Sunday, March 29, 2009

We Aren't Just Going in Circles

1 Peter Series: Wakeboarding in the Storms of Life Text: 1 Peter 2:1-18

Focus: The Ana Genesis (Re-Generation) empowers our lives with meaning and purpose.

I. REPLACE and REPLENISH on purpose. 2:1-3
B. Dump the TRASH, and fill yourself with TREASURES.

II. Our lives have a PURPOSE 2:4-12
A. God BUILDS us into a PLACE He calls HOME.
B. God makes us PRIESTS with a PURPOSE.
1. To WORSHIP Him.
2. To DECLARE His WORTH to others.
3. To DEMONSTRATE His Virtues.

III. Use your FREEDOM to achieve His purpose! 2:13-18

Sunday, March 22, 2009

Finishing the Great Comission

Revelation 7:9-12

Sermon Notes - Sunday, March 22, 2009

1. My goal life is to...
Glorify and enjoy God forever.

2. Why did God create the human race?
To glorify and enjoy God forever.
The answer to both is:
Who will glorify God?

3. I am going to...

Sunday, March 15, 2009

Get Your Grip on a Great Future!

Focus: ...set your hope completely on the blessing which will be given you... -- 1 Peter 1:13 (TEV)

When Faced with Difficult Problems...

I. Grip a great future by FAITH! 1 Peter 1:10-12
II. Have a READY Grip. 1 Peter 1:13
A. DROP everything else that HAS A GRIP on you.
B. Grip your FUTURE GRACE now by faith.
III. Be a 1 Peter 1:14-17
A. Live like you don't BELONG HERE.
B.Holy means SET-APART.
IV. Make a DIFFERENCE for someone else. 1 Peter 1:18-25

Sunday, March 8, 2009

Invincible! The Attitude of a Wakeboarder

Focus: Storms challenge the foundation of our lives. Embracing spiritual truths (invincible foundations) will help you build an invincible attitude and invincible life.

1 Peter 1:3-9

I. My problems are not PERMANENT!
B. I am by SHIELDED God's Power!

II. I am getting STRONGER!
A. I CAN rejoice NOW!
B. Storms make my FAITH GROW!
C. WAVES help my faith LEAP HIGHER!

III. I live for His GLORY!
A. I keep my eyes on the GOAL!
B. I feel His PULL!