CrossFit For The Soul: Dead Ends

Please read Ezekiel 7: 1-4 and John 11: 1-45 and use these notes to prepare for Sunday morning worship. Sermon Focus: CrossFit For the Soul: Dead Ends Key Verse: “An end! The end has come to the four corners of the earth! Even now the end is upon you!” (Ezekiel 7: 2b & 3a) Describe … [Read more…]

CrossFit For The Soul: Redefine

Please read John 9: 1-41 and use these notes to prepare for Sunday morning worship. Sermon Focus: CrossFit For the Soul: Redefine Key Verse: “He answered, ‘The man they call Jesus made mud, smeared it on my eyes, and said, ‘Go to the pool of Siloam and wash.’ So I went and washed, and then … [Read more…]

CrossFit For The Soul: Hydrate

Please read John 4: 5-42 and use these notes to prepare for Sunday morning worship. Sermon Focus: CrossFit For the Soul: Hydrate Key Verse: “Jesus answered, ‘Everyone who drinks this water will be thirsty again, but whoever drinks from the water that I will give will never be thirsty again. The water that I give will become … [Read more…]

CrossFit For The Soul: Reset

Please read John 3: 1-17 and use these notes to prepare for Sunday morning worship. Sermon Focus: CrossFit for the Soul: Reset Key Verse: “Jesus answered, ‘I assure you, unless someone is born anew, it’s not possible to see God’s kingdom.’” (John 3: 3) The phrase “Born Again” has a lot of baggage in modern Christianity. What … [Read more…]

CrossFit For The Soul: Need for Change

A Study Guide for March 5th Please read Matthew 4: 1-11 and use these notes to prepare for Sunday morning worship. Sermon Focus: CrossFit For The Soul: Need For Change Key Verse: “Jesus replied, ‘It’s written, People won’t live only by bread, but by every word spoken by God.’” (Matthew 4:4) Bread stands as metaphor in this … [Read more…]

Transfiguration

Please read Matthew 17: 1-9 and use these notes to prepare for Sunday morning worship. Sermon Focus: The Transfiguration Key Verse: “While he was still speaking, suddenly a bright cloud overshadowed them, and from the cloud a voice said, “This is my Son, the Beloved; with him I am well pleased; listen to him!”.” (Matthew 17: … [Read more…]

New Year, Same Promises: Blessing

Please read Psalm 15 and Matthew 5: 1-12 and use these notes to prepare for Sunday morning worship. Sermon Focus: New Year, Same Promises: Blessing Key Verse: “Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God.” (Matthew 5: 6) What does it mean to you to be “pure in heart”? Are there times … [Read more…]

New Year, Same Promises: New Life

Please read Psalm 29 and Matthew 3: 13-17 and use these notes to prepare for Sunday morning worship. Sermon Focus: New Year, Same Promises: New Life Key Verse: “The voice of the LORD is powerful; the voice of the LORD is full of majesty.”(Psalm 29:4) Do you take time to listen for the still small … [Read more…]

Christmas Eve: Emmanuel

The sermon from Christmas Eve, 2016.   http://saratogaspringsumc.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/December-24-SERMON-Christmas.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS

Coming Soon: Love Embraced

Please read Isaiah 7:10-16 and Matthew 1: 18-25 and use these notes to prepare for Sunday morning worship. Sermon Focus: Coming soon … Love Key Verse: “Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign. Look, the young woman is with child and shall bear a son, and shall name him Immanuel.”(Isaiah 35:10) Matthew reminds … [Read more…]