Friday Sermon (5/17/19): “The Gospel and Work” (Selected Scriptures)
Four ways the gospel affects your work:
- The gospel gives you meaning
- The gospel gives you mercy
- The gospel gives you a master
- The gospel gives you the means
Sunday Sermon (5/19/19): “True Rest in Christ” (John 5:1-17)
Key Idea: We must find our Sabbath rest in Christ.
- Beware of pursuing false rest
- False rest #1: Better circumstances
- False rest #2: Self-righteousness
- Find your Sabbath rest in Christ
- Examples of how we find our Sabbath rest in Christ:
- The gospel gives rest to my guilty heart.
- The gospel gives rest in my suffering.
- The gospel gives rest to my people pleasing soul.
- The gospel gives rest to my longing for something greater.
- The gospel gives rest as I worry about tomorrow.
Friday Sermon (5/10/19): “Work Under the Curse” (Selected Scriptures)
- Work is a good gift from God (Genesis 1:26-28; 2:1-3, 15)
- Work is a struggle because of sin (Genesis 3:17-19)
Sunday Sermon (5/12/19): “Living by Faith” (John 4:43-56)
Key Idea: The significance of a sincere faith
- The Priority of Faith
- The Purity of Faith
- The Power of Faith
Friday Sermon (5/3/19): “Giving and Receiving” (Philippians 4:14-23)
Four Reasons Why We Should Be Generous:
- We should be generous to bear the burdens of gospel partners (vv. 14-16)
- We should be generous as an act of worship and the outworking of the gospel in our lives (vv. 17-18)
- We should be generous because of the God who supplies (vv. 19-20)
- We should be generous because it can bear gospel fruit (vv. 21-23)
Sunday Sermon (5/5/19): “We Must Remember” (Psalm 106)
We need to remember God for his glory and our good.
1. Remembering brings God glory
2. Remembering guards our hearts
Sunday Sermon (4/28/19): “Is Jesus the Only Way?” (Selected Scriptures)
Key Idea: The claims of Christ bring clarity in the midst of a culture of confusion.
Jesus makes three incredible claims:
- In a world of many paths, Jesus claims to the the way
- In a world of many answers, Jesus claims to be the truth
- In a world of many distractions, Jesus claims to be the life
Easter Sunday Sermon (4/21/19): “Who is Jesus” (Selected Scriptures)
- The world says, “Jesus is not who I WANT him to be.”
- Luke 23:3 “Are you king of the Jews?” (What kind of king do you want?)
- Luke 23:39 “Are you not the Christ?” (What kind of savior do you seek?)
- How did people go from “Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord, even the King of Israel” to “Crucify Him!”? Jesus was not who they wanted him to be.
- The resurrection says, “Jesus is who I NEED him to be.”
- “Are you the king of the Jews?” Jesus is the king of the world who will forever reign in love and justice.
- “Are you not the Christ?” Jesus is the resurrected Christ who rescues sinners by offering eternal life to those who believe in him.
- Why the resurrection says, “Jesus is who I need him to be.”
- The resurrection proves the forgiveness I need.
- The resurrection presents the bigger story I need.
- The resurrection provides the living Savior I need.
Friday Sermon (4/12/19): “Complete Contentment in Christ” (Philippians 4:10-13)
Key Idea: When we live for God and the gospel, we can give up worldly comfort and be content in any circumstance because we have everything we need in Christ.
- When we live for God and the gospel, we can give up worldly comfort.
- When we live for God and the gospel, we can be content in any circumstance.
- When we live for God and the gospel, we have everything we need in Christ.
Sunday Sermon (4/14/19): “Why Should We Tell Others About Jesus?” (John 4:27-42)
Three encouragements as we tell others about Jesus:
- We have been given a new purpose (vv. 27-30)
- Our task is a joyful privilege (vv. 31-38)
- God saves people (vv. 39-42)