That’s Stealing!

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Sermon Text: Deuteronomy 25 Outline: Stolen Dignity (vv.11-19) Stolen Honor (vv.4-10) Stolen Justice (vv.1-3) Reflection Questions: Have you been lulled into complacency by the distracting powers of Satan, the enticements of the world, and the sinful desires of the flesh? Think of an example when you deprived someone of the truth. Why did you choose […]

Compassion

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Sermon Text: Deuteronomy 24 Outline: Core Compassion (vv.1-5) Community Compassion (vv.6-22) Christ’s Compassion Reflection Questions: The Bible says that love is patient and kind; it is not rude, it doesn’t insist on its own way, it’s not irritable or resentful, and it endures all things. With this in mind, who (specifically) do you need to […]

Holy God; Holy People

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Sermon Text: Deuteronomy 23:9-25 Outline: Purity Righteousness Generosity Reflection Questions: What hard ways is God calling you to holiness? What are some big things? What are some small things? We all have go-to ideas of what it means to be holy. As you meditate on God’s law, how is God reshaping your notions of holiness? […]

When It Comes To Christ, We Can’t Afford Confusion

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Sermon Text: Deuteronomy 23:1-8 Outline: A Promised Seed Sustaining & Savoring the Seed Reflection Questions: What are you fixated on these days? Would you like to exchange that fixation for fixating on Jesus instead? How does the fact that Jesus is the Author and Perfecter of your faith affect your current phobias and preoccupation with […]

Forgotten Fidelity

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Sermon Text: Deuteronomy 22:13-29 Outline: Supreme Selfishness Serious Sin Reflection Questions: How have your thoughts and actions deviated from God’s perfect design of sexual intimacy in the marriage bed? How has your selfishness robbed glory from the Lord and done harm to those in your way? What do you consider to be the weight of […]

Human Flourishing

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Sermon Text: Deuteronomy 22:1-12 Outline: Who Says? (v.12) Who You Are (vv.9-11, 5) How You Live (vv.6-8, 1-4) Reflection Questions: In a sentence or two, how would you describe yourself? How would God answer this question for you? What signs has God surrounded you with to remind you of who you are? Who is God […]

The Maker of All

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Sermon Text: Deuteronomy 21 Outline: Life Is Expensive Loving the Unloved Cursed Consumerism Reflection Questions: When have you committed to pay dearly for another person’s disrespect for human life? Who is the unloved person in your life? How do you need to seriously strive to love that person this week? List 5 ways in which […]

War Protocol

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Sermon Text: Deuteronomy 20 Outline: Look at God Loosening Our Grip Peace & Purge Reflection Questions: When was a time you actually took action based on the unseen presence and promises of God? [see 2 Cor. 4:18; Heb. 11:27] Name 5 people in your life that substantially help you look to the things that are […]

God Loves Outcasts

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Sermon Text: Deuteronomy 19 Outline: God Loves Outcasts (vv.1-10) God Appoints Officers (vv.11-14) God Judges Evil (vv.15-21) Reflection Questions: What if a manslayer showed up in your community …how would you show him hospitality? (be specific) …How would you ‘play-it-safe’? (be specific). How will you invite your elders and deacons to be more attentive and […]

Life By Faith

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Sermon Text: Deuteronomy 18 Outline: Faith Sight Word Reflection Questions: How has God forced you to live by faith? Fill in the blank: “When it comes to ____________ I dislike living by faith.” Why? What would you say are the modern day equivalents of divination, fortune-telling, omen-interpretation, sorcery, mediums, and/or necromancers? Where do you not […]