What Pastors Want – September 3, 2017

September 3, 2017 WHAT PASTORS WANT 2 Thessalonians 3:1-5 Paul Wants the Church to Pray (1-2) Reception of the Message (1) Protection of the Messengers (2) Paul Wants the Church to Persevere (3-4) The Lord’s Reliability (3) The Believer’s Responsibility (4) Continue in the Work Continue in the Word Paul Wants the Church to Progress […]

THANKFUL FOR THEOLOGY- August 27, 2017

August 27, 2017 THANKFUL FOR THEOLOGY 2 Thessalonians 2:13-17 Be Thankful for His Election (13) His Motive to Save Us (13a) His Means to Save Us (13b) His Method to Save Us (13c) Be Thankful for Our Glorification (14) You Can Have a Blessed Hope You Can Have a Beautiful Home Be Thankful for His […]

Press On! August 13, 2017

August 13, 2017 PRESS ON! 2 Thessalonians 1:3-12 Press On toward Perfection (3-4) Evidence of Christian Growth (3) Increasing Faith in the Savior (3a) Increasing Love for the Saints (3b) Example of Christian Growth (4a) Endurance for Christian Growth (4b) Press On through Persecution (5-10) His Reason for Suffering (5) His Revelation and Suffering (7b) […]

Starting Points- August 6, 2017

August 6, 2017 STARTING POINTS 2 Thessalonians 1:1-2 1. The Author of the Letter (1a) a. Paul’s Personal Compassion b. Paul’s Pastoral Concern c. Paul’s Practical Correction 2. The Audience of the Letter (1b) a. Converted to the Faith b. Committed to the Fellowship c. Confused about the Future 3. The Agenda of the Letter […]

Let’s Get Ready To Rumble! May 7, 2017

May 7, 2017 LET’S GET READY TO RUMBLE! Genesis 32:22-32 Jacob is Alone with God (22-23) His People are Gone (22-23a) His Possessions are Gone (23b) Jacob is Assaulted by God (24-29) Jacob’s Individuality (24a) Jacob’s Injury (24b-25) Jacob’s Intensity (26) Jacob’s Identity (27-28) Jacob’s Inquiry (29a) Jacob’s Intimacy (29b) Jacob is Affected by God […]

Forward Progress- April 30, 2017

April 30, 2017 FORWARD PROGRESS Genesis 32:1-21 Move Forward in Faithfulness (1-2) Obedience to the Lord (1a) Assurance from the Lord (1b) Confidence in the Lord (2) Move Forward toward Forgiveness (3-8) A Strained Relation (3-5) A Suspected Retaliation (6) A Strategic Reaction (7-8) Move Forward despite Fearfulness (9-21) A Prayer to the Father (9-12) […]

The Great Escape

April 23, 2017 THE GREAT ESCAPE Genesis 31:22-55 The Accusation against Jacob (22-35) A Hurried Pursuit (22-23) A Holy Prohibition (24) A Heated Provocation (25-35) The Charges (25-30) The Challenge (31-32) The Cheat (33-35) The Aggravation of Jacob (36-42) The Disruptive Present (36-37) The Dishonest Past (38-41) The Divine Protection (42) The Arrangement with Jacob […]

February 26, 2017: Twin Turbulence

February 26, 2017 TWIN TURBULENCE Genesis 26:34-27:45 A Brother’s Sinful Tendency (26:34-35) Constant Relational Trauma Consistent Spiritual Trouble A Brother’s Sinful Trickery (1-29) Isaac’s Intention (1-4) Rebekah’s Intervention (5-17) Jacob’s Imperfection (18-29) Blasphemy is Committed (18-20) Blessing is Conferred (21-29) A Brother’s Sinful Treachery (30-45) A Shameful Deception (30-38) A Scornful Declaration (39-42) A Sorrowful […]

Febuary 18 – Homecourt Disadvantage

Homecourt Disadvantage Mark 6:1-6a His Preparation of His Followers (1-2a) A Constant Mobility (1) A Consistent Message (2a) Their Preoccupation with Familiarity (2b-3) Skeptical of His Authority (2b) Denied the Words of Jesus Doubted the Works of Jesus Critical of His Ancestry (3) No Formal Direction No Familial Distinction His Preclusion due to Faithlessness (4-6a) […]