Sermon Series
  • 1. Pray Persistently

    Contributed on Oct 12, 2006
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    This odd parable about a widow and a judge shows us why we’re to pray persistently as the end approaches -- so we won’t give up!

    ¡§Pray Persistently¡¨ (Luke 18:1-8) Who knows what this picture is? Yep, you guessed it ¡V it is my fire pit! [SHOW PICTURE] And if you recall, a few months back I taught you how to pray (from Luke 11) and I used this fire pit as an example, remember? You¡¦re saying, ¡§Who could forget!¡¨ The more

  • 2. 21st Century Sabbath Keeping

    Contributed on Oct 23, 2006
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    What does the Sabbath have to do with us today? And are we commanded to keep it? Find out more in this exposition from Luke 6.

    ¡§21st Century Sabbath Keeping¡¨ (Luke 6:1-11) If you¡¦ve read our focus passage before today, you¡¦ll know one of the key words is the word ¡¥Sabbath.¡¦ You probably know it is mentioned 6 times, and you probably know it is the apparent centerpiece of the debate going on between Jesus and the more

  • 3. Worship Passionately

    Contributed on Oct 25, 2006
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    Let the triumphal entry teach us about what it means to have a "cup up" mentality about worship.

    “Worship Passionately” (Luke 19:28-44) I trust you have been praying about where you can serve…where and how you can give [hold up the “I’m Ready to Give” worksheet]. Eric will be standing by the ‘Serve’ banner after our services, so feel free to stop by and get connected to one of our ministry more

  • 4. Compassionate Like Christ

    Contributed on Oct 26, 2006
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    What does it mean to be compassionate like Christ? Find out in this message from Luke 7.

    “Compassionate Like Christ” (Luke 7) Aren’t you glad God has compassion, and heals, restores and forgives? God’s compassion is overwhelming, isn’t it? In fact, would you say that word with me – compassion! Now look to the person to your right and say it…now to your left…nice! By now everyone more

  • 5. Forgive Endlessly

    Contributed on Oct 26, 2006
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    Forgiving endlessly is the doorway to spiritual breakthroughs, and may be the missing link in your search for spiritual power.

    “Forgive Endlessly” (Luke 17:1-10) Welcome to FFC’s 50-Day Adventure! And our journey begins with a close look inside the issue of forgiveness. In fact, I’ve come to believe that few things are as hard to do as forgive. Yes, forgiveness is probably the single, most difficult thing to do. But more

  • 6. Trees, Yeast, And Doors

    Contributed on Oct 26, 2006
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    What exactly is the Kingdom of God like? Learn about its primary traits from stories about trees, yeast, and doors.

    “Trees, Yeast, and Doors” (Luke 13:18-35) Have you ever wondered, “What is the Kingdom of God like? How does it operate?” If so, you wouldn’t be alone – Jesus knew people were wondering, so he asked the question for them! We find this in Luke 13:18-35. Would you turn there? I’d like to read the more

  • 7. Reach Out Honestly

    Contributed on Nov 9, 2006

    Jesus wouldn’t be cornered through the tricky tax question; instead, his answers show us how to live in both worlds, not just one -- and which one matters most!

    ¡§Reach Out Honestly¡¨ (Luke 20:20-26) How many of you know what this is? (show picture of toll booth on screen) You guessed it ¡V a toll booth! Yes, these dot the interstate landscape of I-80 through IL, IN, MI, and PA! And it is at these kinds of places we pay a tax ¡V an extra tax to more

  • 8. Listen Attentively

    Contributed on Nov 9, 2006
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    Find out what it means to hang on every word of Jesus, just as the crowds did during the life of Jesus.

    "Listen Attentively" Luke 19:47-48 Welcome to Day 36 in our 50-Day Adventure! Today’s theme is Scripture, and we find ourselves in Luke 19 where we see a very intriguing set of words. Yes, there is an interesting phrase in Luke’s gospel, chapter 19 and verse 48. I’d like you to turn to it, more

  • 9. The Mighty Mite

    Contributed on Nov 16, 2006
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    See what a poor widow can teach us about what it means to give everything.

    “The Mighty Mite” (Luke 21:1-4) Let’s take our Bibles and open them to Luke 21. We’ll be looking at verses 1-4, and I see this passage much like the PIP on many of the newer televisions out today. How many of you have seen the “picture-in-a-picture” technology? It lets you view two things on more

  • 10. Now And Then

    Contributed on Nov 22, 2006

    Are we in the last days? What did the disciples think about it then? What about our times now? Understand critical components to the end times in this message from Luke 21.

    “Now and Then” (Luke 21:5-38) Welcome to Thanksgiving Sunday at First Family Church. Today’s text is not an easy one to dissect…it has caused much debate and discussion. A variety of questions surround these verses and this topic. In fact, lots of different opinions exist regarding the topic more

  • 11. Jesus On Teams

    Contributed on Dec 13, 2006

    What does it take to have an impact like Jesus -- impact on others and with others? Find out the biblical componenents to teams in this message from Luke 6.

    “Jesus on Teams” (Luke 6:12-16) R Files Video opens… TRANS: That’s the story of how one person has been changed by Jesus! Yes, Dennis has an R File (show file and give to Dennis) … his life has been changed by the resurrection and he will forevermore be a different man. You know, Dennis, more

  • 12. Mission: Possible

    Contributed on Mar 29, 2007
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    Learn what the Ascencion means to our mission as a church, and see how Luke uses it in both his books to motivate us towards action.

    “Mission: Possible” Luke 24:50-53 Let’s take our Bibles and turn to Luke 24…as you’re turning, what if I just started levitating? You’d be somewhat WOWED, eh? Imagine the disciples here in this text…Christ is giving his final words and mission, and then he starts rising. It’s the ascension! more