September 2013

What Are You Seeking?

What Are You Seeking? John 1:35-51 Because Jesus Has Changed Our Lives, We Must Make Followers of Him. Introduction (35-37)- I. What Are You Seeking? (38)   II. Jesus Desires to Fill Your Void. (39)   III. You Must Share Jesus with Others. (40-51)



I’m Just a Voice

I’m Just a Voice. John 1:19-34 Introduction I. Ministry is Not About You. (19-28) A. John was not: 1. The Christ [Messiah, Anointed One] (OT) 2. Elijah (Malachi 3:1; 4:5-6) 3. The Prophet (Deuteronomy 18:15-19, Acts 3:19-23; 7:37) B. John was a voice. (Isaiah 40:3-5) 1. John prepared the way for Christ. 2. John recognized […]



Amazed by Grace

Amazed by Grace John 1:14-18 Inside the Text I. The Importance of Christ’s Incarnation [taking on human flesh]. (14) II. The Witness to Christ’s Incarnation. (15) III. The Benefits of Christ’s Incarnation. (16-18) What to do with God’s Grace? Apply the Text: 1. ____________ God’s Grace- Ephesians 2:5-9; Titus 2:11 2. ____________ God’s Grace- 2 […]



Receive the True Light

Receive the True Light John 1:6-13 Introduction I. The Importance of John’s Ministry. (6-8) A. John Recognized His Master. (6) B. John Recognized His Mission. (7) C. John Recognized His Role. (8) II. The Importance of John’s Message. (9-13) A. The Rejection of the Light. (9-11) 1. By the world. 2. By his own people. […]



August 2013

That You May Have Life

That You May Have Life An Introduction to the Gospel of John John 20:30-31; John 1:1-5 I. Background to the Book.      A. The Author. 1. External Evidence: 2. Internal Evidence: B. The Date of Writing. II. The Purpose for the Book. (John 20:30-31) A.That You May Believe That Jesus is the Christ, the […]



Finding Strength in Jesus Christ

Finding Strength in Jesus Christ 2 Timothy 4:9-22 Introduction: I. You Have a Need for Strength. A. You Need Strength in Times of Loneliness. B. You Need Strength in Times of Need. C. You Need Strength in Times of Persecution. II. You Have a Source of Strength.      A. The Lord will stand by […]



Final Instructions: Fulfill Your Ministry (Part 2)

Final Instructions: Fulfill Your Ministry Introduction I. The Command(s) for Righteous Living. (5) A. Always Be Sober Minded. B. Endure Suffering. C. Do the Work of an Evangelist. D. Fulfill Your Ministry. II. The Template for Righteous Living. (6-7) A. Paul’s Departure. B. Paul’s Example. 1. Fought the good fight. 2. Have finished the race. […]



Final Instructions: Preach the Word (Part 1)

   Final Instructions: Preach the Word (Part 1) II Timothy 4:1-4 Introduction I. The Seriousness of the Command. (1)   A. Before God. B. Before Christ Jesus 1. His judgement. 2. His appearing. 3. His kingdom. II. The Specifics of the Command. (2) A. Preach the Word B. Continue In Season and Out of Season […]



July 2013

Scripture: For Life, For Godliness

Scripture: For Life, For Godliness 2 Timothy 3:16-17 Introduction: I. The Source of Scripture. (16a) II. The Usefulness of Scripture. (16b) A. For Teaching B. For Conviction C. For Correction D. For Instruction in Righteousness III. The Goal of Scripture. (17) A. The Man of God May Be Competent. B. The Man of God May […]



But As For You, Continue

But As For You, Continue 2 Timothy 3:10-15 Introduction I. A Godly Leader Demonstrates Godly Living. (10-11)  (According to Paul’s Example) A. In What You Say (Teachings). B. In What You Do (Actions). C. In What Motivates You. D. In Your Faithfulness E. In Your Steadfastness. F. In Your Love. G. In Your Endurance. H. […]