The Pulpit: Worship and/or Academic, August 2, 2020

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TEXT: Topical/Doctrinal; INTRO: Are worship sermons only supposed to be “devotional” (pleasant thoughts and love for God)or can they be doctrinal (meant to explain the incredible purpose and plans of the kingdom)?   I. WHAT SERMONS ARE APPROPRIATE FOR WORSHIP SERVICES? Are dramatic sermons or academic messages equally meant for worship, or is one better? Should the pulpit be filled …

The Church: The Basics, Pt.1 July 26,2020

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TEXT: Matthew 16:13-17; Matthew 18:15-20 INTRO:  A brief study of Ecclesiology, the Church, as founded by Jesus.   I. THE BASIC REASON THE CHURCH EXISTS. (13a) A. The church exists to offer God’s truth in a world full of false options and religions of the world. Two reasons Jesus chose to introduce His church at Caesarea Philippi that help explain …

July 15, 2020, A Lesson On Authority, Compassion, And Justice, Wednesday Night Meal # 17

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TEXT: John 8:1-11 INTRO: Tonight’s message focuses on a very familiar story found in John 8:1-11 of wisdom, compassion, and warning to all of us about both being merciful rather than merely judgmental.   I. THE DILEMMA OF PROPER AUTHORITY AND JUSTICE TOWARD THE GUILTY. (1-6a) A. CONTEXT: Jesus in Jerusalem during the Feast of Tabernacles and the religious leaders …

The Church And The Nation : Part 2, July 12, 2020

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TEXT: TOPICAL/DOCTRINAL: Attempts at reconstruction of nation INTRO: Last week, Pt. 1, dealt with current racial unrest. This week we will deal the issues that impact our culture as attempts to reconstruct our nation. Are they right? How does a Christian react I. CONTEXT FOR CONFLICT. A. The Trump Presidency. Donald Trump’s victory threw politicians and liberals who believed they …