May 27, 2018 - Luke 37-39

Scripture Reading: Romans 12:9-21

Sermon Text: Luke 6:36-38

Title: "Lenses for Internally Reflecting God's Character"

Outline:

Four humbling lenses for internally reflecting God's character

1. The standard to reflect (36)

2. The standard to reject (37a)

3. The standard to embrace (37b-38a)

4. The promise (or warning) for practicing your standard wisely (or unwisely) (38b)

Posted on May 30, 2018 .

May 20, 2018 - Luke 27-36 Part 2

Scripture Reading: Romans 12:1-8

Sermon Text: Luke 6:27-36

Sermon Title: "Supernatural Love"

Outline:

Three pillars for faithfully practicing supernatural love in a hostile world

1. (27a) Supernatural love always listens to the Master.

2. (27b-35a) Supernatural love always engages enemies for their good.

3. (35b-36) Supernatural love demonstrates God's character toward His enemies.

Posted on May 21, 2018 .

May 13, 2018 - Luke 27-36

Scripture Reading: Romans 12:1-8

Sermon Text: Luke 6:27-36

Sermon Title: "Supernatural Love"

Outline:

Three pillars for faithfully practicing supernatural love in a hostile world

1. (27a) Supernatural love always listens to the Master.

2. (27b-35a) Supernatural love always engages enemies for their good.

3. (35b-36) Supernatural love demonstrates God's character toward His enemies.

Posted on May 15, 2018 .

May 5, 2018 - Session 1

Our Guest Speaker, Todd Murray, gives us an encouraging and challenging message from 1 Thessalonians 5, entitled "One-on-One Relationships." This message addresses how God wants His followers to treat each other, and our responsibilities to each other.

Posted on May 5, 2018 .

April 22, 2018 - Luke 6:17-19

Scripture Reading: Romans 11:17-24

Sermon Text: Luke 6:17-19

Sermon Title: "An Attractive and Unique Ministry"

Outline:

Two summarizing snapshots of Jesus' ministry

1. An attractive ministry (17)

2. A unique ministry (18-19)

 

Posted on April 22, 2018 .

April 15, 2018 - Luke 6:13-16

Scripture Reading: Romans 11:11-16

Sermon Text: Luke 6:12-16

Sermon Title: "Unassuming Acts of Jesus"

Outline:

Two unassuming acts of Jesus in appointing twelve ordinary men

1. A humble response of prayer (12)

2. A calculated appointment of ordinary men (13-16)

Posted on April 16, 2018 .

April 8, 2018 - Luke 6:12

Scripture Reading: Romans 11:11-16

Sermon Text: Luke 6:12; Selected

Sermon Title: "Lessons on Prayer from Luke"

Outline: 7 Lessons on Prayer from Luke

1. Significant events are saturated with prayer (1:5-26; 3:21; 612; 9:18, 28:29)

2. Prayer is a non-negotiable priority (5:16; 6:12; 9:18; 23:34, 46)

3. Prayer is a pillar in trial, temptation, and tribulation (22:39-46)

4. Jesus' practice of prayer becomes an opportunity to teach on prayer (11:1-2; 18:1-14)

5. Abandoning the practice of prayer is a warning sign of apostasy (19:46)

6. Pretentious prayer is a sign of self-justification (20:46-47)

7. Prayer is vital for life now... and assurance for then (21:34-36)

 

Posted on April 9, 2018 .

April 1, 2018 - Resurrection Sunday

We continue where we left off in Psalm 22 on Friday. Jesus died on the cross and was buried. Today we look at the triumphant and probably the most important miracle ever - the Resurrection of Jesus! 

Posted on April 2, 2018 .

March 25, 2018 - Psalm 16

Scripture Reading: Romans 11:1-10

Sermon Title: "A Theology of the Believer's Life"

Sermon Text: Psalm 16

Outline:

Four "doctrines" for those who trust the God who protects and provides:

1. The Believer's Commitments (1-4)

2. The Believer's Confidence (5-11)

Posted on March 25, 2018 .

March 18, 2018 - Psalm 99

Scripture Reading: Romans 10:16-21

Sermon Text: Psalm 99

Sermon Title: "Holy, Holy, Holy"

Outline:

Three explanations of God's holiness

1. He is holy in His nature/character (1-3)

2. He is holy in the character of His reign (4-5)

3. He is holy in His relationship with His people (6-9)

Posted on March 19, 2018 .

March 4, 2018 - Luke 6:1-11

Scripture Reading: Romans 9:30--10:4

Sermon Text: Luke 6:1-11

Sermon Title: "The Son of Man is Lord of the Sabbath"

Outline:

Two Fronts in the War over the Sabbath

1. Whose authority is legitimate? (1-5)

2. Whose practice is divinely authorized? (6-11)

Posted on March 5, 2018 .

February 25, 2018 - Luke 5:33-39

Scripture Reading: Romans 9:19-29

Title: "The Holy One Is Doing Something New"

Text: Luke 5:33-39

Outline:

Two basic points to understand about Jesus' ministry

  1. His ministry is about who He is, not what we do (33-35)
  2. His ministry is doing something new, not reforming the old (36-39)
Posted on February 28, 2018 .

February 18, 2018 - Baptism

Scripture Reading: Romans 9:6-18

Sermon Title: What Does the Bible Say about Baptism?

Sermon Text: Selected Scriptures

Outline:

Four answers to common questions about biblical baptism:

1. How should it be done? Answer: By immersion

2. Why do we say what we say during baptism? Answer: To identify with and submit to the lordship of Jesus Christ.

3. Does baptism actually save us? Answer: No. Baptism only symbolizes our conversion.

4. What's the point of baptism? Answer: It symbolizes our union with Christ, our cleansing from sin through Christ, and is our public declaration of faith in Christ.

Posted on February 19, 2018 .

February 4, 2018 - Repentance

Scripture Reading: Romans 9:1-5

Sermon Text: Selected Scriptures

Title: A Biblical Portrait of Repentance

Outline:

Four considerations on the topic of repentance

1. Defining repentance

2. False repentance

3. Genuine repentance

4. Practical principles for repentance

Posted on February 5, 2018 .

January 28, 2018 - Luke 5:27-32

Scripture Reading: Romans 8:31-39

Sermon Text: Luke 5:27-32

Title: The Holy One Calls Sinners to Repentance

Outline: 

Jesus' method for outreach

1. He intentionally seeks sinners to follow Him (27-28)

2. He invites sinners to repentance (29-32)

Posted on January 29, 2018 .