A Great Command

Sermon Notes:   Matthew 22:34-40   34 But when the Pharisees heard that he had silenced the Sadducees, they gathered together. 35 And one of them, a lawyer, asked him a question to test him. 36 “Teacher, which is the great commandment in the Law?” 37 And he said to him, “You shall love the Lord your God with…

Come and See

Sermon Notes:   There is an individual and a community aspect to the church. We as a community are expressions of Jesus around the world. Jesus is glorified and people are saved when His body functions as it should. Be like Philip. Come and see is the easiest form of evangelism.     Questions for…

How Then Shall We Live

Sermon Notes:   How to live: By faith. Use Christ as an example in our actions. Move forward in your thought process. Sanctify Christ.  Be ready to explain your faith in Christ. Walking forward in your personal life.  Living the life you proclaim in Christ. Serve with the gifts and talents you were given.  …

A Church With a Mission

Sermon Notes:   1. Go with Good News! a) Jesus has power to grant eternal life. b) Every Christian has really good news to share!   2. Go and Make Disciples. a) We are not called to save people, we are called to make disciples. b) To make disciples we must go, baptize, and teach.     Questions for further thought…

A Unified Church

Sermon Notes:   1. The Secret to Unity. a) Walk in a way that reflects your calling. b) The fruit of the Spirit produces unity and peace.   2. One in Christ. a) Unity is understanding who we are in Christ. b) Christians identify as family first!     Ephesians 4:1-6   I therefore, a prisoner for the Lord,…

The Heart of a True Christian

Sermon Notes:   1. A Heart of Love. a) A transformed heart is a true authentic heart. b) A church committed to genuine love is a beautiful church.   2. A Renewed Outlook. a) Being Christian means being different, thinking differently. b) Living love shines light in the darkness.     Romans 12:9-21   9 Let love be genuine.…

How Intense is My Sacrifice?

Sermon Notes:   Romans 12:1-8   I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship. 2 Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you…

Family Life

Sermon Notes:   1. Children Obey in Faith. a) Obeying your parents pleases the Lord. b) Following your parents lead shows faith and trust in God.   2. Fathers Lead in Love. a) If parents will lead in love, their children are more likely to obey in faith. b) Stay focused on the main objective, raising kids who love…

Who Will Rise Up?

Sermon Notes:   1. A Culture in Love with Itself. a) Recognize the characteristics of the                          , and be sure you don’t live this way. b)                       the influence, counsel, and direction of those who don’t love God.   2. What this Generation Needs. a) We need more living                      of faith and love. b)…

Love Experienced

Sermon Notes:   1. A Beautiful Community a) We need each other! b) Healthy community life makes God’s message look good.   2. The Critical Role of Women. a) The Bible asks us to make the home and family our top priority. b) The critical guidance younger women need must come from older women in…