Texts: Exodus 12:1-14; 1 Corinthians 11:23-32
Focus Statement: Christ gives us his body and blood for the forgiveness of our sins.
Function Statement: That they would remember Christ’s sacrifice and recognize his body.
Sermon: “Lazarus, Come Out!”
Text: John 11:1-53
Focus: Jesus’ powerful Word raises the dead.
Function: That they would believe in Jesus and have eternal life.
Sermon: Psalms, the Prayers of Jesus: Enemies
Text: Psalm 137
Focus: Jesus died for his enemies—and calls us to do the same.
Function: That they would look forward to heavenly Jerusalem when Jesus rights all wrongs.
Sermon: Seeing and Being Seen
Texts: John 9
Focus: Jesus sees us for who we are and gives us eyes to see him as Lord.
Function: That they would see people how Jesus sees them.
When troubles come. When life is dark. When sin is rampant. When God seems silent and distant. When we are disenchanted with God or with His people. Where do we go? Some people run away. They run away from God. They hide. They become isolated. And not only do they run away from God and […]
Text: Psalm 95
Focus: God made us and saves us.
Function: That they would worship God in Spirit and truth
Sermon: Upon the Mouth of Yahweh
Texts: Exodus 17:1-7; Psalm 95:1-9
Focus: When we grumble against the preaching of God’s Word, we reject God himself.
Function: That they would believe and obey the Word of God their pastor preaches and teaches.