Sermons on New Testament
Bible books from the New Testament
– 1 Thessalonians 5:11– Acts 4:36-37- Encouragers Are Generous– Acts 9:26-28- Encouragers Stand Up For Others– Acts 11:22-26- Encouragers Build Partnerships– Acts 13:1-3- Encouragers Seek God Together– Hebrews 3:13
Acts 9:1-19 Paul… Was an enemy of God but didn’t know it (v. 1-2) Had an eye opening experience with Jesus (v. 3-9) Had to overcome the doubts of others (v. 10-17) Experienced death as He united with Jesus (v. 18-19) We… Had/have a broken relationship with God (Romans 3:23) Have God’s Word as our light (Psalm 119:105) Have to overcome doubts (1 Corinthians 10:13) Are invited to experience death and unite with Jesus (Romans 6:3-4) Grace is giving us How COVID has affected us
1 Corinthians 14:1-25 Earnestly desire.. gifts you can share (v. 1-5) Build up Call near Share convincingly gifts that help you mature (v. 6-21) Dive Deep gifts that will influence the lost (v. 22-25) One message Many messengers Many converts Realize what lives inside you – 1 Corinthians 6:19 Understand your value – Matthew 6:26 Nurture your gifts – 1 Corinthians 14:12 1 Corinthians 9:24 – Run to obtain the prize
1 Corinthians 13:1-13 If my PART is not fueled by love … I am noise (v. 1) I am nothing (v. 2) I gain nothing (v. 3) Love is the perfect fuel for all PART’s Embraces time (v. 4) Elevates others (v. 4-5) Encompasses faith and hope (v. 7) Fueling with love leads to a church that is consistently “full.” Incomplete things are temporary (v. 8-10) Immature faith is meant to be temporary (v. 11-12) Because love fueled the cross How COVID has affected us
The body of the church is made up of many members but together we make up the whole. It’s a difficult project that could leave us with blisters and sore, but it will be so worth it. What we do as a church body will have an eternal impact. Have you found your PART in our body yet?
You can’t hide and heal at the same time. Name Change = Simon meaning reed to Peter meaning rock Jesus wants to overcome our fear with faith Many times, our failures want to displace our faith Jesus shows up to offer forgiveness after failure Peter learned that faith would allow for him to overcome his fear and failures so that he could experience freedom What is a part of your 10% that you hold back from God? My fourth of five: ________
Paul walked into a confrontational situation. Paul spoke boldly the truth of Christ. Paul used truth to confuse the confused. Using the confrontational method: Know the Word. Know your audience. Know the power of the Holy Spirit. My third of five: ___________________
Philip had a realistic attitude – John 6:1-7 Philip had a show-me mentality – John 14:8-11 Philip had a quest for knowledge – John 1:43-51 With the words, “Follow me,” Philip started an unlikely journey that would test his faith and ultimately have him praying and believing in the Messiah. – Acts 1:13-14 My first of five: _____________________
Lee Bracey, Executive Director and Joe Heins, Associate Executive Director, of the Woodburn Christian Children’s Home give Sunday’s message in tandem.
Philippians 1:1-11 1. When Paul reflected on the church at Philippi it filled him with joy. Acts 16:11-15 2. Lydia was a ray of hope in an otherwise valley of despair. Acts 16:16-24 3. The spread of the gospel comes with resistance. Acts 16:25-34 4. God showed up on behalf of his ready workers. A church to call home is one in which God is reflected, Jesus is remembered, and his people are filled with the fruit of righteousness.