January 2013

Prayer: For Worship, For Life

Prayer: For Worship, For Life I Timothy 2:1-4 / Matthew 6:5-15 Introduction: I. How to Pray in Worship (I Timothy 2:1a) A. Supplications C. Intercessions B. Prayers D. Thanksgivings II. Who to Pray for in Worship (1b-2a) A. All People B. Those in Authority III. The Purpose for Prayer in Worship (2b-4) A. To Have […]



Approaching God in Worship

Approaching God in Worship Various Scripture Passages Introduction! I. Does God Care How We Approach Him in Worship? A. Romans 15:4 B. Exodus 28:1-4 C. Psalm 96:1-10 D. I Chronicles 16:29 E. II Chronicles 20:21 ANSWER: _______________ APPLICATION-How to Biblically Approach Worship. I Timothy 2:8-10 II. Men Must Be Prepared for Worship. (8) A. You […]



Fellow Workers for the Truth

Fellow Workers for the Truth Supporting Missions at Centerpointe Baptist Church The Book of Third John I. Introduction and Foundation. (1-4) II. Gaius- A Godly Example of Supporting Missions. (5-8) A. The Call to Support Missions. (5-6) 1. Stems from your faithfulness. 2.Give the way God gives to you. B. The Motivations to Support Missions. […]



The Word: For Worship, For Life

Why Do We Do What We Do At Church? Worship and its elements at Centerpointe Baptist Church The Word: For Worship, For Life 2 Timothy 3:16-4:4 Introduction- Q1. _________ Q2. _________ Q3. _________ Q4. _________ Q5. _________   I. The Authority of the Word of God. (3:16-17) A. The Source of Scripture B. The Usefulness […]



Giving in Worship

Worshipful Giving II Corinthians 9:6-15 I. The Principles of Giving. (6-7) A. You reap what you sow. (6) B. You must decide from your heart what to give. (7)   II. The Blessings from Giving. (8-11) A. You will have God’s overflowing grace. (8a) B. You will be equipped for every good work. (8b)   […]



December 2012

Why Do We Do What We Do At Church- An Introduction to Worship

Why Do We Do What We Do At Church? Worship and its Elements at Centerpointe Baptist Church Introduction I. A True Worshipper Ascribes Glory to the Right Person. (Psalm 96:7-8) A. The Lord desires your worship. B. The Lord deserves your worship. 1. For His Glory. 2. For His Strength. 3. For His Name’s sake. […]



The Message Behind the Manger

The Message Behind the Manger Luke 2:1-20 Introduction I. The Savior is Born. (1-7) A. The Timely Census (1-2) B. The Obedient Journey (3-5) C. The Unlikely Entrance (6-7) II. The Gospel Turns Great Fear into Great Joy. A. The Gospel Comes to the Humble. (8) B. The Gospel is from the Lord. (9a, 15) […]



A Vignette of Virtue

A Vignette of Virtue Luke 2:36-38 Introduction- I. A Difficult Background. (36-37a) II. A Dedicated Service. (37b) III. A Devoted Witness. (38)



Insignificant People, Amazing God

Insignificant People, Amazing God Luke 1:26-38 God Uses Obscure People !om Obscure Places to Accomplish H is Amazing Plan. Introduction (26-27) I. The Announcement (28-33)- God Is At Work to Accomplish H is Plan. II. The Question (34)- “H ow wi” this be?” III.TheAnswer (35)-“The H oly Spirit wi” come upon you…” IV. The Sign […]



How to Overcome Holiday Stress

How to Overcome Holiday Stress Luke 10:38-42 Introduction: (38) I. The Comparison: (39-40a) A. Mary- seated at the feet of Jesus B. Martha- distracted with much serving II. The Confrontation: (40b) III. The Correction: (41-42) ______________________________________________________ Application: Practical Steps to Choosing the Good Portion 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7.