Specials

Resurrection Sunday: The State of Easter

John 20.1-29
 

  1. What Has the Cross Has Done for God?
  2. What Can the Cross Can Do for You?
  3. What Does the Resurrection Change Now?
  4. How Can the Resurrection Change You?
    1. He can make a demonic woman his first witness (1-18)
    2. He can turn fearful men into apostolic world-changers (19-23)
    3. He can turn a disillusioned skeptic into a devout worshiper of God (24-28)
    4. He can remove our need to see and know for ourselves. Faith is enough (29)
    5. He empowers us. He can make us proactive rather than trapped in reactivity.
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Palm Sunday: Triumphal Entries

Luke 19.28-48

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  1. Set the Stage
  2. Consider the World’s Way
  3. Embrace God’s Foolish Way
    1. Make a Conscious Choice (28-38)
    2. Feel God’s Agony (39-44) (see Matt 23.37-39)
    3. Celebrate the Temple (45-47) (see Matthew 21.12-16)
  4. Learn from Jesus and Pilate (John 18.33-38)
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Thanksgiving

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Cultivate the Fear of the Lord

  1. Define What Thanksgiving Is (1 Cor. 1.1-9)
  2. Admit the Obvious Problem (Rom. 1.21)
  3. Establish the Proper Goal (2 Cor. 11.3)
  4. Take a First Step (Phil. 4.4-8; 1 Chron. 16.34; 1 Thess. 5.18)

Hispanic Ministry Presentation

Acts 13.26-48

Ministries

  1. ESOL Classes 
  2. Spanish Classes? 
  3. Soccer Clinic/Practice   
  4. Music Classes (Drums, guitar, bass, piano)
  5. GBC Block Party – middle/end Aug.
  6. Bible Studies – Sunday afternoons  
  1. Paul started being attacked by the Jews
  2. Paul was faithful to the command God had for him.

We need to be prepared and faithful!

A Celebration of Men

Ephesians 3.1-21

A Good Man provides for those in under his care

  • Faithful
  • All Powerful
  • Trustworthy
  • Holy
  • Everlasting
  • Righteous

 

A Good Man loves his wife

A Good Man understands & knows how to deal with evil

A Good Man develops emotional fortitude

  •     Your mindset matters (Rom 14.14; Phil 4.8)
  •     Don’t wither inside
  •     Do something righteously bold
  •     Get serious about church (Eph 3.1-21)

Holiness, Christmas, and Christ

Colossians 1.15-20

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Jesus...

  • Shows Us God (1.15)
  • Brings Everything Together (1.17) (This is Holiness)
  • Shows Us True Leadership (1.18)

BECAUSE: God lives in Him. Therefore, Jesus is the reconciling peace-maker.

Sin Trumps Your Holiness

2 Samuel 11:1-17, 12:11-15

  1. My Sin separates me from a Holy GOD
    1. Lust of the flesh (11:2)
    2. Acts upon the flesh (11:3)
    3. Sin against GOD & flesh (11:4)
    4. Death – spiritual & physical
  2. My Pride & Idleness make me resist a Holy GOD
    1. Temptation & selfishness (11:1)
    2. Premeditation & covering up sin (11:6-13)
    3. Innocent souls are sacrificed (11:14,17)
  3. My sin will never be remembered, but forgiven a Holy GOD
    1. Consequences to my sin (12:11-12,14)
    2. Confession of my sin (12:13)
    3. Repentance (12:13-15)
  4. My Response