Rich In Good Works

Sermon Notes:   1. The Dangers of Wealth a) Wealth can make you proud. b) Wealth can bring a false sense of security.   2. What to do with Riches a) Be generous! b) Be willing to share.     Questions for further thought or discussion: How do you measure success in life?  What is…

Overflowing

Sermon Notes:   1. We are seeking those who haven’t heard the message. 2. Jesus Christ is the only source of salvation and eternal life! 3. Care for others, know them, love them, and share the hope of Christ with them.     Questions for further thought or discussion: When Christians and churches are thriving,…

Caring For Each Other

Sermon Notes:   1. Encourage the fainthearted. 2. Admonish the idle. 3. Help the weak.     1 Thessalonians 5:14   14 And we urge you, brothers, admonish the idle, encourage the fainthearted, help the weak, be patient with them all.      

Ready To Serve

Sermon Notes:   1. Understanding your Gifts. a) We all have gifts and your gift has a purpose. b) Your gift is unique. c) Your gift must be used in faith.   2. Share your Gifts. a) Start prioritizing others. b) Radically commit to deep community. c) Make a daily decision to give yourself away.…

Rooted

Sermon Notes:   1. Our job is to establish, shepherd, and multiply. 2. We are here to declare to you the whole council of God and to help you internalize it. 3. Your job is to become rooted and established. 4. Ways that we establish believers: preaching, discipleship, life groups, mentoring, leadership development, recovery 5.…

Examine Yourself

Sermon Notes:   1. We are urged to examine ourselves, to see whether our faith is genuine. 2. We need to understand the idea of the washing of regeneration and renewal of the Holy Spirit. 3. Conversion stories in the book of Acts tell of the washing of regeneration. 4. The Holy Spirit brings about…

Made To Thrive

Sermon Notes:     1. God wants you to be ______________ in your faith! 2. The nature of a ______________ is to become rooted, to grow, and to be fruitful. 3. ______________ has a gift to share! 4. In healthy churches, people ________ for one another.       Questions for further thought or discussion:…

A Greater Testimony

Sermon Notes:   1. Three Witnesses. a) If Jesus is the Son of God, you must follow Him and make Him the Lord of your life. b) The testimony of God: the water, the blood, and the Spirit declare Jesus is God’s Son.   2. Faith in the Son. a) You don’t have to search…

Faith That Overcomes

Sermon Notes:   1. Those who truly believe are born again! 2. Love marks us as God’s children, members of His family! 3. God’s commands are designed to facilitate and encourage love. 4. Living God’s way is freeing, not burdensome! 5. By faith we overcome the world!     Questions for further thought or discussion:…