Sermon Text: John 19: 40 Taking Jesus’ body, the two of them wrapped it, with the spices, in strips of linen. This was in accordance with Jewish burial customs.
Sermon Title: What Do You Do When Your Faith Is In A Dead Place
verse 31 Now it was the day of Preparation, and the next day was to be a special Sabbath. Because the Jewish leaders did not want the bodies left on the crosses during the Sabbath, they asked Pilate to have the legs broken and the bodies taken down.
Point 1: Don’t get in your feelings Verse 38 Now Joseph was a disciple of Jesus… He feared the Jews.
Point 2: Find a faith friend Verse 39 He was accompanied by Nicodemus…
Matthew 18: 20 For where two or three gather in my name, there am I with them.”
Point 3: If you can’t speak faith keep silent. Verse 40 Taking Jesus’s body, the two of them wrapped it…
Proverbs 18: 21 The tongue has the power of life and death, and those who love it will eat its fruit.
James 2: 17In the same way, faith by itself, if it is not accompanied by action, is dead. 18But someone will say, “You have faith; I have deeds.”
Point 4: Activate your faith overflow Verse 39… Nicodemus brought a mixture of myrrh and aloes about 75 pounds.
Romans 12: 3 For by the grace given me I say to every one of you: Do not think of yourself more highly than you ought, but rather think of yourself with sober judgment, in accordance with the faith God has distributed to each of you.
Luke 17: 6 He replied, “If you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mulberry tree, ‘Be uprooted and planted in the sea,’ and it will obey you
Point 5: Put your faith on display Verse 42… They lay Jesus there [tomb]