How do you make decisions in life? What are your top priorities? If someone hears your words or observes your actions, what would the person say motivates you? What drives you? What keeps you focused? What moves you? What can make you change your mind? What can cause you to rethink something or to do … Continue reading Moved
Words to Live By: Meek 2-12-17 1strecognize poor of spirit (spiritually bankrupt, true knowledge of ourselves) 2ndcomes mourning (sacred grief) [Matthew 5:5] “Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth.” “Blessed [inwardly peaceful, spiritually secure, worthy of respect] are the gentle[the kind-hearted, the sweet-spirited, the self-controlled], for they will inherit the earth.” [Galatians … Continue reading Words to Live By Series Outlines
7-2-17 Baptism United as One Body Ephesians 4:1-6 Spirit Baptism– “I believe” in Jesus Christ Child of God through Faith in Jesus Galatians 3:26- for in Christ Jesus you are all sons of God, through faith. Water Baptism– Act of Obedience to Matthew 28:19-20 Matthew 28:19-20– Therefore go and make disciples of all … Continue reading Baptism Sermon Outline
Forever is a very long time. The Psalmist writes in Psalm 61 about a request: “Let me live forever in Your sanctuary.” This is not a simple request. This request is for a sinful man to spend forever with God, Holy God, in His presence. Despite it not being a simple request, it is a … Continue reading Forever in Your Sanctuary
[Ephesians 1:1-14] 4-5 – Predestined us for adoption as sons through Jesus Christ He knew before the foundation that we would be separated. (1 Peter 4:20) He predestined us for adoption. Everyone who believes through faith is a child of God. (Galatians 3:26, John 1:12) 11 – Obtained an inheritance This inheritance is ALREADY ours … Continue reading Ephesians Study: Sons & Daughters
Main Passage: Genesis 25:29-34 [ESV] Once when Jacob was cooking stew, Esau came in from the field, and he was exhausted. And Esau said to Jacob, “Let me eat some of that red stew, for I am exhausted!” (Therefore his name was called Edom. Jacob said, “Sell me your birthright now.” Esau said, “I am … Continue reading Our Birthright Message with Outline
How many people does it take to change a light bulb? Many people have heard this question asked as part of a joke. This morning I entered the kitchen and realized that it was a bit darker than usual. I looked to where the light usually comes from and noticed that there was a bulb … Continue reading How Many People Does It Take to Change a Light Bulb?
Galatians 3 talks about clothing yourself with Christ. I love the wording that Paul uses in that letter. I think of why we clothe ourselves. We put clothing on for protection-- protection from the elements, protection from people’s eyes. We clothe ourselves for warmth. We also clothe ourselves in such a way for particular situations. … Continue reading Clothe Yourselves