When did we see Jesus naked, hungry, thirsty, sick, or in prison, and minister to him? Truly, whatever we did for the least of these, his brothers, we did unto him!
Sermon: Preppers (Are You Ready?)
Texts: Matthew 25:1-13
Focus Statement: Jesus Christ is coming again someday to judge the earth.
Function Statement: That they would be ready by faith to receive him with joy.
Jesus says to give the government what belongs to the government and to God what is God’s. How are we doing?
Sermon: From the Heart
Text: Matthew 18:21-35
Focus: God forgives our sin debt freely and fully without any merit or worthiness in me.
Function: That they would sincerely forgive others for their sins against them.
Sermon: The Watchman’s Calling
Text: Ezekiel 33:7-9
Focus: God charges pastors to keep watch over our souls, calling us to repentance and life.
Function: That they would heed the voice of God through the preached Word.
Sermon: God in the Storm
Text: Matthew 14:22-33
Focus: Jesus Christ is true God and true Man.
Function: That they would have no fear in the midst of life’s storms because Jesus is with them—and for them.
Sermon: Blessing Bread
Text: Matthew 14:13-21
Focus: Our compassionate Lord gives us more than we need!
Function: That they would give generously to the mission of God’s Church.
Sermon: Small Beginnings
Text: Matthew 13:31-33
Focus: Big things come from small beginnings.
Function: That they would not be discouraged by the Church’s diminishing cultural influence.
Sermon: The Parable of the Wheat and the Weeds
Text: Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43
Focus: The Lord is patient with sinners, giving us time to repent.
Function: That they would not be quick to judge or condemn others.