Sermons

Sermons

1John 2:1-6 The Imitation of Christ

Sermon Outline Imitation is the best form of flattery (1Jn 2:6) The Imitation of Christ Choosing not to sin (1Jn 2:1a, 1Cor 10:13, John 5:14) Keeping his commandments/words (1Jn 2:3, 5) Walking like Christ (1Jn 2:6) So how did Jesus walk? So are you ready to live a life of submission? Only happen because we truly ‘know’ him (1Jn 2:3) Recognizing Impostors Say but don’t do…

Growing in your fellowship with God and Others

Sermon Outline Introduction (1Jn 1:3) The Character/Nature of God as Revealer (1Jn 1:5) Notice he didn’t say Light is God. What does light do? Light illuminates things. Brings understanding, clarity, sense of perception. Light reduces stress and depression. Light causes growth. An allusion to God’s…

When we encounter Jesus…

Sermon Outline 1John 1:1-4, 2:1, 2:12-14 When we encounter Jesus 1John is more like a narrative than a logical Who wrote 1 John? Why did he write it? Because he had experienced something profoundly personal and life transforming Personal Sensory experience (1Jn 1b-d, 2b, 3a) We versus I (1Jn 1:1-4) Theological reflection (1Jn 1:1a) How is your personal experience with…

Titus 3;4-7 What is The Gospel?

Sermon Outline False Gospels (Mk 13:22, 2Cor 11:13, 26, 1Tim 1:3, 2Pt 2:1, Gal 1:6-7, 2Cor 11:4) The True Gospel (1Cor 15:1-8, Titus 3:4-7) The Good News begins and ends with the Character of God (Titus 3:4, Acts 20:24, Rom 1:1) God took on flesh (Titus 3:4, Rom 1:9, 1Jn 4:2-3) Why is this important? (HC 35, 15-17) Promise to Adam and Eve (Gen 3:15) Needed to be David’s…

Beware how you walk (2Chronicles 21)

Sermon Outline     2 Ways of Walking (2Chr 21:12b-15, Ps 1) Jehoram walked in the ways of evil (2Chr 21:6, 12b-13) Murder of his siblings (2Chr 21:4, 1Jn 2:11, 3:15, Matt 15:19) Married an idolater (2Chr 21:6) Practiced and promoted Idolatry (2Chr 21:11) Idolatry is anything that is set up in place of God. Results of walking in ways of evil Lost his ability to…

To whom will you turn? (2Kings 1)

Sermon Outline   We all face unpredictable futures and times of crisis. To who will you turn in the struggles of life? Ahaziah’s injury (2Ki 1:2) Who was Ahaziah? What happened to him? A Snapshot of his heart Ahaziah’s sin Rejected the God of Israel (2Ki 1:7-8, 1:3, 6, 16) Inquiring of a false god Ekron was a Philistine city on the southern shore of Israel and the…

Repentance stays the judgment of God 1Kings 21

Sermon Outline Choosing between God and man (1Ki 21:3) Family Land as an Inheritance from the Lord (Dt 19:14, Num 36:7, Lev 25:13-28) Business or Worship? (1Kin 21:3) Ahab’s Sin begins A Faulty Worldview Covetousness (1Ki 21:2, 4) What is covetousness? (Exo 20:17, HC 113, WLC 147-148) Abdication of…