Sermons from December 2018

Sermons from December 2018

“Take Up Your Cross and Follow Jesus” Matthew 10:34-39

An Expositional Sermon Matthew 10:34-39 “Take Up Your Cross and Follow Jesus” Big Idea: Find your life by losing it for Jesus’ sake Application: Are you willing to lose your life that we might gain it for Christ’s sake? This is a difficult reality that we face in this fallen world, but we are compelled by our joy in Christ to suffer to make the gospel known to this world. Sermon Outline (1) Jesus Brought a Sword (2) Jesus Accomplishes Peace Through…

“The Greatest Gift” Romans 3:23-25

An Advent Devotional Romans 3:23-25 “The Greatest Gift” Big Idea: Treasure Jesus Christ as the greatest gift that we could ever receive. Application: Set your heart upon God’s gift of His Son, Jesus Christ. Christmas, Advent, Lessons & Carols, Justification, Reconciliation, Forgiveness of Sins, Propitiation

“Fear God More Than Man” Matthew 10:26-33

An Expositional Sermon Matthew 10:26-33 “Fear God More Than Man” Big Idea: Jesus encourages his disciples to have confidence because of God’s judgment, God’s power, God’s knowledge, and God’s acknowledgement. Application: Do not fear men, only walk in the fear of the Lord, in awe of His great love to save sinners through Jesus Christ. God has given us the greatest treasure in the gift of His Son, share Him with others, and don’t be afraid of men. Sermon Outline 4 Encouragements…

“Christians Endure Persecution” Matthew 10:16-25

An Expositional Sermon Matthew 10:16-25 “Christians Endure Persecution” Big Idea: Jesus warns his disciples of the dangers they face for the sake of the gospel. Application: Be willing to face opposition and take risks for the sake of sharing the gospel. Sermon Outline (1) Pursue to Be Wise & Innocent Sheep (Matthew 10:16) (2) Beware of Men (Matthew 10:17-18) (3) Trust God’s Spirit for Endurance (Matthew 10:19-23) (4) Christ Was Persecuted, We Will Too (Matt 10:24-25)

“Jesus Calls & Sends” Matthew 10:1-15

An Expositional Sermon Matthew 10:1-15 “Jesus Calls & Sends” Big Idea: Jesus desires to be with His disciples and to send them out to bring in more disciples. Application: Cultivate a deep desire to be with the Lord Jesus Christ, and use your life to bring others to that same desire as well. Sermon Outline (1) Jesus Calls His Disciples (2) Jesus Sends His Disciples