How often are we resistant to the changes that occur in our lives – only to find out in hindsight that what we were doing all the long was resisting God? Are you allowing the world to change you or are you allowing the Holy Spirit to change the world through you?
Acts 28:1-10 Paul’s Shipwreck Experience: Paul receives a __welcome_____ from __Barbarians____. The Islander’s poor ___Theology______. Paul is a __Sinner___. Paul is a _god_____. Paul __ministers_______ to Publius’ Father. Meeting needs __draws____ people. People who are ministered _to__, minister __too____.
Scripture Reading: Proverbs 13:20-22 (NIV) Sermon: Dr. Brian Rainwater
Scripture Reading: Matthew 14:13-21 Lector: Hudson Defreese Sermon: Kendell Healy
Scripture: Acts 8:26-35 There is a difference between ___sailing_____ and riding in a boat. “We cannot make the wind blow, but we can hoist the sails.” – Christian Schwartz Keys to Availability: Know the __mind____ of __God____. Listen for His __voice____. Build ___margin______ in your life. Act with ___purpose______. Be ready for God’s ____unexpected_____. Philip’s Example: He followed the ___voice_____ of God. He was ____obedient_____. He took the ___time___ to explain. He responded to a ___felt___ need. He shared the…
Scripture Reading: Romans 1:14-17 What is shame? To ___disgrace______ or ___dishonour_____. Reasons we are ashamed of the Gospel: It is _____counter_-_cultural_________. We fail to understand its ___power______. We chase after ___meaningless______ things. Paul reminds us: The Gospel is ____power_____! The Gospel brings ____righteousness____ to ___everyone___ who believes. Instead, they were longing for a better country – a heavenly one. Therefore God is not ashamed to be called their God, for he has prepared a city for them. Hebrews 11:16
Scripture Reading: John 13:3-12 Jesus Washes the Disciples’ Feet: Peter sees an act of ____Humiliation_______. Jesus is teaching an act of __Humility______. Isaiah prophecies to people who will: “Be ever hearing, but never understanding, Be ever seeing, but never perceiving.” Isaiah 6:9 Jesus Leaves the Upper Room: We see one who has been _____Overwhelmed______. But Jesus is actually one who is an __Overcomer______. “I have told you these things so that in me you may have peace. In this…
Scripture Reading – John 14:11-14 (NIV) located at 34:20 Sermon begins at 35:35 Note on 44:30 — “While Jesus is dying on the cross, we know only of ‘Peter‘ and His mother that were really there for Him in His darkest hour.” – The name should be John rather than Peter.
John 9:35-41 – Scripture Reading begins at 36:35 Sermon begins at 37:40
John 1:10-14 – Scripture reading begins at: 35:35 Sermon begins at 36:45
Psalm 119:97-104 Sermon begins at: 34:25 Manna: God _____provides_______, and the people _____gather______. The Bible: God ____provides_________, and we ___pick___ and __choose____. [People] struggle with the Biblical material “because they have been trained to be Bible Quoters, not Bible readers.”- David Nienhuis Benefits of Knowing God’s Word: Wisdom______, Insight________ and Understanding_____________. Keeps us from ___Evil____. Pleasing to ___Digest_____. How do we go from ____perplexing_____ to ___pleasing_____? Value________ God’s Word. Gather_________ daily. Incorporate________________ into your life. “If the Bible is God’s…