Sermon Series
  • 1. The Gospel Crisis

    Contributed on Jun 23, 2007
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    Sermon 1 in a series on Galatians. The series goes verse by verse through the entire epistle. This is the introductory sermon for the series

    New series: Preaching through Galatians My goal in a sermon plan for the year is for God to instruct us and edify us regarding our roles and responsibilities as individual believers and together as God’s church After agonizing over a plan and much prayer about what to teach first, etc. It ...read more

  • 2. No Gospel At All

    Contributed on Jun 23, 2007
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    Sermon 2 in the Galatians series. We are justified by faith alone, in Christ alone, by the Grace of God alone.

    If I say the word “Gospel”, what do you think about? Or if I were to ask you “What is the Gospel?” What would you say? Do you think of: Finished work of Christ on the cross, His sacrificial and atoning death – the price paid for our sins His burial, His resurrection Do you think of ...read more

  • 3. The Revelation Of Jesus Christ In Paul

    Contributed on Jun 23, 2007
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    Sermon 3 in the Galatians series. stresses the power of sharing your testimony, telling your story.

    The Revelation of Jesus Christ in Paul (Gal 1: 11-24) Before and After – A Transformation My Grandfather used to tell me stories – all kinds of stories Stories about the old days, about what it was like to grow up around Creighton, Missouri in the earlier 1900’s (20’s, 30’s) Stories ...read more

  • 4. Unity In The Gospel

    Contributed on Jun 23, 2007
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    Sermon 4 in the Galatians series. Throughout the series I studied G. Walter Hansen’s commentary from the IVP New Testament series (and others), and read other pastors sermon series on Galatians such as the series by Dr. Paul Newton of SouthWoods Baptist.

    INTRO: Being a part of something Nothing brings people together like being united in a common goal When you are part of something that is bigger than any one person, something where everyone has a part to play and we all rely on each other. I was in the marching band in High School. In ...read more

  • 5. Conflict In Antioch

    Contributed on Jun 23, 2007
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    Sermon 5 in the Galatians series.

    Public confrontation Confrontation never a comfortable situation, especially public Personal story – illustration Brad (someone had to fire due to attitude) He left me no choice, there was a big public confrontation> Conflict in Antioch Gal 2: 11-14 (NIV) 11 When Peter came to ...read more

  • 6. Death, Life, And Grace

    Contributed on Jun 23, 2007
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    Sermon 6 in Galatians series.

    Last week – Conflict in Antioch Paul’s public rebuke of Peter, who had stopped eating with the Gentiles because of pressure from Legalistic Jews who were treating Jewish Christians in Jerusalem harshly because of Peters association with Gentiles in Antioch. Paul’s basic argument with Peter ...read more

  • 7. Beginning With The Spirit

    Contributed on Jul 2, 2007
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    Sermon 7 in the Galatians series. A powerful argument from Paul in favor of Justification by Faith, not from works.

    04/15/2007 Inro: Illustration of focusing on something small/menial and missing something huge (I used scuba diving in a lake or pond, then the ocean, then going back to the pond) Scuba diving in ocean vs in a rock quarry or lake / swimming pool Ocean: full of life, visibility seems to ...read more

  • 8. A Family Resemblance

    Contributed on Jul 2, 2007
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    Sermon 8 in the Galatians Series. Abraham believed God and it was credited to him as righteousness. Paul compares the Galatian believers to Abraham. They are children of Abraham because of their faith. As believers our identity comes from Christ, as a

    04/22/2007 A Family Resemblance INTRO: Have you ever felt out of place, like you didn’t belong Me in High School: a man without a country (Hicks, Jocks, Freaks, Geeks) - uncomfortable doesn’t begin to cover it. It is much worse when you are in a totally different culture – where you ...read more

  • 9. Your Redemption Value

    Contributed on Jul 2, 2007
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    Sermon 9 in the Galatians series. An empty bottle has a redemption value: its maker is willing to pay a price to redeem it, because it has value to the maker. Christ was willing to pay the highest price to Redeem us because we have value to our maker.

    04/29/2007 (The Divisions of the passage for this sermon were based on G. Walter Hansen’s Commentary on Galatians from the IVP NT Commentary series) YOUR REDEMPTION VALUE (Gal 3:10-14) The empty bottle and the squirrel – the hook Has some markings on it Tells us who made it, where it was ...read more

  • 10. Understanding God's Law

    Contributed on Jul 8, 2007
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    Sermon 11 in Galatians series.

    05/20/2007 UNDERSTANDING GOD’S LAW (Gal 3:19-25) Wanting something to work a certain way when it is designed for something else Have you ever thought you had something figured out, thought you had it down, only to find out that you had it wrong the whole time? ILLUSTRATION (mine was ...read more

  • 11. New Clothes From The King

    Contributed on Jul 8, 2007
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    Sermon 12 in Galatians series.

    06/03/2007 New Clothes from the King (Gal 3: 26-29) Intro: Common Ground: Friends: What draws you to each other? Usually it is something that you have in common. You have common interest in something - - could be a job (both salesmen, both farmers, both teachers) It could be a ...read more

  • 12. Understanding God's Promise

    Contributed on Jul 19, 2007
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    Sermon 10 in Galatians series

    05/06/2007 UNDERSTANDING GOD’S PROMISE (Gal 3:15-18) Today – God’s Promise We talked about the promise and the blessings that come from the promise when Paul told the Galatians to consider Abraham, whose faith was credited to him as righteousness Promise made to Abraham in Gen 15 and ...read more

  • 13. Growing Up

    Contributed on Jul 21, 2007
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    Sermon 13 in Galatians series. Believers are compared to a child who has grown up and no longer needs a pedagogue. From slavery to freedom, from slavery to sonship!

    06/10/2007 Growing Up (Gal 4:1-11) How do you know when you have Grown UP? I know what you are thinking – some of us never have But really – how do you know? Something kind of missing in our culture nowadays is a rite of passage, some ceremony that shows everyone that you have come ...read more

  • 14. What Has Happened To All Your Joy?

    Contributed on Jul 21, 2007
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    Sermon 14 in Galatians series. What should we do when our Joy seems to have faded?

    06/24/2007 What Has Happened to all your Joy? (Gal 4:12-20) At BHQ, my first real job with any career potential, I started in the warehouse and worked my way up quickly, into the office, into sales, into management. I was there when we had a record years, so good that we got all of the ...read more

  • 15. Here, Let Me Help You With That!

    Contributed on Jul 21, 2007
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    Sermon 15 from Galatians series. Like Abraham and Sarah, sometimes we try to "Help" God out with His plan. We especially feel He sometimes needs our help with the timing. What were we thinking!?

    07/08/2007 “Here, Let Me Help You With That” (Gal 4:21-5:1) When we use that phrase, “Here, let me help you with that!” we don’t always mean it to merely offer assistance. Sometimes what we are saying is, “I can’t take it any longer, Here, give me back control over this situation!” Have ...read more

  • 16. The Only Thing That Counts

    Contributed on Jul 21, 2007
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    Sermon 16 in Galatians series. Main theme is security of salvation.

    07/22/2007 “The Only Thing That Counts” (Gal 5:2-6) Have you ever said something in a conversation, or in a meeting, or in some group setting, then have someone come along later and blindside you by taking what you said out of context, or they put words in your mouth you never said and they ...read more

  • 17. Wolves In Sheep's Clothing

    Contributed on Jul 29, 2007
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    Sermon 17 in Galatians series. Deals with false teachers as wolves in sheeps clothing, as well as comparing Christian life to a foot race.

    07/29/2007 “Wolves in Sheep’s Clothing” (Gal 5:2-6) There is an old fable about a wolf in sheep’s clothing. One of Aesop’s fables. A wolf had his eye on a certain flock of sheep, but he couldn’t get any of the sheep he wanted because of the vigilance of the shepherd and his dogs. Then ...read more

  • 18. Called To Be Free

    Contributed on Aug 6, 2007
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    Sermon #18 in Galatians series. What does it mean to be free in Christ. Spiritual maturity is measured not in how many freedoms you take, but in how many you limit or give up for the sake of others.

    08/05/2007 “Called to be Free” (Gal 5:13-15) INTRO What is freedom, really? Freedom is power. The idea of freedom includes the power to choose, to make your own decisions. We know a bit about freedom in this country. Say what you will about America, but it is still the freest ...read more

  • 19. A Marked Man

    Contributed on Aug 13, 2007
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    Sermon 19 in Galatians series. We are all marked people. We either belong to God, marked as his by the blood of Jesus, or the ONLY other alternative, we belong to Satan, and bear his mark, the mark of the beast which is symbolic. The head and hand sybol

    08/12/07 TITLE: “A Marked Man” INTRODUCTION: Use of forehead and arm in symbolic sense Eze 3:9 (forehead symbol of mind / attitude) Deu 26: (arm / hand of God symbol of His actions) In Deuteronomy 6:8, God told His people to take his word and permeate their lives with it. He ...read more

  • 20. He's Not Heavy, He's My Brother

    Contributed on Aug 20, 2007
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    Sermon # 20 in Galatains Series. Builds on previous text from sermon 19, the battle within Spirit versus Flesh, this is practical example of living "in step" with the Spirit.

    Gal 6: 1-2 INTRODUCTION PATRICK HENRY HUGHES (EXAMPLE OF BURDENS SHARED) BLIND, CRIPPLED DADS RESPONSE PATRICKS GROWTH/TALENT DADS COMMITTMENT/SACR. EACH FOCUSED ON THE OTHER GAL 6:1-2 CONT. OF LIVING IN SPIRIT PRACTICAL SITUATION I. CAUGHT IN SIN A. THE ...read more

  • 21. No Comparison

    Contributed on Sep 7, 2007
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    Sermon #21 in Galatians series. Danger of self-deception, losing touch with reality of our sin.

    08/26/07 “NO COMPARISON” GAL 6: 3-6 INTRODUCTION: EMPERORS NEW CLOTHES: WELL KNOW SELF CENTERED, ADVANTAGE TAKEN BY DECEIVERS CLOTH SO SPECIAL / BEAUTIFUL ONLY HIGHLY INTELLIGENT, MORALLY IMPECCABLE CAN SEE SIMILAR TENDENCIES BY MOST OTHERS SAID THEY COULD SEE IT, KING ...read more

  • 22. Principles Of The Harvest

    Contributed on Sep 7, 2007
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    Sermon #22 in Galatians series. You reap what you sow. We reap more than we sow, We reap in proportion to what we sow, we reap what other have sown.

    09/02/07 Gal 6: 7-10 "Principles of the Harvest" INTRO: DAVID & BATHSHEBA ADULTERY: DAVID SEES AND ASKS DECEPTION: URIAH AT HOME MURDER: URIAH IN BATTLE NATHANS REBUKE SON OF DAVID/BATH WILL DIE SWORD WILL NOT DEPART FROM HOUSE CALAMITY FROM OWN HOUSEHOLD WIVES ...read more

  • 23. The Crucified World

    Contributed on Sep 10, 2007
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    Sermon #23 in Galatians. Final paragraph, written by Paul’s hand. Sums up spirit of the letter, Way of the world vs. Way of the Cross

    THE CRUCIFIED WORLD GAL 6: 11-18 INTRO CONFORMITY – (what do you think of when I say the word) SCHOOL, PEER PRESSURE INCREDIBLE PRESSURE TO CONFORM LOOK A CERTAIN WAY ACT A CERTAIN WAY BE IN CERTAIN GROUPS SHUN CERTAIN PEOPLE (CRUEL) KID ON BASEBALL TEAM IN SHERWOOD, ...read more