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Some People Just Don't Get It

April 10, 2021
By Pastor David

Some People Just Don't Get It - 2 Chronicles 28:1-7, 16-27

Sermon Notes: 

Introduction: The story of King Ahaz

 

The Pattern

 

In the New Testament, we see that ____________________ is a priority for ____________________.

 

A ____________________ for unbelievers.

 

Conclusion

Persistently Praying to Grow

February 27, 2021
By Pastor Jathan

Persistently Praying to Grow – Matthew 7:7-11

 Digging Deeper:

  • How should we pray?  In other words, what traits should characterize our prayers?
  • What in this text gives us confidence to pray?
  • What hinders you from praying?  How does this passage help you with that?

Other Passages to Consider:

Prov 2:1-10; Jer 29:13; Matt 5:3; 6:5-15; Luke 11:1-13; 18:1-8; Jn 14:13-14; 15:7; Jam 4:2-3; 5:16.

Love Your Enemies

October 24, 2020
By Pastor Jathan

Love Your Enemies – Matthew 5:43-48

 

Sermon Notes:

1)  World’s Standard – Only love those _____________.  _____________your enemies.

2)  Christ’s Command – Love_____________, including_____________.

3)  God’s Character – Loving your enemies demonstrates you are_____________.

Discussion Questions:

  • How did God show love to you when you were His enemy?
  • What does it look like to love our enemies?  What examples does Jesus give in this text?
  • How does Jesus enable us to keep this command?
  • What “enemies” could you begin praying for?

Other Passages to Consider:

Lev 19:1-18; Mt 5:10-12; Lk 10:25-37; 23:34; Acts 7:60; Rom 5:1-11; 12:14-21; Eph 4:29-5:2; 1 Jn 4:7-12

Man of Sorrows

April 03, 2020
By Pastor Jathan

Man of Sorrows – Matthew 26:36-46

 

Sermon Notes:

1)  The ____________________ of Christ’s Sufferings

2)  Christ’s ____­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­________________ His Sufferings

3)  Christ’s ____­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­________________ His Sufferings

Discussion Questions:

  • What does this passage reveal about Christ’s sufferings?
  • How was Jesus helped by praying to the Father?
  • How does this text remind us of Christ’s humanity?
  • How did the disciples’ failure to pray affect them? (see Matt 26:30-35, 56, 69-75) 
  • Why is prayer vital in our battle against sin?
  • As you consider what Jesus went through to save us, what is your response?

Other Passages to Consider:

Isa 51:17; Jer 25:15, 17; Matt 6:9-13; 2 Cor 5:21; Eph 6:10-20; Heb 4:14-16; 5:7-9; 1 Pet 2:24;  

Pray with Confident Desperation

July 27, 2019
By Pastor Jathan

Pray with Confident Desperation – Ps 27:7-14

Preparing your heart for the sermon:

  • What is David’s tone in vv7-12?  Why?
  • What is David asking for in his prayer?
  • What effect did David’s prayer have on him?

Other passages to consider: Ps 25:4-5; Isa 40:25-31; Luke 18:1-8; Eph 3:14-21; 6:18; Phil 4:4-7; Heb 4:14-16; Jam 5:13-18

Digging Deeper:

  • Why don’t we pray?
  • How should knowing God is for us motivate us to pray?
  • Are you ever desperate in your prayers?  Why or why not?
  • What is God asking you to wait for in your life?  What truths can you preach to yourself while you wait?

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