Seeing Him (Come, Thou Long-expected Jesus - Christmas 2017)

Sermon Notes (Hebrews 2:5-9):

  1. God has always intended man, not angels, to rule over creation (Hebrews 2:6-8a)
  2. It is painfully obvious that God's intention for man to rule is not being fulfilled (Hebrews 2:8b)
  3. But God's intention for man to rule has begun to be fulfilled and WE CAN SEE IT in the perfect God-Man Jesus Christ (Hebrews 2:9)

Jesus is Better (Come, Thou Long-expected Jesus - Christmas 2017)

Sermon Notes (Hebrews 1:1-4):

  1. Jesus is better because he is the final word of God (Hebrews 1:1-2a)
  2. Jesus is better because he is the heir of all (Hebrews 1:2b)
  3. Jesus is better because he is the creator (Hebrews 1:2c)
  4. Jesus is better because he is the radiance of God's Glory. (Hebrews 1:3a)
  5. Jesus is better because he upholds all things. (Hebrews 1:3b)
  6. Jesus is better because he purifies his people. (Hebrews 1:3c)
  7. Jesus is better because he is Lord of all. (Hebrews 1:3c-4)

True Marriage for All Times and in All Places (Biblical Anthropology)

Sermon Notes:

Proposition: Today, we will explore 5 biblical principles in order for you to understand, and live in light of, God's design for marriage.

  1. The Creation of Marriage (Genesis 2:18-25)
  2. A Clarification about Marriage (Mark 10:2-12; Malachi 2:13-15)
  3. The Cornerstone of Marriage (Ephesians 5:22-33)
  4. The Conduct within a Marriage (1 Peter 3:1-7; I Corinthians 7:1-5)
  5. Our Contemporary Culture and the Church (Romans 1:24-32; I Corinthians 6:9-11; I Corinthians 5:9-13; 2 Corinthians 10:3-5; 2 Timothy 2:24-26)

Maintaining Unity in Christ (Philippians 4:2-3)

Proposition: In Philippians 4:2-3 we see that believers in Christ must live out two practical implications of their relationship with Christ so that the local church might stand firm,  joyfully united in their advancement of the gospel

  1. Those who are in Christ MUST humble themselves and maintain unity with their brothers and sisters in Christ (v. 2)
  2. Those who are in Christ MUST humbly help others maintain unity with their brothers and sisters in Christ (v. 3)