Sermon Series
  • 1. Those Who Strive And Those Who Seek

    Contributed on Feb 20, 2014
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    Being an Authentic Follower of Jesus: Those who Strive and those who Seek

    Being an Authentic Follower of Jesus: Those who Strive and those who Seek Luke 13:22-30 Jesus has been teaching about the Jews need to respond to his message. He has now left the large crowd and continues on his way to Jerusalem (9:51). Someone asks him if just a few will be saved and as we ...read more

  • 2. Five Reasons For Loyalty In A Hostile World

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    Being an Authentic Follower of Jesus: Five Reasons for Loyalty in a Hostile World

    Being an Authentic Follower of Jesus: Five Reasons for Loyalty in a Hostile World Luke 12:1-12 I want to first start with the definition of hypocrisy. “Hypocrite” was used in Greek society to describe an actor who gave performances to make money. It means acting like someone who ...read more

  • 3. The Affliction Of Affluence

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    Being an Authentic Follower of Jesus: The Affliction of Affluence

    Being an Authentic Follower of Jesus: The Affliction of Affluence Luke 12:1-12 Covetousness and greed can manifest itself in seemingly harmless acts as when children fight over their toys to the death of Wal-Mart employee last year on the day after Thanksgiving when an out-of-control crowd of ...read more

  • 4. Treasuring What Is Important In Life

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    Being an Authentic Follower of Jesus: Treasuring What is Important in Life

    Being an Authentic Follower of Jesus: Treasuring What is Important in Life Luke 12:22-34 1. Do Not Fear in the Midst of Uncertainty (vs. 22-30) Jesus just finished telling a story about the man who was a fool because he was greedy because he was not rich toward God. Jesus now turns to his ...read more

  • 5. Living In Light Of Christ Second Coming

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    Being an Authentic Follower of Jesus: Living in Light of Christ Second Coming

    Being an Authentic Follower of Jesus: Living in Light of Christ Second Coming Luke 12:35-48 If we are required to wait, then you and I had better learn how to do it right and do it well. 1. Keep Alert: Jesus is Coming again (vs. 35-40) In Jesus’ day, a rich man with a large household ...read more

  • 6. God As Our Father And King

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    Being an Authentic Follower of Jesus: God as our Father and King

    Being an Authentic Follower of Jesus: God as our Father and King Luke 11:1-4; 12:32-34 What name do you use when you address God in prayer? What you use says much about how you see your relationship with God. Until recently I have primarily addressed God as Lord when I pray. Then at the ...read more

  • 7. Prevailing Prayer For The Spirit’s Powe

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    Being an Authentic Follower of Jesus: Prevailing Prayer for the Spirit’s Power

    Being an Authentic Follower of Jesus: Prevailing Prayer for the Spirit’s Power Luke 11:5-13 Jesus continues his teaching on prayer with a parable to motivate us to freely and boldly approach God in prayer. This parable is meant to teach us to not be hesitant in approaching God but to ...read more

  • 8. The Prodigal Father: Looking At The Older Brother

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    Being an Authentic Follower of Jesus: The Prodigal Father: Looking at the Older Brother

    Being an Authentic Follower of Jesus: The Prodigal Father: Looking at the Older Brother Luke 15:25-32 September 20, 2009 We have seen that ‘prodigal’ means being characterized by profuse or wasteful expenditure, to be lavish, or extravagant. More than anyone else in this ...read more

  • 9. The Prodigal Fathe

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    Being an Authentic Follower of Jesus: The Prodigal Father

    Being an Authentic Follower of Jesus: The Prodigal Father Luke 15:11-32 August 23, 2009 Merriam-Webster online Dictionary defines ‘prodigal’ as, 1: characterized by profuse or wasteful expenditure: lavish <a prodigal feast> <prodigal outlays for her clothes>; and 2: recklessly ...read more

  • 10. When The Truth Collides With Religious Beliefs

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    Being an Authentic Follower of Jesus: When the Truth Collides with Religious Beliefs

    Being an Authentic Follower of Jesus: When the Truth Collides with Religious Beliefs Luke 14:1-6 Jesus has left the large crowds and continues heading toward Jerusalem (9:51). It is a Saturday, the Jewish Sabbath, and a prominent leader of the Pharisees invites him to a Sabbath meal in an ...read more

  • 11. Jesus Goes After The Heart Attitudes

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    Being an Authentic Follower of Jesus: Jesus Goes After the Heart Attitudes

    Being an Authentic Follower of Jesus: Jesus Goes After the Heart Attitudes Luke 14:7-24 After healing the man with dropsy, Jesus turns his attention to the guests and then the host of the dinner party and continues to ruthlessly go after the heart. But the Pharisees don’t want that. ...read more

  • 12. Two Acceptable Temptations Jesus Rejects

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    Being an Authentic Follower of Jesus: Two Acceptable Temptations Jesus Rejects

    Being an Authentic Follower of Jesus: Two Acceptable Temptations Jesus Rejects Luke 14:25-35 In this passage Jesus warns us about two temptations that are often accepted and endorsed by the church today. They are valuing the family more than God and valuing happiness more than God. ...read more

  • 13. The Purpose Of Tragedies

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    Being an Authentic Follower of Jesus: The Purpose of Tragedies

    Being an Authentic Follower of Jesus: The Purpose of Tragedies Luke 13:1-9; 34-35 In this passage, Jesus gives us the purpose of death and tragedies. These verses are filled with awesome implications about the way the world really is. And it is not the way people think it is. My aim today is ...read more

  • 14. The Kingdom Advances: Freedom For The Captives

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    Being an Authentic Follower of Jesus: The Kingdom Advances: Freedom for the Captives

    Being an Authentic Follower of Jesus: The Kingdom Advances: Freedom for the Captives Luke 13:10-17 Books – Williams on kingdom Jesus has gone from teaching that tragedies are meant to awaken us to our need to repent, the fig tree teaching us that God mercifully gives Israel more time to ...read more

  • 15. Some Characteristics Of The Kingdom

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    Being an Authentic Follower of Jesus: Some Characteristics of the Kingdom

    Being an Authentic Follower of Jesus: Some Characteristics of the Kingdom Luke 13:18-21 Last week we saw that Jesus healed a disabled woman as a sign post pointing to the presence of the Kingdom. Jesus exercised Gods authority and rule with the afflicted woman and so this raises issues about ...read more