Sermons from August 2016

Lost And Found

Sermon Notes:   1. Jesus, Friend of Sinners. a) We are all sinners. b) Jesus loves sinners.   2. The Lost Sheep. a) Every person is loved and pursued by the shepherd. b) Repentance is so beautiful that it causes all of heaven to rejoice!   3. The Lost Coin. a) Every person matters. b)…

The Final Lesson

Sermon Notes:   1. Give Everything. a) Everyone in the body has something important to contribute. b) What’s your gift? 2. Love Well. a) When we love well, the family comes first. b) Real love is passionate, not indifferent.     Questions for further thought or discussion. Based on Romans 12:3-8  , what is every member’s…

Cheerful Giving

Sermon Notes:   Characteristics of a Cheerful Giver Cheerful givers are generous. Cheerful givers plan to give. Cheerful givers trust in God’s provision. Cheerful givers remember the poor. Cheerful givers remember Jesus. Cheerful givers reap a bountiful harvest. Questions for further thought or discussion. According to Paul, what agricultural principal should govern our giving?  What practical implications does this have? What keeps…

Passing On Your Faith

Sermon Notes:   1. A Broken World. a) We live in a culture that is self-centered and broken. b) The breakdown of the family perpetuates the problem.   2. Hope for the Future. a) We need families and communities that understand God’s plan and live according to His love. b) Families and churches must intentionally…