The Circle Maker – The Conclusion

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The Circle Maker – The Conclusion

November 3, 2013

  Notes:             Truth #1 God specializes in doing things that are _____________ ________________.     Truth #2 God answers every _____________ and keeps every ______________.     Truth #3 God deserves the __________ for whatever is __________________.     Are you willing to dream big, pray hard and think long?       Will you continue to make spend time daily in the Word and in prayer?

The Circle Maker – Part 4

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The Circle Maker – Part 4

October 27, 2013

 

Daniel 10:1-20

 

 

Notes:

 

 

 

 

Truth #1

We need to pray long in light of ________________ ____________________.

 

 

Truth #2

We need to pray long as a _________ __________.

 

 

Truth #3

We need to pray long in light of _____________ ______________________.

 

 

What are the promises or dreams that you are praying for?

 

 

 

 

Are you willing to pray for your promises and dreams for as long as it takes?

The Circle Maker – Part 3

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The Circle Maker – Part 3

October 20, 2013

 

Luke 18:1-8

 

Notes:

 

 

 

 

 

Truth #1

The greater the need, the greater the reason to ________ ________________________.

 

 

Truth #2

Desperate __________________ call for desperate ______________.

 

 

Truth #3

Persistent prayers focus on God’s ________ and ________________.

 

 

In what way(s) do your prayers compare to the example’s we studied?

 

 

 

 

In what way or ways do your prayers align with God’s Word?

The Circle Maker – Part 2

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The Circle Maker – Part 2

October 13, 2013

 

Numbers 11

 

Notes:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Truth #1

God is infinitely bigger than your biggest ____________ or biggest __________.

 

 

 

Truth #2

God’s __________ is infinitely bigger than your biggest ______.

 

 

 

What is it that you are trusting God for or that you need to trust God for?

 

 

 

 

Have you experienced God’s solution for your greatest problem?

The Circle Maker – Part 1

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The Circle Maker – Part 1

October 6, 2013

 

Joshua 6:1–16

 

Notes:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Action Plan:

 

1.    ____________ your Jericho(s).

 

 

2.    Plan your ____________.

 

 

3.    Keep a ______________.

 

 

4.    Pray ____________________.

 

 

5.    Pray ______________.

 

 

Will you follow this action plan for the next 28 days?

July 21, 2013 – Beneath the Surface (part 6)

Beneath the Surface

Beneath the Surface (part 6)

July 21, 2013

 

Luke 10:25-37    

 

Literal Meanings:

 

1.    God wants us to love ______.

 

 

2.    God wants us to demonstrate love to ____________.

 

 

Deeper Meanings:

 

1.    Compassion should be demonstrated ________________________.

 

 

2.    True love and compassion transcends all  __________________.

 

 

 

3.    God’s compassion for us is ___________________ and _________________.

 

 

Have you experienced God’s love and compassion in your life?

 

 

 

How are you demonstrating love and compassion to others?

July 14, 2013 – Beneath the Surface (part 5)

Beneath the Surface

Beneath the Surface (part 5)

July 14, 2013

 

Matthew 18:21-35   

 

Literal Meanings:

 

1.    We are to forgive others __________________.

 

 

2.    Sometimes people are ________________ to forgive.

 

 

Deeper Meanings:

 

1.    We are to forgive others an ________________ amount of times.

 

 

2.    God is ________________ and ____________ offers forgiveness.

 

 

3.    We are to ______________ ______________ because we have been forgiven.

 

 

4.    We will experience _______________________ if we ____________ to forgive.

 

 

How have you experienced God’s forgiveness?

 

 

How is forgiveness toward others demonstrated in your life?

June 30, 2013 – Beneath the Surface (part 4)

Beneath the Surface

Beneath the Surface (part 4)

June 30, 2013

 

Matthew 13:3-9; 18-23 1021/1516.

 

 

Literal Meanings:

 

1.    Soil must be of ________quality.

 

 

2.    Seeds must fall on good soil to be _______________.

 

 

Deeper Meanings:

 

1.    Some people ____________ to hear the Word.

 

 

2.    Some people hear the Word, but ____________ it.

 

 

3.    Some people hear the Word, and __________________ ______________ it.

 

 

4.    Some people hear the Word, believe it, and are ____________________ by it.

 

 

Which of the four deeper meanings best describes your response to the Word?

June 23, 2013 – A Life or Death Commitment

A Life or Death Commitment

June 23, 2013

 

 

Philippians 1:19-26 1229/1826

 

 

 

Observation #1

Paul was committed to ___________ for Christ.

 

 

 

 

Observation #2

Paul was committed to ____________ for Christ

 

 

 

 

 

How does your level of commitment to Christ compare with Paul’s commitment?

June 16, 2013 – Beneath the Surface – Part 3

Beneath the Surface

Beneath the Surface – Part 3

June 16, 2013

Luke 12:13-24

 

Literal Meanings:

 

1.    Don’t be ____________.

 

 

2.    The future is __________________.

 

 

Deeper Meanings:

 

1.    We are foolish when we ________ _______________.

 

 

2.    We are foolish when we ________ ______ from our plans.

 

 

3.    We are foolish when we __________ _____________.

 

 

What do we learn from this parable about God’s values?

 

 

 

 

 

How do your values align with God’s values?

June 9, 2013 – Beneath the Surface – Part 2

Beneath the Surface
Beneath the Surface – Part 2

June 9, 2013

Matthew 7:21-27 1014/1506

 

 

Literal Meanings:

 

1.    When building a house, build on a _________ foundation.

 

 

2.    The foundation will determine the ________________ of the house.

 

 

Deeper Meanings:

 

1.    There are only ______ ___________________ in the kingdom of God.

 

 

2.    The wise builder builds on the principles of the ______ ____ ______.

 

 

3.    When we face storms in life, we need a ____________ ____________________.

 

 

 

What kind of foundation are you building on?

June 2, 2013 – Beneath the Surface – Intro

 

Beneath the Surface
Beneath the Surface – Intro

 

June 2, 2013

 

 

 

Matthew 13:10-17 1021/1517

 

 

 

 

 

The Definition of a Parable:

 

 

 

The word “parable” means to place ____________ or to place __________________.

 

 

 

A parable is a comparative story or word-picture, which uses an image or story to illustrate and teach a spiritual __________ or a moral _____________.

 

 

 

A parable has a double meaning.  There is a ____________ meaning that is apparent to anyone, and a ______________ deeper meaning that is apparent to those who have been given spiritual insight and are seeking truth.

 

 

 

 

 

The Purpose of a Parable:

 

 

 

Purpose #1

 

Jesus used parables to _____________ truth from those who were curious but disinterested.

 

 

 

Purpose #2

 

Jesus used parables to ____________ truth to those who were seeking it.

 

 

 

 

 

What are you hoping to learn from this sermon series?

 

Our Battle, Our Victory

Our Battle, Our Victory

May 26, 2013

 

Ephesians 6:10-20 1228/1824

 

Truth #1

Our enemy is ________ and __________________.

 

Truth #2

Our enemy is _______________ and ________________.

 

Truth #3

Our enemy is ____________ when we are _____________.

 

Belt of Truth –

Breastplate of Righteousness –

Feet Fitted with Readiness –

Shield of Faith –

Helmet of Salvation –

Sword of the Spirit –

 

In what way(s) is the enemy fighting against you?

 

 

 

 

 

In what way(s) could you be better prepared for victory?

May 19, 2013 – Surrender and Sacrifice

Surrender and Sacrifice

May 19, 2013

 

 

John 10:14-18 1123/1667

 

 

Truth #1

Jesus, the Good Shepherd _____________ laid down His life for ____.

 

 

Truth #2

Jesus, the Good Shepherd became our _______________ for ______.

 

 

Truth #3

Jesus, the Good Shepherd ________ so we could _______.

 

 

Truth #4

Jesus the Good Shepherd wants us to _________________ our __________ for Him.

 

 

Are you willing to surrender to the Good Shepherd?

 

 

 

 

 

Are you willing to be a living sacrifice?

What On Earth Am I Here For – Week 6

What On Earth Am I Here For?
What On Earth Am I Here For? (part 6)

May 12, 2013

 

 

Romans 10:13-15 1186/1760

 

 

Action Step #1

Pray for people to ______ ______ to God.

 

 

Action Step #2

Reach out to people in ________.

 

 

Action Step #3

Pray for opportunities to __________.

 

 

Action Step #4

Be ______________ to go where you can go.

 

 

Action Step #5

______________ those who go where you cannot go.

 

 

 

Which action step needs to be your highest priority?