Waiting is difficult, but the best things in life are worth the wait.
Sermon: “What Wonderful Stones!”
Text: Mark 13:1-2
Focus: We are God’s Temple now.
Function: That they would see the Church as a living, growing entity—not just a building.
What barriers gets in the way of people coming to our church? Is there anyone we wittingly or unwittingly check at the door or bar from feeling welcome and safe? Jesus cleansed the Temple to show that all barriers of race, sex, and class are over; all are one in Christ.
Sermon: David’s Son
Text: 2 Samuel 7:1-17; Romans 1:1-7
Focus: Jesus is the son of David who will reign on David’s throne forever as Prince of Peace.
Function: That they would eagerly await the return of the King of kings and Lord of lords.