Paul’s Pastoral Letters

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Sermon Text: Titus 3:12-15 Outline: Get Give Grace Reflection Questions: How do you personally GET the truth, goodness, and beauty of Jesus of Nazareth? Not an academic accumulation and expertise about the love of God, but how do you actually experience the scandalous love of God (inerrantly and supernaturally revealed in Scripture)? Who do you […]

Your Hope Is Too Small


Sermon Text: Titus 2:11-15 Outline: Your Hope In This Life Your Hope In Christ Reflection Questions: Where are you buying into the idea that your identity and purpose are self-defined? What occupies most of your daydreams about the future? i.e. Where do you put your hope? Are you tired of putting your hope in things […]

Every Station Tells The Story


Sermon Text: Titus 2:1-10 Outline: Stability Stories Seen Reflection Questions: Who is your favorite Star Wars character? Would you actually submit to the leadership of a small, shriveled, silly sounding leader like Yoda? The Bible says to trust and obey everything Jesus says, and lean not on your own understanding. How are you doing? Will […]

Lord, Cure My Legalism!


Sermon Text: Titus 1:10-16 Outline: The Cretan Problem What Is Legalism? Self-righteousness Self-loathing The Cure Reflection Questions: Are you willing to do the hard work of self-examining your heart even though you won’t get any credit for it whatsoever? How have you poisoned yourself by playing the comparison game with others, whether you think yourself […]

In Every Town


Sermon Text: Titus 1:5-9 Outline: Where? What? Why? Reflection Questions: Who is the worst? Could they be your pastor one day? The preacher said, “The best thing about you is your appetite for Jesus.” Do you agree? Why or why not? The preacher said, “The most mature thing about any leader is their desperate dependence […]

Who Are We & What Are We About?


Sermon Text: Titus 1:1-4 Outline: Servant Striving For Sons Reflection Questions: What do you do? What are you passionate about? Why? Do you feel secure and content with your status? Why or why not? How is your faith (see Hebrews 11 for specifics) growing these days? What is godliness? What is truth that accords with […]

Always On Mission

    [2 Timothy 4:9-22]   I.  TIMOTHY COME QUICKLY      II. THE LORD STOOD BY ME   COMFORT   CALL TO ACTION       Reflection Questions What are you ‘All About’? Why? What do you enlist others to get involved with? Who have you deserted? Why? [e.g. Mark, Demas, etc.] Does the […]

Wield the Word


Sermon Text: 2 Timothy 4:1-8 Outline: Preach the Word (vv.1-5) Keep the Faith (vv.6-8) Reflection Questions: How is the Word of God stirring you out of complacency and into action? What is your role in the mission of God? How has he situated and deployed you in his kingdom-building business? What makes you keenly aware […]

The Word In Action


Sermon Text: 2 Timothy 3:10-17 Outline: Discipleship Is Dangerous [Perilous] Let the Word Have Its Way [Power] Reflection Questions: When have you actually experienced the Word of God in action (not just an academic encounter with the Word, but experiencing the active and living reality of the Word)? When & how have you experienced the […]