April 2013

The Christian Life is Worth It.

The Christian Life is Worth It. An Introduction to II Timothy 2 Timothy 1:1-2   Introduction- I. The Author. II. The Recipient. III. Greeting. A. Grace B. Mercy C. Peace IV. The Book.   “According to the promise of the life that is in Christ Jesus.” 1 Timothy 1:1



Use Your Gift

Use Your Gift Romans 12:1-8 Introduction: (1-2) I. You Must Think Correctly. (3) II. You Must Function Properly. (4-5) III. You Must Serve Faithfully. (6-8)



Rehab to Ministry

Rehab to Ministry John 21:1-25   Introduction (1-14)      The Steps of Rehab to Ministry. (15-19)  Understand Christ’s Desire for __________________. _____________ Must Lead to ________________. Service for the Lord May Lead to _________. Trials May Lead to God’s Glory. Summary: “_________     ___________.”     The Prescription for the Future. (20-23)  Do […]



March 2013

The Right Response to the Resurrection

The Right Response to the  Resurrection of Christ Matthew 28:1-20   Introduction: The Empty Tomb. (1-10) I. The Unbeliever’s Response to the Resurrection. (11-15) II. The Believer’s Response to the Resurrection. (16-21)          You Must Worship. (16-17) You Must Recognize Christ’s Power. (18) You Must Be Obedient. (19-20a) As you are going… Make […]



The Lasting Supper

The Lasting Supper Matthew 26:17-29; I Corinthians 11:23-26 Matthew 26 Introduction-  The Last Supper: God’s Power in  Man’s Plans.  (17-25)  Preparations for the Passover. (17-19)   Preparations for the Betrayal. (20-25)   The Last Supper: God’s Plan for Man’s Need. (26-29) A Past Memory. (26a) A Present Reality. (26B-28) A Future Hope. (29)   Application […]



Music: “The American Idol”

Music: “The American Idol” Colossians 3:16-17 Introduction- The Power of Music:  Exodus 32:17-18 I Corinthians 14:7-8 2 Chronicles 5:12-14  I. Where must I begin when I make musical choices? (16:a) II. What is the purpose for music? (16b) III. What is the final objective in making musical / any decisions? (17)



Upright Living in This Upside Down World

Upright Living in This Upside Down World I Corinthians 16:13-14 Introduction I. Be ____________________. A. The Rapture/Second Coming. (cf. I Thess. 5; Matthew 24:42; Mark 13:32-37) B. ___________________. (cf. I Peter 5:8-11) II. Stand Firm in the Faith. (cf. 15:1ff, 57-58; Gal 5:1; Phil 1:27; 2 Thess. 2:15) III. Be __________________. (cf. I Samuel 4:9; […]



February 2013

Gaining the Right Perspective

Gaining The Right Perspective Matthew 16:13-20 Introduction Because Jesus is the Messiah, You Must Submit to Him. (13-17) You must not confuse Christ with others. (13-14) You must personally confess Christ. (15-17) Application: When You Submit to Christ, You Must Submit to His Work. (18-20) You can share in building Christ’s church. (18) Christ uses […]



Living Through the Lions’ Den of Life

Living Through the Lions’ Den of Life Daniel 6:1-28 Introduction: (1-2) I. Be Faithful in the Daily Circumstances of Life. (3-18) A. Daniel’s Example of Faithfulness. (3-5) B. Daniel’s Everyday Enemies. (6-9) C. Daniel’s Fear of God More than Man. (10-13) Note- three times a day D. Daniel’s Consequence/Blessing for Fearing God. (11-18) II. Give […]



Baptism: The First Step of Obedience to Christ

Baptism: The First Step of Obedience to Christ Introduction: I. The Command for Baptism A. The Great Commission – Matthew 28:16-20 B. Peter at Pentecost – Acts 2:37-41 II. The Method of Baptism A. By Definition – B. By Example – Acts 8:26-39 III. The Meaning of Baptism A. Different than John’s Baptism – Acts […]