Sermon Archive

Evangelism: How Do I Do It?

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Each One Reach One: It’s All About Love

This is a short 2-sermon series about Evangelism in general, but to help prepare us practically for Fall Festival in the short term. Fall Fest is one of our biggest outreach opportunities, so we need to be prepared to share the Gospel for our guests who come. This weekend, we use again the 1 John 4:10-21 text, kind of as a segue from the Spirit series. Our “telos” = “end for...

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Living Up to God’s Potential

One way the Greek’s translated “potential” is in the word “Telos.” It is the word of “the end toward which something is made.” In the Bible, it’s translated, “perfection.” Not a static perfection, but the end for which we are made. It is love. Jesus Christ calls us to this end, and the Holy Spirit gives us all we need to live into...

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Potential Barriers

To experience the full potential of God’s Holy Spirit in our lives, we must deal with the barriers to the potential of the Spirit. Like the High Pressure system that’s driving Irma, the “High Pressure” of sinfulness within us can push the Spirit away. This also creates a spiritual “vacuum” where the Devil can more easily come in to do further damage. The...

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Realizing our God Given Potential

 

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For God’s Sake – Slow Down!

In the final sermon of this series, we wrap up with the reminder that while God blesses us with the example, Spirit, and means to live an unhurried life, it is not for our sake, it is for God’s sake! The Matt. 28 text (The Great Commission), is actually 2 Great Commissions: 1) A Commission to remove ourselves from the world to be present with God (“The disciples went to the mountain...

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