Sermons on Children
A Topical Sermon “Discipling – We Disciple Others” Outline: (1) We Disciple Others By Imitating Jesus Christ (2) We Disciple Others By Inviting Others To Imitate Us As We Imitate Christ (3) We Disciple Others In The Context Of The Local Church Questions for Further Reflection: (1) How does your life affect the people who are around you? How do you use your influence? Are there ways that your discontentment (or other sins) – like that of the sheep “Mrs. Gad-about” – affects…
Theme: Though God’s covenant people struggle with unbelief as they wait, God keeps His promises. Aim: “Wait for the LORD; be strong, and let your heart take courage; wait for the LORD!” (Psalm 27:14) (1) Faith & Unbelief in God (Genesis 21:1-33) (2) Faith that God Can Raise the Dead (Genesis 22:1-23) (3) Faith that God Will Fulfill His Promises (Genesis 23:1-25:18
Theme: Jesus defines marriage, receives children, and invites us to lose everything to follow Him. Aim: Be humbled in light of Jesus’ teaching about marriage, that He would make us more like children in our dependence upon Him, and be helped by Him to lose all things in order to follow Christ. (1) Divorce & Marriage (Mark 10:1-12) (2) Self & Children (Mark 10:13-16) (3) Selfishness in Riches (Mark 10:17-31)
Theme: Jesus has authority over men, spirits, illness, life and death. Aim: Lay down your life to worship Christ by killing the idols to which our heart too often clings. Jesus has… (1) Authority over those living among the dead (Mark 5:1-13) (2) Authority that stirs up the community (Mark 5:14-20) a. Beggar 1 – “Jesus, please leave.” b. Beggar 2 – “Jesus, please let me be with you.” (3) More authority than any physician (Mark 5:21-34) a. Jairus’ request (vv. 21-23) b. Woman with the discharge (vv. 24-34) (4) Authority to raise the dead (Mark 5:35-43).