Main idea: God encourages us with what Christ has done and doing through us.I) Introduction (1,2)II) Praise Who God is. (3, 4a)III) Remember What Christ did. (5,6,7, 10)
The church is to pray for the sufferer, restore the sinner, and reclaim the wanderer.I. Two things a sufferer should do ( 13,14,15 )II. Two things the elders could do…

Responding to Suffering

December 12, 2021
While we suffer the world’s sin, we must strengthen our hearts.I.We are not to avenge those who made us suffer. ( 1-6 )II.We are to be patient until the coming…

Which Wisdom?

November 7, 2021
I) Worldly wisdom and its fruitsII) Godly wisdom and its fruitsIII) The Goal of Wisdom
Main idea: We must bridle our hearts with the gospel truths to rein in our speech.I) The Open Challenge to the Teacher-Speaker (1-2)II) The Good Potential of Speech (2-5)III) The…

Dead Faith, Living Faith

October 10, 2021
Main idea: We must act and live out what we believe to be certain of the saving faith ofChrist.I) Faith without action is not beneficial (14-18)II) Faith without action is…

Show No Partiality?

October 3, 2021
We must examine our faith that shows partiality and let the gospel resolve our sin.I) Introduction (1) II) The results of showing partiality (2-4) III) The (deeper) reasons not to…

Wisdom on the Go

September 19, 2021
Main Point: You must practice godly wisdom on the go to counter self-deception.Introduction: The wise instructions for practice (19)Instruction 1: Be slow to anger ( vs 20-22 )Instruction 2: Be…