SERMONS, OUTLINES, ILLUSTRATIONS, AND PREACHING IDEAS

SERMONS & MEDIA ON MARY

Our sermon ideas on Mary, Mother of Jesus, will help you preach a powerful message. Prepare your messages about Mary with sermon outlines or an entire sermon series.


MARY SERMON OUTLINES

by Jeff Strite

And that brings us to the story of Mary and Jesus at the wedding. It's kind of hard to think of a woman who was more honored than Mary was. She was chosen by God to be the mother of the Messiah. And she is an impressive and almost intimidating woman in Scripture. In fact her life is so central to the ministry of Christ that one church even teaches that she never sinned. This...

by Roger Thomas

If Joseph is the forgotten character of Christmas, Mary has to be the most misunderstood. She is there in every nativity play. Many times she is the most central character. Yet once we get past the sweet, sentimental manger scenes, we don't know what to do with Mary. Many push her back in the closet with the halos, angel wings, shepherds' crooks, and other...

by Jonathan McLeod

In the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent from God to a city of Galilee named Nazareth, to a virgin betrothed to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David. And the virgin's name was Mary. And he came to her and said, ''Greetings, O favored one, the Lord is with you!'' But she was greatly troubled at the saying, and...

by John Barnett

Let's meet this incredible woman. Of all the writers of Scripture it is Luke who highlights Mary. Twelve of the 20 verses that name her are in Luke and one is in Acts so 65% of all that we have comes to us through Luke. So we need to turn to Luke 1. We will find out the qualities God admires in a woman. He picked her out of all the...

by Kerry Shook

We are in a series that I am calling First Person as we are sort of getting inside the hearts and the minds of some of the great Bible heroes to try to feel what they were feeling and think what they were thinking at the time that God used them. Many times when we think of men and women of the Bible we think that they were super talented, that they had this super faith or that they were...

by Clarence E. Macartney

From the beginning, the Christian Church held the doctrine of the supernatural conception and Virgin Birth of Jesus Christ to be a true and essential portion of the faith once delivered unto the saints. To unbelief in all of its forms this doctrine has always been offensive. As early as the third century we find the opponents of Christianity centering...

by Dave Gustavsen

So last week we started with Joseph; today let's put ourselves in the shoes of Mary. I always feel like we need to do some extra de-cluttering when it comes to Mary, because there are so many traditions connected to her. And I think the danger is you can go to one extreme or the other. One extreme is you can make Mary into something she was never meant to be. You can almost begin to worship her and put her on a level...

by Jerry Vines

For several weeks, as we approach the celebration of Christmas, I'm going to bring some messages about Christmas characters. It really is hard to believe that just a few more days over a month from now and we'll celebrate Christmas...

by Ken Trivette

One can only imagine what it must have been like for a young teenage girl to discover that she was to give birth to the Son of God. In the text that we read we find her response to the angel's message, ''And, behold, thou shalt conceive in thy womb, and bring forth a son, and shalt call his name JESUS'' (Luke 1:31). Luke 1:46-55 is often referred to as Mary's Song or the Mary's...

by Rick White

If you were in the vicinity of the Galleria on Friday, then I don't have to tell you that it was indeed one of the busiest shopping days of the year. It was the official kick-off to the Christmas shopping season and some retailers are counting on as much as 50% of their annual profits to be made in the next 23 days. It is the Christmas...

by Tony Nester

I don't mean the "who dun it" kind of mystery. I mean the kind of mystery that wakes you up and makes you recognize that there are realities at work in our world that go beyond our sciences, our technologies, and our databases.This is the kind of mystery that's in the Bible and no where so much as in the Christmas story. So much of...

by Stan Coffey

A little child was playing her record player one evening when her father came into the room. He watched as she pranced around and was singing the little nursery rhyme that the record was playing. It said, Mary had a little lamb, whose fleece was white as snow, and everywhere that Mary went, the lamb was sure to go..

by Marvin D. Patterson

When you stop believing in Santa Claus is when you start getting clothes for Christmas. It was Christmas and the judge was in a merry mood as he asked the prisoner, "What are you charged with?" "Doing my Christmas shopping early," replied the defendant. "That's no offense," said the judge. "How early were you doing this shopping?" "Before the store opened," countered the prisoner...

by Daniel Rodgers

Before the beginning of time--God, in His omniscience, knew that Adam and Eve--the centerpiece of His creation, would succumb to Satan and be lost in sin. God also knew that man would need a Savior--someone who would be willing to pay the price in order to redeem them...that Someone was Jesus. The Bible says in...

by Fred Lowery

Did you enjoy that song, ''Immanuel''? I tell you these girls are such pros, I - they just stay so calm. I would've said, ''What are y'all doing? What is happening?'' So a - but they are pros. They can just stay calm, but I would appreciate it if that wouldn't happen while I'm preaching. We are in the Christmas story and last week it was...

by Christopher Harbin

Over the centuries, the church has struggled between looking to Scripture for guidance in its theology and practice and looking to the traditions and cultures in which it has lived. Often as not, we are blinded by the influence of culture and fail to even ask the right questions of the very Scriptures we read. We often miss the point of one text of another...

by Joe Alain

Mary's song is beautiful but It's easy to get caught up in the beauty of the poetry and music and yet fail to perceive just how radical the revolutionary song of Mary actually is. Don't just listen to the music, listen to the words! Many Bible scholars have commented on the revolutionary character of Mary's song and have concluded that the...

by Brian Fletcher

Jesus has returned from the others side of the Sea of Galilee where he healed the Gerasene Demoniac (Pigs) And the people were ''waiting for him'' to get back. On a Bible Study note I want you to notice the details that Luke puts into his account of this story. Is the Bible true? One test of credibility is to get eyewitness accounts and...