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Sermon for Sunday August 19, 2012

Principles of Stewardship
August 19, 2012
2 Corinthians 9:6-15
Principle # 1: Giving is an act of ________________.
Principle # 2: Giving is an act of _____________________.
Principle # 3: Giving is an act of _____________.
Principle # 4: Giving is an act of __________.
Principle # 5:  Giving is an act of ______________.
What principle(s) of stewardship are evident in your life?
What principle(s) of stewardship are lacking in your life?

Sermon for Sunday July 29, 2012

God IS in Control

 

Esther 2:5-18

 

Lesson #1

God’s __________ and ______________ will always be fulfilled.

 

Lesson #2

God is always ____________ in every ____________.

 

Lesson #3        

God _____________ to give us His __________ in every situation.

 

What is the current problem(s) you are facing right now?

How can the lessons from today, help you to deal with your fears?

Sermon For Sunday July 8, 2012

The Fall of Judah

 

2 Kings 24:20b-25:21

Lesson #1

God will not allow sin to go ____________________.

 

Lesson #2

The purpose of God’s punishment is to bring people to ____________________.  .

 

Lesson #3

The Word of God ____________ sin and transforms lives.

 

Lesson #4

God is _______________ even when we are not.

 

 

Which of these lessons is most relevant to your life today?

 

How will you respond to what God wants you to learn?

Sermon For Sunday July 1, 2012

The King Makes the Difference

2 Kings 17:7-23

 

Point #1

The nation of Israel was ____________ because of sin and disobedience.

 

Point #2

Our nation has ______________ to become a nation of sin and disobedience.

 

Point #3

Mankind is ___________________ by sin and disobedience.

 

Who is the king over your life?

 

How does your king make a difference in your life?

Sermon for Sunday June 17, 2012

God is Calling

June 17, 2012

1 Kings 12:20-24

 

Observation #1

The nation of Israel was divided because of _________________.

 

 

Observation #2

God remained faithful in ___________________ His promises.

 

 

Observation #3

God sent messengers to persuade the people to ____________.

 

Elijah

 

 

Hosea

 

 

 

Are you fully committed to living for God?

 

 

 

 

How do you respond to God’s offer of restoration?

Sermon for Sunday June 10, 2012

Divided We Fall

June 10, 2012

1 Kings 12:1-17

 

 

 

       Lesson #1

The consequences of sin are _______________.    

 

Lesson #2

The consequences are seldom _______________ to the ____________.

 

Lesson #3

 

The consequences of sin usually ________________ over ________.

What impact does sin have on your life?

 

What impact might your sin have on the lives of others?

Sermon for Sunday June 3, 2012

Lukewarm Leadership

June 3, 2012

 

1 Kings 1:28-35

 

Observation #1

Solomon was ______________ the ______________ of his father David.

 

Observation #2

Solomon asked God for a ______________ _____________.

 

Observation #3

Solomon is remembered for many ______________ ____________________________.

 

Observation #4

Solomon failed as a leader because of his ______________ ______________.

 

 

Is your own heart devoted or divided?

Sermon for May 27, 2012

Remembrances

May 27, 2012

  

Romans 7:14-25

 

Remembrance #1

We need to remember the __________ of sin.

 

Remembrance #2

We need to remember the _____________ of sin.

 

Remembrance #3

We need to remember the ______________ for our sin.

 

How do you respond when you remember all that Jesus has done for you?

Sermon for Sunday May 20, 2012

Demonstrating Unity

May 20, 2012

Ephesians 4:1-6

 

Truth #1

We demonstrate our unity when we are __________ with one another.

 

Truth #2

We demonstrate our unity when we are __________ with one another.

 

Truth #3

We demonstrate our unity when we are _____________ with one another.

 

Truth #4

We demonstrate our unity when we ________ one another.

 

Truth #5

We demonstrate our unity when we have __________ with one another.

 

Truth #6

We demonstrate our unity when we ______________ with one another.

 

Are you doing all that you can to preserve unity?

 

As you examine yourself before God, are you in a right relationship with God and others?

 

As you examine yourself before God, are you in a right relationship with God and others?

Sermon for Sunday May 13, 2012

The Resolution for Families

May 13, 2012

Ephesians 5:21-33

 

Truth #1

Husbands and wives are to ________________ _____________ to one another.

 

Truth #2

Husbands are to ________ their wives as Christ loves the Church.

 

Truth #3

Wives are to ______________ their husbands.

 

Truth #4

Fathers and mothers have a profound role in ______________ the lives of their children.

 

How would you evaluate your own marriage and/or parenting?

 

 

What truth(s) from this message need to be applied to your marriage and family?

Sermon For Sunday April 29, 2012

A Man After God’s Own Heart

April 29, 2012

1 Samuel 16:1-13  

 

5 Characteristic of David:

 

Characteristic #1

David was a man of _______________

 

Characteristic #2

David was ____________.

 

Characteristic #3

David was ________________.

 

Characteristic #4

David ____________ ____ ______.

 

Characteristic #5

David was a man after __________ ______ __________.

 

 

Which of these characteristics are reflected most in your life?

 

Which of these characteristics are reflected least in your life?

Sermon for Sunday April 22, 2012

Distorted Directions

April 22, 2012

 

1 Samuel 1:21-28

 

3 Distortions:

Distortion #1 – ____________________

 

Distortion #2 – ____________________

 

Distortion #3 – ____________________

 

3 Lessons:

Lesson#1

God wants His people to be __________________ in their __________.

 

Lesson #2

God wants His people to be _________________ than the __________.

 

Lesson #3

God wants His people to be ________________ to His ________.

 

Which of these lessons presents the greatest challenge for you?

 

How can you respond to this challenge?

 


Sermon For Sunday April 15, 2012

Commitment is Rewarded

April 15, 2012

 

Ruth 1:8-18

 

Characters, Terms, and Customs:

Naomi

Ruth

Levirate laws

Gleaning

Boaz

Kinsman-Redeemer

Uncovering of feet

Corner of garment

Removal of the sandal

 

Observation #1

God rewarded Ruth’s commitment to __________.

 

Observation #2

God rewarded Ruth’s commitment by providing a _____________ ______________.

 

Observation #3

God rewarded Ruth’s commitment by giving her a ________ ____________.

 

What kind of commitments have you made to God?

In what ways can you expect God to reward your commitments?

Sermon for Sunday March 11, 2012

Faith, Fear, and Failure

March 11, 2012

 

 

Numbers 13:17-33

 

 

Lesson #2

We can ____________ trust God’s _______________.

 

 

 

Lesson #2

In order to experience God’s ________, we must ________ Him.

 

 

 

Lesson #3

With God ______ things are ________________.

 

Do you tend to be most like the 10 spies or like Joshua and Caleb?

In what area(s) of your life do you need to exercise more faith and obedience?