Sermons by Pastor Steve Sanchez
Those were the words of Jesus when he suddenly appeared in a room full of frightened disciples. He knew just the right words to say to calm their fears. He says the same to us today when we are fretful and fearful. All we have to remember is that he is right here when we need him. I hope this message encourages you if you are in a tough place today.
“Heeere’s Jesus!” is the message title because he was always making sudden, unexpected appearances. Why did He suddenly show up in the middle of a room behind locked doors to his disciples anyway? Couldn’t he have knocked first? What was the reaction of his followers? When was the last time Jesus invaded your private space and how did you respond? (Based on Luke 24:33-44, but, because my time ran out, I only got to verse 36. As one person said:…
So, you’re taking a walk and Jesus shows up, but you don’t recognize him. What do you do now? Well, these two guys did the right thing and were blessed!
In this day of Cancel Culture, it’s wonderful that God offers another opportunity when we blow it, time and again. Just ask Peter. Have you ever noticed the two important little words “and Peter” in these verses after Jesus resurrected? Mark 16: 6-7: “Don’t be alarmed,” Jesus said. “You are looking for Jesus the Nazarene, who was crucified. He has risen! He is not here. See the place where they laid him. But go, tell his disciples AND PETER, ‘He…
What happened when the women visited the tomb of Jesus and what should their account inspire us to do?
This is Pastor Steve’s story about how God changed him from a meth addict, burglar, murderer, and general ne’er-do-well to who he is today.
In his last message from the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus tells of two builders: the wise man who built his house on the rock and the foolish man who built his house on the sand. The wise man’s house endured the sudden storm while the foolish man’s house came crashing down around him. What will happen to you when the sudden storm hits, whether it’s a bad doctor’s report, a sudden tragedy within your family, or any other type…
The most frightening words in the Bible are spoken by Jesus in Matthew 7: “I never knew you; depart from me, you workers of lawlessness.” What will you hear?
This is a no-holds-barred teaching about the danger of false prophets posing as servants of Christ, when in reality, they are wolves in sheep’s clothing. Yes, I name names, too. Matthew 7: 15-20