1 John 4:4–6 Big Idea: We are to listen to the Holy Spirit and follow God alone because we have this victorious identity in Christ. I. What Not to Do: Listen to World (v 5) II. What to Do: Listen to the Spirit of Truth (v 6) III. Who We are: Victorious Overcomers (v 4)
Matthew 1:18-25 Big Idea: There is always hope because Jesus is the perfect demonstration of God’s faithfulness to His people. I. God’s faithfulness in Our Personal Doubt (vv 18-20) II. God’s faithfulness in Our Corporate Doubt (vv 21-23) III. Our Response to Our Doubts (vv 24-25)
1 John 3:1-8 I. Who We Are: Children of God! (vv 1-2; 5) II. What Are We Not to Do? (v 4; 6; 8) III. What Are We to Do? (v 3; 7) IV. What Has Christ Done for Us? (John 3:16-17) Big Idea: Continue to live righteously for God because He loves you deeply […]
1 John 2:15-17 I. Loving God Alone (v 15) II. Loving Not the Things in the World (v 16) III. Loving What Lasts (v 17) Big Idea: We are not to love the world or the things in the world because we are to love Jesus who can truly satisfy our deepest needs.
1 John 2:1-6 Big Idea: We truly know Jesus when we keep His commandments because He is our advocate with God the Father. I. Knowing Jesus when You Sin (vv 1-2) II. Knowing Jesus when You Obey Him (vv 3-4) III. Knowing Jesus when You Walk in Him (vv 5-6)
Selected Texts from 1-3 John I. Overview II. The Truth of God (1 John 3:19–20; 2 John 1–3; 3 John 1, 8) III. The Light of God (1 John 1:5-7; 1 John 2:8-10) IV. The Love of God for Others (1 John 3:11–24; 1 John 4:7–21) Post–sermon Discussion Questions: 1. In what ways have you […]
Colossians 1:24-29 Big Idea: We can labour hard for Christ alone by focusing on Christ alone in Christ’s Power alone. I. By Remembering Christ’s faithful servants (vv 24-25) II. By Resting In Christ (The Hope of Glory) (vv 26-28) III. By Relying on Christ’s Power (v 29)
Genesis 1:28; 2:15; 3:17-19; Ephesians 4:20-24; Revelation 21:3-4 I. Creation: Why is Work a Good Thing? (Genesis 1:28; 2:15) a. Work is good! II. The Fall: Why is Work so Hard? (Genesis 3:17-19) a. Labour is tainted b. Results: i. Underwork (Proverbs 6:6-11; 10:5) ii. Overwork (Ecclesiastes 2:22-23) III. Redemption: Why Do We Still Work? (Ephesians 4:20-24) a. Our […]