Soli Deo Gloria

Sermons on Joy

“Freedom/Fruit of the Spirit” Galatians 5:22-26

An Expositional Sermon Galatians 5:22-26 “Freedom/Fruit of the Spirit” Theme/Big Idea: The flavor Christ’s people tastes like the fruit of the Spirit. Aim/Appropriation/Application: Keep in step with the Spirit. Outline: (1) What Freedom from Sin & the Law Looks/Tastes Like (Galatians 5:22-23) (2) Those Who Belong to Christ Have Crucified the Flesh (Galatians 5:24-26) Questions for Further…

“God Is Our Trust” Psalm 4:1-8

An Expositional Sermon Psalm 4:1-8 “God Is Our Trust” Theme/Big Idea: The joy and peace of God’s people is rooted in God, not their circumstances. Aim/Appropriation/Application: Have God as the only source of your joy and peace in the face of the temptation to believe that these things come from men. Outline: (1) God Is the Source…

“Blessed Is He Who Waits & Arrives” Daniel 12:1-13

An Expositional Sermon Daniel 12:1-13 “Blessed Is He Who Waits & Arrives” Big Idea/Theme: God will bring history to a close in final judgment adjudging the wicked to endless punishment and the righteous to endless joy. Application/Aim: Pray that God would preserve us to the end and that in the face of trials and persecutions each of…

“Joy in the Lord” Philippians 4:1-23

Theme: Only a love rooted in something that can never change can bring everlasting joy.
Aim: Love the Lord heart, soul, mind, and strength (Deuteronomy 6:5; 10:12; 11;13; 13:3; 30:6; Joshua 22:5; 1 Kings 8:23; 2 Chronicles 6:14; Matthew 22:37; Mark 12:30; Luke 10:27; etc.)
(1) Joy Is Connected to the Church (Philippians 4:1)
(2) Joy Empowers Reconciliation (Philippians 4:2-5)
(3) Joy Leads to Prayer & What We Think About (Philippians 4:6-9)
(4) Joy in Christ Leads to Contentment (Philippians 4:10-13)
(5) Joy Is Rooted in the Glory of God (Philippians 4:14-20)
(6) The Gospel Fuels Joy (Philippians 4:21-23)