Sermon for Sunday April 17th, 2011 (Palm Sunday)

An Emotional Entrance
John 12:12-19

Observation #1
When Jesus entered Jerusalem He __________  __________.

Observation #2
When Jesus entered Jerusalem He  __________  __________.

Observation #3
When Jesus entered Jerusalem He  angered the __________  __________.

What emotions do you feel as you consider Jesus’ entrance into Jerusalem?

Sermon for Sunday April 3, 2011

Lying by the Fire

April 3, 2011

John 18:15-18; 25-27

Observation #1
Peter was a ______________ follower of Jesus.

Observation #2
Peter was often _______________________.

Observation #3
Peter was _____________________.

Observation #4
Peter ____________ Jesus three times.

Observation #5
Peter _______________ his actions.

In what way(s) can you identify with Peter?

Sermon for Sunday March 27, 2011

Kangaroo Court

March 27, 2011

John 18:1-14; 19-24; 28-40

Trial #1: Jesus before __________

The Verdict: __________________

Trial #2: Jesus before ________________

The Verdict: __________________

Trial #3: Jesus before the __________________

The Verdict: __________________

Trial #4: Jesus first trial before ____________

The Verdict: __________________

Trial #5: Jesus before __________

The Verdict: __________________

Trial #6: Jesus second trial before ____________

The Verdict: __________________

What is your response to all that Jesus endured for you?

Sermon for Sunday March 13th, 20111

Prayerful Preparation
March 13, 2011

John 17:1-19

Jesus prayed for Himself.
1. Jesus prayed to bring glory tothe Father by giving eternal life to the _________________.
2. Jesus prayed to bring glory to the Father by ________________ His ________ on earth.
3. Jesus prayed to bring glory to the Father through His __________ and _________________.

Jesus prayed His disciples.
1. Jesus prayed for the disciples bring glory to Jesus because of their ___________.
2. Jesus prayed for the disciples to be _______________ and ____________.
3. Jesus prayed for the disciples to be ________ and ________.

How are you bringing glory to Jesus?

Sermon for Sunday March 20th, 2011

Prayerful Preparation (part 2)

March 20, 2011

John 17:20-26

Jesus prayed for Himself.

Jesus prayed His disciples.

Jesus prayed for all future believers

  1. Jesus prayed for our __________.

  1. Jesus prayed for our ______________.

  1. Jesus prayed for our ________.

How are you bringing glory to Jesus?

Sermon for Sunday February 20, 2011

The Promise of Membership
February 20, 2011

Promise #1
A member affirms his/her belief that the Bible is the _____________ Word of God and the ___________ of our lives.

Promise #2
A member affirms his/her agreement with our ________, and promises to assist in fulfilling  it.

Promise #3
A member promises to live a life of __________.

Promise #4
A member affirms his/her belief that ___________ __________ is our primary purpose.

Promise #6
A member promises to _________ _________ the ministries of this church and God’s Kingdom.

Promise #7
A member promises to faithfully ________ worship services, _____________ opportunities, and _________ opportunities.

As a member, are you keeping these promises?

Sermon for Sunday February 13, 2011

Our Relationship to the World

February 13, 2011

John 15:18-16:4

Warning #1

The world _________ those who ___________ Jesus.

Warning #2

The world does not ________ God.

Warning #3

Those who follow Jesus are will ___________ ______________________.

Describe your relationship with the world?

Are you experiencing resistance for your faith?

What do these warnings mean to you?

Sermon for Sunday January 30, 2011

Impact 2011 (Part 4)

January 30, 2011

Our purpose is to ________ Christ, to ________ in Christ, and to make Christ __________.

Truth #1

To know Christ means that we have a _________________ with Him.

Truth #2

To grow in Christ means that we are being ______________ and we are growing toward spiritual ________________.

Truth #3

To make Christ know means that we are ______________ and ______________ His love and compassion.

How are you carrying out our purpose?

How are these truths evident in your lives?

Sermon for Sunday January 16, 2011

Impact 2011 (Part 3)

January 16, 2011

Matthew 22:34-40

3 Types of Hearts:

Heart #1

A ________________ heart is a heart that has ____ commitment to God.

Heart #2

A ________________ heart is a heart that has a ________________ commitment to God.

Heart #3

A __________________ heart is a heart that has a __________ commitment to God.

Which of the 3 hearts is needed to make an impact?

Which heart best describes your own heart?

What has to happen in your heart for this impact to occur?

Are you willing to allow God to transform your heart?

Sermon for Sunday January 9, 2011

Impact 2011 (Part 2)

January 16, 2011

Hebrews 12:1-4

Truth #1

We must rid ourselves of __________ _____________ that hinders our impact.

Truth #2

We must _____________ of the sin that _______________ our impact.

Truth #3

We must ________________ in the things that ________________ our impact.

Truth #4

We must __________ on Jesus who __________________ our impact.

What are some of the excuses that hinder your impact?

Are you willing to reduce the number your excuses to zero?

Sermon for Sunday January 2, 2011

Challenge for 2011

January 2, 2011
Acts 2:42-47

Truth #1

The early church gathered together for ______________ and ______________.

Truth #2

The early church gathered together for _____________.

Truth #3

The early church gathered together for ___________ and _______________.

Truth #4

The early church gathered together for _____________.

How are you demonstrating togetherness?

How is your part in gathering together a benefit to you? To others?