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Sermons on John

Learning from John the Baptist: You Were Created for Today

KEY POINTS: God’s Providential Plan Accepted Our God-Given Uniqueness Preparing the Way Questions to Stir Discussion: When you hear the first Christmas songs of the season, what is your reaction? Joy, Dread, Excitement, Anxiety? Why is that? Who is it, or what is it, that helps you prepare mentally and spiritually for Christ’s coming at…

Celebrating Scripture Alone

All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness.  2 Timothy 3:16 (ESV) Key Points: Re-Affirming the Authenticity of Scripture Re-Establishing the Authority of Scripture Recommitting to Anchoring Ourselves in Scripture Rejoicing in the Acuity found through Scripture Re-storing an Aptitude for Scripture Questions…

Easter Excitement!

Chapter 27 of The Story: “The Resurrection” – Matthew 27-28; Mark 16; Luke 24; John 19-21 Key Points: Stuck in Saturday’s Past – The Two Mary’s … Judas Coming to Grips with Sunday’s Living Savior Envisioning Tomorrow’s New Possibilities Questions to Stir Discussion: Why do you think people dispute Jesus’ Resurrection, more than His life or death on the…

Jesus, NO Ordinary Man

Chapter 24 of The Story, “No Ordinary Man” – Matthew 7:28-29 (NLT) “When Jesus had finished saying these things, the crowds were amazed at his teaching, for he taught with real authority—quite unlike their teachers of religious law.”  Matthew 7:28-29 (NLT) KEY POINTS: Jesus is NO Ordinary Man Jesus’ Miraculous Power Jesus’ Unparalleled Words and Wisdom…

Christmas in July!

  Chapter 22 of The Story: “The Birth of the King” – John 1:1-14 sel (NLT) Key Points: Christmas means no more Waiting Christmas means God is With Us Christmas means God Becomes with Us! Christmas means God Loves Us! Questions to Stir Discussion: Think about what would be the benefits of celebrating Jesus’ birthday…