Coming Soon: Joy

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…]

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…]