How do you find joy in a season of repentance?
Sermon: Jesus Stands with Sinners
Texts: Matthew 3:13-17; Romans 6:1-11
Focus: Christ stands with sinners at his Baptism—and on the cross.
Function: That they would marvel at the astounding miracle of Christ’s baptism.
Sermon: How to Repent
Text: Matthew 3:1-12
Focus: God calls us to repent of our sins.
Function: That they would turn from their sin and turn to Christ for mercy and grace.
We keep score in sports, of course, but what happens when we keep score in our relationships? And what happens when we stop? Find out in this message about God’s unfailing forgiveness.
Sermon: Repentance Means Change
Text: Luke 3:1-14
Focus: God forgives those who repent of their sins.
Function: That they would live changed lives as a sense of repentance.
Sermon: Hospital for Sinners
Text: Matthew 11:12-19; Romans 3:28
Focus: The church is a community for sinners to be forgiven.
Function: That they would extend to others the same grace given them.