Advent

Advent

Twelve Reasons for the Incarnation

Sermon outline Introduction to the 12 Days of Christmas 12 Reasons for the Incarnation a light to guide our way (Jn 1:9) God’s fullness dwells again with humanity (Mt 1:23, Gen 3:8) Display God’s glory (Jn 1:14) Grace and truth to live by (Jn 1:14) Shepherd to guide our way (Mt 2:6, Jn 10:11) The right to be His children (Jn 1:12) High Priest who could sympathize (Heb…

For God’s Glory – Luke 2:8-20

Sermon Outline Soli Deo Gloria Luke 2:8-20 Christmas is a scary holiday! Why were the shepherds terrified? (Luke 2:8-9) Shepherd, the manly men of the middle east. (Jer 50:44, 49:19, 1Sam 17:34-35) 2 Reasons (Luke 2:9) An Angel appeared (Dan 8:17, Lk 1:13, 30) God’s glory envelops We are sinners and should be terrified too. We deny God We try to work our way to God (James…

Sola Gratia (Romans 11:1-6)

Sermon Outline Sola Gratia – Romans 11:1-6   A Thief and a Righteous Man[1] Salvation is entirely by Grace Physically, which of us can ascend to God? Mentally, which of us could stand up before God? Spiritually, who could atone for their sin? 8:29-30 Context of Romans 9-11 Extended discussion about Grace and election. Election is “not based on man’s desire or effort…