Sermons from December 2019

After Advent?

“AFTER ADVENT?” Overview of the Christmas Story (Matt. 1-2; Luke 1-2). INTRO: Luke 2:52 summarizes Jesus’ life from age 12–30! For 18 years, Jesus “increased” – He grew, advanced, to be well along (He made good headway). HOLISTIC GROWTH (Luke 2:52): 1) Intellectually, 2) Physically, 3) Spiritually & 4) Relationally. The weakest link may hinder…

Purpose & Process – Part 3

“PURPOSE & PROCESS – Part 3” INTRO: God’s ultimate purpose for mankind is that we be conformed to the image of Jesus (Rom. 8:28-29). God uses our circumstances, regardless of their source, to bring about His purpose of conforming us into Christ’s image (Rom. 8:28; James 1:2-5). I. YOUR EMPLOYEES (2Cor. 4:16-18). When your outward…

Purpose & Process – part 2

“PURPOSE & PROCESS – Part 2” INTRO: God’s ultimate purpose for mankind is to be conformed to the image of Jesus (Rom. 8:28-29). THE PROCESS FOR FULFILLING THE PURPOSE: I. A REVELATION OF JESUS (2Cor. 3:18; 1Jn. 3:2). As we behold the Lord’s glory, we are transformed into the same image by the Spirit of…