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Christ Alone

October 13, 2017
By Pastor Jathan

Sermon – Christ Alone – Romans 4:24-5:11

Preparing your heart for the sermon:

  • How is Jesus Christ uniquely qualified to reconcile sinners to God?
  • Why did Jesus live for 30+ years before dying on the cross?
  • What is significant about Jesus saying “It is finished” on the cross?

Other passages to consider: Isa. 53:4-5; Acts 4:12; Rom. 5:18-21; 2 Cor. 5:21; Gal. 3:13; Phil 3:9; Heb 10:10-14; 1 Pet. 3:18; 1 Tim 2:5

Digging Deeper:

  • How does the resurrection of Christ give the believer confidence?
  • In addition to having my sins forgiven, why do I also need perfect righteousness credited to me? Where does this righteousness come from?
  • What does it mean that Christ is our mediator?
  • What else do people look to besides Christ to be accepted by God?

Grace Alone

October 05, 2017
By Pastor Jathan

Sermon – Grace Alone – Ephesians 1:3-2:10

Preparing your heart for the sermon:

  • What is the grace of God? What does it do?
  • How does the Bible describe man’s condition by nature?
  • Is God obligated to show grace? Why or why not?

Other passages to consider: Isa 6:1-7; 1 Pet 1:1-12; Titus 2:11-3:7; Rom 3:21-25; 5:1-21

Digging Deeper:

  • What would be true of you were it not for the grace of God?
  • What distortions or substitutes of grace should I guard against?
  • How has the grace of God been manifested in your life?
  • Why should grace humble us and also encourage us?
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Scripture Alone

September 28, 2017
By Pastor Jathan

Sermon – Scripture Alone – 2 Timothy 3:14-4:5

Preparing your heart for the sermon:

  • What value did Moses, David, and Jesus put on the Word of God? Why?
  • What role does the Word of God have in my daily life?
  • What areas of my life still need to be brought under the authority of God’s Word?

Other passages to consider: Ps 19:7-14; 119; 138:1-2; Matt 4:1-11; 2 Pet 1:3-4, 21; Heb 4:12

Digging Deeper:

  • How is the doctrine of inspiration related to the inerrancy & trustworthiness of Scripture?
  • How is the ministry of the Holy Spirit connected to the Word of God?
  • If I really believed that I desperately needed God’s Word, what habits would I pursue?

Coming to Christ

September 20, 2017
By Pastor Jathan

Sermon - Coming to Christ - Matthew 11:25-30

This Sunday, Roger Ibrahim will be preaching from Matthew 11:25-30. 

Preparing your heart for the sermon:

  • Why is the Gospel hidden from the wise and learned?
  • What kind of person is encouraged to come to Jesus?  Why?
  • What does Jesus mean by taking up his yoke? 

Other passages to consider - John 6:22-40; Luke 18:9-30; 1 Peter 5:5-11

Digging deeper:

  • What truths can be gleaned in this passage from the picture of a yoke?
  • How should you be regularly coming to Christ?
  • What difference should the rest Jesus gives make in your life?
  • What steps could you take to be learning from Christ?

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