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Sermons on Death

“Final Instructions in the Faith” 2 Timothy 1:1-4:22 (Overview)

An Expositional Sermon 2 Timothy 1:1-4:22 (Overview Sermon) “Final Instructions in the Faith” Theme/Big Idea: Christ stands by and guards His people, so we live and suffer based on our love for Him rooted in the Bible, guarding the gospel, and standing by those in chains. Aim/Appropriation/Application: Build your life upon your hope in Christ and nothing…

“Honor Widows” 1 Timothy 5:3-16

An Expositional Sermon 1 Timothy 5:1-2 “Honor Widows” Theme/Big Idea: If you are a member of a church you have a responsibility to honor widows who are left all alone. Aim/Appropriation/Application: Pray that God would cultivate love, patience, and an immovable hope in the covenant love of our Bridegroom, Jesus Christ, and as we await our full and final…

“Son of Man – Jesus Christ Our Lord” Daniel 7:13-14

Theme: Jesus Christ is the Son of Man in Daniel 7 and He is our only hope.
Aim: Be reconciled to God, repent and believe in the Son of Man, Jesus Christ.
(1) The Clouds of Heaven (Daniel 7:13-14)
(2) One Like a Son of Man (Daniel 7:13-14)
(3) Presented to God (Daniel 7:13-14)
(4) Jesus Christ (Matthew 13:41-43; 16:13-20, 27-28; Acts 1:6-11; 7:55-56; Hebrews 10:14)

“Saved from Fire” Daniel 3:8-30

Theme: Only God can save us from fire.
Aim: Put your hope in Christ alone for salvation from the threats of this world, but also in the face of God’s eternal wrath.
(1) Ratted Out & Facing Rage (Daniel 3:8-15)
(2) Response: Faith (Daniel 3:16-18)
(3) God Saves (Daniel 3:19-25)
(4) There is No Other God (Daniel 3:26-30)

“God’s Promise Extends to Isaac” Genesis 21:1-25:18

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

“Baptism” Romans 6:1-14

Theme: Baptism is the immersing of believers in Jesus Christ united them to the church and is a picture of conversion from sin to Jesus Christ.
Aim: Let us be found faithful as we practice baptism corresponding to faith in Christ, an appeal for a good conscience washed clean through the blood of Christ.
(1) A Picture of Conversion (Romans 5-6)
(2) Immersion In Water (Matthew 13:13-17; Romans 6:3-11)
(3) For Repenting Believers In Jesus Christ (Matthew 3:6, 11; Mark 1:4; Luke 3:3; Acts 8:12-13; 18:8; )
(4) Union to Church (Matthew 28:18-20; Acts 2:41-42; 1 Corinthians 12:12-13)
a. What about infant baptism?
(5) Baptism Doesn’t Save You (1 Peter 3:21)

“True Greatness” Mark 10:32-52

Theme: Jesus leads by dying and rising again, by bearing wrath, serving, ransoming and giving sight.
Aim: Let this text reorient how you think about what is great, and submit to Jesus’ authority with a grateful heart.
Three Aspects of the Greatness of Christ
(1) Death & Resurrection (Mark 10:32-34)
(2) Bearing God’s Wrath, Serving, & Giving His Life as a Ransom for Many (Mark 10:35-45)
(3) Giving Sight (Mark 10:46-52)

“Approaching Salvation” Mark 9:14-50

Theme: Faith in Christ is being fully dependent upon Jesus’ death and resurrection and it bears the fruit of humility, cooperation, and perseverance.
Aim: Let this text strengthen your faith and bear the fruit of humility and perseverance in your fight against your sin with hope in the gospel. Let this text help you to see the seriousness of God’s coming wrath.
(1) Faith Is Fundamental (Mark 9:14-29)
(2) The Cross & Resurrection Fuel Faith (Mark 9:30-32)
(3) Faith Leads to Humility (Mark 9:33-37)
(4) Faith Encourages Others to Serve Christ (Mark 9:38-41)
(5) Faith is a Fight (Mark 9:42-50)

“Jesus Christ, Fully Man” Hebrews 2:9-10, 14-15; 4:15

Theme: Jesus Christ became fully man to bear our sin and God’s wrath in His body on the cross.
Aim: Put your faith in the Son of Man, Jesus Christ.
(1) He Came to Relate to Us (Hebrews 4:15)
(2) He Came to Save Us from Sin & Death (Hebrews 2:14-15)
(3) Jesus Became Man to Be Crowned as King & Bring Many Sons to Glory (Hebrews 2:9-10)

“The Beauty of the King” Mark 9:1-13

Theme: Jesus is resplendent [shining] in glory, is the fulfillment of the Law and the Prophets by dying and being raise from the dead.
Aim: Walk away from this text in awe of Christ, and know more clearly that His the perfect fulfillment of God’s Word, and that we might walk with the hope of his care for us because Jesus died and rose again from the grave for His people.
(1) Jesus Is Glorious (Mark 9:1-4)
(2) What does Jesus Do? He fulfills the Law & the Prophets (Mark 9:5-8)
(3) How? Through His death and resurrection (Mark 9:9-13)