All posts by Rob Valentine

Sermon for Sunday May 23, 2010

Secure Sheep and Uncertain Unbelievers

May 24, 2010
John 10:22-42

A Response of Belief:

Those who believe ____________ to Jesus.

1. They ____________ and ____________.

2. They have ________________ ________.

3. They are ____________.

A Response of Unbelief:

Those who do not believe ____________ Jesus.

1. They accuse Him of __________________.

2. They reject the ________.

3. They reject His ________________.

How do you respond to the words and miracles of Jesus?

What does your response mean for you?

Sermon for Sunday May 16, 2010

I Lay Down My Life for You
May 16, 2010

John 10:14-18

Truth #1

Jesus laid down His life for ____.

1. Jesus _____________ laid down His life.

2. Jesus became our sacrifice for ______.

3. Jesus died so we could ________.

Truth #2

We are to lay down our lives for __________.

1. We are to ______ to self.

2. We are to be ____________ sacrifices for God.

3. We are to allow Him to ________ in us.

Are you willing to say, “I lay down my life for You”?

Sermon for Sunday May 9th, 2010

I AM the Good Shepherd

May 9, 2010

John 10:1-21

Observation #1

As the Good Shepherd, Jesus is the ________ shepherd.

Observation #2

As the Good Shepherd, Jesus’ __________ is familiar to His sheep.

Observation #3

As the Good Shepherd, Jesus is the ________.

Observation #4

As the Good Shepherd, Jesus ______________ a rich and satisfying life.

Observation #5

As the Good Shepherd, Jesus _____________ His sheep.

Observation #6

As the Good Shepherd, Jesus _________________ lays down His life for His sheep.

Are you trusting in the Good Shepherd?

How intently do you listen for His voice?

Sermon for Sunday April 25th, 2010

Is Seeing Really Believing?
April 25, 2010

John 9

Observation 31

Sickness and suffering are ______________________ to see the ________ of God.

Observation #2

Miracles can ____________ without the faith of the __________________.

Observation #3

Those who had sight ___________________ seeing, the one who was formerly blind obtained __________.

How are the works of God demonstrated in your own life during times of sickness and suffering?

Do you believe God performs miracles?

Do you believe in the Son of Man?

Sermon for Sunday April 18th, 2010

Who Is Your Father?
April 18, 2010

John 8:31-59

Possibility #1

Abraham is your father.

  1. Those who are children of Abraham, ____ the things Abraham did.

  1. Abraham _____________ and ____________ God.

Possibility #2

The devil is your father.

  1. Those who are children of the devil ____________ the truth.

  1. The devil is a ______________ and a ________.

Possibility #3

God is your Father.

  1. Those who are children of God, ________ His Son.

  1. Jesus ____________ His Father and ___________ Him.

Based upon these possibilities, who is your father?

Sermon for Sunday April 11th, 2010

Free Indeed
April 11, 2010

John 8:31-41

Truth #1

When we ____________ the _________________ of Christ, we know the truth, and the truth sets us free.

Truth #2

When we ______________ in Christ, we are not longer _____________ to sin.

Truth #3

The freedom that Christ offers provides freedom to ____ all that God __________ us to ____.

Are you experiencing true freedom?

Are you willing to surrender to Christ and be free indeed?

Sermon for April 4th, 2010 (Easter Sunday)

Resurrection Reactions
April 4, 2010

John 20:1-18

Reaction #1

When Mary saw the empty tomb, she became __________.

Reaction #2

When Peter saw the empty tomb, it caused him to ____________.

Reaction #3

When John saw the empty tomb, He ________________.

What is your reaction to the empty tomb?

Sermon for Sunday March 28th, 2010

The Palms of Palm Sunday
March 28, 2010

Luke 19:28-44

Observation #1

The palms of the donkey’s owner ____________ ________.

Observation #2

The palms of the people __________ ________ ____________

Observation #3

The palms of the Pharisees _______________ _________ ____________.

Observation #4

The palms of Jesus __________ ______ __________.

Observation #5

The palms of Jesus were ____________ ____ __ __________.

What do these palms mean to you?

Sermon for Sunday March 21st, 2010

I AM the Light of the World
March 21, 2010

John 8:12-30

Claim #1

Those who follow Jesus will no longer ________ in ________________.

Claim #2

Jesus established His ________________ with two _______________.

Claim #3

The one who knows Jesus, _______ the ____________.

Claim #4

The one who does not believe will be ______________ ________________ from God.

Claim #5

Jesus’ resurrection would provide ______________ __________ of His claims.

Which of these claims is most relevant to you today?

Sermon for Sunday March 14th, 2010

Throwing Stones

March 14, 2010

John 8:1- 11

Truth #1

Forgiveness is not based upon our _________________.

Truth #2

Forgiveness is not _____________ by the “severity” of our sin.

Truth #3

Forgiveness is not granted because the law is ________.

Truth #4

Forgiveness is the only thing that stands between ______________  ________ and __________.

Truth #5

Forgiveness is not because Jesus was not qualified to _____________ us.

Truth #6

Forgiveness is granted only because of __________.

How might these truths change your view of forgiveness?

Have you been granted forgiveness?

Sermon for Sunday March 7th, 2010

The Talk of the Town (part 2)
March 7, 2010

John 7:25-53

Truth #1

The one who knows about Jesus, does not ________ Jesus.

Truth #2

The one who does not know Jesus, will be __________________ from Him.

Truth #3

The one who does know Jesus, will _______________ His Spirit.


Which these truths are most significant to you?

How is it that you “know” Jesus?

Sermon for Sunday February 28th, 2010

The Talk of the Town
February 28, 2010

John 7:1-24

What does it say?

The Feast of Tabernacles:

Jesus’ Brothers:

One Miracle:

What does it mean?

Truth #1
Even Jesus’ own family had to make the ________ to believe or not believe.

Truth #2
Even Jesus needed to ________ to God’s timing.

Truth #3
Even Jesus was ______________ by His family, followers, and foes.

What does it mean to me?

Application #1

Application #2

Application #3

Sermon for Sunday February 21, 2010

Quitters
February 21, 2010

John 6:60-71

Response #1
The teachings of Jesus is too difficult to ____________________.

Response #2
The teachings of Jesus ____________ some people.

Response #3
The teachings of Jesus are ______________ by some people.

Response #4
The teachings of Jesus are ________________ by some people.

What is your response to the teachings of Jesus?

Sermon for Sunday February 14th, 2010

The Bread of Life (part 2)
February 14, 2010


John 6:35-59

Truth #1
The Bread of Life provides ____________________.

Truth #2
The Bread of Life is offered to _____ who come to him.

Truth #3
The Bread of Life provides ______________ for those who follow Him.

Truth #4
The Bread of Life provides ____________ ________ for those who believe.

Describe your relationship with Jesus, who is the Bread
of Life?

Have you received His offer?

Sermon for Sunday February 7th, 2009

The Bread of Life

February 7, 2010

John 6:25-35

Truth #1

We are to seek Jesus with an eternal __________________.

Truth #2

The work God desires is ____________ in His Son.

Truth #3

The one who believes in Jesus, who is the Bread of Life, will have eternal ________________________.

Why are you drawn to Jesus?

Describe your relationship with Jesus, who is the Bread of Life?