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 […]
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?
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 […]
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?
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 […]
Sermon Text: Luke 1:57-66 Sermon Outline: What Happens When God Breaks In What It Feels Like Why It’s Good News Reflection Questions: Often we try and fit God into our agenda, rather than get on board with his. How do you see this to be true in your life? It can be extremely […]
Sermon Text: Luke 1:46-56 Sermon Outline: Savoring the Story Confronting the Cornerstone Fruit of Faithfulness Reflection Questions: What is the refrain of your life? If someone were describing you, what would they say you’re all about? How are you plagued by the sin of pride? What does it look like for you to exercise […]
Sermon Text: Luke 1:39-45 Sermon Outline: I. Hope Makes Haste II. Hope’s Herald is Tiny III. Hope Holds God’s Blessing Reflection Questions: How have you recently made haste to tell people about the assurance of things hoped for? Has Jesus done anything relevant in your life that you are bursting to tell others about? How […]
Sermon Text: Luke 1:26-38 Outline: Inconvenient Implausible Irresistible Reflection Questions:
Sermon Text: Luke 1:5-25 Outline: Reality of Reproach Ready to Receive Reflection Questions: How, or when, have you felt the reality/weight of reproach (or the stressful threat of disapproval) in your life? What’s your coping strategy for dealing with reproach? What experiences have dramatically contributed to your hunger and yearning for the imputed perfection, crucifixion, […]