Sermons from December 2019

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Taste & See

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Sermon Text: Luke 9: 10-17 Sermon Outline: Eager (10-11) Doubting (12-14) Assured (15-17) Reflection Questions: When you have seen God work through you, were you eager to see more? Why? What causes you to doubt that God will provide for you in Christ? What is the heart of this doubt? How does the story of […]

Participating In The Kingdom

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Sermon Text: Luke 9: 1-9 Sermon Outline: Odd Choice Oppose Darkness & Death Dependence & Doing Life Together Reflection Questions: When was a time you were frustrated or extremely confused by the fact that God likes involving fallible human beings in the work of expanding His Kingdom? How have you acquired a taste for some […]

Priorities

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Sermon Text: Luke 8: 40-56 Sermon Outline: Invites Inconvenience Insists on Faith Reflection Questions: How do you need to invite (or at least embrace) inconvenience in your life these days? How has Jesus developed in you an authentic desire to invite inconvenience? Do you ever feel like you’re an inconvenience? How is God showing you […]

The Presence And Power of God

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Sermon Text: Luke 8: 26-39 Sermon Outline: He Shows Up He Listens He Unleashes His Power Reflection Questions: How do you feel about the fact that God shows up in your life even if you don’t want Him to? Have you ever thought of Christmas as an “Invasion Story”? How can you capture and celebrate […]

Who Then Is This, So Close and Commanding?

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Sermon Text: Luke 8: 19-25 Sermon Outline:  A Brother, So Close (19-21) A Master, So Commanding (22-25a) Who Then Is This? (25b) Reflection Questions: What current situational “thrashing waves” are you waiting for Jesus to calm? What moments tend to bring out the “Does it work?” skepticism about entrusting life’s details to Jesus? When reflecting […]