Word of God…


Psalm 37:7-9 Introduction: Definition – Patience is the willingness to respond to irritating circumstances with love, grace and kindness as you wait on the Lord to guide you in to how to handle a situation. I. Problems will try your patience (Job 42:1-6) II. People will test your patience (James 5:7-9) (1 Corinthians 13:4) (1 Thessalonians 5:14) III. Persistence will toughen your patience James 1:3-4 Close: 2 Peter 3:9