Sermons by Andy Bratton (Page 2)

Sermons by Andy Bratton (Page 2)

Lord teach us to pray sermon series at Kalkaska Church of Christ

Holy Annoyance

Sermon Scripture:  Luke 11:3-13 Sermon Big Idea:  We expect three things from our earthly fathers, provision, forgiveness, and leadership.  Jesus says we can ask the same things of our heavenly father. Luke 11:3-4 Three things we expect from our fathers Provision Live and give – The Rich Fool Fashion and fill up – Luke 12:30-31 Quality over quantity – Luke 11:11-13 Forgiveness Year of Jubilee For God’s sake – 1 John 2:12, Isaiah 43:25 For your sake – Acts 10:43, How COVID has affected us
Lord teach us to pray sermon series at Kalkaska Church of Christ

Now and Later

Sermon Scripture:  Luke 11:1-4 Sermon Big Idea:  One we recognize who we are talking to when we pray, we then ask that same King to rule over us. Luke 11:2b Three thoughts on God’s kingdom The kingdom of God is the second coming of Jesus It will happen. – Revelation 22:7,12,16,20 Are you ready? – Matthew 25 (summary)The kingdom is here in us…or is it? The kingdom of God is the church Luke 22:18 Scot McKnight – King, Rule (redeems, How COVID has affected us
Lord teach us to pray sermon series at Kalkaska Church of Christ

Be “Awe”struck

Sermon Scripture:  Luke 11:1-4 Sermon Big Idea:  To have a healthy prayer life, we need to find our fear in the one who can answer once again.  And when we discover who He is, address Him for who He is. Luke 11:1-4 Exodus 20:18-20 Jonah 1:16 Luke 5:26 Luke 7:15-16 Luke 8:25 Luke 8:37 Acts 5:5,11 Acts 2:42-43 Find our Phobos To find our Phobos: Move Allow Read Victories Evangelize Love Psalm 22:23 Psalm 33:8-9 When we find our phobos, How COVID has affected us
Spring Training Sermon Series on Parenting

Never Give Up!

Proverbs 13:24Proverbs 29:17Ephesians 6:1-3Mark 10:14-15Proverbs 22:5-6Deuteronomy 6:4-9 5 things to do with your kids: Read the Bible Pray Connect to church/Biblical community Serve outside yourself Use their gifts in the church But, what if that’s not enough? Ask/answer tough questions Be authentic – Psalm 55:1-5,15-17; Proverbs 28:13; 2 Chronicles 7:14 Connect to church with them – Isaiah 54:13 Do good with a mission – Matthew 25:35-36,40 Even kids can serve – 1 Corinthians 12:7,12; Luke 15:20. Never give up on How COVID has affected us
Spring Training Sermon Series on Parenting

They Grow up So Fast

Sermon Scripture:  1 Samuel 1 Sermon Big Idea:  A mom’s prayers to God and devotion to God leads to answered prayers and a son that would crown kings. Exodus 13:13; 22:29; Genesis 48:5,20 Hannah prayed (1 Samuel 1:9-11) Hannah believed (1 Samuel 1:18) Hannah followed through (1 Samuel 1:27-28; 2:19) God delivered (1 Samuel 1:19; 3:9-11; 7:3,15; 10:1; 16:13) 1 Samuel 2:1-11 Pray for your kids.  Watch God work through them.  Worship God in thankfulness for them.
Easter Sunday at Kalkaska Church of Christ

Heaven and Earth will pass away, but…

If we are convinced the Bible is true, then we must believe in the resurrection. Hebrews 4:12 2 Timothy 3:14-16 Psalm 119:105 Colossians 3:16 2 Peter 1:19 Luke 24:44 John 20:31 I believe the Bible to be true because of… The Bibliographical evidence The divine evidence The personal evidence Because I believe the Bible is true, I believe… Genesis 1:1, Genesis 3, John 3:16, Romans 3:23, Romans 6:23, Romans 10:9-10, Romans 5:8, Romans 6:1-4, John 20:1-18. I mostly believe the How COVID has affected us
Let's Get Dirty Marriage Series

mazi (together)

Sermon Scripture:  Song of Solomon 8 Sermon Big Idea:  While we can’t control our kids’ decisions, we can pave the way to Jesus through our example of what a Godly marriage is. Be an example (Song of Solomon 8:1-4) Philippians 3:17 Ephesians 5:1-5 Matthew 5:16 Be a protector (Song of Solomon 8:8-10) Philippians 2:4 Proverbs 24:11 David and Goliath 1 Samuel 17:37, 45-47 Be a guide (Song of Solomon 8:11-12) Proverbs 22:6; John 14:6 (the way) Proverbs 3:5-6 (God as How COVID has affected us
Let's Get Dirty Marriage Series

But What If…?

Sermon Big Idea:  Moving on from a broken marriage requires moving to Jesus and making sure that your relationship with Him is healed first. What the Bible says about divorce Malachi 2:13-16 (NLT) Mark 10:2-12 (NLT) What the Bible teaches about avoiding divorce 1 Corinthians 7:10-16 (NLT) What the Bible says to a divorced person Ezekiel 36:22-38 (NLT) 1 John 1:9 (NLT)
Let's Get Dirty Marriage Series

Getting the “W” in an argument

Scripture:  Song of Solomon 5:9-16;6:8-10 Big Idea:  Conflict in marriage is inevitable.  We need to figure out a course of action to work through it so it doesn’t work through us. Who are we? James 1:19; Ephesians 4:31 Song of Solomon 5:9-16; 6:8-10 Genesis 2:24 What happened? John 7:24 NLT Where do I go for help?  Song of Solomon 6:1 1 Corinthians 6:1-7 2 Timothy 3:16 Will you forgive me? Matthew 5:9 Why wouldn’t I? Luke 17:3 Ephesians 4:26-27 Colossians How COVID has affected us
Let's Get Dirty Marriage Series

The Topic None of us Wants to Discuss

Sermon Scripture:  Song of Solomon 4:1-5:1 Sermon Big Idea:  To understand sex in a marriage relationship is to understand each other. Song of Solomon 4:1-5:1 Time is your friend and so is your spouse Solomon took time to compliment his wife Solomon took time to admire his wife Solomon took time to explore his wife Romance is an art so don’t settle for dogs playing poker Solomon used flattering words Solomon’s words painted a vivid picture Solomon’s words were suggestive How COVID has affected us