11-19-2017
"God is Great, God is Good"
Psalm 95. 1-2


God Is Great, God is Good
Psalm 95. 1-2

I.  Why Do We Worship?
A.  God is ______…God is ________
B.  He is WORTHY OF OUR ___________
C.  Worship is simply our response to Him 

II.  What Is Worship
A.  An act of the ______
B.  An intentional Experience
C.  Not just ________ chatter
D.  A Response: worship __________

III.  How Do We Worship
A.  Giving Attention
B.  Giving ___________
C.  Giving Abilities

IV.  What __________ Does It Make if we worship or not? 
A.  Does your week go better?  Does your _____ go better?
B.  When we draw near to Him, He draws near to us  (James 4.8)
C.  Even in _________ times, God is Great and He is Good…

V.  WORSHIP-  “it’s what we ____” when we’re Christians. 
A.  If we don’t- it means we ignore & forget
B.   So when you come to church- don’t come to get, come to _____



11-12-2017
"What Happens Next?"
John 14. 1-3
11-5-2017
"The Good and Faithful Servant"
Matthew 25. 14-30


The Good and Faithful Servant
Matthew 25. 14-30

1.  THEME OF WEEK 9= _______________ (MANAGEMENT)
A.  Stewardship/management: means we are responsible for someone else’s _______
B.  What else are we responsible for?  

2.  WE NEED TO REMEMBER THAT EVERYTHING IS THE _______.
A.  What kind of __________ are you? 
B.  WE MAY ANSWER TO GOD FOR HOW WE HAVE MANAGED THINGS.

3.   WHAT OTHER MARBLES ARE IN MY CAN?
A.  What _______  am I accountable for?
B.  _______________
C.  You may have a lot more influence than you realize?  

4.  ANOTHER MARBLE: YOUR LIGHT
A.  How do you represent _________ ?
B.  What do people think about Jesus, or Church because of you?

5.  WHAT KIND OF MANAGER ARE YOU?  OF GOD’S STUFF?
A.  What needs to _________?  What do you need to do differently?
B.  Maybe you need to be still and listen for Spirit’s leading?
C.  This week take some _____ to examine how you are managing things.




10-29-2017
"Who is My Neighbor?"
Luke 10. 25-37


WHO IS MY NEIGHBOR?
Luke 10. 25-37
I.  THE TRICK QUESTION:  “WHAT MUST I DO TO INHERIT _____________   LIFE?”

**The teacher of the Law asked a rhetorical question- Jesus replied with very practical answer 

II.  3 WAYS TO LOOK AT THE __________:
A.  Robbers- an ______________ to exploit
B.  Priest and Levite- a problem to avoid 
C.  Samaritan- a neighbor-  a person needing love & _______________

III.  3 PRINCIPLES ABOUT COMPASSION:
A.  Lack of love is easy to ___________ 
B.  Our neighbor is anyone of any race, creed, or social background who is in need
C.  Love means ________ to meet the person’s need

IV.  3 REASONS FOR SHOWING COMPASSION:
A.  There is a ________
B.  We have received compassion
C.  We are _____________- caring should be one of our “beliefs”
**We show compassion NOT so we become a Christian
** But because we ______ Christians.

V.  THE MAIN POINT: GO AND DO _____________…Be a neighbor…


10-22-2017
"We Are Only Human"
John 3:16


WE’RE ONLY HUMAN
John 3.16
1.  THE ________ IS BROKEN
A.  Examples:  __________________
B.  ______  are broken
C.  The world is broken, and we are broken- why? 
2.  SIN IS THE __________ OF OUR BROKENNESS
A.  Sin & rebellion-  is Part of our “_________  nature”
B.  Sin- caused by pride, by self-centeredness, by putting myself above everyone else. 
**Isaiah 53- We all like sheep have gone astray, we have each turned to his own way…
C.  We just focus on self- on me- what I want- what pleases me
D.  How does God ________ when He sees us?
3.  GOD _________:
A.  About each person- About sparrows and creatures
 B. Why? He is all powerful, not controlled by space and time, not hindered by humanity.
C.  GOD CARES… about people (personal God).
4.  GOD ACTED: “So loved the world that he ________”
A.  Sent _______-  to seek and save the lost
B.  Who are the lost?  All of us
5.  GOD SAVES:
A.  Whoever __________…who ever receives Him
B.  Some will not;  some _________ to surrender
C.  Yet all are invited! “millions may come, there’s still room for _______”
D.  There’s room for you also! 

10-15-2017
"How Will God Accomplish His Plan?"
Ephesians 4. 11-16


HOW WILL GOD ACCOMPLISH HIS PLAN?
Ephesians 4. 11-16
Key Q:  How will God accomplish His plan?
IDEA:  I believe the ______ is God’s primary way to accomplish his purposes on earth
I.  THE IRONY OF THE CHURCH:
A.  Made up of “chosen people, ”but also of hypocrites and of persons who too-easily _______ the God who saves us by His grace
B.  Place where we go expecting to receive _______; but also a place where people quickly forget to pass it on.
II.  WHAT IS THE __________?
A.  A body of people brought together because of their love for ______
B.  God’s primary means of accomplishing the goal
III.  WHAT SHOULD YOU EXPECT FROM YOUR CHURCH?
A.  People should talk about _______.
B.  ________  among the people
C.  Together
IV.  HOW CAN YOU GET INVOLVED IN GOD’S MISSION?
(Answer: Be part of His _________)
A.  #1 EXPECT THAT GETTING INVOLVED WILL BE AN ________
*Important things are often “easier said than done”
*Important things require effort
B.  #2 RESIST THE URGE TO BECOME  ___________
C.  #3- EXPECT TO BE DISAPPOINTED
          *God builds churches with _______                       people
          *That person beside you
D.  #4- EXPECT THAT YOU ARE ALSO AMONG ________
E.  #5- EXPECT TO FIND SOME _______ and HELP:  
10-8-2017
"Who Am I?"
Luke 19. 1-9; John 1. 12