Sermons on Church
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
Romans 11:1-12:8 Israel served as God’s people. (11:1-10) All the world blessed through Abraham. (Genesis 12:1-3) From David will come the Messiah. (Isaiah 9:6-7) Jesus is born to Mary and Joseph from the tribe of Judah. (Luke 2:4-7) Gentiles served as God’s message to Israel. (11:11-24) God don’t make junk! (Acts 10:34) Parable of the laborers (Matthew 20:1-16) Gentiles, don’t get the big head Mercy served as God’s reasoning. (11:25-36) All disobey so God’s mercy will be shown For God How COVID has affected us
Shoes and Socks God loves you – John 3:16, Romans 5:8The Gospel – 1 Corinthians 15:1-10a, Mark 1:16, Isaiah 52:7 Mission: …helping people journey with Jesus – 1 John 2:6, Matthew 28:18-20 Vision: Seek Scripture – Mark 1:21-22 Sharpen and be Sharpened – Mark 1:16-20, 3:13-14 Show Compassion – Mark 1:40-41, Matthew 14:13-14 Serve Sacrificially – Mark 10:43-44, John 13:14, 1 Corinthians 12:14,27 Practically Speaking:Always Celebrate Bible reading and teach from the BibleBe a part of: Life Groups, Titus 2, How COVID has affected us
With deception Satan destroys (Revelation 16:13-16) With truth Jesus destroys (Revelation 19:11-21) With power God reigns victorious (Revelation 16:17-21; 19:1-2) With righteous deeds the church is prepared (Revelation 19:6-9) Any plan that makes life about us is the deceptive voice of Satan. When we use the sword of truth to guide our life, we will be a prepared, righteous bride for the coming of the lamb.
Revelation 2-3 Sermon Big Idea: The church is called to be growing in Christ The letters were to churches, not individuals. The letters followed a consistent pattern. The letters end with a promise. 3 Questions… If a letter were written from God, delivered by Jesus to KCC, would you consider yourself one of the recipients? How would the letter describe KCC? Are you prepared for the promise?
Sermon notes can be found on kccwired.com. Feel free to make comments too. Why does the church look and sound more like the world? WHEN DO PEOPLE RECEIVE THE HOLY SPIRIT? IF IT’S WHEN YOU’RE BAPTIZED, WHAT ABOUT THE PEOPLE IN ACTS THAT HAD BEEN BAPTIZED IN THE NAME OF JESUS, BUT DIDN’T RECEIVE THE HOLY SPIRIT UNTIL THE APOSTLES LAID HANDS ON THEM? Why is the church so judgmental?
Nehemiah’s… Heritage led to a hurt heart Wept, prayed, and fasted It was his home It was his country/nation Not just about physical repairs They were left vulnerable They brought it on themselves Determination led to passionate pleas King To be able to go For supplies People of Israel Find some pride to rebuild Obey God Passion brought about effective execution Assessed and developed a plan Plan to physically rebuild Plan to spiritually rebuild Fought through adversity External enemies Internal How COVID has affected us
Philemon A church home is a place where faith in Jesus and love toward the saints brings… (v. 4-7) Joy Comfort Refreshment A church home receives back those who have been gone with an exposed heart. (v. 8-20) Remembering where we were Remembering who saved us Remembering who grace is for A church home always prepares for guests. (v. 21-25) Expecting someone will arrive Keeping the house in order Taking nothing for granted Onesimus ran away from slavery, but returned How COVID has affected us
Ephesians 3:1-21 The Mystery of Selection Paul – Acts 22:3-5; 2 Corinthians 12:9 Gentiles – Matthew 15:21-28 The Mystery of Inclusion Revealed – Romans 16:25-27 God’s Original Plan – Genesis 12:2,3; Galatians 3:8 The Mystery of Equality The Church – Ephesians 4:4-6 One Body – Galatians 3:28
Ephesians 2:11-22 God put walls up to reveal Himself – Genesis 12:3 God put walls up to test his people – Exodus 19:5-6 God put walls up using blood as mortar – Exodus 24:6 God tore down the walls using blood as a sledgehammer – Ephesians 2:13 How Christians can break down walls… Pray Ease into relationship Address with respect Continue in truth and love Enter into peace remembering you have been forgiven much