Sermons on Discipleship
Matthew 6:33 “But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.“ “Important things are seldom urgent and urgent things are seldom important” Give God the First Part of Everyday: Mark 1:35 “Very early in the morning, while it was still dark, Jesus got up, left the house and went off to a solitary place, where he prayed.“ Give God the First Day of Every Week: Acts 20:7 “On the first day 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
Galatians 6 The Big Idea: We are to bear one another’s scars, not take credit for their healing Bear the burdens of our brothers Bear the responsibility of good Bear the marks of Christ “The grace of Christ be with us all.” Because the works of the law won’t save us.
Special guest speaker Joe Heins, Woodburn Christian Children’s Home, shares a message about following Christ.
Jesus 1.0 is still the best version to utilize. (Proverbs 27:17) Jesus 1.0 taught us to glorify God and live as a light. (Matthew 5:14-16) Jesus 1.0 spent time with committed and hope seeking people (Matthew 9:10-13) Jesus 1.0 shared a lot of meals. (Matthew 26:26-28) Jesus 1.0 modeled and taught prayer. (Matthew 6:5-13; Matthew 26:36,39) Church 1.0 grew using the original model. (Acts 2:42) Read, Risk, Remember, Release: Repeat This week’s 3:30 Journey Challenge The Spiritual Discipline of Discipleship How COVID has affected us
Sermon Scripture: Mark 12:28-34 While the politicians were arguing, a seeker of truth had an honest question. Jesus didn’t bring new wisdom to an old answer. He brought new action to old instruction. The Scribe quoted the prophet Hosea revealing his knowledge of Scripture, but most importantly his understanding of it. Jesus challenges our confidence in eternity by telling the Scribe he is close. Voting Jesus simplifies our life’s agenda as there is only a 2 point plan. Love God How COVID has affected us
Mark 10:17-31 The defining question The defining statement The defining response The defining promise Our response to the defining statement is exposed in our action! Pick your retirement plan Live with open hands Announce your answer with your actions Never forget God’s promise
Acts 2:14 – 2:47 “Save yourselves from this crooked generation.” (Acts 2:40) The generation ignored God’s Word The generation ignored God’s signs The generation ignored, rejected, and killed the Savior “What should we do?” (2:37) Repent and be baptized Receive the Holy Spirit The people’s response was twofold: (2:42-47) Attended Temple together Met in each other’s homes
Mentality of a Disciple (Mark 1:16-20) Stop Drop Roll Behavior of a Disciple (John 21:15-22) Listen Ask Learn Mission of a Disciple (Acts 16:11-15) Depart Deliver Duplicate