Messages of Hope

What will happen to you when you die?

Message Outline

September 25, 2022

 

  1. Destinies
  2. No Purgatory
  3. There are Only Two

 

  1. A Fixed Destiny
  2. The Great Chasm
  3. The Basis of a Fixed Destiny

 

  1. God’s Word
  2. Can Bring People to Repentance
  3. Repentance
  4. Is Not Intellectual Conviction
  5. It is Heartfelt Conversion

 

  1. True Salvation
  2.  Based on Outward Appearance
  3. Based on Grace, Faith, and Repentance

How much did Jesus teach about money?

Message Outline

September 18, 2022

  1. Stewardship
    1. God Owns Everything
    2. We Manage Everything for Him
  2. Accountability of Stewardship
    1. Accountability to Others
    2. Accountability to God
  3. Focus on Establishment of Treasures
    1. Not on Earth
    2. In Heaven
  4. Whom Shall We Serve
    1. Material Wealth?
    2. Or God?

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Are you disconnected from God?

Message Outline

September 11, 2022

 

  1. Sinners Originally are Disconnected From God.

 

  1. God Seeks Those Disconnected From Him.
  2. God Initiates the Search
  3. He Expends Time in the Search
  4. God Relentlessly Pursues the Disconnected
  5. God Finds the Disconnected

 

  1. God Rejoices
  2. When Disconnected Sinners Repent
  3. When the Disconnected Become Connected

What does it cost to follow Jesus?

Message  Outline

September 4, 2022

 

  1. Following Jesus Superficially
  2. Consider the Cost of Following Jesus
    1. Love Jesus More Than Family and Friends
    2. Love Jesus More Than Ourselves
    3. Dying to Self
    4. Place Jesus Above All

What does the Bible say about "Self Esteem"?

What does the Bible say about self esteem? 

 

Sermon Bible

Passages August 28, 2022

 

  1. Philippians 2:2-5 

2 Then make me truly happy by agreeing wholeheartedly with each other, loving one another, and working together with one mind and purpose. 3 Don’t be selfish; don’t try to impress others. Be humble, thinking of others as better than yourselves. 4 Don’t look out only for your own interests, but take an interest in others, too. 5 You must have the same attitude that Christ Jesus had. 2. 

        2. Psalm 139:13-14 

13 You made all the delicate, inner parts of my body and knit me together in my mother’s womb. 14 Thank you for making me so wonderfully complex! Your workmanship is marvelous—how well I know it. 3. 

       3.  2 Timothy 4:2 2 

Preach the word of God. Be prepared, whether the time is favorable or not. Patiently correct, rebuke, and encourage your people with good teaching. 

       4. Matthew 7:3-5 

3 “And why worry about a speck in your friend’s eye[c] when you have a log in your own? 4 How can you think of saying to your friend,[d] ‘Let me help you get rid of that speck in your eye,’ when you can’t see past the log in your own eye? 5 Hypocrite! First get rid of the log in your own eye; then you will see well enough to deal with the speck in your friend’s eye. 

 
Message Outline
August 28, 2022
I  Jesus Confronts Hypocrisy 
             a. Hypocrites Use Bible as Ammunition 
             b. Hypocrites Target Others 
             c. Hypocrites Love Rules, Not People 
             d. Hypocrites Bend the Rules 
             e. Hypocrites Persist in Their Sins 

II. Jesus Confronts Selfish Pride 

III. Jesus Confronts Our Sin 
       a. Of Using People 
       b. Of Not Loving People

Are you walking the narrow path that leads to the narrow door?

Message Outline

August 21, 2022

  1. Salvation Requires Serious Effort
  2. Because the Door is Narrow
  3. Because Not Everyone Will Enter

 

  1. The Door to Heaven
  2. Will Eventually Shut
  3. Is Open to Only True Followers

 

  1. Salvation Requires Careful Self-Examination
  2. Because the Consequences are Devastating
  3. Because There are Only Two Final Categories

Is it more important to serve the Lord or to spend time with Him?

Message of Hope Outline

July 17, 2022

  1. An Important Questions

 

  1. Why is Sitting at Jesus’ Feet Necessary?
  2. The Bible Gives Us God’s Wisdom for Life
  3. The Bible Puts Us in Relationship With Jesus
  4. The Bible Puts Pressures into Perspective
  5. The Bible is With Us Always

 

  1. Why Don’t We Sit at Jesus’ Feet?
  2. Too Busy With Demands
  3. We Get Distracted by Life’s Challenges
  4. We are Afraid of the Opinions of Others

 

  1. We Can Sit at Jesus’ Feet
  2. By Stop Blaming Others & Circumstances
  3. By Establishing Quiet Time With God

 

 

Message of Hope Outline

Depression & Mental Illness

June 26, 2022

  1. Depression
  2. Great People in the Bible Had Depression
  3. Elijah’s Depression was Intense
 
  1. God Wants Us to Be Balanced
  2. Balance is a Gift from God
  3. God Encourages Us to Take Steps
 
  1. Sources of Depression
  2. Physical Burnout
  3. Emotional Depletion
  4. Comparing Ourselves to Others
  5. Isolating Ourselves
  6. Spiritual Disconnection from God
 
  1. Action Steps
  2. Take Care of Ourselves
  3. Reconnect With God
  4. Initiate Fellowship With Others
  5. Get Professional Help If Needed

Which of the 3 mindsets about Jesus is yours?

Repentance; What is it, really

Why Did God Confuse the Language of the Ancient Babylonians?

June 5, 2022

Message Outline

June 5, 2022

  1. Babbling
    1. Frustrates People
    2. Is a Barrier to Understanding
  2. The Building of the Tower of Babel
    1. Human-Centered
    2. Not God-Centered
  3. God’s Response to the Tower of Babel
    1. Judgment
    2. Scattering of People and Languages
  4. God’s Pattern in Genesis
    1. Sin
    2. Judgment
    3. Grace
  5. Where’s the Grace in Genesis 11?
    1. There is None
    2. Grace Occurs in the Calling of Abraham (Genesis 12)
  6. Other Acts of God’s Grace
    1. Jesus
    2. New Testament Pentecost

Witnessing to Unsaved Family Members.  

May 22, 2022

Message Outline

May 22, 2022

  1. Reaching Our Families for Christ
  2. “Evangelism Starts at Home”
  3. Our Responsibility
  4. Biblical Examples

 

  1. The Sharing of the Gospel
  2. Look for Opportunities
  3. Be Obedient to God

 

  1. Response to the Gospel
  2. Some Will Reject
  3. Some Will Accept

 

  1. The Impact of In-House Evangelism

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