Coming Soon: Hope Revealed

Please read Isaiah 11: 1-10 and Matthew 3: 1-12 and use these notes to prepare for Sunday morning worship. Sermon Focus: Coming soon: Hope Key Verse: “He shall not judge by what his eyes see, or decide by what his ears hear;  but with righteousness he shall judge the poor and decide with equity for … [Read more…]

Coming Soon: Emmanuel Part 1

Please read Isaiah 2:1-5 and Matthew 24: 35-44 and use these notes to prepare for Sunday morning worship. Sermon Focus: Coming soon … Son of God & Peaceable Kingdom! Key Verse: “ (Isaiah 2:3) What are the ways of God that are stirring within you this Advent Season? How can you walk more closely to … [Read more…]

What Disciples Do: Make the Best of Babylon

Please read Jeremiah 29: 1, 4-7 and use these notes to prepare for Sunday morning worship. Sermon Focus: Make the Most of Babylon Key Verse: These are the words of the letter that the prophet Jeremiah sent from Jerusalem to the remaining elders among the exiles, and to the priests, the prophets, and all the … [Read more…]

What Disciples Do: Live By Faith

Please read Hebrews 11: 1- 12:13 (The Message) and use these notes to prepare for Sunday morning worship. Sermon Focus: Live By Faith Key Verse: “The fundamental fact of existence is that this trust in God, this faith, is the firm foundation under everything that makes life worth living. It’s our handle on what we … [Read more…]

What Disciples Do: Resist Greed

Please read Luke 16:1-13 and use these notes to prepare for Sunday morning worship. Sermon Focus: Resist Greed Key Verse: “Whoever is faithful in a very little is faithful also in much; and whoever is dishonest in a very little is dishonest also in much.  If then you have not been faithful with the dishonest … [Read more…]

What Disciples Do: Disciples Don’t Judge

Please read Luke 18: 8-14 and use these notes with the sermon. Sermon Focus: Disciples Don’t Judge Key Verse: Luke 18: 11 “The Pharisee, standing by himself, was praying thus, ‘God, I thank you that I am not like other people: thieves, rogues, adulterers, or even like this tax collector.” What labels, such as those in … [Read more…]

What Disciples Do: Wrestle with God

Please read Genesis 32: 22-31 and use these notes for study with the sermon. Sermon Focus: Disciples Wrestle with God Key Verse:  Genesis 32: 24 “Jacob was left alone; and a man wrestled with him until daybreak.” Have you ever felt alone and wrestling? What keeps your faith alive in moments like these? Key Verse: Genesis … [Read more…]

What Disciples Do: Take Faith Seriously

Please read Luke 14:24-33 and use these notes to reflect on the sermon. Sermon Focus: Take Faith Seriously Key Verse: “Whoever does not carry the cross and follow me cannot be my disciple.” What does it mean for you to carry the cross? How far are you willing to follow Jesus? Key Verse: “So therefore, none … [Read more…]