The Father waits for you and welcomes you. Are you ready to go home?
Sermon: “Your Kingdom Come”
Text: Matthew 6:10a
Focus: Christ’s kingdom is not of this world.
Function: That they would live in hope of the coming kingdom.
Sermon: Dual Citizens (Our Citizenship Is in Heaven)
Text: Philippians 3:20
Focus: Christians are aliens and foreigners upon the earth.
Function: That they would live out their identity as citizens of heaven.
Sermon: “Our Father in Heaven”
Text: Matthew 6:9a
Focus: God is our loving Father who delights in us.
Function: That they would pray with boldness and confidence.
Sermon: Our Giving God
Text: Deuteronomy 26:1-11
Focus: God is the greatest Giver of gifts.
Function: That they would respond to God’s gifts with joyful worship and generous offerings.
Sermon: How Not to Pray
Text: Matthew 6:5-8
Focus: God promises to hear and answer our prayers.
Function: That they would not be bombastic or showy in their prayers.
Text: Luke 6:27-38
Focus: Our heavenly Father is merciful.
Function: That they would forgive one another as God in Christ Jesus forgave them.
Disciples of Jesus are blessed in this life–not just heaven–despite physical suffering and persecution.
Sermon: Gone Fishing
Text: Luke 5:1-11
Focus: Jesus has the authority to forgive sins.
Function: That with clean consciences they would gladly tell the Good News to others.
Imagine that all you ever wanted was a baby–and that, when God finally answered your prayer, you gave him up? What could motivate somebody to do such a thing? What motivated GOD to do that for you?