Sermons from September 2022
Scripture: Matthew 25:1-13 Big Idea: God welcomes those whom He knows. Being known by God is to be a prepared, invited guest of the wedding. Readiness is being known. The virgins’ invitation was to be light. Foolishness was not knowing light takes fuel. Invited guests will be known by their light. The path to the eternal Kingdom of God should be fueled by the Kingdom of God alive in us now.
Matthew 24 Big Idea: With all of the upheaval in our world today, the question is out there as to whether this is the time Jesus will return. The world matches up every hint in the Bible except one. Raptureready.com Matthew 24:3-14 Jesus said, “don’t be led astray,” people hear, “when you hear of wars.” 24:15-28 Jesus instructs how to rule voices out, while people listen and follow random voices. 24:29-35 Jesus indicates there will be no doubt while people How COVID has affected us
Big Idea: Discipleship is not just a program you sign up for at church. It is a life you sign over to walk in, and advance, the Kingdom of God. Matthew 28:18-20 The call to discipleship is for all who believe. Luke 14:25-33 The cost of discipleship is all you have. Romans 6:20-23 The case for discipleship lies in all He has done! Practically speaking… Disciples seek to teach and be taught. Disciples hunger for knowledge and action. Disciples practice How COVID has affected us
Sermon Scripture: Acts 28 Sermon Big Idea: The end of the book of Acts is still being written by Christians and churches around the world. What will your part of the story be? Acts 28:1-10 The shipwreck story ended with healing. Acts 28:11-16 The arrival story ends with a warm welcome. Acts 28:17-28 The evangelism of the Jews story ended as usual. Acts 28:30-31 The life of the church story continued without an ending. We are unleashed by the power How COVID has affected us