Sermons

Sermons

08 Walk by Faith (Joshua)

Sermon Outline Joshua 1-2, 6, 8, 10-11, 23-24 I.               Walking by Faith is the Biblical Pattern a.     Not just a NT idea (Heb 11:1-2) b.     Teaches us 3 lessons                                                i.     God’s ways are not our ways (Isa 55:8-9, Eph 3:20) 1.     The First test: Crossing the raging Jordan  (Josh. 3:7-8, 15-16) 2.     The second test:…

06 New Commands and New Covenant (Exodus)

Sermon Outline Introduction God desires to live in the midst of his People Rules of Enjoyable Living (Ex 20:1-21) Promise to Abraham – Land, people, blessing (Gen 12:1-3) God has rescued his people from Egypt (Ex 19:1) 10 commandments are foundational rules for living enjoyably with God and one another These rules weren’t arbitrary; they are rooted in God’s very…

05 Deliverance (Exodus)

  Sermon Outline   The Human Yearning for Deliverance and Freedom Unlikely odds (Ex 1:8-9, 11) Ignorance of the Nations history (Ex 1:8) All Powerful Global Nation state A Ruler who deems himself a God (Ex 1:11, 5;1ff) Forced to participate in idolatry Pharaoh’s edict to kill the Hebrew babies (Ex 1:16, 22) Pharaoh was a man who resented God’s people, rejected…

03 God Builds a Nation (Genesis 12-25)

Sermon Outline   Upper Story God wants to relate to people so he chooses a man with whom to reestablish a unique relationship Instructs him to leave everything behind (Ge 12:1)                                               Ever considered how many elderly people God invites to radical changes of life?  Noah built an ark (Ge 7:6), Moses led a nation ( Ex. 7:7), Caleb…

02 The Story Begins (Genesis 1-12)

Sermon Outline Introduction God is the creator World is good (Heb 11:3) Man is very good (Ge 1:26-28; 1:31) Humanity is chosen to relate to God Humanity rebels First rebellion (Ge 3:16) One rebellion leads to many rebellions Cain and Cain’s line (Ge 4:2-24) Noah’s sin post-flood (Ge 6:5) God’s response Judges Curse on land, serpent, etc. (Ge 3:14-19)…

Cultivating Spiritual Discernment (1John 4:1-6)

  Sermon Outline   Introduction – A Story on Spiritual Discernment or lack thereof What is Discernment? Ability to decide between truth and error. Ability to judge well What is Spiritual Discernment? Distinguishing right and wrong in the areas of spiritual teaching and living.…

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…

Empty? Listen to Gabriel again! Luke 1:26-38

Empty? Listen to Gabriel Again. Luke 1:26-28 Gabriel’s First Announcement: God for you. Greetings, you who are highly favored. Mary, you have found favor with God. Gabriel’s First Announcement: God for you. Greetings, you who are highly favored. Mary, you have found favor with God. Mary’s response:  troubled wondering. Mary was greatly troubled at his words and wondered…