Sermons by Andy Bratton

Sermons by Andy Bratton

KCC Sermon Series Together

Life outside the House

Life together is: Modeled – Acts 2:42-47 Motivating – Acts 4:32-37 But it is also: Uncomfortable – Acts 5:1-11 Unusual – Acts 5:12-16 Be drawn to the model, motivated by the results, patient when it is uncomfortable, and praise God that it’s unusual.
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Directional Disaster

Sermon Big Idea:  Journeying with Jesus is making a name of Him.  Moving away from Jesus is making a name for ourselves. Genesis 3:24 Adam and Eve were removed from God’s blessing. Genesis 4:16 Cain moved from “the presence of the Lord.” Genesis 11:1-2,4 (NIV) The “people” set out to make a name for themselves. Genesis 13:11 Lot relied on his own wisdom and moved toward disaster. …helping people journey with Jesus means… Romans 5:1-2 By faith, we now have How COVID has affected us
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What’s Missing?

Sermon Big Idea:  Is anything missing in your journey with Jesus?  Are you able to see the “forest for the trees?” John 5:1-18 What’s missing? The name of the festival A whole verse A reason one man was chosen A request Knowledge of Jesus A confrontation Faithfulness to Jesus An understanding of who Jesus is An understanding of the new covenant (Exodus 20:8-11; Numbers 15:32-36; Mark 2:23-28) What isn’t missing? A great question Mercy at the house of mercy Jesus’ How COVID has affected us
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2 Sermons 1 Goal

Sermon Scripture:  John 4:43-54; Exodus 18:21; Mark 6:40 Sermon Big Idea:  A disciple stops looking for a sign and simply believes in Jesus. Sermon 1 Matthew 28:19-20a John 4:43-54 What’s the point? Jesus is intentional Jesus has compassion A disciple stops looking and starts believing. Sermon 2 Exodus 18:21 Mark 6:40 Effectiveness of a church=more people journeying with Jesus The equation of more people journeying with Jesus is: You and I delivering to people what we get from Jesus You How COVID has affected us
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H2 Whoa!

Sermon Scripture:  John 4:1-42 Sermon Big Idea:  A disciple hungers and thirsts for righteousness.  Then, and only then, will he/she be satisfied. Matthew 5:6 John 4:1-3 Jesus was still aware of timing. John 4:4-18 The Samaritan woman planned her timing. 1 Kings 11:29-31 John 4:19-30 Jesus used his timing and the woman’s timing to unite. John 4:31-42 Jesus expressed that the time is now! The story of the seashells
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If Not Now, When?

Sermon Scripture:  John 2-3 Sermon Big Idea:  It’s time for discipleship.  It’s time to grow.  It’s time to journey with Jesus. “…helping people journey with Jesus.” Jesus said it wasn’t yet his time (John 2:4) Jesus had zeal (zay hos) for God’s house. (John 2:17) Jesus knows what is inside of us. (John 2:25b) John 3:1-21 Nicodemus waited for the right time. Nicodemus had zeal (zay hos) for the law. Nicodemus had his inside exposed. John 7:50-51 John 19:39
Expresss Yourself Sermon Series at Kalkaska Church of Christ

A Heart Overflowing

Sermon Scripture:  Acts 9,16 Sermon Big Idea:  The greatest expression of worship we can have is sharing who we worship with those who don’t know Him. Luke 6:45b Acts 9:1-31 Saul’s story of conversion Acts 16:6-34 The amazing events of Philippi Our most important expression of worship is…
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joy in our Noise

Exodus 25:22 The Ark was the dwelling place of God. 1 Samuel 4:3,10 There was punishment for misusing the dwelling place of God. 1 Samuel 5:11 There was punishment for mishandling the dwelling place of God. 2 Samuel 6:1-2 There should always be great effort to keep the dwelling place of God where it belongs. 1 Chronicles 15:16; 1 Chronicles 16:8-10,23-25; Galatians 2:20 When the dwelling place of God returns, we sing. Nehemiah 1:1-3 Israel is slowly returning from exile. How COVID has affected us
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Strong Hand

Sermon Scripture:  Exodus 13 Sermon Big Idea:  We express ourselves in worship when we remember who we were and who we are now in Christ. Exodus 20:3 God expressed his anger toward false gods. The plagues and their meanings Exodus 13:1-16 God expressed the way He wanted Israel to express their worship. A festival for the ages (Passover, Feast of Unleavened Bread, Consecration of firstborn) They stopped 2 Kings 23:21-22 God expressed his desire for his people. Remember Redeem We How COVID has affected us