Sermons on Gospel
An Expositional Sermon 2 Timothy 3:10-15 “Continue in the Bible” Theme/Big Idea: The gospel is sufficient for the past, present and future. Aim/Appropriation/Application: Pray that God would strengthen us to know this trustworthy guide of the sacred writings that are able to make us wise unto salvation. Outline: Introduction: The Difficulty of Stagecoach Travel In Iowa in the 1800’s 1. The Gospel Is Sufficient for the Past – What We Followed (2 Timothy 3:10) A. Teaching – 1 Cor. 1:23; 15:3-8; 5 “faithful sayings” (1)…
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 else. Outline: (1) Christ Guards Us, So Guard the Gospel (2 Timothy 1:1-2:26) (2) Avoid Nominal Christians (2 Timothy 3:1-9) (3) Love Christ’s Appearing by Living on the…
A Topical Sermon “Missions” Outline: (1) What Is Missions? (2) The Current Status of Missions (3) Who Ought to Do Missions? (4) When Ought We to Pursue Missions? (5) How and Where Ought We to Do Missions? (6) Why Ought We to Do Missions?
A Topical Sermon “Evangelism – Sharing the Gospel With the Aim to Persuade” Outline: (1) What Is Evangelism? (2) “Good News” in the Bible (3) The Gospel of Jesus Christ (4) Christians Share the Gospel (5) Ultimate Motivation – The Glory of God (6) Successful Evangelism (7) Join a Church to Partner in Evangelism
Big Idea/Theme: God’s Word is an expression of His love for His people. Application/Aim: Embrace the love of God for His people by trusting in Jesus Christ. (1) God’s Word Points Us to His Love for Us in Jesus Christ (Daniel 9:20-23) (2) God’s Promises Are Fulfilled in Jesus Christ (Daniel 9:24) (A) First description of the 70 weeks in v. 24: 6 promises to be accomplished (B) Second description of the 70 weeks in vv. 25-27: Historical things that will happen. (3) History Points to Jesus Christ (Daniel 25-27) (A) 70 Weeks, Part 1: 7 Weeks – rebuilding of Jerusalem & coming of anointed one (B) 70 Weeks, Part 2: 62 Weeks – continued rebuilding of Jerusalem in “troubled time” (C) 70 Weeks, Part 3: 1 Week – anointed one cut off forging a covenant, a prince’s people will destroy Jerusalem. – Last week is described twice. Jesus is the fulfillment of this text. He fulfills both what was to be accomplished in the 70 weeks, and he fulfills the historical contours of what would happen in the 70 weeks. The way that God answers Daniel’s prayers for the forgiveness of the sins of God’s people is by helping him to forward to the good news of a covenant that would be forged in a “messiah” that would be cut of – namely, Jesus Christ (Philippians 2:5-11; Hebrews 10:1-14).
Theme: God created all things, man fell in sin, God made a promise of a savior, and God keeps His promises. Aim: That as we see how this book is pointing at Jesus Christ our hearts would grow to love Christ more, and that we would grow in our understanding of why things are the way they are in this world. (1) Creation (Genesis 1-2) (2) Fall (Genesis 2-3) (3) Redemption (Genesis 3:14-15) (4) God’s Promise to Abram, Isaac & Jacob (Genesis 12-36) (5) Israel to Egypt (Genesis 37-50)
Theme: The gospel is the good news of how we can be saved from God’s wrath for our sin through the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Aim: Repent and believe in the gospel. (1) God – The gospel is God’s righteousness revealed (Romans 1:1-17) a. There is a God b. The gospel is God’s message i. The gospel is the message that was foretold (Romans 1:1-3; 3:21) ii. The gospel is a message about God’s Son, Jesus Christ (Romans 1:9) iii. The gospel is a message (Romans 1:1, 5-6, 9, 11-15) iv. The gospel has power toward all who believe (Romans 1:16) v. The gospel reveals God’s righteousness (Romans 1:17) (2) Man – The gospel demands an understanding of God’s wrath for man’s unrighteousness (1:18-3:20) a. God is wrathful for unrighteousness (Romans 1:18-32) b. God judges the secrets of men by Jesus Christ (Romans 2:1-29) c. No human being will be justified in God’s sight by works of the law (Romans 3:1-20) (3) Christ – The gospel is God’s saving righteousness for His people in Jesus Christ (Romans 3:21-3:31) a. Righteousness apart from the law b. What are you trusting in for salvation? (4) Response – The gospel demands that all mankind repent and believe in Jesus Christ (1:5, 17, 25, 28; 2:1-5, 4, 7, 8; etc.)
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
An Expositional Sermon Shane Walker is the pastor of Andover Baptist Church in Linthicum, Maryland. He grew up in Iowa, and graduated from the University of Iowa in 1996. He holds a Master of Divinity degree from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He and his wife, Kimberly, have four children: Hannah, Malee, James, and John Calvin.
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)