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  • Who Am I? Gospel-Centered

    Who Am I? Gospel-Centered

    Sermon Notes Rev. 1:18, Romans 8:1-39, Ex. 34:6 Christians must center their lives around the Gospel to truly trust God and have meaningful purpose and impact. The Gospel of Jesus Christ is the Good news that Jesus Christ died on the cross for our sins, and whosoever trusts in Christ as Lord and savior will […]

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  • So, if God is our one true King, do we need to obey the earthly authorities?

    So, if God is our one true King, do we need to obey the earthly authorities?

    Sermon Notes Main Verses: Romans 13:1-10 Key Thought: Paul led believers to see the government as an agent of God to promote good and keep evil at bay. Wrangling with these authorities can lead to punishment (and thus, set back the work of the Gospel), but it could also upset the very systems God has […]

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  • So, what are some of the practical implications for living out our Christian faith?

    So, what are some of the practical implications for living out our Christian faith?

    Sermon Notes Question 11: What are some practical implications for living out our Christian faith? Main Verse: (Romans 12:1-17) Key Thought: Life with Jesus does require us to think and grow. But the ultimate goal is not to obtain knowledge but live out our faith daily (John 13:17). And this is the part of Paul’s […]

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  • How do I handle suffering as a Christ follower

    How do I handle suffering as a Christ follower

    Sermon Notes Main Verse: Romans 8:18-30 Key Thought: There is so much life, joy, and goodness when living in stride with God’s Spirit. But this does not mean there is no suffering. Paul announces three groanings. But it’s the third groaning that takes many believers by surprise. And if true, it means you and I […]

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  • 9. How can I tell if I am saved?

    9. How can I tell if I am saved?

    Sermon Notes Main Verse: (Romans 8:1-10) Key Thought: Last week we said we need to take the internal war on the inside of us to Jesus. Paul tells us how to live this life free from sin. In the process, he indicates the one telling characteristic of every believer. And that is the presence of […]

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  • 8. Will I always struggle with sin?

    8. Will I always struggle with sin?

    Sermon Notes Main Verse: (Romans 7:7-25) Key Thought: We all sense that something is wrong with us. Deep in our souls, we are fully aware of our corruption, error, and brokenness. Paul announces what this force is that is on the inside of us. His name for it- sin. Sin is the powerful internal draw […]

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  • 7. Does being saved mean that living in sin is no big deal?

    7. Does being saved mean that living in sin is no big deal?

    Sermon Notes Main Verse: (Romans 6:1-14) Key Thought: Paul has explained how we are justified and that this justification happens apart from any form of righteousness. Yet, this situation does grant a motivation for sinful behavior. No. The payment for our sin (Jesus’ death on the cross) should lead us to consider the cost of […]

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  • 6.  What are the benefits of being saved?

    6. What are the benefits of being saved?

    Sermon Notes Main Verse: (Romans 5:1-11) Key Thought: Being justified by faith in Christ is more than fire insurance and a one-way ticket to heaven upon death. We now have some immediate and immense benefits of our new relationship in Christ. But many of us who are in Christ, do not fully understand the benefits […]

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  • 5. Why does doing good works not work when it comes to salvation

    5. Why does doing good works not work when it comes to salvation

    Sermon Notes Main Verse: (Romans 3:21-30) Key Thought: In order for salvation to take root each person needs to come to terms with their inability to save themselves. Paul has made clear that we are guilty under God’s holy standard (Romans 2-3).  But God cannot ignore his own standard of justice and perfection (which would […]

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  • 4. What does the Bible say about humans?

    4. What does the Bible say about humans?

    Sermon Notes Main Verse: (Romans 2:1-5, Romans 3:9-20) Key Thought: Key Thought: In this passage, we note that being a Jew (or any religious community, for that matter) does not mean you are guilt-free. In the previous lesson, Paul begins by condemning the sinful behaviors and attitudes of the Gentile world. And in this week’s […]

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  • 3. So, what’s the big deal about homosexual behavior?

    3. So, what’s the big deal about homosexual behavior?

    Sermon Notes So, what’s the big deal about homosexual behavior? (And what is wrong with humanity) Main Verse: (Romans 1:18-27) Key Thought: The world is broken. To some, that may be surprising since we have been living with scientific advancements for close to three centuries. The hope is to fix our world through pure know-how […]

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  • 2. Does it matter what you believe as long as you believe in something?

    2. Does it matter what you believe as long as you believe in something?

    Sermon Notes Main Verse: (Romans 1:8-17) Key Thought: Rome was a pluralistic society. Her city limits teemed with all kinds of religious groups and philosophies. Paul quickly asserts the only truth that can save the world is Gospel in his letter. This is a radical and exclusive claim. Yet, being exclusive does not mean it […]

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  • 1. Can the Gospel change someone who hates Christianity?

    1. Can the Gospel change someone who hates Christianity?

    Sermon Notes Key Thought: Paul arrives onto the scene of history with a head full of Bible knowledge and a heart full of disdain for Christianity. But God has a way of calling people that we would overlook. Today we will see how God’s love can break into a person’s world, and thus reorient their […]

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  • Our Mission and Its Method

    Our Mission and Its Method

    Sermon Notes Main Verses: (Mark 12:30-31, Romans 13:8-10) Introduction to We Are the Body of Christ We go to church. We know people at church. And we know some things about church. But what is Church? The answers may surprise some. Last week we looked at the behavior of the early church in Acts 2 […]

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  • The Power of the Resurrection

    The Power of the Resurrection

    Sermon Notes Key Thought: The resurrection of Christ is the whole point behind Easter. It’s also the cornerstone of Christianity. But this event means more than a free ride to heaven. According to the Apostle Paul, the power manifested in the Resurrection of Christ is the same power operating on the inside of us. But like any kind […]

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  • Caller ID

    Caller ID

    Sermon Notes To follow our Savior better in 2021, we must understand our calling, but we cannot understand our calling until we better understand ourselves. When we don’t understand who we are we will never fulfill our calling. Key Question:What if you could reveal the hidden problem inside of you and at thesame time discover […]

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