Sermons from January 2023
Fit to Battle
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.
A Promised Restoration
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?
Hope in the Fall
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.
In His Likeness
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.
The 3 in Chapter 1
Sermon Scripture: Genesis 1-2 Sermon Big Idea: God’s true identity is revealed in creation. Isaiah 43:7 1 John 4:7-8 We were created for God’s glory and in his glory it is his pleasure for us to know love.