Soli Deo Gloria

Sermons on Membership

“Fathers, Brothers, Sisters, Mothers” 1 Timothy 5:1-2

An Expositional Sermon 1 Timothy 5:1-2 “Fathers, Brothers, Sisters, Mothers” Theme/Big Idea: If you are a Christian the church is your family. Aim/Appropriation/Application: Pray that God grow our love for each other as a family united in the blood of Christ. Outline: (1) Church As Family (1 Timothy 5:1-2) (2) Approaching Older Men – Fathers (1 Timothy 5:1) (3) Approaching Younger…

“Church Discipline” 1 Corinthians 5:1-12

Theme: God disciplines us to help us grow.
Aim: We must be courageous, careful, discerning, gracious, gentle, and loving as we are faithful to Scripture to practice church discipline.
(1) What Is Discipline? 3 Contexts
a. God disciplines us
b. We discipline ourselves
c. We are disciplined by others
(2) Is It Wrong to Judge?
(3) Discipline in a Local Church? – 2 Forms
a. Formative Discipline
b. Corrective Discipline
(4) Discipline Out of Love

“Gospel Partnership, Prayer, & Progress” Philippians 1:1-26

Theme: The gospel creates membership, fuels our prayers, and defines our progress.
Aim: Let’s ask God to strengthen us to have the gospel drive every aspect of our lives.
1. Partnership: The Gospel creates and sustains the Church (Philippians 1:1-8)
2. Prayer: The Gospel fuels Prayer (Philippians 1:3-11, particularly v. 4, 9)
3. Progress: The Gospel empowers our growth (Philippians 1:12-26)