Loving Your Enemies

SERMON OUTLINE: “LOVING YOUR ENEMIES” Matthew 5:38-48 The Absurdity 1. A Strange Command 2. An Outlandish Invitation The Complexity Must we always give? Our Broken Complex World The Necessity What are the rewards? The Practicality A Thirty Day Prayer Challenge for ISIS

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Life Is ..

SERMON OUTLINE: “LIFE IS…” Psalm 121 Introduction – Life is… Life is Life is Life is Life is Conclusion – Where does your help come from?

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SERMON OUTLINE: “THE WAY OF WISDOM: HOW TO BE WISE –PART 2” Proverbs (Various Selections) Introduction – Practical Wisdom A quick review: Teachability Lesson 2: The Wise Are Righteous and the Righteous Are Wise Righteousness is a with the Lord Righteousness is toward others Righteousness Looks Ahead, Conclusion – What Righteousness Might Look Like In […]

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A Wedding Song

SERMON OUTLINE: “A WEDDING SONG” Psalm 45 Introduction – How I Made My Mom Proud On My Wedding Day Wendell Berry A couple who make a good marriage and raise healthy, morally competent children, are serving the world’s future more directly and surely than any political leader, though they never utter a public word. The […]

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SERMON OUTLINE: “HOW TO BE WISE –PART 1” Proverbs (Various Passages) Introduction – The Right Plans Make All The Difference! Lesson 1 – The Wise Are Wise Because They Approach “Lady Wisdom” With A Teachable Spirit The Message of Teachability Listening to Lady Wisdom Teachability is a Lifelong Commitment Teachability Welcomes Insight and Rebuke Conclusion […]

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Rediscovering Praise

SERMON OUTLINE: “REDISCOVERING PRAISE” Lord’s Day 47 Psalm 29 Introduction – A Problem With Praise? CS Lewis – When I first began to draw near to belief in God and even for some time after I found a stumbling block in the demand so clamorously made by all religious people that we should “praise” God; […]

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The Way of Wisdom: A Gallery of Fools

SERMON OUTLINE: “THE WAY OF WISDOM: A GALLERY OF FOOLS” Proverbs (Various) Introduction – The Business Man and the Fisherman “A discerning person keeps wisdom in view, but a fool’s eyes wander to the ends of the earth” Proverbs 17:24 A Gallery of Fools The Simple The simple believe anything, but the prudent give thought […]

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The Heart of the Matter

SERMON OUTLINE: “THE HEART OF THE MATTER” Psalm 14 Introduction – A Notorious Email …Petition, No. 2493, would ultimately pave the way to stop the reading of the Gospel on the airwaves of America. Atheism Emotional (Protest) Atheism Intellectual Atheism Atheism of the Heart The Atheist Within Us All A Jarring Claim The Furious Master […]

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The Way of Wisdom

SERMON OUTLINE: “THE WAY OF WISDOM” Proverbs 1 Introduction – The Old Man and the Horse What is Wisdom? Wisdom is… Neal Plantinga – In the literature of Scripture wisdom is, broadly speaking, the knowledge of God’s world and the knack of fitting oneself into it. The wise person knows creation. She knows its boundaries […]

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Jesus’ Kind of Kindness

SERMON OUTLINE: “JESUS’ KIND OF KINDNESS” Luke 10:25-37 What is kindness? 1. Kindness is not selective 2. Kindness is love in action How do I practice kindness? 1. See the need of people “But a Samaritan, as he traveled, came where the man was; and when he saw him….” vs 3 2. Sympathize with the […]

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