General Studies

General Studies

Peace of God

Scripture Reference: Psalm 131 Sermon in a Sentence: As we live in these uncertain and anxious times, resting in our relationship with Jesus helps us get off the unhealthy ladder of comparison, find contentment in our risen savior which gives us hope now and forevermore.

Behaving our Belief

SCRIPTURE REFERENCE: James 1:19-27 SERMON OUTLINE We are quick to hear God’s Word. Vs. 19 You can’t do what you don’t know. Hearing is both corporate and private. We welcome God’s Word. Vs. 19-21. Welcoming God’s Word is about our attitude. God’s Word is liberating not restrictive. We then obey God’s Word. Vs. 22-25. There is a difference in the casual hearer and the serious hearer. The biggest challenge is obeying what we know. We must apply God’s Word to…

Jesus Walks on the Water

Sermon Title: Jesus Walks on the Water” Scripture: Matthew 14:22-33. Sermon In a Sentence: “The contrary winds of life will be against us, but Jesus always walks above the wind and waves to bring calmness and peace and ultimately saves those who trust in Him so that we can worship Him.”

Pressing Forward While Standing Firm!

Sermon Title: Pressing Forward While Standing Firm! Scripture: Philippians 3:12-4:1. Sermon In a Sentence: “Becoming spiritually mature demands standing firm in the Lord while also pressing forward in your commitment to become more and more like Christ.”

The Bread of Life

Sermon Title: The Bread of Life. Scripture: John 6:22-35. Sermon In a Sentence: “As the Bread of Life, Jesus is the eternal and limitless supply of whole food for beggars like you and me.”

Vision 2020: Avoiding Roadblocks in your Journey

Sermon Title: Vision 2020: Avoiding Roadblocks in your Journey. Scripture: Numbers 22:1-35. Sermon In a Sentence: “As we set our sights on 2020, let us avoid roadblocks in our journey by growing deeper in our relationship with Jesus every day so that we, unlike Balaam, remember that God’s will is always better than my will, His message will always prevail, and He knows our hearts more intimately than anyone else.”

Seeing Clearly in 2020

Sermon Title: Seeing Clearly in 2020. Scripture: Daniel 2. Sermon In a Sentence: “Believers are called to leave behind the lifestyle we led prior to faith in Christ and to allow the Holy Spirit to change our thinking and conform our lifestyle to our new identity.In this new decade, if we are to see clearly, we must have a clear view of the sovereign God of Daniel who reveals all secrets, controls all things, raises up all rulers, gives all wisdom, knowledge and understanding, and brings all things out of darkness into the light!”

Off with the Old, on with the New

Sermon Title: Off with the Old, on with the New. Scripture: Luke 2:21-35. Sermon In a Sentence: “Believers are called to leave behind the lifestyle we led prior to faith in Christ and to allow the Holy Spirit to change our thinking and conform our lifestyle to our new identity.”

Simeon’s Song of Salvation

Sermon Title: Simeon’s Song of Salvation. Scripture: Luke 2:21-35. Sermon In a Sentence: “As the long-awaited Messiah who was born to die, Jesus Christ is humanity’s only hope of salvation.”

Taking a stand in the middle of the fire

Sermon Title: Taking a stand in the middle of the fire. Sermon in a Sentence: In the midst of our trials, as believers, we must continue to show our true love for God and our true faith in God by not doubting God’s ability to deliver us but also not presuming we know His will for our lives and leaving our fate in God’s hands.

Waiting on the Lord

Luke 2:22-35 – Sermon in a Sentence: “Simeon’s example of waiting on Jesus’ coming should be a model for us as we anticipate and wait on Jesus’ imminent second coming.”

Salty and Shiny Christians

Matthew 5:13-16 Title: “Salty and Shiny Christians”, Sermon in a Sentence: “Because believers have the inherent qualities of “salt” and “light,” we must actively allow those qualities to impact and penetrate the decaying and darkened world in which we live for the glory of God.”

What’s a Guy Like You Doing in a Dump Like This?

1 Samuel 27 Title: “What’s a Guy Like You Doing in a Dump Like This?”, Sermon in a Sentence: “Whatever burdens we may have that weigh us down, we must lean on Jesus Christ, trusting in Him alone for the forgiveness of our sins and for the rest we need from our struggles.”

The Battle is the Lord’s

1 Samuel 17 Title: “The Battle is the Lord’s”, Sermon in a Sentence: “The message of the gospel is that we do not need to live in fear and defeat because Jesus Christ has won the battle we could not win for ourselves, and He offers victory to all who will stop trusting in their own abilities and place their trust in Him.

A Mountain Peak Passage

Philippians 2:5-11: Title: “A Mountain Peak Passage “, Sermon in a Sentence: “We should display the same humble attitude that Christ had because doing so prepares us to live a life of unreserved self-sacrifice for the sake of the gospel and the glory of God.”