Sermons

Jesus came to give us a new covenant (Jeremiah 31:31-40; Hebrews 8-10 )

SERMON OUTLINE     I.              Introducing Advent Series II.            New Covenant a.    Context (Jer 19:9, Lam 4:10, Jer 31:31) b.    The Hope of reconciliation (Jer 31:31, Lk 22:20, Jer 11:10, 13) c.    A Regenerating Covenant (Jer 31:33-34, 2Cor 3:3, John 16:7, 13) d.    A Covenant with Forgiveness (Jer 31:34) e.    A Covenant without end (Jer 31:35-40) III.          Jesus and the New Covenant a.    The…

Conscience (Romans 2:14-16; 14:1ff)

  Sermon Outline   Introduction What is the conscience? BDAG: the inward faculty of distinguishing right and wrong…attentiveness to [internal] obligation[1] it isn’t identical with what we know, or with the Spirit of God within/outside us, or even with what we have been taught is right/wrong in our family and culture but it is informed…

26 Growing in Patience (James 5:7-11)

Sermon Outline   Patience James on Patience (James 1:3, 1:12, 5:7-11) James 1:3 testing of our faith produces steadfastness/perseverance James 1:12 says Christians are blessed if they are steadfast under trials But the largest teaching on patience in the book is James 5:7-12 The Command to be patient (Jam 5:7-8) Context Rich and Poor (James…

25 Hope is (Lamentations 3:19-26)

Sermon Outline   Introduction So why do people plan, build and risk for false hopes that can’t provide? we don’t believe that God is enough Jeremiah was struggling with this very thing until Lam 3:24 False Hope is rooted in the idea that our circumstances will improve Lamentations Summary – The book was written in…

24 Self-control and Titus 2

Sermon Outline   Jackie Robinson[1] Self-control is expected in many areas of life Use of Substances (Titus 2:2-3, Eph 5:18) Faith (Titus 2:2-3, 2:5, 2:7) Be Dignified (2:2) dignity (2:7) Reverent in Behavior (2:3) Pure (Titus 2:5) Speech (Titus 2:3, 2:8-9, Luke 7:10, Col 4:6) Older women likewise are to be…Not slanderers (2:3) Young men…