Sermons on Discipleship
As we begin the Lenten journey to the cross together, let’s prepare ourselves for this journey. Let’s not be too quick to race to the Resurrection without learning both how to lay down unnecessary weights and how to deal with sin in our lives. If we are truly going to make it to Easter with Jesus, we need to get unstuck and make the trek through Jesus’ life, teaching, suffering, and death with Him. Key Texts: Matthew 16:24 NRSV, Hebrews 12:1-2…
Now, more than ever, we need to begin afresh. Things may not be as we want, but there is a great need for us to restart and begin again. The Good News is that God is an expert at new beginnings and fresh starts. In this worship theme, you will be encouraged to invite God to begin a new work in you as you start fresh. Key Text: Isaiah 43:18-21 NRSV
Today, we conclude a two-part series talking about The Heart of the Gospel. When we talk about heart issues, we are digging deep below the surface to investigate what is really going on. Let’s consider the heart of the Gospel today as we realize the heart of the Gospel is about what God does in us, on us, and through us. Key Texts: James 1:27, Micah 6:8 ESV
To know Jesus, we need to know the written Word of God, which is the Bible.
Essential jobs and essential activities…what about ESSENTIAL TRUTH?
With frequent rants both publicly and on social media, we are constantly engaged with others who are simultaneously very opinionated and easily offended.
What it means for us to be seen as a Christian is that we live like Jesus has made a difference in our lives.
What would it mean for us to realize that everything we do reflects on the name of Jesus?
As Part 3 of the Litmus Test series, this week’s message “Credibility” offers a good standard for determining what it looks like for us to follow Jesus. What proof or evidence is there that someone is truly a follower of Jesus? The “fruit of the spirit” offers some helpful guidance. Key Scriptures: John 15:5-8 (NLT), Galatians 5:22-23 (NLT)
What does a Christian have to say or believe in order to be considered a Christian? There is one confession that cost even the earliest disciples their lives: “Jesus is Lord.” What does “Jesus is Lord” mean for us today? Key Scriptures: 1 Corinthians 12:3, Romans 10:9-10 (NIV)