Faith That Transforms

Sermon Notes:   1. Faith that Transforms. a) God is Light, His very nature illuminates life. b) True faith transforms the believer’s understanding and behavior. c) Confession gives us access to grace.   2. What Jesus Did. a) Jesus bears God’s wrath and turns it to favor! b) Those who truly grasp His grace will…

Eternal Life

Sermon Notes:   1. It’s Personal. a) John’s message was about someone he knew personally. b) To know Jesus personally, we must strive to hear Him, see Him, and touch Him.   2. Eternal Life. a) Eternal life is knowing the Father and the Son. b) The goal of our message is for others to…

Worship

INTRODUCTION Micah Meyer Worship God for Who He Is and What He Does Song You Are Good Scripture Reading Psalm 96   Song In Christ Alone Prayer Corey McGregor Song Stronger Testimony Mia Vannoy Worship God for Redemption and the Cross Song Wonderful Merciful Savior Scripture Reading Ephesian 2:1-9 Song Rock of Ages/I Stand Amazed…

Elevating Your Service For Christ

Sermon Notes:   Questions for further thought or discussion. 1. In John 12:1-3  , we again see Martha, Lazarus, and Mary.  They are giving a dinner in Jesus’ honor.  What is Martha doing?  Lazarus?  Mary?  What appears to be Martha’s primary concern?  Lazarus’ primary concern?  Mary’s primary concern?  Which of the three best describes you…

Lessons From Ruth – Part 2

Sermon Notes:   1. A kinsman redeemer had the privilege to do God’s will on behalf of his clan or family. 2. Caring for others requires an understanding of their needs so as not to become enabling or inducing dependence. 3. The principles of gleaning in charity today can be applied if the intention is…

Lessons From Ruth – Part 1

Sermon Notes:   1. Gleaning is hard work and designed for the able. 2. Gleaning requires obedience from those that control products and services. 3. Gleaning blesses both the gatherer and the donor.     Questions for further thought or discussion. Read Leviticus 19:9-10  , 22-32 and discuss why you think God gave these commands…

Message to the Church of Philadelphia

Sermon Notes:   Questions for further thought or discussion. What is Christ calling you to hold fast to? What has Christ called Crossway to be faithful to? What open doors has He set before us, in our personal spheres and as a church? Relationships, opportunities to mature in knowledge and spiritual gifts, ministries, service, etc.?…

The Message To The Church Of Sardis

Sermon Notes:   1. The Holy Spirit gives true life and power. 2. We may deceive ourselves.  We cannot deceive God. 3. Faith and obedience are not mutually exclusive. 4. It’s not what church you belong to.  It’s what church you are.     Questions for further thought or discussion. 1. In what ways do…