Sermons from January 2023
Sermon Scripture: 2 Samuel 11 Sermon Big Idea: Being set apart starts with a broken spirit before God. He desires a broken spirit before sacrifices. God chooses, God leads, God allows 2 Samuel 11:1-5 2 Samuel 11:6-13 2 Samuel 11:14-21 2 Samuel 11:22-25 2 Samuel 11:26-27 2 Samuel 12:13-15 Leviticus 11:45; Psalm 51:16-17 2 Corinthians 7:1 We are holy because God chose us. We repent because God leads us. We are forgiven because God allows it.
Sermon Scripture: Hebrews 11:8-19,39-40 Sermon Big Idea: God made a covenant with Abram that Abram responded to with faith. And that faith justified him. Genesis 2:16-17 Genesis 3:17-19 Genesis 4:6-7 Genesis 4:11-12 Genesis 8:21 Genesis 9:6, 12-17 Genesis 12:1-3 Genesis 12:4 Hebrews 11:8-9 Genesis 22:1-3 Hebrews 11:17-19 Hebrews 11:10,13,16,19,39-40 Hebrews 9:15 Luke 22:20 John 3:16 Parity Treaty vs. Suzerain Treaty The conditions of the contract are to believe and live. Will you sign on the line?
Genesis 3:1-15 1. The seduction of sin is subtle. 2. The subtlety of sin is significant. 3. The significance of sin is serious. 4. The seriousness of sin lies in its strength. 5. The stronghold of sin is overcome by the Savior. The seriousness of sin leads to the salvation of the Savior.
Sermon Big Idea: We were created to rule the earth not be ruled by it. Genesis 1:26-30;2:7-9,15,18-25 Created to be like Him In community Made to have dominion Apart from animals Glory seeking Enhancers of creation Not created to be Him Created to be restored by Him. He took our place, saving us from trying to take his place.
Sermon Scripture: Genesis 1-2 Sermon Big Idea: God’s true identity is revealed in creation. The Trinity was present at Creation. Genesis 1:1 Genesis 1:2b John 1:1-5 Colossians 1:15-17 Hebrews 1:2 When we read with the right perspective, the Bible comes to life. Genesis 1:1-5 and 14-19 Genesis 1:6-8 and 20-23 Genesis 1:9-13 and 24-27 The Creation story is about God’s true identity. Genesis 2:1-3 Genesis 1:5b Genesis 1:14 (appointed times, sacred times) Isaiah 43:7 1 John 4:7-8 We were created How COVID has affected us