The Miracle of Mercy – Introduction

“THE MIRACLE OF MERCY – Introduction” [God’s Mercy & My Failures – Matt. 26:31-35, 58, 69-75] INTRO: Let’s be a mercy-filled church! We will all stumble at one time or another (Matt. 26:31-32; James 3:2a)! I. WHY DO WE STUMBLE? [3 Reasons Peter Stumbled]: He overestimated his strength & underestimated his vulnerability (Matt. 26:31-35; 1Cor. […]

Discovering Your Place To Belong – Part 4

“DISCOVERING YOUR PLACE TO BELONG – Pt. 4” INTRO: We’re all called to be planted in a local community of believers, resulting in flourishing (Ps. 92:13-14). FOUR PARTS TO GETTING PLANTED: GO THERE (Deut. 12:5). GIVE THERE (Deut. 12:6; Mal. 3:10-12). EAT THERE (Deut. 12:7a). SERVE THERE (Deut. 12:7b; 1Pet. 4:10; Eph. 4:16; Heb. 10:24-25). In […]

Discovering Your Place To Belong – Part 3

“DISCOVERING YOUR PLACE TO BELONG – Pt. 3” INTRO: We’re all called to be planted in a local community of believers, resulting in flourishing (Ps. 92:13-14). THE CHALLENGES OF BEING PLANTED: Dying to a spirit of independence and self-will (Jn. 12:24). Dying to unrealistic expectations of a nearly flawless church. Dying to the barrier of […]

Discovering Your Place To Belong – Part 2

“DISCOVERING YOUR PLACE TO BELONG – Pt. 2” REVIEW: Last Sunday we looked at some of the challenges to getting connected to a local community of believers. We are all called to be planted in a local community of believers (Ps. 92:13-14). THE CHALLENGES OF BEING PLANTED: Dying to a spirit of independence and self-will […]

Discovering Your Place To Belong

“DISCOVERING YOUR PLACE TO BELONG” INTRO: This morning we’re going to dig a bit deeper into the subject of getting connected to a local community of believers. I. THE CALL TO BE PLANTED IN A LOCAL COMMUNITY OF BELIEVERS (Ps. 92:13-14). The “house of the Lord” in the O.T. is the equivalent of a local […]