Sermons from July 2015

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A Divine Dynasty

Sermon Text: 2 Samuel 5:1-25 Outline: Delivered From Defiance Doomed To Defiance The Davidic Dynasty Reflection Questions: Who’s the boss of your life? Who do you trust to make the decisions that really matter in your life? (e.g. the inclinations of your own heart? The Word of God?)? When was a time you found it […]

Grasping for a Crumbling Kingdom

Sermon Text: 2 Samuel 4:1-12 Outline: The Frailty of our Worldly Kingdoms The Futility of Self-Justification The Faithfulness of a Righteous King Reflection Questions: In what ways have you fooled yourself into thinking that you’re stronger than you are or that you’re invincible? How are you hiding the real you, the frail & weak you, from […]

A Quality King

Sermon Text: 2 Samuel 2-3 Outline: A Quality King Keeps His Composure A Quality King is Committed to Unity A Quality King Absorbs the Curse in House Reflection Questions: When and where do you find it especially difficult to keep your composure? Write about a time when your commitment to unity trumped your commitment for personal-preservation. What’s […]

A Love Saturated Lament

Sermon Text: 2 Samuel 1:17-27 Outline: Love for the Glorious Name of God (vv.20-21) Love of Justice (vv.22-24) Love of Sacrificial Love (vv.25-27) Reflection Questions: What is something that God is truly calling you to lament? Take 30 minutes or more to thoughtfully process your grief and agony, and write a lament about that thing. […]