Advent

Advent

The Divine Character of Jesus, Part 2

The Divine Character of Jesus, Part 2 (Ex 34:6-7, various NT) Sermon Outline Recap of Part 1 God is abounding in love (Jn 6:38-40, Lk 19:10) Significance: If God is faithful to you in Christ, you can be assured that nothing can separate you from the love of God in Christ Jesus. (Rom 8:39) God is abounding in faithfulness (truth) (Jn 14:6, 18:37) Significance: The things…

The Divine Character of Jesus, Part 1

The Divine Character of Jesus, Part 1 (Ex 34:6-7 and various NT)   Sermon Outline   What does it mean to be divine? (WSC 4, BC 10, 19, Ex 34:6-7) God is LORD (Jn 6:35, 8:12, Jn 9:35, 10:7-14, 10:30, 11:25, 14;6, 15:1, 16:28, 18:6, Lk 2:14, 22:69, Mt 28:9, 17, Phil 2:10, Heb 1:6) Significance: We must worship and bow down, giving all honor, glory and praise to…

Jesus’ Humanity is Essential

  Sermon Outline Read: Lk 2;1-7, 1Jn 4:2-3, 2Jn 7   Advent Overview This year, I would like us to reflect on the Humanity, Divinity, Sonship and Royalty of Jesus Christ. The humanity of Jesus has been challenged all the way back to the first century of the Church. Notice what the Apostle John writes (1Jn 4:2-3, 2Jn 7) John Understood the competing worldview of…

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…