The Power of God

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Sermon Text: Luke 4:1-13 Sermon Outline: Weakness Withstand Temptation It Is Written Reflection Questions: After all of the build-up, the hype, the prophetic promotions, the miracles, the angel visitations, a genealogical proof of pedigree, and a dramatic baptism experience – what would you expect Jesus to do with all of this momentum? How is God […]

The Son of Who?

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Sermon Text: Luke 3:23-38 Sermon Outline: Who Is This? Why Is He Here? Why Does He Matter? Reflection Questions: Why does Jesus’ identity as the Son of God matter? How does the work of Christ provide hope for you? In what ways does Christ as the Son of God change your identity?

The Son of God

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Sermon Text: Luke 3:15-22 Sermon Outline: Supremacy Suffering Sacrifice Reflection Questions: Do you feel a healthy intimidation of Jesus? When you read descriptions of Jesus like the one in Revelation 14:14-20 how do you feel about Him? What is your practical plan for broadcasting the news of the true King and His world domination? How […]

Productivity

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Sermon Text: Luke 3:7-14   Sermon Outline: Bear Fruits in Keeping with Repentance Generosity   Reflection Questions: According to God, what is ‘the secret’ to productivity? Who (specifically) do you need to call today and tell them “I was wrong; no excuses; I hurt you; I’m sorry.” Who (specifically) do you need to share with […]

Your Posture Before the King

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Sermon Text: Luke 3:1-6 Sermon Outline: Christ’s Kingdom Conquers All The Mark of a True Citizen Reflection Questions: Are you preparing to be conquered by Christ? Who do you look forward to seeing bow before king Jesus? What is it that you need to repent of? What sin do you refuse to let go of […]

A Man After God’s Own Heart

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Sermon Text: Luke 2:40-52 Sermon Outline: He’s Human Priorities Who Is This Kid? Reflection Questions: The Bible says that Jesus is fully human, and that though He never sinned, He was tempted in EVERY WAY that you’ve been tempted. Why and how is this personally meaningful to you? What do you prioritize? If you stare […]

Something Bigger Than Yourself

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Sermon Text: Luke 2:21-39 Sermon Outline: Dedicated Division Delight Reflection Questions: What are you manifestly most dedicated to? Read Luke 12:49-53. When, and how, have you experienced the division that Christ came to bring? Why, specifically, do you feel overjoyed (or offended) by the crucifixion of Jesus of Nazareth?

Who Was the First to Know?

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Sermon Text: Luke 2:8-20 Sermon Outline: The “Unimportant” Good News of Great Joy for All People Treasure It Reflection Questions: God made “unimportant” people the first carriers of the most important birth announcement in the history of the universe. WHO do you pay attention to? WHO do you ignore? WHO do you need to start […]

The Master at Work

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Sermon Text: Luke 2:1-7 Sermon Outline: Inconvenient Invitation Inventive Reflection Questions: What’s a recent inconvenience that God ordained for you to experience? How have you gotten to know God better amidst inconvenience? What peculiarity of God’s methods have you begun to acquire a taste for?

What’s On Your Mind?

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Sermon Text: Luke 1:67-80 Sermon Outline: I. Wondering at God’s Wife II. Wondering Amidst Waiting and Weakness III. In Awe of Atonement Reflection Questions: What do you make of God’s choice of wife? Where does your mind go in moments of weakness and waiting? Where does your mind go when you are being attacked and […]