Sermons from April 2016

Sermons from April 2016

Help! My Family is Nuts!

Sermon Scripture:  2 Samuel 13-18 Big idea:  Families need Jesus as the Patriarch Satisfaction of earthly desires causes blood to spill (2 Samuel 13:15) Revenge is a result of boiling blood (2 Samuel 13:28) Bad blood isn’t easily cleansed (2 Samuel 14:33b) Blood is thicker than sin (2 Samuel 18:33) Patching up family relationships – 1 Corinthians 16:13-14 Be watchful Stand firm in the faith Act like men, be strong Do everything in love

Biblical Marriage

Ephesians 5:22-33 Biblical Marriage is for ________ – filled people. Biblical Marriage is a __________ and not a contract. Biblical Marriage is  _____________. Marriage Tips Listen / communicate more than you talk Don’t think about what you’re going to say while the other person is talking. Respond with “Is this what you said?” and allow clarification. Don’t check your phone when you’re listening. Voice mail for a reason. Don’t let the sun go down on your anger. God is more…

Frienemy

Friends have a covenant connection. (1 Samuel 18:3) Friends have clear communication.  (1 Samuel 19:1-3) Friends are confident and collected.  (1 Samuel 19:4-7) Friends are caring and close.  (1 Samuel 20:41-42; 2 Samuel 1:12) Friends stay courageously true to their covenant.  (20:42; 24:10; 2 Samuel 9:7) Why friendships fail? Sharpening is done by friction (Proverbs 27:17) Confession moves the bar (James 5:16) A bad connection (James 4:1-10) Strong friendship exists when we become the friend we expect others to be…

A Healthy Relationship is all Wet

What the Bible says about Baptism: Baptism washes away sin.  (Acts 2:38; Acts 22:16) Baptism comes with the gift of the Holy Spirit.  (Acts 2:38) Unites us with Christ. (Romans 6:5) – put this one on screen We put on Christ.  (Galatians 3:27) – put this one on screen Baptism enters you into membership of the body of Christ.(1 Corinthians 12:12-13) put this one on screen Baptism saves you. (1 Peter 3:21) – put this one on screen The popular…