• 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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  • Under Pressure

    Under Pressure

    Sermon Notes Col. 1,2: 1-23 Key Thought: The believers inside the Church of Colossae felt pressure from the outside to behave in certain ways. There were two sources of this opposition. One was from mystical polytheism, and the other was from Judaizers trying to get the new Christians to follow the calendar and regulations of […]

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  • Unordinary Forgiveness

    Unordinary Forgiveness

    Sermon Notes Eph. 4:29-32Let all bitterness and wrath and anger and clamor and slander be put away from you,along with all malice. Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, asGod in Christ forgave you. – Ephesians 4:31-32 (ESV). Being a Christ-follower has some incredible benefits: The love of God Never being alone Having […]

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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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  • 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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  • The Bad News

    The Bad News

    Sermon Notes In this short series, here is what we are going to do explore about the gospel: What it is What it can do A specific application When we understand the gospel better, we understand Jesus better.When we ignore the gospel, we are ignoring Jesus. A simple definition of the gospel: God saves sinners […]

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  • The Risk

    The Risk

    Sermon Notes What difference does God make? Because the difference that God makes, makes all the difference in the world. Quick Review Paul led a successful campaign in Thessalonica Paul and Silas were banned from Thessalonica Paul commissioned an untested Timothy to represent him Timothy traveled between Athens and Thessalonica giving Paul and Silas updates […]

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