Sermons

Sermons

Spurring one another to growth

1 Kings 18:1-16 Spurring one Another to growth Elijah and Obadiah   Sermon Outline     Finding Nemo: The Risk of Faith Who is Obadiah? Name means ‘servant of Yahweh’ In charge of Ahab’s palace (1Ki 18:3) Devout believer in the Lord (1Ki 18:3) Willing to risk himself secretly for God (1Ki 18:4) Walking & Relying on God isn’t always easy Often God leads…

Pentecost is about harvesting the Lost (Acts 2:1-41)

  Sermon Outline Confusion about Holy Spirit among many Christians Who is the Holy Spirit? Setting (Acts 2:1) Day of Pentecost = Feast of Weeks 1 of 3 annual feasts to be kept by all Jews (Exo 23:16, Lev 23:15-22, Dt 16:9-12) These were to be a time of rejoicing (Dt 16:11) First feast is about…

The Testing of our Faith – 1Kings 17:7-16

Sermon Outline God where are you? Elijah’s Test of Faith (1Ki 17:7 A victim of his own prayer. God’s intervention (1Ki 17:8) A call to outside the expected (1Ki 17:9, Luke 4:25-26) To the Crucible To a Widow The widow’s test of Faith A Demanding Prophet Be inconvenienced for me (1Ki 17:10) Give me…

Elijah Confronting Idolatry

Sermon 1Kings 17;1-7 Elijah and the Drought     National Apostasy Cry for a King (1Sam 8-10) 1Sam 8:5 “…Give us a king to lead us, such as all the other nations have.” Saul (1Sam 9-31) 40 years David (1Sam 16-2Sam) 40 years Solomon (1Ki 1:28ff) 40 years Kingdom Divided Every person who wants to see the church reformed in his/her day must not forget these 3…

Praying in Love (Thessalonians 3:10-13)

Sermon Outline   1Thessalonians 2;17-3;13 Praying in love for others (Read whole passage, focus on 3:11-13)   Who is Paul praying for? Converts that he had personally evangelized. Considers them his children (1Th 2:17) Considers them brothers (1Th 1:4, 2:1, 9, 14, 3:7, 4:1, 10, 13, 5:1, 4, 12, 14, 25-27) How can we pray for others? Out of Heart grounded in Love…

Comfort is not the goal (Romans 8:18)

Romans 8:18 Comfort is not the goal   Sermon Outline   Scripture talks a lot about being comforted but never of being comfortable! (Mt 5:3, 2Cor 1:3-4, 7:6, 1Th 3:7) Suffering is part of the Christian life (Jn 16:33) Risk: The opposite of comfortable Scriptural examples of Comfort not being the Goal Consider the life of David (1Sam). Consider the life of the…