Sermon for Sunday September 20, 2009

Living Water
September 20, 2009

John 4:1-30; 39-42

Points of Interest:
Point of interest #1
The Samaritans

Point of interest #2
Living water

Point of interest #3
Spirit and truth

Points to Apply:
Point #1
The gospel ____________ beyond cultural boundaries.

Point #2
Jesus ______________ an offer of eternal life to all.

Point #3
True worship is _________________ in spirit and truth.

How do these points apply to your life?

Sermon for Sunday September 13, 2009

Three Testimonies
September 13, 2009

John 3:22-36

Testimony #1
The testimony of the followers:
“It’s not ________”

Testimony #2
The testimony of John the Baptist:
“ I must become ________”

Testimony #3
The testimony of Jesus:
“Whoever ________ in the Son has ________ ________”

Are you more likely to respond like Testimony #1 or Testimony #2?

How do you respond to Testimony #3?

Sermon for Sunday September 6, 2009

The Light
September 6, 2009

John 3:16-21

Truth #1

The one who believes will be granted ______________ ________ in heaven.

Truth #2

The one who does not believe is _______________.

Truth #3

The one who does not believe ______________ the Light.

Truth #4

The one who believes _______________ the Light.

Does your life reflect that you are a believer?

Are you walking in darkness or in the light?

Sermon for Sunday August 30, 2009

Religion vs. Relationship
August 30, 2009

John 3:1-18

Point #1
In order to be good enough for heaven, you must be  ______ ______.

Point #2
In order to be good enough for heaven, you must be born of the  ______ and the ______.

Point #3
In order to be good enough for heaven, you must  ______ ______ ______.

Point #4
In order to be good enough for heaven, you must have a  ___________ ______ ______.

Do you meet the requirements for eternal life in heaven?

Sermon for Sunday August 23, 2009

Cleansing the Temple
August 23, 2009

John 2:12-25

Points of Interest:
Point of Interest #1
Jesus and His brothers (v.12)

Point of Interest #2
The temple and selling (v.16)

Point of Interest #3
Jesus entrusting himself (vs.24)

Points to Apply:
Point #1
The dwelling place of God is in ______ _____________.

Point #2
The dwelling place of God is to be a place of __________________ _______________.

Point #3
The dwelling place of God is to be ________ ____ ______.

Describe the current condition of God’s temple as it relates to your life?

Sermon for Sunday August 16th, 2009

It’s a Miracle
August 16, 2009

John 2:1-11

Definition of a Miracle:

Purpose #1
The miracle ________ Jesus’ ________

Purpose #2
The miracle ________ Jesus’ ________

Purpose #3
The miracle ________ Jesus’ ________

What does this miracle mean to you?

Sermon for Sunday August 9th, 2009

Come and See
August 9, 2009

John 1:35-51

Observation #1
John the Baptist’s disciples were ________________ to Jesus.

Observation #2
Those who followed Jesus _____________________ Him as the Messiah.

Observation #3
Jesus _____________ His life with those who followed Him.

Observation #4
Those who followed Jesus ________________ others to Him.

Observation #5
Jesus __________________ supernatural knowledge.

How do these observations apply to your life?

If you are a follower of Jesus, how are you following Jesus?

Sermon for Sunday August 2, 2009

The Lamb of God

John 1:29-34

Truth #1
Jesus was the Lamb that was _______________

Truth #2
Jesus was the Lamb that was _______________

Truth #3
Jesus was the Lamb that was _______________

Truth #4
Jesus is the Lamb that is to be _______________

Has the Lamb of god taken away your sin?

How do you respond to the Lamb of God?

Sermon for Sunday July 26, 2009

John the Baptist
July 26, 2009

John 1:17-28

Who John was not:

Fact #1
John was not ______ ______________.

Fact #2
John was not ____________.

Fact #3
John was not ______ _______________.

Who John was:

Fact #4
John was a ________ with a message.

Fact #5
John was _______________ with water.

Fact #6
John was a ________________ of Jesus.

Life lessons from John the Baptist:

1.

2.

3.

Sermon for Sunday July 19th, 2009

John – The Incarnation
July 19, 2009

John 1:4-18

Truth #1
Jesus is the _________ of God.

Truth #2
Jesus was ________________ by many people.

Truth #3
Jesus is _______________ by those who believe.

Truth #4
Jesus became a ________ being.

Truth #5
Jesus reveals the ___________ of God.

Who is Jesus to you?

How is the light shining in your life?

Introduction to John

Introduction to John

July 12, 2009

Background of the Book:

1. The _______________ John is usually credited with the authorship of the fourth Gospel.

2. John often refers to himself as the disciple whom Jesus __________.

3. John is identified as the ________ of Zebedee and the _____________ of James.

4.      John played an instrumental role in the __________ ____________.

5.      John’s gospel _____________ from the first three gospel accounts.

6.      John recorded __________ miracles that were not recorded by the synoptic gospel writers.

7. John’s Gospel is generally considered to be the ________ of the four Gospels to be written.

John 1:1-3 1109/1645

The Prolog:

Truth #1

Jesus is ____________.

Truth #2

Jesus is ______.

Truth #3

Jesus is the ______________.

Who is Jesus to you?

Semon for Sunday July 5th, 2009

The Truth About Light

July 5, 2009

1 John 1:5-10

Truth #1

God is Light and there is ____ ______________ in Him.

Misconception #1

You can walk in the light and continue to ____________ habitual sin.

Truth #2

When we walk in the light, we experience ___________ and ________________

Misconception #2

We can walk in the light and ________ our sin.

Truth #3

When we confess our sin, we are ______________ and _____________.

Misconception #3

We can walk in the light and ___________ His _______.

Are you walking in darkness or in the light?

How would you describe your fellowship with God?

How might you improve your fellowship with God?

Sermon for Sunday June 21, 2009

A Missional People with a Missional Purpose

June 21, 2009

Matthew 5:13-16

Salt has _____ Influence.
1. Salt adds _____
2. Salt is a ______
3. Salt creates _____
4. Salt promotes _____

Light has _____ Influence.
1. Light _____ darkness
2.Light gives ______ guidance

3. SLights _____ what is there
4. Light _____ reflects light from its source

Are you influenncing your world with salt and light?
How could you better be salt and light?

Sermon for Sunday May 31st, 2009

7 Keys to Restoring Relationships (part 1)

May 31, 2009

  

Key #1   __________ yourself in ________________.

Key #2   ______ _______ for help.

Key #3   _____________ the other person’s __________.

Key #4   ___________________ your responsibility and ______.

 Do you currently have any broken relationships in your life?

 How can these keys begin the process of restoration?

 

Sermon for Sunday may 24th, 2009

A Good Soldier

2 Timothy 2:1-10

3 Characteristics of a good soldier:

Characteristic #1

A good soldier ________  ___________

Characteristic #2

A good soldier ________  ___________

Characteristic #3

A good soldier ________  ___________

 

Are you a “good” soldier of Christ?

Which of these characteristics do you need to further develop in your life?