May 28, 2017
Strange Living
Series: general
1 Peter 2:11-21
I. Live Above Reproach
II. Return Good for Evil
III. Leave It Up To God
  • May 28, 2017Strange Living
    May 28, 2017
    Strange Living
    Series: general
    1 Peter 2:11-21
    I. Live Above Reproach
    II. Return Good for Evil
    III. Leave It Up To God
  • Mar 26, 2017Embrace the Hate
    Mar 26, 2017
    Embrace the Hate
    Series: general
    John 15:18-27, 16:1-4
    Four truths regarding persecution as a believer in Jesus Christ.
    1. Persecution is part of our heritage and our identity on Christ. (v. 18-19)
    2. Persecution is based on hate for Christ and His Word. (v. 20-22)
    3. Persecution can come from "haters of God" as well as religious people. (v. 23-25)
    4. Persecution can serve as a catalyst in bringing a harvest of souls. (v. 26-27, 16:1-2)
  • Feb 26, 2017Check Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself
    Feb 26, 2017
    Check Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself
    Series: general
    John 13:18-38
    There are three questions you should ask yourself with this reality check:
    1.  Whom do you serve?  (v.18-27)
         Matthew 6:24, 26:14-16, 26:25
    2.  Are your desires, wants, and actions more important than submitting to God?  (v.26-30)
    3. Are your deeds of love centered n Christ and love for others?  (v. 34-38)
        "Sincerity is not a test of truth."  Pastor Paul Shepherd
  • Jan 29, 2017Deadman Walking?
    Jan 29, 2017
    Deadman Walking?
    Series: general
    John 11:1-44
    I. Remain hopeful, even in times of delay.
    II. Trust the Lord with your life.
    III. Believe the Lord can deliver you from anything.
  • Jan 22, 2017Abundant Life
    Jan 22, 2017
    Abundant Life
    Series: general
    John 10:1-11
    Three qualities you must possess in living the Abundant Life:
    I.  You must live with a dependence on the God.
    II. You must live with a sense of divine purpose.
    III.  You must live with the desire to glorify God.
  • Nov 27, 2016Declaration of Dependence
    Nov 27, 2016
    Declaration of Dependence
    Series: general
    John 8:28-47
    Dependence on the Lord requires that you:
    I. Receive His Word (v. 28-30)
    II. Abide in the Truth (v. 31-32)
    III. Break away from bondage (v. 33-36)
    IV. Rid yourself of any hostility toward God (v. 37-42)
    V. Take Him at His Word (v. 45-47)
  • Oct 30, 2016Liar, Loon, or LORD
    Oct 30, 2016
    Liar, Loon, or LORD
    Series: general
    John 7:1-31
    There are three obstacles that can prevent you from knowing who Jesus is:
    I. Wrong motives (v. 1-6)
    II. Inaccurate assumptions (v. 12-18)
    III. Intentional opposition (v. 21-24)
  • Sep 25, 2016Sea of Challenges
    Sep 25, 2016
    Sea of Challenges
    Series: general
    John 6:15-21
    The sea of challenges is where you...

    I. Gain a deeper understanding of who Jesus is.

    II. Learn that you are called to a greater level of commitment.

    III. Pursue a higher standard of living.

  • Aug 28, 2016Confidence in Your Crisis
    Aug 28, 2016
    Confidence in Your Crisis
    Series: general

    John 4:46-53

    Building greater Confidence that your need will be met requires that you:

    1.)  Come to Jesus (v. 47)

    2.) Overcome the Obstacles (v. 48-49)

    3.) Take Him at His Word (v. 50)

    When you Come to Jesus, Overcome the Obstacles, and Take Him at His Word, there is a…

    4.) Reward of Your Faith (v. 51-53)

  • Aug 7, 2016I Must Decrease
    Aug 7, 2016
    I Must Decrease
    Series: general
    John 3:22-36
    I. Know the Source. (v. 25-27)
    II. Know Your Role. (v. 28-29)
    III. Understand the Goal. (v. 30-36)