• Our Interrupting Neighbor

    Our Interrupting Neighbor

    Sermon Notes Sermon Series: The Power of One Sermon #1: Our Interrupting Neighbor (Luke 10:25-37) To be the greatest church, we must follow the greatest commandment from the greatest person for the greatest glory. Neighboring Well: We are asking you to open up your life to other people so you can look for opportunities to […]

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  • I Belong Even When the World Seems Out of Control

    I Belong Even When the World Seems Out of Control

    Sermon Notes Verses: Isa. 9:2-7 We are very familiar with the historical characters around the manger (the shepherds, the wise men, etc.) But some may not be as familiar with the backstory of Christmas. In this background, one of the most uplifting passages predicting Christ’s arrival came at one of the lowest points in Israel’s […]

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  • I Belong Because Christ Associates With Me

    I Belong Because Christ Associates With Me

    Many on Matthew’s list were of noble character. Others, however, were shady characters. But surprisingly, Matthew makes a special emphasis on including them both. This list tells us something about why Christ came and whom he came for.

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  • From Giving Thanks to Giving Jesus

    From Giving Thanks to Giving Jesus

    Sermon Notes 1 Peter 3:15 A Scripture to remember: A few steps to take: Discussion Questions TALK IT OUT:  LIVE IT OUT 

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  • Jesus in the Home

    Jesus in the Home

    Sermon Notes Main Verse: Colossians 3:17-25 Key Thought: The First Century Home was ruled by the Husband/Father. Everyone and everything was geared to serve his needs. In most parts of the Roman empire, fathers could terminate the life of any family member with little to no legal recourse. This was also true for household servants. […]

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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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  • Easter – The Triumphant King

    Easter – The Triumphant King

    Sermon Notes The One True King Easter: The Triumphant King Key Thought: One of the most powerful groups in all of Jerusalem was a family connected to the Temple in Israel. And from 18 to 36 AD, one man sat at the pinnacle of this powerful dynasty; Caiaphas, the High Priest. History tells us that […]

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  • Good Friday – The Suffering King

    Good Friday – The Suffering King

    The One True King, The Suffering King Main Verse: (Isaiah 53:1-12) Key Thought: Around 700 years before the New Testament was written, the prophet Isaiah wrote that a servant would somehow restore all that had been lost. This humble person would go through excruciating pain, but this pain would bring about healing for many (Isaiah […]

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  • The Unexpected King

    The Unexpected King

    The One True King The Unexpected King Main Verse: (Matthew 21:12-15, John 13:1-16) Key Thought: On this Sunday will recognize Jesus as the world’s most profoundly unique King. Instead of seeking the approval of men, Jesus sought the approval of the heavenly Father. Instead of cozying up to the powerful elite, our Savior stooped down […]

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  • Missing The Greatest Gift

    Missing The Greatest Gift

    Sermon Notes Key Thought: We all respond to the Christmas story; the only question is how we respond. The wise men traveled hundreds of miles to worship the Baby King. When Herod asked the religious leaders where the Messiah was to be born, they quoted the correct answer from Micah 5:2. However, while they had […]

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  • His Son

    His Son

    Sermon Notes Key Thought: God sent Him to this world. This giving act was motivated by one central idea – Love. God, identified as Love, did the exact thing that Love requires – giving. Where there is no give, there is no love. Love moved by sacrifice is more valuable than sentimentality and nobler than […]

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  • The Parable of the Tenants

    The Parable of the Tenants

    Sermon Notes What are Parables? Parables are made-up stories that contain a spiritual truth that is often easily missed. Important Insight: Your ability to understand parables is tied to your closeness to Jesus (Mark 4:10-12) Today’s Parable Today we will examine the Parable of the Tenants which is a story that Jesus tells so he […]

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  • Healing Without Judgment

    Healing Without Judgment

    Sermon Notes Today’s Heroes – EMT / Doctors / Healthcare ProfessionalsThey bring healing without judgement The Star of Life Origins in Greek mythology Growing evidence that it is tied to an older story from the Old Testament. In the Old Testament, what emotions do humans experience in when they are in God’s presence? Job 40:4-5 […]

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