The Truth About Sin – Part 2

“THE TRUTH ABOUT SIN – Part II” REVIEW/INTRO: Let’s avoid the two extremes of Legalism and Liberalism. Let’s pursue the truth even if it contradicts what we believe, how we live or our culture. Ultimately the truth about sin can only be found in the Bible (Jn. 17:17; 8:31-32; 2Tim. 3:16-17). If not the Bible,…

The Truth About Sin

“THE TRUTH ABOUT SIN” INTRO: This morning I’m beginning a series of messages on the theme, “The Truth About Sin.” What is your initial reaction to this theme? Why? I’m NOT going to be focusing on naming particular sins or trying to make you feel guilty, but rather focusing on understanding sin and what to…

Inside Out – Conclusion

“INSIDE OUT” (Conclusion) REVIEW/INTRO: We’re called to impact the marketplace with the kingdom of God. I. YOUR CALLING TO CHANGE SPIRITUAL CLIMATES. Be a spiritual thermostat (changes the climate) rather than a thermometer (reflects the climate). How Can We Change Spiritual Climates? Let your light shine before others (Matt. 5:16). Pray for God’s kingdom to…

Inside Out – Part 8

“INSIDE OUT” (Pt. 8) REVIEW/INTRO: We’re called to impact the marketplace by (Luke 10): 1) Bless by speaking peace (vv. 5-6), 2) Fellowship (vv. 7-8), 3) Minister to felt needs (v. 9a), and 4) Proclaim the gospel of the kingdom (v. 9b). 4. PROCLAIM THE GOSPEL OF THE KINGDOM (Luke 10:9b). I. TRANSITIONING FROM PHASE…

Weapons For Victory

“WEAPONS FOR VICTORY” INTRO: (2Cor. 10:3-5 NASB) To be a Christian is to be at war. There are two kingdoms; light and darkness that are at war. So, the main issue is being an effective warrior. KNOW YOUR ENEMY (2Cor. 2:11). Paul knew the schemes of the evil one. Foundational texts for enemy (Isa. 14;…

Inside Out – Part 7

“INSIDE OUT” (Part 7) REVIEW/INTRO: We’re called to impact the marketplace by (Luke 10): 1) Bless by speaking peace (vv. 5-6), 2) Fellowship (vv. 7-8), 3) Minister to felt needs (v. 9a), and 4) Proclaim the gospel (v. 9b). 3. MINISTER TO FELT NEEDS (v. 9). And heal the sick there… I. BE SENSITIVE TO…

Inside Out – Part 6

“INSIDE OUT” (Part 6) REVIEW/INTRO: We’re called to impact the marketplace by (Luke 10): 1) Bless by speaking peace (vv. 5-6), 2) Fellowship (vv. 7-8), 3) Minister to felt needs (v. 9a), and 4) Proclaim the gospel (v. 9b). I. MARKETPLACE PERSPECTIVES In the Bible, God mostly chose marketplace people. Jesus was a tradesman in…

Inside Out – Part 5

“INSIDE OUT – PART 5” REVIEW/INTRO: Inside calling – to be connected to a local church where we regularly assemble, worship, serve, love, give and grow. Outside calling – to impact the marketplace by 1) declaring & demonstrating the kingdom of God, 2) changing spiritual climates, 3) turning people from darkness to light & 4)…