Sunday 8.11.19 (what matters most)

Join us this Sunday as we take a look at Luke 10:1-24 and consider how knowing Jesus is what matters most in life and how if you know him you should desire to share him with others. We hope to see you there!

Schedule
@945 Small Groups / Sunday School for all ages
@1045 Worship Gathering
@6pm Why? video study in Youth Room

Sermon Notes
What Matters Most ~ Luke 10:1-24

The sermon in one sentence: What matters most is knowing Jesus as your Savior-King; and if you know Jesus, one of the greatest things you can do is help others know Jesus too.

  • Know Jesus as your Savior and King, finding joy and humility in an ever-growing relationship (10:21-24)
  • Knowing Jesus, seek to share him with others so they may know Jesus as well (10:1-20)

Songs for Worship
Greater Is He That Is in Me
All in All
Knowing You
I Know Whom I Have Believed
Send the Light
Facing a Task Unfinished

Luke

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Sunday 7.28.19 (follow Jesus)

This Sunday we’ll take a look at Luke 9 and see what it means to “deny self, take up your cross daily, and follow” Jesus. And we’ll see why Jesus is worth following as the Glorious Son, King, and Savior. We hope to see you there!

Schedule
@945 Small Groups / Sunday School for all ages
@1045 Worship Gathering
@6pm Why? video study in youth room

Sermon Notes
Follow Jesus ~ Luke 9:23-45, 57-62

The sermon in one sentence: Jesus, the glorious and all-powerful Savior, come to turn our lives around for eternal glory, if we will follow him.

  • Following Jesus involves…
    • Turning from self-exaltation to Christ-exaltation (9:23-24)
    • Turning from the treasures of the world to the treasures of Jesus (9:25-27)
    • Turning from a focus on the temporarily urgent to the eternally important (9:57-62)
  • Following Jesus is worthwhile because Jesus is…
    • The Glorious Son worthy of full obedience (9:28-36)
    • The All-Powerful King who displays God’s majesty (9:37-43)
    • The Loving Savior who rescues us from sin (9:43-45)

Songs for Worship
10,000 Reasons
Be Thou My Vision
Take My Life and Let it Be
He Leadeth Me
In Christ Alone

Luke

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Sunday 7.21.19 (who do you say Jesus is?)

This morning we’ll be taking a look at Luke 9:1-22 where people wonder who Jesus is–a teacher or a prophet, but Peter confesses him as the Savior-King. Through this passage we’ll see who Jesus is and what that means for our lives. We hope to see you there!

Schedule
@945 Small Groups / Sunday School
@1045 Worship Gathering
@6pm Why? video study in youth room

Sermon Notes
Who Do You say Jesus Is? ~ Luke 9:1-22

The sermon in one sentence: How we answer the question “Who is Jesus?” affects everything in life and eternity; see him as King, Provider, and Savior.

  • žJesus is the Great King, follow and obey him (9:1-9)
  • Jesus is the Great Provider, be satisfied in him (9:10-17)
  • žJesus is the Only Savior, find salvation in him (9:18-22)

Songs for Worship
Oh, Worship the King
His Name is Wonderful
There’s Something About That Name
Count Your Blessings
One Name
Holy and Anointed One

Luke

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Sunday 6.30.19 (the depths of grace)

This week, we return on our journey through the Gospel of Luke. We’ll take a look at 7:36-8:3 and ponder the depths of grace that God has shown us through Jesus. We hope to see you there!

Schedule
@945 Small Groups / Sunday School for all ages
@1045 Worship Gathering

Sermon Notes
The Depths of Grace ~ Luke 7:36-8:3

The sermon in one sentence: Realizing the depths of grace God has shown us through Jesus frees us to love and serve God and others.

  • All are sinners, yet none is so sinful that they stand beyond the reach of God’s grace and forgiveness through Jesus
  • Recognizing the depth of our sin and the greater depth of God’s grace will grow us in thankfulness for forgiveness
  • When we grasp the depths of God’s grace in our forgiveness…
    • We are freed from attitudes of harsh judgment toward others (7:36-48)
    • We are freed from self-despair (7:49-50)
    • We are freed to love, follow, and serve (7:44-47, 8:1-3)

Songs for Worship
At the Cross
Amazing Grace (My Chains are Gone)
I Will Glory in My Redeemer
Grace Greater than Our Sin
How Firm a Foundation

Luke

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Sunday 6.23.19 (love others)

JP Williams joins us again this Sunday. He’ll be taking a look at Leviticus 19 and what it means to “love your neighbor as yourself.” We hope to see you there!

Schedule
@945 Small Groups / Sunday School for all ages
@1045 Worship Gathering
**No evening study

Songs for Worship
He Has Made Me Glad
Shout to the Lord
Come All Christians, Be Committed
Let Your Heart Be Broken
Let Others See Jesus in You

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Sunday 6.16.19

This Sunday, JP Williams will be our guest speaker. Then on Sunday evening, we kickoff our 2019 Vacation Bible School, which will run Sunday through Thursday from 6:00-8:45pm, with dinner at 5:30. Then on Friday, we will have Family Night with a program at 6pm followed by dinner. We hope to see you there!

Schedule
@945 Small Groups / Sunday School
@1045 Worship Gathering
@530pm VBS Dinner
@6pm VBS Kickoff

Songs for Worship
Worthy of Worship
All in All
We Have Heard the Joyful Sound
Victory in Jesus
Have Thine Own Way

Sunday 6.9.19 (praying the Bible)

This Sunday, we’ll take a break from our series through Luke and take a look at John 15:7-8. We’ll see how scripture and prayer fit together in our lives as followers of Jesus and how this should then lead us to pray through verses or passages of the Bible. We hope to see you there!

Schedule
@945 Small Groups / Sunday School for all ages
@1045 Worship Gathering
**No Evening Study this week

Sermon Notes
Praying the Bible ~ John 15:7-8

The sermon in one sentence: Praying through passages of Scripture can help us connect more fully to the mind and will of God in our prayers.

  • The Christian life is about abiding (living) in Jesus (15:7-8)
    • We abide in him by faith, trusting that he is the source of forgiveness from sin and life eternal (14:6, 15:3-4)
    • Abiding in him, we’re to let his word abide in us
    • His word abiding in us should shape our prayers
    • As his word dwells in us and shapes our prayers, we “bear fruit”
  • What we gain from praying God’s word
    • Praying his word shapes our prayers to match his will (John 14:13; Romans 8:27)
    • Praying God’s word therefore fixes our prayers in the thoughts and power of the Spirit (Romans 8:26-27; 2 Peter 1:21)
    • Praying the Bible helps us meditate on Scripture (Psalm 1:1-2)
    • Praying through Scripture reminds our hearts of the gospel (Luke 24:27)
  • How to pray the Bible
    • Select a verse or passage of the Bible (the Psalms are great for this, as many of them already are prayers)
    • Either read the verse or passage and conclude by praying what comes to mind in response
    • Or read a phrase or sentence from the verse/passage, pray in response, and repeat with the next phrase or sentence

Songs for Worship
You Are so Good to Me
Holiness
Love Lifted Me
Sweet By and By
Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus