Sunday, March 30, 2014

Therefore 2 - Forget Moderation

Romans 12 Series, Part 2 (Romans 12:1)

Focus: Jesus Christ offers a complete remedy for those who would otherwise be ruined, therefore, a radical response is reasonable.

"Extra ordinary people are those people who do ordinary things repeatedly and regularly and with a consistency that yields results that the masses of people fail to grasp."

I. HOLD nothing BACK (main action)

II. What these SACRIFICES look like (3 Modifiers)

A. Fully ALIVE offerings...

B. Of EXTRAORDINARY services...

C. AIMED to please God


Sunday, March 23, 2014

"Therefore" 1

In View of God's Mercies

Romans 12:1 and Romans 1-11

Focus: Seeking, experiencing and reviewing God's mercies will completely change your life for the better forever.

I. To keep His mercies in view,

A. We have been completely RUINED by sin.

B. But God's perfect REMEDY is Jesus Christ. (SALVATION)

II. Review the "Therefore" Romans Bookmark

1. Nobody Bats 1000 - Romans 3:23

2. Even your best isn't "Good Enough" - Romans 3:10

3. God gave the remedy - Romans 6:23

4. Jesus provides Peace - Romans 5:1-2

5. Religion is spelled D-O, Christianity is spelled D-O-N-E! Romans 5:6-8

6. Baptism says "I'm all in." - Romans 6:3-4

7. No more guilt or helplessness! - Romans 8:1-4

8. It's receivable, not achievable - Romans 10:9-11

9. God works everything out - Romans 8:28

10. "Therefore", we CAN live a new life - Romans 12:1

Sunday, March 16, 2014

Legacy Principles

"Principles that lead to a legacy of faith"

Jim Jessup - William Jessup University

Three truths I learned from my parents and grandparents that I am passion to others:

1. You are a living EXAMPLE 1 Cor 11:1

2. People are more important than THINGS Hebrews 13:5

3. Keep looking FORWARD Phil 3:13


"Keep aiming at the things in life to create a legacy of faith in Jesus."


Sunday, March 9, 2014

What a Mess!

"Recalibrate" Part 5, Luke 5:27-32

Focus: If we are really to be obedient to the things Jesus asks us to do, we have to be ready for the messiness that will come along with it.

I. Relationships are MESSY because people are MESSY!

II. Grace is MESSY

III. Obedience leads down a path that might get MESSY

A. Obedience leads us to LOVE

B. Obedience leads us to ACT

IV. Some of the best things are MESSY