Glory in the Gospel (Part 3): Truth

Glory in the Gospel (Part 3): Truth Key Idea: We must live within the reality of the truth of Christ 1. Importance of truth Jesus came as truth, to give truth. 2. Focus of truth John 1:1 — 1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. John 1:9 — 9 The true light, which gives light to everyone, was coming into the world. John 1:14 — 14 And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, glory......

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The Gospel-Centered Family (Luke 7:36-50)

Key Idea: To show each other grace in our relationships we ourselves must first be transformed everyday by the grace God extends to us. 1. A Gospel-centered family recognizes sin as their greatest problem Applications a. Be much more focused on your own sin b. Continually suspect and inspect your own heart 2. A Gospel-centered family is motivated by God’s love Applications a. Grow in confession before God individually and together b. Connect everyday scenarios with God’s love for you 3. A Gospel-centered family gives hope in the midst of failure Applications a.......

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Glory in the Gospel - Part 2: Faithfulness (John 17:2-5)

The greater my faith in the faithfulness of Christ, the more faithful I will live. Key idea: Christ’s glory is revealed in his faithfulness through the Gospel. Practical Application: We must have great faith in Christ, for our good and his glory. I. Our faith “to know” – It is to have fellowship with Jesus, built on faith in the truths of who he is, as revealed in Scripture “the only true God” Two stumbling blocks to faith: A misinformed, meaningless faith People often have trouble having faith in Jesus, because they barely know the......

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Glory in the Gospel (John 17:1)

Glory – The manifestation of God’s holy goodness and greatness. Kevin DeYoung: “The glory of God refers to his splendor, his majesty, his beauty, his weightiness, his gravitas, his wow, his awesomeness, his unbelievable-ness. [Thus] To glorify God means to honor God. When you glorify someone, you celebrate them, you give them honor… [To use street language] to glorify God is to make a big deal of God.” Theme of Jesus’ prayer in John 17: It is a prayer for God’s glory to be made know in the accomplishing, outworking, and expansion of......

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Loving our Family (1 John 4:7-12)

1 John 4:7-12 Loving our Family Key Idea: Three realities of God’s love that strengthen our family in this unique season God’s love enables our love (v. 7-8) God’s love guides our understanding of life (v. 9-10) God’s love working through us makes Christ visible (v. 11-12) Practical ways to make our Savior visible through our love in this season: Consider where you might need to repent of a lack of love Consider attending an in-person service as a way to bless others Hope the best of others around you Connect with others......

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We are a People Who Need One Another (Hebrews 10:19-25)

Hebrews 10:19-25 We are a People Who Need One Another Key Idea: For Christ to be treasured in our hearts, we must be meaningfully invested in the lives of each other. We must be meaningfully invested in the lives of each other… To Draw Near in Worship (19-22) To Hold Fast in Endurance (23) To Stir Up One Another (24-25) What does it look like practically? “Who do I see in front of me?” “How can I thoughtfully love them?” “What words can I use to encourage them toward Jesus?” Affirmation Correction Be thoughtful......

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We Are a United Family (Ephesians 2:11-22; 4:1-6)

Download Sermon Notes Key Idea: Our Christ-centered identity will always lead to our steadfast unity. 1. Remember Our Christ-Centered Identity (Eph. 2:11-22) Remember Our Sinful Identity (vv. 11-12) Remember Our Saved Identity (vv. 13-17) Remember Our Sibling Identity (vv. 18-22) Lighthouse is united in: Authority Belief Worship Commitment Community 2. Demonstrate our Steadfast Unity (Eph. 4:1-6) Exhortations to: Humility Gentleness Patience Bearing with one another in love...

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We Are a People of Unshakeable Faith (2 Corinthians 5:1-10)

2 Corinthians 5:1-10 We are People of Unshakeable Faith Key Idea: Our faith in Christ allows us to see our lives and our world differently. Truth #1: We see present day loss in light of our future hope (vv. 1-5) Truth #2: We see present day life having eternal ramifications (vv. 6-10) Principles to making a faithful decision Seek to apply biblical principles that Christians should worship together. We must understand the precautions being taken. Consider your own life situation. Seek the counsel of other godly brothers and sisters. Go to God in......

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A Light That Overcomes the Darkness (John 1:4-5)

Sermon Notes Download Key Idea: Christmas reminds us that because of Christ, the darkness does not win. I. The light of Christ brings victory over the darkness within us II. The light of Christ brings hope for the darkness around us A. The light of Christ confirms and affirms his faithfulness B. The light of Christ tells us the darkness has meaning and purpose C. The light of Christ assures our triumph Revelation 22:5 — 5 And night will be no more. They will need no light of lamp or sun, for the......

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A Light That Brings Hope (Micah 5:1-5a)

A Light in the Darkness (Part 3): A Light That Brings Hope Micah 5:1-5a Key Idea: God allows and uses our humiliation so we might be prepared to hope in Him. I. Setting the Stage: Humiliation (vv.1-2a) II. Seeing the Savior: Hope (vv.2b-5a)...

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