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Sermon outline for February 18, 2024

Matthew 26:6-13
Broken Flasks and Beautiful Worship

  • Extravagant Worship Exhibited
    • Jn. 12:5; Matt. 10:35; 13:44-46; 10:38-39; 18:7-9; Rom. 1:18-21; Matt. 10:38; Lk. 10:39
  • Extravagant Worship Enshrined
    • Jn. 11:27; 13:31-35; Gen. 12, 20
    • A Lived Example
    • A Deep Understanding


Sermon outline for February 11, 2024 (Youth Director Jeremy Kisor)

Hebrews 12:1-3
Run the Race

  • Preparation for the Race (Heb. 12:1)
  • How to Run the Race (Heb. 12:1-3)


Sermon outline for February 4, 2024

Matthew 26:1-5
Crowds and Cowards

  • Crowds and Cowards
    • Jn. 18:20; Rom. 1:28-29; Jn. 7:50-52
  • Cowards and Consequences
    • Rom. 9:22-33; Rev. 16:9
  • Consequences and Coaches
    • Matt. 7:28; 11:1; 13:53; 19:1; Jn. 14:26; 17:6-8; 1 Jn. 4:4; 2 Pet. 2:16-21; 3:16; 2 Jn. 9-10; Lk. 12:48; 2 Pet. 1:3; Deut. 32:45; Rev. 21:5


Sermon outline for January 28, 2024

Matthew 25:31-46
True/False Greatness

  • A False Pursuit of Greatness: Ours
    • 1 Sam. 8:5; 2 Ki. 18:3; Jer. 3:6-11; Ezek. 16:51-52; Jdgs. 7; 1 Sam. 7:3-11; 1 Sam. 17; Ex. 14:13; Josh. 6; 2 Ki. 7; 19:35; Matt. 6:33; Col. 3:1; 1 Thess. 5:15; Matt. 28:19; 7:14; Lk. 10:25-37; Lev. 25:8ff.; 1 Pet. 2:11
  • A True Pursuit of Greatness: Christ
    • Jn. 6:66; Is. 53:3; Matt. 20:26; Mk. 10:42-43; cf., 1 Cor. 12:23; Matt. 5:19; 18:4; 1 Cor. 13:13; Matt. 17:20; Jn. 3:30; Matt. 23:12


Sermon outline for January 21, 2024

Matthew 25:31-46
Dual Dueling Destinies

  • Decrees of Destiny
    • Predestination: Eccl. 3:11; Eph. 1:4; Jn. 3:16-18; Col. 1:23; Heb. 4:11; Deut. 29:29
    • Kingdom Prepared For YOU: Gen. 12:3: Rom. 8:28; Gen. 50:19-20; Eph. 2:1; Rev. 19:1; 19:6; Eph. 2:4-9
  • Decisions for Doom
    • 2 Pet. 3:9; Jn. 3:18


Sermon outline for January 14, 20234

Matthew 25:31-46
A BC’s of Christianity

  • B’ng Christ’s Body
    • Acts 9:4-5; 1 Jn. 3:16-17; 4:20; Matt. 15:8; Jer. 7:3-4; Matt. 12:46-50; Heb. 10:32-34; Gal. 6:10; Lk. 10:25ff.
  • Seeing (C’ng) the Needs
    • Matt. 14:3; Acts 4:3; 12:3; 16:24; Jer. 20:2; 37:4; 37:15ff.; Heb. 13:3; Jas. 2:14-16; 2 Thess. 3:6-12; 1 Pet. 2:5


Sermon outline for December 31, 2023

Matthew 25:31-32
Worship

  • We Worship the King of All the Nations
    • Dan. 7:9-14; Col. 1:15-16; Zech. 14:5; Jn. 1:1; Matt. 19:21; Jn. 8:57-58; Matt. 12:38-42; 5:33-34; 26:63-64
  • Worship Separates Sheep from Goats
    • Matt. 7:13-14; 1 Jn. 2:28
  • He’s Worthy of Our Worship
    • Joel 3:1-12; Acts 6:4


Sermon outline for December 24, 2023

Advent: Joy
Habakkuk 3:17-19

  • Joy Beyond the Circumstances
    • Hab. 1:13; 2 Ki. 21; 2 Chron. 33; Jer. 7:1-18; 11:8; 44:16; Ps. 137; Lam. 1; Hab. 3:16; 1 Pet. 1:6-9; Heb. 12:28; Deut. 29:19
  • Joy Because of God
    • Jn. 16:22-24; 2 Cor. 7:4; Jas. 1:2
  • Joy Begets Worship
    • Rev. 19:7; Is. 40:31


Sermon outline for December 17, 2023

Advent: Love
Ephesians 2:4-7

  • Love in Action
    • Heb. 13:8; Matt. 26:39-44; 2 Cor. 8:9; Phlp. 2:7; Matt. 22:37; Deut. 6:4-5; Jdg. 10:16; Is. 63:9; Hos. 11:8
  • Love is Altruistic
    • Eph. 2:1
  • Love in Admiration
    • Rev. 7:14-17; Matt. 10:39; Lk. 19:38-40; 1 Cor. 10:31; 1 Pet. 4:11; 5:11; 2 Pet. 3:18; Eph. 1:9-10; 1 Cor. 13:12; Rev. 5:13


Sermon outline for December 10, 2023

Advent: Peace
Ephesians 2:14-18

  • Peace with God the Father
    • Rom. 3:23; Jn. 3:16-18; 1 Jn. 3:5; Ps. 90:9-12; Eph. 2:5; 2:8; 3:20-21; Gen. 1:26-27; Eph. 2:12
  • Peace is Christ the Son
    • Rom. 3:23; 3:9-17
  • Peace with Each Other
    • 1 Cor. 10:32; Heb. 13:20-21; Rom. 15:33; 5:1; Col. 1:20; Rom. 16:17; Titus 3:10


Sermon outline for December 3, 2023

Advent: Hope
Ephesians 2:11-12

  • BC—Before Christ
    • 2 Pet. 2:20-21; Rom. 12:2
  • AC/DC—After Christ/Different Conditions
    • Eph. 2:1-7; 2:13-14; Col. 3:11; 1 Cor. 15:32; 1 Pet. 1:3
  • PC—Promises of Christ
    • Is. 9:2-6; Gen. 12; 2 Sam. 7; Jer. 31:15; Col. 1:26-27; 2 Cor. 1:20; Rev. 22:20


Sermon outline for November 26, 2023

Matthew 25:14-30
Using Your “Talents”

  • Kingdom Trust
    • Jn. 14:2; Col. 1:24; Rom. 10:14-15; Acts 9
  • Kingdom Talents
    • Jn. 15:12-15; Jas. 1:1; Jude 1
  • Kingdom Toil
    • Jas. 1:17; Is. 7:10-12; Judges 6-8; Jn. 13:35; 1 Pet. 2:17; Jas. 2:18


Sermon outline for November 19, 2023

Matthew 25:1-13
Give Me Oil in My Lamp Keep Me (From?) Burning

  • Too Much Time Until Time Runs Out
    • Jn. 18:3; 2 Pet. 3:15; Eccl. 3:1-6
  • With Friends Like These…
    • Jn. 15:15; 14:2; 16:7
  • Not for Lack of Desire
    • Acts 4:3; 6:11-12; 9:23; 12:1; Heb. 4:1; Matt. 13:1-9, 18-23; Lk. 9:23; 1 Cor. 2:9


Sermon outline for November 12, 2023

Matthew 24:45-51
A Very Enlightening Parable

  • The Gospel has Entailments
    • Col. 1:15-20; 2 Pet. 2:12; Rom. 1:22; Lk. 11:27-28; Matt. 5; 6:10
  • The Entailments have Entitlements
    • Jas. 1:17; 1 Cor. 10:31; 1 Pet. 4:10-11; Matt. 25:21-23
  • The Entitlements are Enlargements
    • Gen. 2:15; 3:17-18; 2 Pet. 3:13; Matt. 16:27; Rom. 2:6; 1 Cor. 3:14; 3:8; 2 Jn. 8; Rev. 14:13; 20:12; 22:12; 14:15; Eph. 2:4-10


Sermon outline for November 5, 2023

Matthew 24:36-44
We Know, But Do We Care?

  • Is He Pretending to Not Know?
    • Phil. 2:6-7; Heb. 4:15
  • Should We Pretend to Know? 
  • Shouldn’t We be Preparing Instead? 
    • 2 Pet. 2:5; Gen. 6:5; 2 Thess. 3:10; 1 Thess. 5:1-3
  • Shouldn’t We Care? 


Sermon outline for October 29, 2023

Matthew 24:29-35
Failing Heavens Means Unfailing Promises

  • Failing Heavens
    • Is. 13:10; 34:4; Ezek. 32:7; Joel 2:10; Amos 8:9; Dan. 7:14; 6:26; Jn. 6:68; 14:6; Matt. 24:3; 2 Pet. 3:7; 3:13
  • Unfailing Promises
    • Dan. 7:13-14; Matt. 19:29-30; 10:39; Rev. 21:3-4; 1 Pet. 2:9; Matt. 13:41; Rev. 6; Matt. 28:17; Lk. 24:52; Jn. 20:28; Matt. 13:3-8; 13:18-23


Sermon outline for October 22, 2023

Matthew 24:23-28
Cults of Celebrity and Creed

  • Cults of Celebrity (False Christs)
    • 2 Pet. 2; 1 Jn. 2:22-23; 2 Tim. 3:2-5; Gal. 4:17
  • Cults of Creed (False Prophets)
    • Know Our Scriptures
    • Know Our Story
    • Matt. 24:36; Prov. 14:12; Jer. 7:16; 11:14; 14:11; 2 Ki. 22; 2 Chron. 34; Heb. 13:8; Deut. 13:1-3; Jn. 6:37


Sermon outline for October 15, 2023

Matthew 24:15-22
A Sermon on Abomination

  • Be (Not Get) Ready
    • Matt. 24:28; 1 Thess. 5:1-4; 2 Thess. 2:1-12; Matt. 24:37
  • Your Stuff Will Not Get You Ready
    • Deut. 8:11-14; Matt. 19:16-22; Philp. 3:8; Matt. 6:21; 6:24; Lk. 12:15
  • For the Sake of the Elect
    • Eph. 1:4; Matt. 9:17; 5:13; Gen. 18-19; 1 Thess. 5:9; Matt. 5:45; 1 Pet. 4:1-2; 1 Jn. 2:25; Gen. 50:20


Sermon outline for October 8, 2023 (Guest Speaker: Youth Director Jeremy Kisor)

Plot (Daniel 2:1-16)
Prayer (Daniel 2:17-18)
Praise (Daniel 2:19-23)
Point (Daniel 2:24-30)


Sermon outline for October 1, 2023

Matthew 24:3-14
Be Advised: 23 Reasons to Be Ready in 2023

  • Beware
    • Matt. 24:34; 26:75
  • Because
    • 1 Pet. 5:8; Rev. 12:12-17; Gen. 3:1-5
  • Be Ready 
    • 2 Pet. 2:13-14


Sermon outline for September 24, 2023

Matthew 24:1-2
Pride and Predictions: A Novel God

  • Pride Blinds
    • Matt. 23:38; Eph. 6:7; Col. 3:23; 1 Tim. 6:2; Lk. 9:26; 13:1-5; Matt. 12:42; Jn. 9:39-41; Phil. 2:8
  • Pride Kills
    • Nah. 3:8; Is. 47:8; Dan. 5:30; Matt. 19:21; 16:25; Jn. 14:6; 8:58; Matt. 17:5; Jn. 1:1-18; Col. 1:15-17; 2 Pet. 1:2; Rev. 4-5; Php. 3:3; Eph. 2:18
  • Predictions Bring Life
    • Matt. 11:21-23; Job 42:2; 1 Pet. 1:10-13; Rev. 6:11


Sermon outline for September 17, 2023

Matthew 23:37-39
A Sermon for the Chicks

  • Paltry Poultry
    • Job 42:2; Gen. 18:14; Is. 40:26; Jer. 27:5; Dan. 4:35; Matt. 19:26; Gen. 50:20; Acts 2:23; Ezek. 33:11; 2 Pet. 3:9; Jdgs. 21:25; Matt. 7:13-14; 1 Cor. 1:25; Matt. 16:24-25
  • Fried Chicken
    • Jer. 7:4; 7:12; 1 Sam. 4; Amos 6:8; Mal. 1:10; Matt. 24:1-2; Mk. 13:1-2; 1 Jn. 2:23
  • Chicken Tender(s)
    • 1 Ki. 4:25; Mic. 4:4; Zech. 3:10; Rev. 3:17; Eph. 6:12


Sermon outline for September 10, 2023  (Outdoor service--No sermon notes, no audio)


Sermon outline for September 3, 2023

Matthew 23:25-28
Dirty Dishes, Dirtier Tombs

  • The Reason for Regeneration 
    • 2 Ki. 13:20-21; Rom. 5:12; Jer. 17:9
  • The Reform with Regeneration
    • Matt. 15:18-19
  • The Route to Regeneration 
    • Matt. 23:15; Jn. 14:6; Acts 4:12; Matt. 5-6; Is. 64:6; Rom. 3:12; Ps. 14:1-3; Matt. 23:37; 11:28-29; 1 Jn. 2:23; Jn. 14:16; Eph. 1:17-18; 1 Pet. 1:2; 2:9-10


Sermon outline for August 27, 2023

Matthew 23:23-24
Money Matters and Matters More Than Money
  • Money Matters
    • Lam. 2:14; Deut. 14:22; Lev. 27:30; Jn. 13:14; Gen. 4:3; 14:21; 28:22; Rev. 20:12; Matt. 10:37-38; 13:45-46; 19:21
  • Matters More Than Money
    • Mic. 6:8; Mk. 12:40; Matt. 23:3-4; 23:27; Is. 10:1-2; Jer. 5:28-29; Ex. 23:3-6; Rom. 12:19; 1 Cor. 13:4-7; Hos. 6:6; Matt. 18:20; Hab. 2:4


Sermon outline for August 20, 2023

Matthew 23:16-22
Fool’s Gold

  • On Oaths Proper
    • Jdg. 11; Num. 30; Jas. 5:12
  • On Priorities Otherwise
    • Matt. 6:19-21; Ps. 84:10
  • On Misplaced Obligations


Sermon outline for August 13, 2023

Matthew 23:13-15
You Was Gone

  • I Searched the World Over
    • Jn. 13:34-35; Is. 53:2; 1 Pet. 3:15; 1 Cor. 13:1-3
  • (And Thought I Found True Love) You Met Another
    • Matt. 5:21; 9:11; 9:14; 12:2; Matt. 12:10; Jn. 5:16; 9:16; Matt. 15:2; 18:21; 19:3; Matt. 15:13-14; 16:12; Heb. 1:3; Col. 1:17; Matt. 15:6-9; Rom. 7:7-11; Jn. 5:40
  • And Poof! You Was Gone
    • Rom. 1:18


Sermon outline for August 6, 2023

Matthew 23:13-36
Woes & Hypocrites

  • Whoa, Hypocrites! 
    • Matt. 23:5; Rom. 3:23; 1 Jn. 1:8-10; Jn. 9:41
  • Woe No! 
    • Jn. 21:25; 7:31; Gen. 15:16; Matt. 7:13-14
  • Woeful Woes
    • Matt. 23:37; Phil. 2:7; Mk. 15:34; Matt. 27:46; 2 Cor. 5:21; Lk. 23:46; Ps. 31:5; 1 Sam. 15:10; 2 Pet. 3:9-10


Sermon outline for July 23, 2023

Matthew 23:1-12
Three Don’ts

  • Hear No Evil
  • See No Evil
    • Ezek. 3:16-21; Matt. 18:7
  • Seek No Evil
    • Matt. 11:28; Lk. 14:26; Matt. 5:37; Matt. 12:39; 2 Pet. 2:1; 1 Cor. 12:12ff.; 1 Pet. 5:3


Sermon outline for July 16, 2023

Matthew 22:41-46
What Child is This?

  • Son of David
    • Ps. 110; Rom. 1:3; Acts 2:29-30; 2:37; Matt. 21:14-16; 1 Chron. 22:8; 2 Sam. 17:8; Lk. 4:30; Jn. 8:59
  • Son of God
    • Gen. 23:6-15; Dan. 7:13-14; Ps. 2:7-9; Matt. 1:1; Jn. 1:1-3; Col. 1:16-17; Jn. 3:1; Php. 3:5; Acts 6:7; Eph. 6:12; Rev. 12:2; Col. 1:21; 1 Jn. 1:8-9; Rom. 8:22; 2 Pet. 3:7-12; 1 Cor. 15:26; Rev. 22:20
  • Whose Son Are You? 
    • Eccl. 1:9


Sermon outline for July 9, 2023

Matthew 22:34-40
Bottom Line Top Law

  • Love God
    • Deut. 6:5-9; 2 Ki. 21:6; Matt. 7:21-23; Rom. 12:2; Phil. 1:6; Matt. 10:39; Lk. 14:26
  • Love Others
    • Lev. 19:18; Eph. 5:28; 1 Jn. 2:9; Jn. 13:34-35; Lk. 10:25-37; 1 Jn. 4:20-21; Jas. 2:8


Sermon outline for July 2, 2023

Matthew 22:23-33
What Was, Is, and Will Be

  • On the Resurrection
    • Lk. 16:31; Acts 6:7; 15:5; Matt. 19:24; 1 Cor. 15; Ex. 3:6; Rev. 5:11-12; Ezek. 3:15; Is. 6:1-7; Dan. 8:27; 10:8; 2 Cor. 12:4; Rev. 1:17; Heb. 2:7; Ps. 8:5
  • On Heaven
    • Gen. 2:24; 1 Cor. 6:16; Eph. 5:31; Acts 23:8; Rev. 21:21-23; Jn. 14:2


Sermon outline for June 25, 2023

Matthew 22:23-33
Full Bibles and Overflowing Deity

  • Incomplete Bibles = Nincompoop Believers
    • Job 19:25-27; Ps. 16:9-11; 49:15; 73:23-26; Is. 26:19; Dan. 12:2; Ex. 3:6; Deut. 18:15; 1 Jn. 2:4; Matt. 7:21; cf., Matt. 15:7-9
  • Second-Rate God = Itty-Bitty Treasure
    • Ex. 12:33ff.; 2 Ki. 6:8ff.; 1 Pet. 4; Rom. 8:28; 2 Pet. 3:13; Is. 65:17; 66:22; Hab. 3:17-18
  • Kid’s Corner: God is bigger than we can imagine. (Key verse: Matt. 22:29]


Sermon outline for June 18, 2023

Matthew 22:15-22
False Dichotomies or True Worship

  • Giving Lip Service
    • Matt. 17:24-27; Ex. 20:4
  • Giving Honor
    • Rom. 13:1; 1 Pet. 2:13-14; 2:11
  • Giving Worship
    • Jer. 2:18; Acts 19:28; 1 Jn. 2:22; 4:1-3; Ex. 20:3; Rev. 18:4; 1 Pet. 2:17
  • Kid’s Corner: Matthew 22:21.
We are made in God’s image, so we should give ourselves to God.


Sermon outline for June 11, 2023

Luke 19:1-10    (Guest Speaker James Galland)
The Wee Little Man Who Wanted to See Jesus
  • He Saw Me! Zacchaeus' Calling was Both: 
    • Personal: Exodus 3:4, John 21, Acts 9
    • Required a Response: Mark 10:17-22
  • He Welcomed Me! 
    • God Desires a Relationship With Us: Romans 5:8; Hebrews 11:6; John 15:5; John 1:12; John 6:40
  • He Changed Me! 


Sermon outline for June 4, 2023

Matthew 22:1-14
Wedding Season

  • Wedding’s On!
    • Matt. 3:1-3; Jn. 1:11; Dan. 9:20-27; Jn. 7:25-31; Gal. 4:4; Eph. 1:10; Mk. 1:10; Matt. 23:27-28; Rom. 1:18; Matt. 10:7
  • Wedding Feast
    • Gal. 4:4; Eph. 1:10; Rev. 19:9; Ezek. 39:17; Is. 25:6; Rev. 19:6-9; Matt. 9:12
  • Wedding Garments
    • 2 Cor. 5:17; 6:14; Eph. 2:8-10; Jas. 2:18; Jn. 5:14; 8:11; 3:20-21; 2 Pet. 1:9; Acts 20:29-30


Sermon outline for May 28, 2023

Matthew 21:33-46
Eviction Notice Served

  • Out with the Old
    • 2 Pet. 1:3-4; 1 Jn. 1:8-10; 2 Sam. 12:7
  • In with the New
    • Acts 4:11; Rom. 9:33; Eph. 2:20; 1 Pet. 2:7; 1 Cor. 1:23-24; Heb. 1:1-2; Jn. 12:44; 1 Jn. 2:23; Is. 8:14-15; Dan. 2:44-45; Ps. 118:22; Rev. 3:19


Sermon outline for May 21, 2023

Matthew 21:28-32
Talk is Cheap

  • Talk is Cheap
    • Matt. 23:5-6; Jn. 14:15; Rom. 1:5; Jas. 1:22; 1 Jn. 2:4-6; Deut. 6:2-9; Mk. 12:29
  • Repentance is Golden
  • Rebellion is Expensive
    • Deut. 21:18-21; Ex. 20:12; Lk. 5:31-32; 7:34; Matt. 3:7; Lk. 15:11-32; 2 Cor. 5:17; Matt. 23:27; 12:23-27


Sermon outline for May 14, 2023

Matthew 21:23-27
The Unauthorized Authority

  • Fear of Man
    • Dan. 5:18-25; Jn. 9:20-22; 1 Ki. 15:11; 15:14
  • Authority of Christ
    • Jn. 8:12-59; 18:4-6; Rev. 6:12-17; 5:5; 2 Pet. 3:9; Ezek. 33:11; Gen. 3:1


Sermon outline for May 7, 2023

Matthew 21:18-22
Fig Foibles

  • Figgy Foibles? 
    • Mk. 11:13; Col. 1:16
  • Faux Figs
    • Matt. 7:13-14; Heb. 10:26-31; Matt. 3:10; Is. 10:34; 34:4; Jer. 8:13; Ezek. 15; Hos. 2:12; Mic. 7:1-2; Joel 1:12; Jer. 7:8-11; Matt. 21:13; Gal. 6:7-8; Lk. 13:6-9
  • Faithful Figs
    • Jas. 4:2-4; Matt. 17:20; Rom. 13:13-14; 2 Ki. 4:1-7; Rom. 8:31; 2 Cor. 4:17-18; 2 Pet. 3:13


Sermon outline for April 30, 2023

Matthew 21:12-17
The “Temple Cleansing”

  • Right Worship
    • Deut. 12:5-7; Gen. 12:3; Is. 56:7; Jer. 7:1-11; Mk. 11:11; 2 Sam. 5:6-8
  • Right One to Worship
    • Jn. 2:13; Matt. 20:28; Acts 14:8; Ps. 8:1-2; 1 Cor. 15:27; Eph. 1:21-22; Heb. 2:6-8; Mal. 3:1-5; Heb. 11:6


Sermon outline for April 23, 2023

Matthew 20:29-34
Sightless Seeing

  • The Crowd
    • Matt. 20:17; 21:6-9; Jn. 2:24-25
  • Jesus
    • Lk. 18:35; Josh. 10:13; Is. 38:8; 2Ki. 13:21; Ps. 146:8; Jn. 9:32; Is. 29:18; 35:5; 61:1; Matt. 11:5; Jer. 2:34; Ex. 22:21-29; Lev. 19:9-10; Deut. 24:15; 27:18-19; Ruth; Ex. 22:7; Amos 5:10-12; Mic. 2
  • The Two Beggars
    • Matt. 1:1; 1Cor. 2:14; Mk. 10:46; Matt. 16:24-26


Sermon outline for April 16, 2023

Matthew 20:20-28
Kingdom Greatness

  • Kingdom Greatness
    • Matt. 16:23; 20:16; Dan. 7:13; 2 Cor. 11:7-8; 1 Pet. 5:3
  • Ambitious Faith
    • Jn. 19:25; Matt. 28:18; 13:17; Heb. 11:13; Rom. 7:1-6; 1 Cor. 15:50-57; 2 Chron. 1:15; 9:3-4; Rev. 21:19-20; 22:5; 2 Cor. 4:17
  • Substitutionary Atonement
    • Is. 53:4-6; 1 Pet. 1:18-19; 1 Cor. 6:20; 1 Tim. 2:6; Tit. 2:14; Heb. 9:11-14; Rev. 5:9; 1 Cor. 6:19-20; 2 Cor. 3:17; Gal. 5:1; Jn. 8:36; Matt. 11:29; Josh. 24:15; Heb. 2:14-15; Eph. 2:2; Jn. 12:31; 14:30; 1 Jn. 5:19; Heb. 9:14


Sermon outline for April 9, 2023

Matthew 28:19-20
Easter Great Commission

  • Resurrection Proclamation
    • Acts 17:30-31; Gen. 12:3; 1 Cor. 15:1-5
  • Resurrection Testimony
    • Jn. 20:15; 20:9; Ps. 22; 16:10; Is. 9:6-7; 28:16?; 53:10-12; Hos. 6:2; Eccl. 3:11; 2 Chron. 16:9; Jer. 29:13-14; Matt. 16:4; 1 Cor. 15:32
  • Resurrection Implications
    • Heb. 7:25; 8:1; 12:2; Col. 3:1


Sermon outline for April 2, 2023

Matthew 21:1-10
The King Arrives

  • The King of Peace
    • 2 Sam. 16:2; 18:9; Gen. 49:10-11; Rev. 19:11; Zech. 9:10-11
  • The King of Prophecies
    • Hag. 2:20-23; Matt. 20:28; Is. 62:11; Matt. 27:23
  • The King We Worship
    • Jn. 14:6; Matt. 10:37; 2 Cor. 1:20


Sermon outline for March 26, 2023

Matthew 20:17-19
Prophet, Priest and King

  • Prophet
    • Matt. 16:21; 17:12; 17:22-23; Mk. 14:43; cf., Matt. 26:47; Lk. 22:52; Jn. 18:3; Matt. 21:11; Mk. 6:15; Lk. 7:16; Jn. 6:14; 7:40; 9:17; Deut. 18:15; Jn. 14:8-9; 1:1; 1:18
  • Priest
    • Heb. 4:15; 5:9-10; 7:24-25; 9:22; Is. 53:10; Acts 4:13; 17:30-31
  • King
    • Dan. 7:13
 
Kid’s Corner
Key Point: Jesus knew what would happen ahead of time
For Discussion: What Jesus said would happen, and why it matters
Memorize: Matt. 20:18-19

Sermon outline for March 19, 2023

Matthew 20:1-16
Unmerited Grace

  • Grace
    • Matt. 19:30; Jn. 21:19-22; 1 Cor. 1:26-28; Lk. 15:11ff.; Matt. 19:27
  • Rewards
    • Rom. 3:23; 3:10
  • Work
    • Matt. 19:29; Lk. 23:42-43
  • Grace, Rewards and Work
    • Rom. 3:21-30; Eph. 2:8-10; 1 Pet. 1:14-18; Heb. 12:2


Sermon outline for March 12, 2023

Hebrews 12:22-29    (Guest Speaker James Galland)
"I'm All Shook Up"

  • Authority of This Kingdom
    • Vs. 25-26 A Real King
    • Vs. 29 A Righteous King 
  • Qualities of This Kingdom
    • Eternal Stability (Unshakeable)
    • Romans 14:17
    • 1 Peter 2:9
    • Exclusive Subjects of This Kingdom
  • My Response to This Kingdom
    • Vs. 25 Heed Him
    • Vs. 28 Thank Him
    • Vs. 28 Worship Him


Sermon outline for March 5, 2023

1 Samuel 17   (Speaker Samuel Bolt)


Sermon outline for February 26, 2023

Matthew 19:23-30
Radical Discipleship

  • To Relinquish
    • Lk. 14:26-33; Jn. 6:68-69; Matt. 8:14; Jn. 21:3; 1 Cor. 9:5; Jn. 6:56; Lk. 9:62; cf., Lk. 14:12-24
  • To Receive
    • Dan. 7:14-27; 1 Cor. 6:2; Eph. 2:6; Rev. 3:21; 20:4-6; Eph. 1:20-23; Col. 2:10; Jn. 19:30; Is. 45:23; Rom. 14:11; Phil. 2:11; Rev. 22:20; Phil. 1:23-24; 1 Cor. 15:20; Matt. 8:12; Mk. 10:30; Matt. 10:17-39; 16:24ff.; 20:23; 24:9ff.
  • To Reward
    • 2 Pet. 3:10; 1 Cor. 2:9; Jn. 14:3


Sermon outline for February 19, 2023

Matthew 19:16-26
About Riches

  • The Blues of Riches
    • Lk. 18:18; Eccl. 1:2; Matt. 26:6-13; Mk. 14:3-9; Jn. 12:1-8
  • The Bondage of Riches
    • Jer. 9:23-24; Lk. 12:13-15; 16:19-31; Heb. 13:5; Acts 9:31; Jn. 6:63; 1 Tim. 6:9-10
  • The Balm for Riches
    • Lk. 18:18-19; Mk. 10:17-18; Ex. 20:12-17; Lev. 19:18; Mic. 6:8; Jude 3; Eph. 2:4-6


Sermon outline for February 12, 2023

Matthew 19:10-15
Faith

  • Faith Over All Else
    • Esth. 2:15; Dan. 1:8; Lev. 21:20; Matt. 10:37; Jn. 6:54; Matt. 18:9; 13:45; Gen. 1:28; 1 Cor. 10:31
  • Faith of a Child in Humility
    • Matt. 18:4; Lk. 2:25; Lk. 18:9-14; Matt. 6:10
  • Faith of a Child in Trust 
    • 2 Sam. 6:5-8; Matt. 6:26; 10:28-29; Matt. 7:9-11


Sermon outline for February 5, 2023

Matthew 19:1-9
Divorce and Distinctives

  • On Divorce
    • Deut. 24:1-4; Hos. 3:1
  • On Design
    • Gen. 1:27-28; 2:24; Deut. 31:21; Jn. 4:18
  • On Distinctives
    • Matt. 20:26
 

Sermon outline for January 29, 2023

Matthew 18:21-35
Forgiveness

  • God’s Forgiveness
    • 2 Sam. 24; Rev. 21:11-15; Eph. 3:20
  • Our Forgiving
    • Gen. 4:24
  • Neither Forgiving? 
    • Matt. 12:32; Matt. 6:12; Phil. 4:22; Rom. 2:4; Col. 3:12-13; 2 Cor. 2:7; 1 Pet. 3:8-12


Sermon outline for January 22, 2023

Matthew 18:15-20
Church Discipline

  • Hard Hearts
    • Gen. 4:9; Rom. 3:23; Eph. 2:5; 1 Jn. 1:9
  • Soft Approach
    • Lev. 19:17; Jas. 5:19-20; Jude 23; Gal. 2:14; Acts 5:1-10; 1 Cor. 5:1-2; Tit. 3:10
  • Heavenly Help


Sermon outline for January 15, 2023

Matthew 18:15-17
Holiness

Lev. 11:44-45; 1 Pet. 2:9; 1 Cor. 6:9; Rev. 21:8; Matt. 16:24; Is. 6:1-3; 2 Ki. 15:4; Josh. 21; Mal. 3:8; Matt. 23:23; 1 Cor. 9:13; 16:1-3; Mal. 3:10; 1 Cor. 11:27


Sermon outline for January 1, 2023

Matthew 18:10-14
The Parable of the Lost Sheep

  • Angels
    • Dan. 10:13; Rev. 1:20; Col. 2:18; 2 Cor. 11:14
  • Our Heavenly Father
    • Acts 16:26, 12:7, 5:19; Dan. 3:28; 6:22; 10:12,14; Matt. 26:53; 23:4; Jer. 14:15; Mic. 3:5-12; Zeph. 3:3-4; Amos 7:17; 2 Pet. 2:12, 2:17-22; Lk. 15:11ff.
  • Our Humility
    • 1 Cor. 4:13; 1:27-28; Ps. 50:10; 24:1; 1 Sam. 16:7
  • Our Heart Toward Brothers
    • 1 Pet. 2:9; Jude 22-23; Matt. 28:19; Jas. 5:19-20; Jude 23; 1 Jn. 2:19; Jer. 7:16; 11:14; 1 Sam. 2:25; 16:1; Gen. 15:16; Ex. 9:12, et al; Rom. 1:18-32; Gal. 6:1-5; Ezek. 3:16; Heb. 12:13; Jn. 13:27; 2 Tim. 4:10; Col. 4:14


Sermon outline for December 25, 2022

Matthew 1:1-17
Royal Genealogy

  • Unquestionable Parentage
    • Ezra 2:61-62; Matt. 2:6; Micah 5:2; 1 Sam. 16:1; Ruth 1:1
  • Universally Promised
    • 2 Sam. 7:4-16; Gen. 12:3; Heb. 7; 10:12-14; Gal. 3:8; Eph. 3:12; Heb. 11:6; 2:14; 1 Cor. 15:20-26
  • Unassuming Pedigree
    • Josh. 2:1; Gen. 38:15; 2 Sam. 11; Heb. 4:15; 2:17; Matt. 8:20; Jn. 15:15


Sermon outline for December 18, 2022

Matthew 13:44
Advent: Joy

  • Joy in Chasing Jesus
    • 1 Jn. 4:3; Jn. 15:11; Hab. 3:17-18; Heb. 9:15; 12:24; 1 Tim. 2:5-6; Gal. 5:22
  • Joy Worth it All
    • Ps. 137:5-6; 2 Cor. 6:14; Col. 2:13; Eph. 2:12; 1 Pet. 1:3-9; Heb. 11:37-38; Lk. 15:7; Jn. 15:11; 17:13; Heb. 12:2; Matt. 6:33


Sermon outline for December 11, 2022

Matthew 3:17; 12:18; 17:5
Advent: Love

  • Beginning
  • Lk. 15:11-32; Phil. 2:6-7; Rom. 12:10; Heb. 13:1; 2 Pet. 1:7; Lk. 3:21-22; Jn. 1:32; 3:16-18; Lk. 10:17-18
  • Middle
  • Jer. 6:14; Jn. 14:15; 1 Jn. 5:3
  • End
  • 2 Pet. 1:17; 1 Tim. 2:4; 2 Pet. 3:9; Rev. 2:19-21


Sermon outline for December 4, 2022

Matthew 10:34
Advent: Peace

  • Waiting for Peace
    • Is. 9:6; Job 1:8; Rom. 8:18ff.; 2 Cor. 4:17; 1 Pet. 1:4; 2 Pet. 3:13; Rev. 21-22; Jn. 15:18-21
  • Weighty Peace
    • Jn. 14:27; Phil. 4:7; Col. 1:19-21; Rom. 1:18; 1 Pet. 1:2; 2 Pet. 1:2
  • Peace Worth the Wait
    • Ps. 90:10; Rev. 12:11; Phil. 1:21; Matt. 10:13; Lk. 19:42; Rom. 5:1; 8:6; 1 Pet. 5:14; 2 Cor. 4:17


Sermon outline for November 27, 2022

Matthew 12:21
Advent: Hope

  • Hope is Found Nowhere Else
  • Hope is Found in the Messiah
    • Rom. 3:23; 6:23; Matt. 5:17; Gal. 3:23-26; Matt. 8:28; Lk. 7:37; Jn. 4:7; Matt. 11:28
  • Hope of Ultimate Victory
    • Jer. 29:11; Eccl. 1:5-10; Acts 17:30-31; 1 Cor. 15:58


Sermon outline for November 20, 2022

Matthew 18:5-9: Ruthless Temptations

  • A Ruthless Elimination of Sin
    • Matt. 19:13; Heb. 11:38; Col. 2:17; 2:23; Ezra 9:1-2; Neh. 13:26
  • A Ruth-less Heaven or Hell
    • 2 Pet. 2
  • A Ruthless Concern for Others
    • Jude 22-23; Matt. 25:40; 1 Cor. 10:24-28; Jas. 3:1; 2 Pet. 2:1-22; Mic. 6:8; Jer. 22:29; 2 Pet. 1:5-8


Sermon outline for November 13, 2022

Childlike Faith: Matthew 18:1-6

No sermon outline this week


Sermon outline for November 6, 2022

The Temple Tax: Matthew 17:24-27

I. On Paying Taxes
   Rom. 13:6
II. On Not Being Offensive
    Ex. 30:11-16; Jn 12:6; 13:29
III. On Being Offensive
     Matt. 12:30; 10:33; Acts 17:23; 14:14; Matt. 7:23
IV. On Citizenship
     Matt. 12:6; 1 Pet. 2:11; cf., 2 Cor. 6:14-181 Pet. 1:1; 1:17; Heb. 11:13-16; Mic. 4:4


Sermon outline for October 30, 2022

Faith or No Faith: Matthew 17:14-23

I. The Demon
   Matt. 8:28-29; Jas. 4:7
II. The Dad
    Esth. 4:14; Mk. 9:24; Heb. 11:1; Jas. 1:5-6
III. The Disciples
     Matt. 10:1-8; Mk. 6:13; Lk. 10:17; Mk. 9:29; Jn. 15:5; Num. 20:8-12; Heb. 2:17
IV. The Deity
      Rom. 1:18-32; Rom. 8:28

Sermon outline for October 23, 2022

The Cross then the Crown: Matthew 17:9-13

I. Confused
   Mk. 3:12; 5:43; 7:24; 7:36; 8:30; Jn. 7:4; but Mk. 5:19; 8:9, 11:8; 1 Cor. 1:21-24; Mal. 4:5-6; 2 Ki. 2:11
II. Cross
    Matt. 5:14; Ps. 51:5; Eph. 2:3; Job 14:4; 15:14; Jn. 3:16-18; Hab. 1:13
III. Crown
     1 Cor. 15:12-17; Rev. 5:9-10; 7:14; 22:14: 11:3-11; Matt. 16:27-28; Phil. 2:10-11; Rev. 14:14

Sermon outline for October 16, 2022

The Transfiguration, Part II: Matthew 17:1-8

I. Good Intentions, Horrible Execution
   Matt. 16:18-23; Lev. 10:1-2; e.g., I Ki. 22:43; 3:3; 11:7; Prov. 14:12; Lk. 16:29
II. God’s Perfect Plan
    Deut. 18:15-19; 2 Cor. 3:18
III. Jesus’ Gracious Touch
     1 Jn. 1:8-9; 2:1-2; 2:12; Heb. 4:14; Rev. 6:15-17

Sermon outline for October 9, 2022

The Transfiguration: Matthew 17:1-8

I. God Reveals Jesus
   2 Pet. 1:16-18; Dan. 7:9; Ezek. 1; Rev. 1:13-16; 14:14; 19:8; 2 Pet. 1:19; Mal. 4:5; Deut. 34; Josh. 1:1-2; Ex. 31:18; 1 Ki. 19:8
II. God Vindicates Jesus
    Jn. 1:17; Heb. 1:1-2; 1 Pet. 1:10-12; Lk. 9:31
III. To God Be the Glory—Worship
     Matt. 17:9; Lk. 9:32; Job 40:3-5; Ex. 20:2-5; 3:18; Matt. 4:10; Matt. 16:28; Heb. 1:2; 2 Pet. 3:3

Sermon outline for October 2, 2022

Matthew 16:24-28
Take Up Your Cross

  • Radical Commitment
    • Mk. 15:44; Jn. 6:56; Matt. 19:16-22; Lk. 9:59-60; Heb. 6:4-6; Lk. 9:23; 14:28-29; Matt. 19:23-26
  • Radical Worth
    • 2 Pet. 3:10; cf., Rev. 20:11; 21:1; 1 Tim. 4:8
  • Radical Rewards
    • 1 Cor. 2:9; Rom. 8; Rev. 21: Dan. 12


Sermon outline for September 25, 2022

Matthew 16:21-23
Two Plans

  • The Divine Plan
    • Matt. 4:17; Eph. 1:4-10; Is. 53:10; Rom. 3:23; Rev. 1:5b; Ps. 22; Is. 53; Zech. 9-14; Ps. 69; Heb. 2:17-18; 4:15
  • The Demonic Plan
    • Matt. 16:16; Matt. 4:8-9; Ex. 4:10; Rev. 11:8; Phil. 4:13; 1 Cor. 1:23


Sermon outline for September 18, 2022

Matthew 16:18-19
Keys to the Kingdom

  • Sets People Free
    • 2 Cor. 3:17; Matt. 23:13; 13:33; 5:14-16; 1 Pet. 1:3-9; Rom. 12:1; Matt. 5:16; Eph. 2:10; 3:21; Col. 3:17; 2 Pet. 3:18; Rev. 14:7; 19:7; Rom. 10:14-15; Jn. 14:6; Heb. 1:1-3; Is. 22:20-22; Acts 2; Acts 10; Acts 9
  • Seals People’s Fate
    • Matt. 7:13-14; Jn. 14:1-3; Matt. 16:23; Col. 4:5-6
  • Is Given to Us
  • Cannot be Stopped
    • 2 Cor. 4:9; 1 Cor. 16:8; 2 Cor. 11:23-28; 1 Cor. 11:24-26


Sermon outline for September 11, 2022

Matthew 16:13-20
The Great Confession

  • What the Catholic Church Says
    • Matt. 18:18; 1 Pet. 1:1; 5:1; 2 Pet. 1:1; Matt. 26:69ff.; Gal. 2:11; 2 Pet. 1:14-15; Gal. 2:7-8; Eph. 2:20
  • What Jesus’ Admirers Say
    • Mal. 4:5-6; 2 Esdr. 2:18; 2 Macc. 15:14
  • What His Followers Say
    • Matt. 1:23; Rev. 5:2-9
  • What Jesus Says
    • Jn. 21:18-19; 1 Pet. 3:14; 4:14; Acts 5:41


Sermon outline for September 4, 2022

Matthew 16:1-12
Beware of Leaven

  • False Demands
    • Matt. 3:7; Acts 23:6; John 2:1-11; Mk. 8:12
  • True Doctrine
    • 1 Jn. 2:22-23; cf. 2 Jn. 7; 2 Pet. 2:1; Jude 4; 2 Cor. 11:3; Galatians; Jn. 8:58; Matt. 11:27; Jn. 14:6; Jer. 17:9; Jn. 2:24-25; Jn. 3:19; 2 Tim. 3:16; Jer. 17:5; Phil. 3:8
  • True Faith
    • Heb. 11:1,6; Matt. 17:20; Jas. 1:6; 2 Cor. 5:7; Jn. 20:29; Hab. 3:17-19


Sermon outline for August 28, 2022

Matthew 15:29-39
Feeding the Four Thousand

  • All Nations
    • Jn. 21:22; Matt. 26:26; Matt. 28:19; Rev. 7:9-10; Matt. 14:15
  • All Authority
    • Matt. 14:14; Ps. 146:8; Ex. 4:11; Jn. 9:30-32; Ex. 16-17; Num. 11; 2 Ki. 7; Matt. 8:28ff.; Mk. 5:1-21; Matt. 28:19; Col. 1:15-16
  • All the Glory
    • Is. 35; Matt. 11:3-5; Col. 3:11; Eph. 2:14; Rom. 10:12; Acts 9; Matt. 8:28ff.; Acts 8:4


Sermon outline for August 21, 2022

Matthew 15:21-28
The Canaanite Woman

  • The Woman
    • Jn. 4:1-30; Mk. 7:24-30; Eph. 6:12; Jas. 1:14; Matt. 8:10; 1 Cor. 3:12; 1 Sam. 16:7; 1 Pet. 1:7; 1 Cor. 6:19-20; 2 Pet. 1:4-10
  • The Disciples
    • Gen. 12:3; Matt. 8:5; 8:28; Lk. 7:4-5; Matt. 12:39; 10:18; Is. 42:1-4; Matt. 9:9
  • The Lord
    • Jn. 15:15; Heb. 13:5; cf., Prov. 18:24; Jn. 6:37; Acts 19:11-16


Sermon outline for August 14, 2022

Matthew 15:10-20
Twin Dangers

  • Danger of Depravity
    • Ps. 51:5; Job 25:4; Matt. 23:27; Gen. 6:5,11-12; 2 Chron. 6:36; Eccl. 9:3; Is. 1:2-5; Jer. 17:9; Rom. 3:23; 1 Jn. 1:8; Matt. 11:28; Eph. 2:8-9; Is. 5:1-7; Gal. 4:21-31
  • Dangers of Being Deceived


Sermon outline for August 7, 2022

Matthew 15:1-9
True Worship

  • Hostility
  • Heartfelt
    • Is. 29:13; Rev. 2:4; 1 Jn. 5:3; Matt. 22:37-38; 1 Pet. 1:18-19; Matt. 25:23; Jn. 4:24
  • Honored
    • Matt. 26:30; Lev. 10:1-2; Rom. 7:8; 2 Sam. 6; Amos. 5:21; 1 Cor. 1:2


Sermon outline for July 31, 2022 (No outline)

Matthew 14:33-15:21


Sermon outline for July 24, 2022

Matthew 14:22-33
Walking on Water

  • Act I: Jesus Walks on Water [Deity]
    • Rev. 20:13; 21:1; Is. 43:2; Ps. 89:9; 65:7; 107:25; Job 38:8; Jn. 18:4-6; Matt. 17:2; Jn. 18:5; Lk. 24:31-32; Acts 1:9; Jn. 6:15; Heb. 2:14-18; Matt. 4:8-9
  • Act II: Peter Walks on Water [Discipleship] 
    • Heb. 12:2; Jas. 1:6-8; Matt. 1:20; 10:26; 10:28; 10:31; 17:7; 28:5; 28:10


Sermon outline for July 17, 2022

Matthew 14:13-21
Feeding the 5,000

  • Human Inadequacy
    • Mk. 6:30-44; Lk. 9:10-17; Jn. 6:1-13; 6:48; Matt. 14:1-12; Rom. 3:23; 1 Pet. 1:1-2; Eph. 2:1ff.; 1 Cor. 11:24-25
  • Divine Adequacy
    • Heb. 13:8; Jn. 6:5; 2 Ki. 6; Jn. 15:20; Matt. 10:24-25; 4:3; Jer. 17:7-8; 1 Pet. 1:3-4


Sermon outline for July 10, 2022

Matthew 14:1-12
A Heartless King Leads to a Headless Prophet

  • To Tell the Story
    • Mk. 6:14-29; Matt. 2:22; Lk. 23:7; Lev. 18:16; Gen. 40:20; Esth. 1:12
  • To Speak the Truth
  • To Suffer for the Truth
    • Esth. 4:11-14; Ezek. 3:17; Dan. 3:16-18; Acts 4:19-21; Rev. 20:4; Heb. 11:36-38; Matt. 25:21


Sermon outline for July 3, 2022

Matthew 13:53-58
Rejected in Nazareth
  • Displayed
    • Acts 1:14; 2:37; Mk. 6:5; Matt. 3:16-17; Lk. 16:31
  • Distained
    • Lk. 4:28; Matt. 11:6; Jdgs. 6-9; Matt. 9:26; 9:31; 9:35
  • Distanced 
    • Is. 9:1-7; Matt. 7:6; 11:20-24; 28:7; Rev. 2:4-5


Sermon outline for June 26, 2022

Matthew 13:51-52
Know Grow Go

  • Know: Understanding
    • Matt. 13:11; Col. 1:26-27; 2 Pet. 3:18; 1:5; 1 Pet. 2:2; Col. 1:9-10; Rom. 12:2
  • Grow: New and Old
    • 2 Tim. 3:14-16; 2 Pet. 3:16; Matt. 12:17; Jer. 31:31; Gal. 3:24; Mk. 7:19; Matt. 15:16-20; Heb. 7:11ff.; 9:11ff.; cf., Heb. 10:9-18; Deut. 13
  • Go: Give and Receive
    • Matt. 13:44; Is. 55:11; Matt. 28:19-20


Sermon outline for June 19, 2022

Matthew 13:47-50
D-Day

  • Divide
    • Matt. 7:21; Rom. 3:23; Jas. 3:2; 1Jn. 1:8; Acts 20:29; 7:15
  • Detain
    • Jn. 6:37; Matt. 13:43; 7:11; 1 Cor. 2:9
  • Discard/Destroy
    • Joel 2:11
  • Deductions
    • Distinctions (Rev. 20:11-15; Eph. 2:8)
    • Destiny
    • Decision


Sermon outline for June 12, 2022

Matthew 13:44-46
If Then

  • If: The Kingdom is the Greatest Treasure
    • Col. 1:27; 1 Pet. 1:7; Lk. 2:14; Heb. 9:12; 10:14; Acts 26:12ff.; Rom. 1:17
  • Then: It’s Worth Giving Everything
    • Matt. 19:23ff.; Is. 43:8; Jer. 5:21; Ezek. 12:2; Eph. 4:18


Sermon outline for June 5, 2022

Matthew 13:31-35
The Mustard Seed and the Leaven

  • Small Start, Big Finish
    • Prov. 26:4-5; Gen. 15:5; 1 Sam. 17; Jdg. 6:33; 2 Chron. 32; 1 Ki. 22; Dan. 6; Esth. 4:6; Jn. 14:6; Matt. 7:21; Matt. 6:33; Matt. 16:18
  • Quantitative and Qualitative
    • 1 Cor. 1:27-28


May 29, 2022 --Pastor Samuel Bolt

May 22, 2022 -- MN Teen Challenge

Sermon outline for May 15, 2022


Matthew 13:24-30; 36-43
Parable of the Weeds

  • Prologue
    • Matt. 18:17; Jn. 21:23; 1 Cor. 5:2; Rom. 16:17; Titus 3:10; Acts 5:1-11
  • Patience and Perseverance 
    • Matt. 4:17; 9:35; 10:5; 9:15; 11:10-14; 1 Pet. 5:8
  • Promise
    • Rev. 6:10-11; 2 Pet. 3:8; Dan. 12:3; 1 Cor. 2:9; Rev. 21-22; 7:14-17; Rev. 18:4-8
  • Punishment


Sermon outline for May 8, 2022

Matthew 13:1-9; 18-23
The Parable of the Sower

  • Encouragement in Discouragement [2 Sam. 12; Matt. 7:13-14]
  • Types of Soil  [Acts 4:12]
  • Hard-Packed Soil
  • Rocky or Shallow Soil  [Matt. 10:38]
  • Weedy Soil  [1 Jn. 2:16; Matt. 6:24; 1 Cor. 3:10-15]
  • Productive Soil [Gal. 5:22]


Sermon outline for May 1, 2022

Matthew 13:10-17
The Purpose of Parables: An Open Secret

  • Given to Us
    • Rom. 1:19-20; Eph. 2:4-8;
  • Growth
  • Guilt
    • Is. 6:9-10; Ex. 7ff.; 8:25
  • Gives Health and Healing
    • Matt. 22:37-38; 1 Pet. 1:12; Rom 3:21; 10:4


Sermon outline for April 24, 2022

Matthew 12:46-50
Biblical Family

  • Ground Zero Preliminaries
    • Matt. 19:29; 13:56; Lk. 2:42
  • Jesus First
    • Matt. 6:9-10; 12:30; 10:36-39; Jn. 3:15-16; Lk. 11:27-28; Matt. 8:22
  • Family Second—Spiritual
    • 1 Tim. 3:15; Jer. 23:16-17; Matt. 7:13-14; Lk. 14:26
  • Blood Third
    • Gen. 2:24-25; Mal. 4:6; Jn. 19:26-27; 1 Tim. 5:8


Sermon outline for April 17, 2022

Matthew 12:38-45
Easter – The Sign of Jonah

  • They Will Get a Sign
    • Matt. 4-12; Jn. 2:1-11; 6:1-13; 6:19
  • It’s the Only Sign They’ll Get
    • Jn. 20:27; 1 Pet. 1:8-9; Lk. 16:19-31
  • It’s the Only Sign They Need
    • 2 Pet. 3:9; Ezek. 33:11; Matt. 12:30; 25:46; 1 Cor. 15; 1 Jn. 2:22; 4:1-3; Matt. 10:34-39


Sermon outline for April 10, 2022

1 Samuel 8 (Pastor Samuel Bolt)


Sermon outline for April 3, 2022

Matthew 12:38-42
Jesus, Greater Than

  • Jesus, Greater Than the Prophets
    • Jonah; Jn. 1:1-18; 20:30; 12:32; Matt. 11:13
  • Jesus, Greater Than the Wise Kings
    • Matt. 5-7; 5:17; 12:6; 1 Ki. 10; Matt. 12:9; 12:14; 12:25; 11:30; Acts 6:7; Rev. 19:16
  • Jesus and The Judgment
    • Rev. 20:11-12; Lk. 12:48; Mal. 3:2


Sermon outline for March 27, 2022

Matthew 12:22-37
The Deadly Sin

  • The Deadly Sin
    • 1 Jn. 5:16; Mk. 3:28-30; Lk. 12:10; Heb. 6:4-6; 1 Jn. 2:19; 5:16; Acts 19:13; Matt. 8:32; 8:16; Is. 5:20; Matt. 16:22-23; 2 Pet. 3:9; Jn. 3:1; 7:50; 19:39
  • The Deadened Soul
    • Rom. 1:21-22
  • The Display of Speech
    • Jas. 3:5-8; 1 Cor. 12:3; Deut. 6:4-6


Sermon outline for March 20, 2022

Matthew 12:15-21
The Gentle King

  • Jesus the Chosen King
    • Is. 42:1-4; Matt. 3:17; 17:5; Eph. 6:11; 1 Pet. 5:8; Rev. 12:17; Matt. 10:24; Jn. 3:16
  • Jesus the Just and Gentle King
    • Eph. 2:8; Jn. 6:37; 10:28; 1 Jn. 1:9; Heb. 7:25
  • Jesus the Jewish and Gentile King
    • Rev. 19:11-16


Sermon outline for March 13, 2022

Matthew 12:1-14
Lord of the Sabbath

  • The Peril of the Sabbath
    • Lk. 6:1-5
  • The Purpose of the Sabbath
    • Is. 58:13-14; 1 Sam. 21:1-6; Lev. 24:9; Mk. 2:27; Matt. 11:30; Eccl. 2:8-11; Hos. 6:6; Ex. 20:8-11; 31:12-17; 35:1-3; Matt. 7:12
  • The Promise of the Sabbath
    • Heb. 4:10-11; Matt. 23:32


Sermon outline for February 20, 2022

Matthew 11.25-30
Rest for Your Souls

  • The Eternal Son
    • Lk. 10:22; Jn 14:6; Matt. 11:20-24; 1 Cor. 1:20-21; 2:6; Is. 53; 2 Pet. 3:9
  • Becoming His Child
    • Lk. 10:21; 1 Jn. 3:1; Jn. 1:12; Rom. 8:15-17
  • Resting Like a Baby
    • Acts 15:10; Matt. 23:15; 2 Pet. 1:3-4; Gal. 2:20; Rom. 8:9-11; Jn. 14:16


Sermon outline for February 13, 2022

Matthew 11:16-24
Stubborn Disbelief

  • Theological Affirmations
    • Degrees of Punishment/Reward [Matt. 16:27 Lk. 12:47-48; 19:11-27; Rom. 2:6; 1 Cor. 3:8, 3:14-15; 2 Cor. 5:10; 11:15; 2 Tim. 4:14; 1 Pet. 1:17; Rev. 2:23; 14:13; 18:6; 20:12-13; 22:12; Rom. 3:21-30; Eph. 2:8-9; Col. 2:12]
    • Middle Knowledge [Is. 23; Jer. 27:3; Ezek. 26-28; Amos 1:9-10; Joel 3:4; Zech. 9:2]
    • God is Not Unjust [Ex. 7:22; 8:15; 8:19; 8:32; 9:7; 9:12; Gen. 18:25]
    • Jesus the Judge [11:3]
  • Hard Hearts
    • Jn. 21:25
  • Sin of Disbelief 
    • Is. 14:13-15; Rev. 17:5; 2 Pet. 2:6; Jude 7; Rev. 14:8; 1 Cor. 3:12-15; Matt. 7:13-14;


Sermon outline for February 6, 2022

Kingdom Arrival
Matthew 11:7-15

  • John is the Transition
    • Mal. 3:1; Ex. 23:20; Jn. 10:41; 7:29; 6:38
  • The Old Ends, The New Begins
    • Is. 61:1-2; Jn. 3:17; Lev. 25; Matt. 11:5; Rom. 8:1-2; Heb. 8:7; Jer. 31:31-34
  • New Kingdom Blessings
    • Eph. 1:3-4; Lk. 12:48; Eccl. 5:10; Lk. 21:20-21; 12:15; 16:16; Col. 2:13; Matt. 11:28; Jn. 6:37


Sermon outline for January 30, 2022

Matthew 11:1-6
Doubts

  • Reliable Perspectives? 
    • Jn. 1:29-34; Lk. 1; Matt. 10:16-25; Matt. 5:12; Is. 35; Is. 61
  • Honest Doubts? 
    • Lk. 20:3-4; Lk. 20:20; Jn. 20:28: Jude 22; Jas. 5:17; Jas. 1:5-8; Deut. 29:29; Matt. 5:1-12


Sermon outline for January 23, 2022

Partners in the Gospel
Matthew 10:40-42

  • The Imperative (What to Do)
    • Gen. 19: Jdgs. 19; 2 Jn. 10; cf., 2 Thess. 3:14; Matt. 25:14-30; Heb. 13:17; cf., Phil. 2:25-30; 1 Thess. 5:12; 1 Cor. 16:15-16; Phil. 2:29-30; 1 Sam. 24:5-6
  • The Imprecation (What if I Don’t?)
    • Lk. 10:16; Matt. 10:38; Matt. 25:40-41; 1 Pet. 5:5; 1 Pet. 5:2
  • The Impetus (What if I Do?)
    • Lk. 12:48; Mk. 12:42; 1 Sam. 16:7


Sermon outline for January 16, 2022

Matthew 15:17-20
Sexuality

  • The Universal Conundrum: The Human Heart
    • Jer. 17:9; Rom. 7:21-24; Matt. 15:8-9; Jdg. 17:6; 21:25; 14:3
  • The Particular Cure: The Moral Law
    • Matt. 5:17; 5:19; 5:28; 5:22; 5:32; 19:8; Gal. 5:19-21; Col. 3:5, 3:8; 1 Tim. 1:8-10; 1 Pet. 4:3; 1 Jn. 2:3; 1 Pet. 1:14-15
  • A Specific Case: Homosexuality
    • Matt. 19:4-5; Lev. 18-22; Lev. 18:22; 20:13; Lk. 17:1-2


Sermon outline for January 9, 2022 

Don’t Go Natural, Go Supernatural
Matthew 10:34-39

  • Committed! 
    • Jn. 8:58; 10:24-30; Matt. 26:64; Deut. 13:6-9; Ex. 32:26-29
  • Conflict? 
    • Lk. 2:14; Is. 9:6-7; Zech. 9:9-10; Matt. 11:28; 11:19; Jn. 11:35; 4:9; Matt. 9:11
  • Consequences
    • 1 Cor. 1:20; 2 Cor. 4:17


Sermon outline for December 26, 2021 (Christmas Service)

Matthew 2:1-2
Worship

  • History
    • 1 Jn. 4:1-3
  • Worldwide
    • Matt. 2:3; Lk. 2:8-12; Matt. 2:16; Dan. 2:2; 2:10; 5:7; 1:5; 1:17; 1:20; 2:13; Num. 24:17; 22:5; Matt. 22:9-10; 2 Ki. 10:1-9; Matt. 12:42
  • Worship
    • Matt. 2:3; Jn. 6:35; Rom. 8:30; Heb. 2:10; Rev. 4:11; 5:9-10; Matt. 2:11; Lk. 14:26; 2:20; 2:25-32; 2:36-38


Sermon outline for December 19, 2021

Matthew 10:26-33
Fear

  • What Not to Fear
    • Ps. 103:12; Jer. 31:34; Matt. 10:25; Prov. 29:25; Matt. 5:14-16
  • Why to Fear Not
    • Josh. 1:9; 1 Cor. 15:54-55
  • When to Fear (or Not)
    • Matt. 26:69-75; Mk. 16:7; Col. 1:15-23; 2 Cor. 7:1; Phil. 2:12; Heb. 11:7; 1 Pet. 1:17; 2:17; Rev. 11:18; 2 Chron. 19:1-7


Sermon outline for December 12, 2021

Matthew 10:16-25
Persecution

  • Risk & Reward
    • 1 Pet. 5:10
  • Relationship and Resources
    • 2 Pet. 1:4; Heb. 13:5-6; Deut. 31:6; 1 Pet. 2:23; Jn. 2:25
  • Reptilian and Righteous
    • Gen. 3:1; Rom. 16:19; 2 Ki. 9:3; Acts 12:17; 13:51; 13:19-23; 14:5-7; Rom. 12:19; 1 Pet. 3:13-16; Col. 1:14


Sermon outline for December 5, 2021

Matthew 10:5-15
Sent to Proclaim

  • Urgent
    • Rom. 1:16; Deut. 18:18; Jn. 4; Lk. 9:52; 17:16; Matt. 15:22; 10:23; 7:6; Jude 23
  • Unfettered
    • Matt. 25:14ff.
  • Unwelcome 
    • Matt. 11:21; Is. 53:7; Rev. 5:5


No Sermon outline for November 28, 2021

Exodus 3  (Pastor Samuel Bolt)


Sermon outline for November 21, 2021

Matthew 10:1-4
The Twelve

  • Undivided
    • Mk. 3:16-19; Lk. 6:13-16; Acts 1:13; Matt. 19:28; 1 Pet. 2:9; Eph. 2:20-21
  • Unified
    • Eph. 1:14; Gal. 3:28; Col. 1:20; Jn. 17:11; 17:20; 1 Pet. 5:8
  • Unexceptional 
    • Jas. 5:17; Jn. 21:1-3


Sermon outline for November 14, 2021

Matthew 9:35-38
Harvest

  • Why
    • Matt. 4:23; Ezek. 34:1-6; 1 Ki. 22:17; Num. 27:16; Gen. 3:6; Matt. 23:1-39; Acts 20:29; Lk. 12:48; Lk. 14:25-33
  • What
    • Is. 6:10; Hos. 6:11; Joel 3:13; Rev. 14:19
  • When (or How)
    • Matt. 26:36; Acts 1:14; Is. 6:1-8


Sermon outline for November 7, 2021

Faith
Matthew 9:18-34 
[cf., Mark 5:22-43; Luke 8:41-56]
  • Rad Faith
    • Mk. 15:21; Jn. 9:6; Matt. 8:8; 17:20; Mk. 9:24; Heb. 11
  • Half Faith
    • Matt. 1:1; Is. 53:5; Jas. 2:14-26; 1:22; Ex. 4:11; Ps. 146:7-8; Is. 29:18, 35:5; Gen. 12:1; 15:4; 22:2; 6:14; Ex. 14:16
  • Bad Faith
    • Matt. 12:28-32; Lk. 11:14-15; Jn. 6:60; Matt. 7:6; Is. 35:5-6; Jn. 9:39-40


Sermon outline for October 31, 2021

Matthew 9:9-17 [cf., Mk. 2:13-22; Lk. 5:27-39]
The Nature of Discipleship
  • Following not Flip-Flopping
    • Matt. 4:18-22; 10:38; 16:25
  • Feasting not Fasting
    • Matt. 13:45-46; Rom. 1:17
  • Forgiving not Fault-Finding
    • Hos. 6:6; Rom. 9:25; 1 Pet. 2:10; 1 Cor. 1:26-28; Titus 3:5


Sermon outline for October 24, 2021

Matthew 9:1-8
The Paralytic
[Luke 5:17-26; Mark 2:1-12]
  • Jesus’ Deity
    • Jn. 9:3; Matt. 26:63-66; Matt. 8:16; Dan. 7:13-14
  • His Authority to Forgive
    • Is. 43:25, 1:18, 55:6-7, Jer. 31:34, Mic. 7:19, Ps. 103:10-14; 51:4; Lk. 7:36.50; Jn. 7:53-8:11; Matt. 1:21; 1 Cor. 1:23-24; 15:3
  • Our Obligation to Worship
    • Matt. 11:23-24; Phil. 2:10-11; Heb. 1:3


Sermon outline for October 17, 2021

Trapped by Evil
Matthew 8:28-34

  • Trapped by Evil
    • Luke 8:26-39; Mark 5:1-20; Heb. 11:25
    • Alienation
    • Dehumanized (Gen. 3:7)
    • No Self-Control
    • Unclean
    • Irrational (Rom. 1:21,28)
    • Self-Destructive
  • Freed by Grace
    • Jn. 4:3-4; Eph. 6:12; Matt. 12:43-45; Jn. 1:11; Jer. 17:9; Col. 1:15; Rom. 8:28; Lk. 2:14; 2:10


Sermon outline for October 10, 2021

Fear
Matthew 8:23-27

  • Storms Arise
    • Matt. 8:18; Jas. 1:2
  • God Arises
    • Jn. 12:27; Lk. 13:33; Jn. 8:59; Lk. 22:44; Job 38:8-11; Ps. 65:5-8; Ps. 89:9; Ps. 107:23-38; 1 Ki. 18:37; Jn. 1:14; Col. 1:15-17
  • Faith Arises
    • Esth. 4:11; 4:16; 4:14; Heb. 11:1; 11:38; 11:14-16; Matt. 7:14; Rom. 8:28; Matt. 7:28-29; 9:22; Rom. 1:17; 2 Cor. 10:15; 2 Thess. 1:3; Mk. 4:41


Sermon outline for October 3, 2021

Goldilocks Goes to Church
Matthew 8:18-22

  • Too Hot
    • Mk. 2:23; Matt. 11:8; Dan. 7:13; Matt. 8:16; 8:26
  • Too Cold
    • Matt. 6:24; Jn. 6:37; 10:29; 17:12
  • Just Right
    • 1 Jn. 2:16; Matt. 13:22; Rev. 22:20; Col. 1:13-20; Dan. 7:13-14; Rom. 8:22; Eph. 2:1; 2:5


Sermon outline for September 26, 2021

Matthew 8:1-17
Jesus the Healer

  • Introduction: Isaiah 53!
    • 2 Ki. 5; Jude 5; Matt. 27:46; Ps. 22:29-31; Gal. 3:13
  • The Death of Evil
    • Gal. 4:13; 2 Cor. 12:7; 1 Cor. 15:54; 1 Thess. 4:13-18; 2 Pet. 3:13; Rev. 22:1-3; Rom. 8:21-22
  • The Death of Christ
    • Jer. 17:9; 1 Pet. 2:4; Rom. 8:15-16; 1 Pet. 2:9-10
  • The Death of Death
    • 1 Pet. 1:3-4; 1:6; Is. 60:19-20


Sermon outline for September 19, 2021

Matthew 7:24-29
Foundations Matter

  • The Right Blueprint
    • Matt. 7:21; 1 Ki. 13
  • The Right Foundation
    • Rom. 10:2-3; Acts 17:30; 1 Pet. 4:17; Eph. 6:13; 1 Pet. 5:10


Sermon outline for September 12, 2021

Matthew 7:21-23
False Followers

  • What Doesn’t Work
    • Is. 29:13; Matt. 15:8-9; Ex. 7:10-12; Matt. 12:27; Acts 19:14; 2 Thess. 2:9-10; Rev. 13:13-14
  • What Does Work
    • Jn. 17:3; 6:28-29; 6:54; 6:67-69; Jer. 17:9
  • Two Destinies
    • John 1:1; 8:58; Matt. 9:6; Col. 1:15-20; Phil. 2:6; Heb. 1:2; 1 Pet. 1:2; Jude 5; Matt. 25:21; Jn. 14:6; Matt. 7:13; Is. 64:6; 1 Tim. 1:15; 2 Tim. 1:12; 1 Cor. 1:27; Acts 16:31


Sermon outline for September 5, 2021

Matthew 7:15-20
False Prophets

  • False Preachers
    • Lk. 18:24; Jer. 17:9; Rom. 3:9-26; Matt. 7:13; Jer. 23:16-17; Mk. 10:30; Eccl. 1:9; Ezek. 23:11
  • Fake Piety
    • Acts 11:27-28; 13:1; 21:9-11; 1 Pet. 4:11; 2 Pet. 2:1; 1 Cor. 12-14; 1 Jn. 1:6; Rev. 2:20
  • Fiery Phinish 
    • Jas. 3:1; Matt. 18:6; Gal. 1:18


Sermon outline for August 29, 2021

Two Paths
Matthew 7:13-14

  • One is Narrow, the Other Wide
    • Acts 4:12; 1 Pet. 5:8; Phil. 3:8; 2 Jn. 4
  • One Leads to Life, the Other to Death
    • Deut. 30:15-16; 28:15-35; Jn. 3:17; 17:18; 20:21; Eph. 2:8; Rev. 14:17-20
  • One Must be Chosen, the Other is the Default
    • Rom. 3:10-18; Matt. 10:38; Jn. 6:53; Matt. 16:24; Acts 5:40-41; 1 Pet. 4:3-4; Ezek. 3:16-21;


Sermon outline for August 22, 2021

Guest speaker: Bill Gild. No sermon outline.


Sermon outline for August 15, 2021

Guest speaker: James Galland. No sermon outline.


Sermon outline for August 8, 2021

The Golden Rule
Matthew 7:12

  • Reciprocal 
    • Ezek. 33; Matt. 6:14; 7:5; 5:37; Rom. 14:4; Jas. 4:11-12; Col. 3:8-14
  • Positive—It Requires Action
    • Matt. 6:3; 6:44; 5:9; 5:16; Lk. 10:25ff.
  • Summarizes the Law and the Prophets
    • Mic. 6:8; Zech. 9:9; Matt. 7:11; Jer. 31:33, 37:5; Ezek. 11:19


Sermon outline for August 1, 2021

Matthew 7:7-11
Good Gifts

  • Sinners (We Are)
    • Rom. 5:12-21; 1 Cor. 15:21; Eph. 2:1-7; Rom. 6:20
  • Stubborn (We Must Be)
    • Matt. 6:33-34; 2 Chron. 14-16
  • Sanctified (We Will Be)
    • Jer. 29:11-14; Rev. 3:20; Jn. 10:10; Matt. 26:39; 1 Pet. 2:24; Col. 1:20-22; Matt. 6:10; 1 Jn. 5:14; Lk. 11:13; Jn. 16:7


Sermon outline for July 25, 2021


Judge Not?
Matthew 7:1-6

  • Right Judgment
    • Matt. 5:29; 6:3; 6:19; 6:24; Mal. 1:3; cf. Rom. 9:13; Prov. 22:6; Matt. 6:15; Jn. 7:24; Acts 20:29-30; Rom. 12:9; 1 Cor. 5:2; Gal. 6:1; 1 Thess. 5:21; 1 Jn. 4:1; Jude 3; Rev. 2:2; Ex. 18:13-26; Lev. 19:15; Rev. 2:20; cf., 2:14; 2 Pet. 2-3; 2 Jn. 10-11; Matt. 13:46; 9:37; 10:14; 5:39
  • Loving Judgment
    • Matt. 18:23-35; James 4:12; Rom. 2:1; 2 Sam. 12:1-15; James 1:19


Sermon outline for July 18, 2021

Matthew 6:25-34
Trust

  • The Ailment: Worry
    • Matt. 27:46; Ps. 22; Rom. 11:25; Gal. 4:4; Eph. 1:10; Jn. 6:27, 35
  • The Antidote: Trust
    • Matt. 7:11; 13:1-23
  • The Ambition: God’s Kingdom
    • Matt. 5:6; Jn. 15:15; Matt. 6:10 


Sermon outline for July 11, 2021

Matthew 6:19-24
Single-minded Loyalty

  • Wealth Can (& Does) Fade
    • Matt. 25:25-27; Jn. 13:29
  • Only One Ultimate Loyalty
    • Eph. 6:5-6; Col. 3:22-23; 1 Thess. 4:11; 1 Tim. 6:1-2; 1 Pet. 2:18; Gen. 50:20; Lk. 16:9; Ez. 9:12; Prov. 13:22; 2 Cor. 12:14; Matt. 27:55-56; 1 Cor. 16:19; Rom. 16:3-15; Ex. 32:2-4, 32:26-28
  • Wealth Reveals That Loyalty
    • Gen. 13:10-13; Matt. 5:8; Deut. 6:4-5; Josh. 24:15-18


Sermon outline for July 3, 2021

Matthew 6:16-18
Fasting

  • Fast in Secret
    • Matt. 6:3; 6:6; Ex. 19:24; 32:2-4; Acts 5:1-10; 1 Sam. 15; Matt. 10:22
  • Fast in Obedience
    • Matt. 4:2; 9:14-17; Acts 2; 13:2-3; 14:23; Lev. 16:29-31; 23:27-32; 2 Sam. 12:16-23; 1 Ki. 21:27; Neh. 1:4; Esth. 4:3; Dan. 9:3; Jonah 3:5-9; Lk. 2:37; 1 Cor. 6:13
  • Fast Instruction 
    • Is. 58:13-14


Sermon outline for June 27, 2021

The Lord’s Prayer
Matthew 6:9-15

  • God
    • His Worship (Heb. 12:28-29; 2 Pet. 3:9; Ezek. 33:11; Col. 1:17)
    • His Reign (Rev. 22:20)
    • His Will (1 Chron. 29:11; Mk. 16:9-20; Jn. 7:53-8:11)
  • His People
    • His Provision (Prov. 30:8)
    • His Grace (Matt. 18:21-35; Eph. 2:8-9; 2 Cor. 3:5; Heb. 10:14; 1 Jn. 4:19)
    • His Protection (Jas. 1:13; Jn. 15:20; 1 Pet. 4:12; Jas. 1:2)


Sermon outline for June 20, 2021

Prayer
Matthew 6:5-8

  • What Not to Do
    • Don’t Do it to be Seen (Dan. 6:20; Acts 3:1)
    • Don’t be Long-Winded (1 Ki. 18; Matt. 26:36-44; Matt. 6:9-13; 1 Thess. 5:17; Rom. 1:9)
  • Non-Optional
  • Communion with God


June 13, 2021

Special guest speaker: Nate Hellum on almsgiving (No sermon notes).

Sermon outline for June 6, 2021

Matthew 5:48
Be Perfect

 
  • Reflecting God’s Character
    • Matt. 5:17-20; 23:27; 1 Cor. 2:6; Rom. 12:2
  • Set Apart/Holy
    • 1 Jn. 3:1; 2:15-16; Lev. 19:2
  • Lifetime Commitment
    • Rev. 3:16; 2 Cor. 12:9; Eph. 6:11; Jn. 14:2; 2 Cor. 12:3-4


Sermon outline for May 30, 2021

Loving Your Enemies
Matthew 5:43-47

 
  • Love Your Enemies
    • Rev. 14:20; Ps. 139:21-22; 31:6; Deut. 23:3-6; Jonah 4:1-3; Lev. 19:33-34; Matt. 1:5; Jn. 13:35; 1 Cor. 13:3; Lk. 10:33; Jude 23
  • Pray for Your Enemies
    • Lk. 23:34; Acts 7:59-60; Jer. 7:16; 11:14; 14:11; 1 Jn. 5:16; Acts 22:20
  • Do Good to Your Enemies
    • Col. 1:21; 2 Kings 6:8-23


Sermon outline for May 23, 2021

Less Talionis
Matthew 5:38-42

  • Kingdom Ethics
    • Matt. 5:18; Lk. 4:29-30; Ex. 22:26-27; Matt. 27:32; Lk. 12:15; Matt. 16:24; 21:12; 23:1-36; 26:63; Lk. 23-34; 23:43; 1 Pet. 2:23
  • Kingdom Hope
    • 1 Pet. 1:6-7; 2:19-23; 3:8-12; 4:1-2; 4:12-19; 5:10; Rev. 12:11; Lk. 19:40; Jn. 6:66; 1 Pet. 1:4
  • Kingdom Power
    • 1 Pet. 1:2; Matt. 28:20; Jn. 16:4-7; Ezek. 36:26-27; Jer. 31:31-34


Sermon outline for May 16, 2021

Matthew 5:33-37
Oaths

  • Integrity
    • Num. 5:19; Deut. 6:13; 10:20; Num. 30:3-15; Gen. 26:3; Ex. 22:11; Deut. 12:11; 1 Chron. 16:16; Lk. 1:73; Acts 2:30; Heb. 6:17; Matt. 26:63-64; Acts 18:18; Rom. 1:9; 2 Cor. 1:23; Gal. 1:20; 1 Thess. 5:27; Is. 66:1; Matt. 5:18; Jn. 17:14-19; Ps. 58:3; Jdgs. 11:29ff.
  • God’s Sovereignty
    • Is. 46:9-11; Jn. 17:21


Sermon outline for May 9, 2021

Matthew 5:27-30
Lust

  • Prohibitions Versus Purity
    • Ex. 20:14; Jer. 17:9; Matt. 5:31-32; 19:3-9; Ex. 22:16-17; Deut. 21:10-14; Ex. 20:17
  • The Path to Purity
    • Gen. 39; 2 Sam. 11; Job 31:1; 1 Pet. 5:8; Ps. 139:14


Sermon outline for May 2, 2021

Matthew 5:21-26
Anger

 
  • Jesus Extends the Reason for the Rule
    • Gen. 9:6
  • Jesus Extends the Reach
    • 1 Sam. 16:7; 1 Jn. 3:15; Rom. 1:21; Ps. 14:1; 1 Jn. 4:20-21; Job 42:7; Lk. 23; 1 Pet. 2:23; Matt. 18:15-17; 1 Pet. 4:8
  • Jesus Extends the Responsible 


Sermon outline for April 25, 2021

The Law
Matthew 5:17-20

 
  • The OT Remains 
    • Matt. 18:6; Rom. 7:12; Rom. 8:1-3; Heb. 13:8; Jas. 1:17; Mk. 7:21-22; cf., Rom. 1:29-31; 1 Cor. 6:9-10; Gal. 5:19-21; Eph. 5:3-5; 1 Tim. 1:8-10; Lev. 18-22; Ex. 25, 30, 38; Heb. 9:22; Acts 15
  • The OT Calls Us to Holiness
    • Matt. 5:3-6
  •  Jesus Fulfills the OT
    • Heb. 9; Gal. 3; Rom. 7; Gal. 4:21ff.; Matt. 5:27-28; 5:31-32; Acts 18:4; cf., 9:22; 13:5; 19:8; Gal. 3:24-25; Rom. 10:4; Col. 2:17; Jer. 31:33-34; 2 Cor. 4:17


Sermon outline for April 18, 2021

Salt of the Earth
Matt. 5:13-16

  • Who We Are
    • 2 Ki. 13:20-21; 1 Cor. 3:13; 2 Cor. 5:10; Jas. 1:22-25; 2 Pet. 1:10; 1 Jn. 2:29
  • What We Do
    • Positive Influence in the World (Rom. 1:21)
    • Point to God (Matt. 6:1)
    • Point to Christ (Jn. 13:31; Heb. 10:19; Matt. 25:30)
  • How We Do It
    • Jn. 13:35; 1 Cor. 11:27


Sermon outline for April 11, 2021

Characteristics of Disciples
Matthew 5:6-12

  • Mercy
    • Gen. 3:15; Gen. 6ff.; Gen. 11; Gen. 12; Jn. 1:17; Matt. 6:12; 6:14-15; 18:22; 10:16
  • Purity
    • Jer. 17:9; Matt. 23:27; Rom. 7-8; 1 Pet. 4:12
  • Peacemaking
    • Col. 1:20; Is. 52:7; Eph. 2:14; 2 Ki. 9:11; Acts 26:24


Sermon outline for April 4, 2021

As He Said
Matthew 28:1-10

  • Introduction (Lk. 24:25; Matt. 27:63)
  • His Birth (Is. 7:14; cf., Matt. 1:18-25)
  • His Life (Dan. 8-11; Is. 9:1-2; Mal. 3:1; Ps. 22)
  • Holy/Wholly Committed (Matt. 11:30; 5:48; 8:19-20; 10:37)
  • Grace 
  • Hell (2 Pet. 3:9-10)
  • The Crucifixion (1 Pet. 2:24; Rom. 6:10)
  • The Resurrection (1 Cor. 15:3-4)
  • Our Resurrection (1 Cor. 15:51-52; 1 Thess. 4:14; Jn. 20:19)
  • His Second Coming


Sermon outline for March 28, 2021

Kingdom Values
Matt. 5:1-6

  • Our Depravity
    • Rev. 3:17; Lk. 18:11-14
  • The Diagnosis
    • Ps. 119:136; Rom. 7:21-24; Is. 61:1-2; 2 Cor. 7:10
  • His Decree
    • Is. 61:3; Num. 12:3; Ex. 2:12; 4:21; Num. 16; Ps. 42:1-2


Sermon outline for March 21, 2021

First Disciples
Matthew 4:18-25

  • Group 3: The Cold (Cold-Hearted)
    • Mk. 1:20; Matt. 20:20; 27:56; Mk. 16:1; Ex. 4:21; 1 Ki. 19:2; Matt. 23:37-39
  • Group 2: The Curious
    • Jn. 6:26-27; 6:53-66; Rom. 8:28; 2 Cor. 12:7; Acts 28:3-9; 20:10; Matt. 4:17; Jn. 14:2; James 5:15
  • Group 1: The Committed
    • Matt. 26:56; 1 Ki. 19:19-21; Matt. 19:27; Matt. 10:34ff.; 19:29; 1 Pet. 2:24; Matt. 13:31ff. Jn. 6:52-69


Sermon outline for March 14, 2021

Ministry Begins
Matt. 4:12-17

  • Recruit
    • Matt. 3:2; Jn. 4:35; Jn. 4:23-24; Matt. 7:24; Matt. 10:34-39; Lk. 9:23; Ezek. 3:16-21
  • Repent
    • Is. 64:6; Rom. 3:23; 1 Jn. 1:8; Prov. 20:9; Rev. 5:2-3; Jn. 18:15; Jn. 19:26; Matt. 9:13
  • Rejoice
    • Rom. 1:28-30; Col. 3:8; Matt. 12:28; Matt. 5:3; Matt. 5:10; 1 Pet. 5:8; 2 Pet. 3:13; Ps. 16:11; 1 Cor. 2:9; Rev. 21-22


Sermon outline for March 7, 2021

The Testing of Jesus
Matthew 4:1-11

 
  • Trust Meant Submission
    • Jas. 1:13; Mk. 1:12; Rev. 12:4; 1 Pet. 4:1-2; 3:14; Mic. 4:4; 2 Sam. 24:14

  • He Trusted God’s Word
    • Ps. 91:11-12; Eph. 6:17; Rom. 12:2; Deut. 6-8; Deut. 6:4-5; 2 Tim. 3:16-17

  • Trust Meant No Shortcuts
    • Mal. 3:1; Heb. 9:22; Eph. 2:12; Phil. 3:10; cf., 1 Pet. 4:13; 2 Pet. 3:10; 3:13; cf., Col. 1:20; Jn. 14:3; Jas. 1


Sermon outline for February 28, 2021

Baptism of Jesus
Matt. 3:13-17

 
  • The Problem
    • Is. 53:11-12; 53:4-6; Matt. 1:21; 2 Cor. 5:21; 1 Pet. 2:24; Matt. 11:11
 
  • The Solution
    • 2 Ki. 6:17; Is. 42:1; Matt. 1:20; 28:19; 3:16; 1 Pet. 1:2
 
  • Baptism
    • Acts 2:38; 8:13; 8:38; 9:18; 10:48; 16:33; 18:8; 19:5; 22:16; Matt. 28:19; Col. 2:12; Rom. 6:3-4; Gal. 3:27; Heb. 10:22; etc.; 1 Pet. 3:21; 1 Cor. 1:13-14; Mk. 8:38


Sermon outline for February 21, 2021

The Church: A Pillar and Buttress of Truth
1 Timothy 3:14-16

 
  • Pillar 1: Truth
    • Deut. 32:51; Num. 20:12; Lk. 12:48; Acts 19:34

  • Pillar 2: Behavior
    • Rom. 6:1-2; 1 Pet. 3:15-16; 1 Pet. 4:1-2; 1 Pet. 2:9


Sermon outline for February 14, 2021

Repentance
Matthew 3:1-12

 
  • Repentance Means Confessing Your Sins
    • 2 Chron. 6:24,26,29,37; Ps. 51; Jas. 5:16

  • Repentance Means Changing Your Life
 
  • Repentance Means Community/Church
    • Gal. 5:22-23; 1 Jn. 4:19-21; Amos 5:21-24; 1 Pet. 2:9


Sermon outline for February 7, 2021

Prophecy and Providence
(Matthew 2:13-23)

  • God Uses Faithful Men
    • Heb. 11:35-38

  • God Uses Wicked Men
    • Rom. 8:28; 8:37

  • God’s Purposes Will be Fulfilled
    • Jn. 1:46; Is. 53; Ps. 22; Rev. 12; Lk. 18:8; Rom. 5:3-5


Sermon outline for January 31, 2021

One Child, Two Kings, Three Responses
Matthew 2:1-12

  • Hostility

  • Indifference
    • 2 Ki. 20:19; Rev. 3:15-17; 3:19
 
  • Worship
    • 1 Pet. 5:13; Rev. 17:5; Dan. 1:20; 2:12; Num. 24:17


Sermon outline for January 24, 2021

The Holy Spirit 
Matt. 1:18-20
  • The Spirit Before Christ
    • Gen. 1:1-2; Ps. 33:6?; Ex. 31:3; Judgs. 3:10; 6:34; 11:29; 14:6; 1 Sam. 10:6-7; 11:6; 16:13

  • The Spirit At Christ
    • Lk. 1:35; Matt. 3:16; 4:1; 27:9-10; Jer. 19:1-13; Heb. 9:14; Ps. 22:1; Rom. 1:4; 1 Pet. 3:18; 2 Cor. 13:4; Lk. 4:14-21; Matt. 12:15-18; 12:28; Jn. 3:34

  • The Spirit After Christ
    • Jn. 14:16-18; 1 Pet. 3:22; Heb. 1:3; Eph. 1:20; Rom. 8:34; Jn. 16:7; Eph. 2:5; Col. 2:13; 1 Jn. 4:4


January 17, 2021: Teen Challenge Sunday; no sermon outline


Sermon outline for January 10, 2021

The Godly Man
Matt. 1:18-25

  • Joseph Pursued God (Deut. 22:22; Ps. 116:5)
    • Hallmark 1: Gracious
    • Hallmark 2: Biblically Knowledgeable
    • Hallmark 3: Obedient

  • Joseph Paid a Heavy Price (Heb. 11; Jn. 3:19; 1 Pet. 4:4-18)

  • Joseph Obeyed (Jude 11; Lk. 1:30; Matt. 25:21; 13:55, but 12:46; Lk. 2:41ff.; Jn. 19:27)



Sermon outline for January 3, 2021

The Promise Fulfilled
Matt. 1:1-17

  • Jesus: Messiah of the Jews
    • Dan. 9:24-27

  • Jesus: Messiah of the World
    • Gen. 38:6; Josh 2:1; Ruth 1:4; 2 Sam 11:3; Gen. 12:3; Gen. 2:4; 5:1; Heb. 1:2; 1 Pet. 1:20; 4:7; 1 Cor. 10:11; 1 Jn. 2:18; Jas. 5:3; 2:18ff.

  • Jesus: Messiah for the World
    • 1 Cor. 6:11; Eph. 2:3; Deut. 22:23-24


Sermon outline for December 27, 2020

No outline, 1st Peter recital.


Sermon outline for December 20, 2020

Advent: Love
John 3:16-17

  • On Judgment
    • Jn. 5:30; Jn. 7:24; 1 Cor. 5:12; Matt. 7:1-6; 7:15-20; Jn. 3:18
 
  • God’s Love is Perfect
    • Eph. 3:18-19; Jn. 7:50; 19:39; Is. 53:3

  • God’s Love the Gateway to the Other Virtues
    • Jn. 14:6; Rom. 15:13; 1:7


Sermon outline for December 13, 2020

Advent: Peace
Isaiah 9:6-7

  • Introduction & Definition
    • I Sam. 20:42; Ruth; Num. 6:24-26

  • False Peace
    • Jn. 3:16-18; Jn. 3:3-8; Jn. 4:10

  • True Peace 
    • Heb. 4:14-15; cf., 2:17-18; Lk. 2:14; Jn. 14:27; Jer. 6:14


Sermon outline for December 6, 2020

Advent: Hope
1 Peter 1:3-5
  • Introduction
    • Ruth 1:12; 1 Sam. 1:10-11; Ezra 2, 8; Neh. 7, 11-12

  • Unbeliever Without Hope
    • Matt. 7:23; Eccl. 9:4-6; Lev. 16:6-10; 16:20-22; Is. 1:18

  • Believer with Hope
    • 1 Pet. 1:4; cf., Eph. 1:18; Col. 1:27

  • Got Hope? 
    • Eph. 4:4; Rom. 8:24



Sermon outline for November 22, 2020

Advent: Introduction
John 1:14

  • Introduction
    • Jdg. 12:6; Ex. 19, 32; Matt. 21:5; Jn. 13:4; Matt. 17:1-7; Jn. 18:6; Heb. 2:17; Jn. 1:1; Ex. 25:8; 40:34

  • Jesus and the Tabernacle
    • Humble in appearance (Ex. 26)
    • Shaped by God (Mk. 10)
    • Savior and Guide
    • Our Center

  • Incarnation and Wrath 
    • Ex. 33:20; 34:6; Jn. 3:16,18;


Advent: Waiting for Our King