July 15, 2018
The true disciples of Christ must witness to a hostile world. Four points of the hostile world: Persecution of the righteous The Holy Spirit’s work in a hostile world The joy of the cross in a hostile world The hostile is already conquered
July 8, 2018
God the Father will grow all of His children. 4 Areas of Growth: Those who grow must grow in His word. Those who grow must grow in joy. Those who grow must grow in love for the church. Those who grow must grow in relation to the world.
July 1, 2018
To love God is to obey; this is true worship. 4 Points of Love: Those who love God will obey Him. Those who love God will follow Truth. Those rejecting the love of Christ reject Christ. Those loving Christ have a peace that is out of this world.
June 17, 2018
Humility and love make up the foundation of the Christian life; you cannot grow without these. Lesson of humility Learning to trust Jesus at His word Lesson of loving one another
June 3, 2018
Life after the cross must inform the life before the cross. Jesus teaches 3 main points as He starts preparing for His death. Betrayal leading to death The Triumphal Entry Gentiles now coming Death leads to life You must reject this world in favor for the next. You must follow Jesus in His suffering for honor […]
May 27, 2018
Most of our lives will be lived beyond the grave, and we should live accordingly. Three main points of the Resurrection: Death hurts the very heart of God. Jesus will resurrect you and me. Pride is what kills the dead.
May 13, 2018
Jesus is the best example of the behavior of loving, humble leadership. 3 agricultural examples of Jesus’ leadership: The Good Shepherd leads; He does not drive. The good Shepherd nurtures the flock. The Good Shepherd lays down His life for the sheep.
May 6, 2018
Jesus uses our testimonies to witness to people and grow us at the same time. Testimony: First hand authentication of a fact. 6 Main Points The power of a testimony Religious leaders can be wrong Your testimony may be attacked Sometimes your testimony will cost you Our testimony should end in worship Humility is required
April 29, 2018
A brutal conversation about truth and lies. Jesus teaches us that true disciples respond to Him and grow in Christian maturity. 4 points in responding to Jesus: True disciples know Jesus through obedience. True disciples understand the battle of sin. True disciples follow truth wherever it leads. True disciples see life from the eternal.
April 22, 2018
The witness of the gospel should rest in the eternal. 4 Points of our witness: Confidence comes from your conviction concerning the afterlife. Not where but Who. Sin separates us from God. The Cross changes everything!