Sunday Sermons (Page 2)

How do we handle the Church’s imperfections?

Scripture for today’s sermon: 2 Corinthians 12:9 HOW DO WE ADDRESS THE IMPERFECTIONS OF CHRIST’S CHURCH? A HUMBLE APPROACH 2 Corinthians 12:9 Romans 3:23 A GRACE FILLED APPROACH 1 Peter 4:7-11 Ephesians 2:4-5 Galatians 6:1-2 Matthew 11:28-30 Ephesians 2:1-2 Ephesians 2:4-5 Matthew 7:5

When Did The Church Begin?

By “The Church” I Am Not Referring To Any Group Or Organization Started By Mankind. Ephesians 3:10-11 Why Does It Matter When the Church Began Matthew 16:16-17 Matthew 16:18 1 Corinthians 15:20-28 Had the Church Begun by the Close of the New Testament? Colossians 1:1-2 Mark 9:1 When Did the Church Begin? Mark 9:1 Acts 2:1-4, Matthew 28:18 1 Corinthians 15:20-28 Acts 2:47

Can the Church Be Relevant in a New Generation?

Scripture for today’s sermon: INTRODUCTION In Every Generation The Church Faces Challenges Brought About By Changing Cultures Is That Even Possible In The Age We Live In? CHALLENGES AMONG CULTURES 1 Corinthians 2:3 Acts 18:9 PAUL’S EFFORTS TO CONNECT TO PEOPLE 1 Corinthians 9:16-19 1 Corinthians 9:19 AN EFFORT TO FIND WAYS TO RELATE TO PEOPLE 1 Corinthians 9:20-23 Paul Loved To Win, He Had A Passion For Winning Souls 1 Corinthians 9:20-23 CONCLUSION: Christ expects we make the effort…

Why Does the Church Matter?

Scripture for today’s sermon: MATTERS TO J_______. Acts 17:25 James 1:18 2 Corinthians 11:2 Ephesians 5:22-33 MATTERS M_________. Hebrews 6:19. Ecclesiastes 3:11 John 10:10 1 John 3:1 MEMBERS NEED W________. John 4:24-25 Psalm 22:22 MATTERS TO A_________. Ephesians 3:10 Job 1:8; 2:3 Luke 15:10: 1 Peter 1:12

Prophecies About the Church

Scripture for today’s sermon: Isaiah 25:6-9 UNPACKING THE TEXT OF ISAIAH 25:6-9 Verse 6 Verses 7-8 Verse 9 ISAIAH’S PROPHESY – A POWERFUL MESSAGE FOR THE PEOPLE OF HIS DAY. Revelation 21:4 Matthew 8:5-13 TODAY WE PARTICIPATE IN & AWAIT THE ULTIMATE FULFILLMENT 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 GOD PROVIDES THE BANQUET & DOES THE SAVING. Romans 5:6-8 FAITH IS REQUIRED TO PARTICIPATE IN THE BANQUET & THE SALVATION. THE BANQUET IS THE BEST OF THE BEST

Being The Church That Is of Christ

Scripture for today’s sermon: Ephesians 5:22-27 S________________ Romans 6, 1 Timothy 4:16 2 John 1:9 L________________ Peter 1:22 John 4:7 John 13:35 2 Thessalonians 1:3 P__________________ 1 Corinthians 6:11 Hebrews 10:10 James 1:27 Colossians 3:1-3 G__________________ 1 Thessalonians 5:23

The Church in the Mind of God

Scripture for today’s sermon: Ephesians 3:9-11 WHAT DID GOD KNOW BEFORE CREATION? Genesis 1-2 . Ephesians 1:4 Acts 20:28 WHAT WAS GOD’S PURPOSE FOR CREATION & MANKIND? Genesis 12:3 Ephesians 2:14-16 Acts 13:46-47 Ephesians 3:3-7 HOW WOULD GOD’S GLORIOUS PLAN COME TOGETHER? John 3:16 Ephesians 3:20-21 GOD’S ETERNAL PURPOSE FOR CHRIST’S CHURCH? Ephesians 3:9 Ephesians 3:11 Matthew 5:16

Beginning a New Year

Scripture for today’s sermon: Ecclesiastes 9:10 We Are About To Enter New Territory Revelation 20:12 We Can Only Change The Direction Of Our Feet Romans 13:11-14

The Fruit of the Spirit in My Life: SELF-CONTROL

Scripture for today’s sermon: Checklist— Transactional— John 6:1-2 Transformative— Psalm 1:1-2 NKJV John 4:13-14 Galatians 2:20 1 Corinthians 7:8-9 TO HAVE CONTROL WE MUST LOSE CONTROL Galatians 2:20 Luke 9:23 Galatians 5:24 “ Mark 8:35 2 Corinthians 5:17 AS LONG AS WE ARE IN CONTROL THE SPIRIT CANNOT

The Fruit of the Spirit in My Life: GOODNESS

Scripture for today’s sermon: THE GOODNESS FROM GOD Exodus 33:19 (Psalm 27:13 Hosea 3:5 Psalm 31:19 Psalm 145:7 THE FRUIT OF GOD’S GOODNESS Galatians 3:5 Galatians 5:19-21. Galatians 5:22, Ephesians 5:6-21 2 Thessalonians 1:11 Romans 15:14

The Fruit of the Spirit in My Life: PATIENCE

Scripture for today’s sermon: WHAT IS PATIENCE? Mark 15:27-30 1 Thessalonians 5:17 Galatians 6:9 Hebrews 6:11 WHERE DOES PATIENCE BEGIN? Acts 2:42 1 Corinthians 15:58 Revelation 2:10 Colossians 1:23 2 Peter 3:17 PATIENCE BEGINS WITH A STRONG FOUNDATION Revelation 3:21 Revelation 21:7 HOW DO WE DEVELOP PATIENCE? 2 Timothy 3:12 James 1:2-4 HOW DO WE ACQUIRE PATIENCE? Romans 5:1-5

The Fruit of the Spirit in My Life: PEACE

Scripture for today’s sermon: The Fruit of the Spirit in My Life: PEACE WHAT IS PEACE? Judges 6:24 Romans 15:33 Isaiah 9:6-7 Micah 5:4-5 WHY IS PEACE IMPORTANT? Isaiah 59:1-2 Romans 3:23 PEACE CAN BE FOUND Luke 2:14 Acts 10:36 2 Corinthians 5:21 Ephesians 2:14-17 Romans 5:1 Philippians 4:4-6 Galatians 5:22-23 Romans 12:18 2 Corinthians 13:11 Matthew 5:9

The Fruit of the Spirit: JOY

Scripture for today’s sermon: Survey Paul’s Teaching Philippians 4:12-14 NOT CONTINOUS Romans 12:15 2 Corinthians 6:10 Psalm 5:1–2 JOY LEADS TO PEACE Philippians 4:6-7 Proverbs 4:23-26 JOY WITH CONTENTMENT Philippians 4:10–13 2 Corinthians 11:24-28 Philippians 4:13-14

Fruit of The Spirit in My Life: LOVE

Scripture for today’s sermon: Love Is The Most Fundamental Qualities Of My Life In Him Matthew 22:36-40 LEARN LOVE FROM THE GREATEST TEACHER 1 John 4:19 John 3:16 John 15:13 Ephesians 5:25-27 LOVE ONE ANOTHER AS WE HAVE BEEN TAUGHT 1 John 3:10-18 1 Peter 2:17 Galatians 6:10 James 2:15-16 1 John 4:12-21. Mark 12:28-30 1 Corinthians 16:14 Galatians 5:13-15. Colossians 3:14 1 Peter 1:22. John 14:15