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Sermon Series: Enough

 

Theme: When Dreams Become Nightmares

“Is There More?” John 10:10

Scripture Lesson John 10:10 10 The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have life and have it abundantly.

“A Deep Longing” John 6:35

Scripture Lesson John 6:35 35 Jesus said to them, “I am the bread of life. Whoever comes to me will never be hungry, and whoever believes in me will never be thirsty.

“The One” Hebrews 10:10

Scripture Lesson Hebrews 10:10 10 And it is by God’s will that we have been sanctified through the offering of the body of Jesus Christ once for all.

“He is Enough” I Timothy 2:5

Scripture Lesson I Timothy 2:5 5 For there is one God;    there is also one mediator between God and humankind,Christ Jesus, himself human,

“Because He is Enough, I am Enough” I Peter 2:9

Scripture Lesson I Peter 2:9 9 But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s own people, in order that you may proclaim the excellence of him...

Theme: Wisdom & Finance

“Know Your Stuff” Proverbs 27:23

Scripture Lesson Proverbs 27:23 23 Know your flock well;    pay attention to your herds,

“Planning Ahead” Proverbs 16:9

Scripture Lesson Proverbs 16:9 9 People plan their path,    but the Lord secures their steps.

“Sharing Feels Good!” Proverbs 11:24-25

Scripture Lesson Proverbs 11:24-25 24 Those who give generously receive more,    but those who are stingy with what is appropriate will grow needy.25 Generous persons...

“Save Today, Secure Tomorrow” Proverbs 21:20

Scripture Lesson Proverbs 21:20 20 Precious treasure and oil stay in the home of the wise,    but fools swallow them up.

“Spend Wisely” Proverbs 21:5

Scripture Lesson Proverbs 21:5 5 The plans of the diligent end up in profit,    but those who hurry end up with loss.

Theme: Cultivating Contentment

“Can’t Buy Me Love” Matthew 6:24

Scripture Lesson Matthew 6:24 (CEB) 24 No one can serve two masters. Either you will hate the one and love the other, or you will be loyal to the one and have contempt...

“She Works Hard for the Money” Mark 12:41-44

Scripture Lesson Mark 12:41-44 (CEB) 41 Jesus sat across from the collection box for the temple treasury and observed how the crowd gave their money. Many rich people...

“Billionaire” Matthew 19:16-22

Scripture Lesson Matthew 19:16-22 (CEB) 16 A man approached him and said, “Teacher, what good thing must I do to have eternal life?” 17 Jesus said, “Why do you ask me...

“96,000” Luke 14:26-35

Scripture Lesson Luke 14:26-35 (CEB) 26 “Whoever comes to me and doesn’t hate father and mother, spouse and children, and brothers and sisters—yes, even one’s own...

“Bills, Bills, Bills” Matthew 6:31-34

Scripture Lesson Matthew 6:31-34 (CEB) 31 Therefore, don’t worry and say, ‘What are we going to eat?’ or ‘What are we going to drink?’ or ‘What are we going to...

Theme: What Defines You?

“Use What You Have” Psalm 23:1

Scripture Lesson Psalm 23:1 1 The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want.

Sermon Series: Life of the Beloved

 

Theme: Given

“For Such a Time as This” Esther 4:13-14 (CEB)

Scripture Lesson Esther 4:13-14 (CEB) 13 he had them respond to Esther: “Don’t think for one minute that, unlike all the other Jews, you’ll come out of this alive...

“To Live is Christ” Philippians 1:19-26 (CEB)

Scripture Lesson Philippians 1:19-26 (CEB) 19 I’m glad because I know that this will result in my release through your prayers and the help of the Spirit of Jesus...

“Fan Your Gifts into Flame” 1 Peter 4:10 (CEB)

Scripture Lesson 1 Peter 4:10 (CEB) 10 And serve each other according to the gift each person has received, as good managers of God’s diverse gifts.

“Light of the World” Phillipians 2:14-16 (CEB)

Scripture Lesson Phillipians 2:14-16 (CEB) 14 Do everything without grumbling and arguing 15 so that you may be blameless and pure, innocent children of God surrounded...

“Watering Others” Proverbs 11:25 (CEB)

Scripture Lesson Proverbs 11:25 (CEB) 25 Generous persons will prosper;    those who refresh others will themselves be refreshed.

Theme: Precious

“Good Things Come from God” James 1:12-18

Scripture Lesson James 1:12-18 12 Blessed is anyone who endures temptation. Such a one has stood the test and will receive the crown of life that the Lord has promised...

“God’s Gift is Available to Everybody” Romans 5:18

Scripture Lesson Romans 5:18 18 Therefore just as one man’s trespass led to condemnation for all, so one man’s act of righteousness leads to justification and life for...

“The Gift of Righteousness” II Corinthians 5:17-20

Scripture Lesson II Corinthians 5:17-20 17 So if anyone is in Christ, there is a new creation: everything old has passed away; look, new things have come into...

“Feel Free to Ask for God’s Gifts” Matthew 7:7-11

Scripture Lesson Matthew 7:7-11 7 “Ask, and it will be given to you; search, and you will find; knock, and the door will be opened for you. 8 For everyone who asks...

“God Gives the Holy Spirit” Acts 2:37-39

Scripture Lesson Acts 2:37-39 37 Now when they heard this, they were cut to the heart and said to Peter and to the other apostles, “Brothers, what should we...

Theme: Blessed

“Keys to Blessing” James 3:10

Scripture Lesson James 3:10 10 Blessing and cursing come from the same mouth. My brothers and sisters, it just shouldn’t be this way!

“The Power of Blessing” Romans 15:5-6 (CEB)

Scripture Lesson Romans 15:5-6 5 May the God of endurance and encouragement give you the same attitude toward each other, similar to Christ Jesus’ attitude. 6 That way...

“Blessed by Design” Genesis 2:1-3 (CEB)

Scripture Lesson Genesis 2:1-3 1 The heavens and the earth and all who live in them were completed. 2 On the sixth day God completed all the work that he had done, and...

“Generational Blessings” Luke 18:15-17 (CEB)

Scripture Lesson Luke 18:15-17 15 People were bringing babies to Jesus so that he would bless them. When the disciples saw this, they scolded them. 16 Then Jesus called...

“Blessed to be a Blessing” Psalm 1:1-3 (CEB)

Scripture Lesson Psalm 1:1-3 1 The truly happy person    doesn’t follow wicked advice,    doesn’t stand on the road of sinners,    and doesn’t sit with the...

Theme: Broken

“Trusting God to Fill Our Empty Nets” Luke 5:1-11

Scripture Lesson Luke 5:1-11 1 Once while Jesus was standing beside the Lake of Gennesaret and the crowd was pressing in on him to hear the word of God, 2 he saw two...

“Loving Others by Bringing them Closer to Jesus” Luke 5:17-26

Scripture Lesson Luke 5:17-26 17 One day while he was teaching, Pharisees and teachers of the law who had come from every village of Galilee and Judea and from...

“Pursuing “One Thing” Above All Else” Luke 10:38-42

Scripture Lesson Luke 10:38-42 38 Now as they went on their way, he entered a certain village where a woman named Martha welcomed him. 39 She had a sister named Mary,...

“Receiving Answers Through Relentless Prayer” Luke 11:5-13

Scripture Lesson Luke 11:5-13 5 And he said to them, “Suppose one of you has a friend, and you go to him at midnight and say to him, ‘Friend, lend me three loaves of...

“Finding Mercy to See Him Clearly” Luke 18:35-43

Scripture Lesson Luke 18:35-43 35 As he approached Jericho, a blind man was sitting by the roadside begging. 36 When he heard a crowd going by, he asked what was...

Theme: Chosen

“Thought Life” Romans 12:2

Scripture Lesson Romans 12:2 2 Do not be conformed to this age, but be transformed by the renewing of the mind, so that you may discern what is the will of God—what is...

“God Wants You to Live!” Job 42:12-16

Scripture Lesson Job 42:12-16 12 The Lord blessed the latter days of Job more than his beginning, and he had fourteen thousand sheep, six thousand camels, a thousand...

“What’s Your Poison?” Philippians 1:6

Scripture Lesson Philippians 1:6 6 I am confident of this, that the one who began a good work in you will continue to complete it until the day of Jesus Christ.

“Your Heart is the Birthplace of Many Things” Genesis 22:1-19; I Kings 11:1-13

Scripture Lesson Genesis 22:1-19; I Kings 11:1-13 22 After these things God tested Abraham. He said to him, “Abraham!” And he said, “Here I am.” 2 He said, “Take your...

“God’s Will for You” John 15:16

Scripture Lesson John 15:16 16 You did not choose me, but I chose you. And I appointed you to go and bear fruit, fruit that will last, so that the Father will give you...

Sermon Series: The Power of Proximity

 

Theme: Gathered as Christians

“Why We Gather” Acts 2:42-47

Scripture Lesson Acts 2:42-47 42 They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and fellowship, to the breaking of bread and the prayers. 43 Awe came upon everyone...

“Preserving the Gospel, Preserving Community” Luke 4:16-20

Scripture Lesson Luke 4:16-20 16 When he came to Nazareth, where he had been brought up, he went to the synagogue on the Sabbath day, as was his custom. He stood up to...

“Songs, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs” Colossians 3:5-11; 15-17

Scripture Lesson Colossians 3:5-11; 15-17 5 Put to death, therefore, whatever in you is earthly: sexual immorality, impurity, passion, evil desire, and greed (which is...

“Prayer” I Timothy 2:1-4; 8

Scripture Lesson I Timothy 2:1-4; 8 2 First of all, then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for everyone, 2 for kings and all...

“Stirring Up to Love and Good Work” Hebrews 10:24-25

Scripture Lesson Hebrews 10:24-25 24 And let us consider how to provoke one another to love and good deeds, 25 not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some,...

Theme: Gathered for God

“God’s Definition of Success” Mark 10:17-27

Scripture Lesson Mark 10:17-27 17 As he was setting out on a journey, a man ran up and knelt before him and asked him, “Good Teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal...

“What Credit Can I Give Away?” I Corinthians 3:5-9

Scripture Lesson I Corinthians 3:5-9 5 What then is Apollos? What is Paul? Servants through whom you came to believe, as the Lord assigned to each. 6 I planted, Apollos...

“Owning My Mistakes” Philippians 2: 3-11, Romans 12:17-18

Scripture Lesson Philippians 2: 3-11 3 Do nothing from selfish ambition or empty conceit, but in humility regard others as better than yourselves. 4 Let each of you...

“Dreams and Visions” Proverbs 27:17

Scripture Lesson Proverbs 27:17 17 Iron sharpens iron,    and one person sharpens the wits of another.

“Authenticity” James 4:8

Scripture Lesson James 4:8 8 Draw near to God, and he will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners, and purify your hearts, you double-minded.

Theme: Gathered to be Generous

“Holding On and Letting Go” Exodus 35:21-29

Scripture Lesson Exodus 35:21-29 21 And they came, everyone whose heart was stirred and everyone whose spirit was willing, and brought the Lord’s offering to be used...

“The One in the Middle” I Chronicles 29:1-9

Scripture Lesson I Chronicles 29:1-9 1 King David said to the whole assembly, “My son Solomon, whom alone God has chosen, is young and inexperienced, and the work is...

“Give The Doll Away” Acts 4:32-37

Scripture Lesson Acts 4:32-37 32 Now the whole group of those who believed were of one heart and soul, and no one claimed private ownership of any possessions, but...

“The Heart’s Test” Matthew 6:19-24

Scripture Lesson Matthew 6:19-24 19 “Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust consume and where thieves break in and steal, 20 but store...

“Better Together” Ephesians 2:19-22

Scripture Lesson Ephesians 2:19-22 19 So then, you are no longer strangers and aliens, but you are fellow citizens with the saints and also members of the household of...

Theme: Gathered to Pray

“Prayer as Conversation” Philippians 4:4-7

Scripture Lesson Philippians 4:4-7 4 Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, Rejoice. 5 Let your gentleness be known to everyone. The Lord is near. 6 Do not be...

“What to Say When We Pray” Luke 11:1-4

Scripture Lesson Luke 11:1-4 1 He was praying in a certain place, and after he had finished, one of his disciples said to him, “Lord, teach us to pray, as John taught...

“The Power of Prayer Together” James 5:13-16

Scripture Lesson James 5:13-16 13 Are any among you suffering? They should pray. Are any cheerful? They should sing songs of praise. 14 Are any among you sick? They...

“How Prayer Unites Us” Ephesians 1:15-23

Scripture Lesson Ephesians 1:15-23 15 I have heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus and your love toward all the saints, and for this reason 16 I do not cease to give...

“Who are You Praying To?” Matthew 7:7-11

Scripture Lesson Matthew 7:7-11 7 “Ask, and it will be given to you; search, and you will find; knock, and the door will be opened for you. 8 For everyone who asks...

Theme: Gathered to Lead

“Lead with Humility” Matthew 23:11-12

Scripture Lesson Matthew 23:11-12 11 The greatest among you will be your servant. 12 All who exalt themselves will be humbled, and all who humble themselves will be...

“Lead with Love” John 13:34-35

Scripture Lesson John 13:34-35 34 I give you a new commandment, that you love one another. Just as I have loved you, you also should love one another. 35 By this...

“Lead with Accountability” Romans 14:12

Scripture Lesson Romans 14:12 12 So then, each one of us will be held accountable.

“Lead Relationally” Matthew 9:10-11 (NLT)

Scripture Lesson Matthew 9:10-11 (NLT) 10 Later, Matthew invited Jesus and his disciples to his home as dinner guests, along with many tax collectors and other...

“Lead with a Teachable Spirit” Psalm 25:4-5

Scripture Lesson Psalm 25:4-5 4 Make me to know your ways, O Lord;     teach me your paths. 5 Lead me in your truth and teach me,     for you are the God of my...

Theme: Gathered Around Jesus

“Dead Man Walking” John 11:25-26

Scripture Lesson John 11:25-26 25 Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. Those who believe in me, even though they die, will live, 26 and everyone who...

“What We Say…and What We Do” Mark 9:23

Scripture Lesson Mark 9:23 23 Jesus said to him, “If you are able! All things can be done for the one who believes.”

“Willing to Be Willing” Acts 2:38-39

Scripture Lesson Acts 2:38-39 38 Peter said to them, “Repent and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ so that your sins may be forgiven, and you...

“Kingdom of Heaven” Matthew 6:9-10

Scripture Lesson Matthew 6:9-10 9 “Pray, then, in this way: Our Father in heaven,    may your name be revered as holy.10     May your kingdom come.    May your will be...

“The War Over Our Heart” Joshua 24:14-15

Scripture Lesson Joshua 24:14-15 14 “Now, therefore, revere the Lord and serve him in sincerity and in faithfulness; put away the gods that your ancestors served beyond...

Theme: Gathered to be Empowered

“Community Matters” Ecclesiastes 4:9-12

Scripture Lesson Ecclesiastes 4:9-12 9 Two are better than one because they have a good reward for their toil. 10 For if they fall, one will lift up the other, but woe...

“We Need Each Other” 2 Kings 4:1-6

Scripture Lesson 2 Kings 4:1-6 1Now the wife of a member of the company of prophets cried to Elisha, “Your servant my husband is dead, and you know that your servant...

“The Danger of Isolation” Luke 15:11-24; Hebrews 3:12-13

Scripture Lesson Luke 15:11-24 11 Then Jesus said, “There was a man who had two sons. 12 The younger of them said to his father, ‘Father, give me the share of the...

“Risk Being Vulnerable” 2 Corinthians 12:7-10

Scripture Lesson 2 Corinthians 12:7-10 7 even considering the exceptional character of the revelations. Therefore, to keep me from being too elated, a thorn was given...

“A Call for a Healthy and Godly Community” Matthew 12:25-26; Acts 2:42-48

Scripture Lesson Matthew 12:25-26 25 He knew what they were thinking and said to them, “Every kingdom divided against itself is laid waste, and no city or house divided...