The Blessing of Brokenness (John 18:15-18, 25-26; 21 15:19)

Pride: Self over Christ Cross Reference: Mark 14:26-38 Key Idea: Because of the perils of pride, we must embrace the blessing of brokenness. 1. The Perils of Pride Pride (Self over Christ) can be seen in two ways: A. Self without Christ Pride = Prayerlessness B. Self instead of Christ Warnings: Proverbs 11:2, 15:25, 16:8; […]

True Greatness (Mark 9:30-50)

Key idea: If anyone would be first, he must be last of all and servant of all. I. Who is the Greatest? (9:30-32) II. What Does It Mean to Follow Jesus? (9:33-37) III. What Does it Mean to Not Follow Jesus? (9:38-50) IV. Follow Jesus!

Hope for Our Humility (Philippians 2:1-11)

Five facets of humility that make the darkness flee 1. The inevitability of humility (v. 1) 2. The result of humility (v. 2) 3. The heart of humility (vv. 3-4) 4. The example of humility (vv. 5-8) 5. The hope of humility (vv. 9-11) “Man’s maker was made man that He, Ruler of the stars, […]

A Bunch of Nobodies (1 Corinthians 1:26-31)

Key idea: A people centered on Messiah must remember who they were, who they are, and must never forget the One who did it all. 1.  We must remember who we were (vv. 26-29) 2.  We must remember who we are (v. 30) 3.  We must never forget the One who did it all (v. […]

Hallmarks: Humbly Serving the Church (Philippians 2:1-11)

Key Idea; In Philippians 2:1-11, we see two aspects of humility to embrace so that we can humbly serve the church. I. We are a community called to unity through our humility (v. 1-4) II. We are a community called to emulate Christ-llike humility (v. 5-11)