Posts from May 2016

Posts from May 2016

“Come and Dine” – April 10, 2016

John 21: 1-14 John journals about… The meeting Notice there was… A falling back A following through The miracle The miracle teaches that Our life without Jesus is empty (like the fishing nets) With Jesus, life is everything The meal It is about… Refreshing your soul Remembering your salvation

“Rules for the Road: A Holy Day” – April 10, 2016

Exodus 20: 8-11 The 4th Commandment is about… A day of rest (v. 9-10) Labor is commanded Genesis 2:15 A lull is commanded (v. 10) A day of reflection Reflection on God’s… Pattern A Sabbath (rest) every seven days (Genesis 2:2) Promises A day of renewal Renewal of… Dedication Hebrews 10:25 Delight

“Be Not Faithless But Believing” – April 3, 2016

John 20: 19-31 Be not faithless… Believe the men Notice… Seeing Jesus encouraged them The Spirit of Jesus empowered them Believe the Messiah (v. 24-29) Notice… What Jesus did What Jesus declares “…blessed are they that have not seen, and yet have believed.” John 20:29 Believe the message (v. 30-31) Believe the… Heart of the message The hope of the message

“Rules for the Road: His Name, Handle with Care” – April 3, 2016

Exodus 20:7 The 3rd Commandment is about… Reverence for God’s name Notice the… Announcement of God’s name “…The Lord thy God…” Realize when His name is taken in vain When we use His name… As a curse word Casually Reversing the shame of taking His name in vain Remember there is the… Punishment Path for the Christian A path in our words A path in our ways

“Empty!” – March 27, 2016

John 20: 1-18 Need to… Look carefully into the empty tomb (v. 1-10) Look by… Seeing “…saw…seeth…saw…” Studying Listen closely at the empty tomb (v. 11-16) Listen to… What May was asked (11-13) When Mary was aware (14-16) Leave confidently from the empty tomb (v. 17-18) Leave… Trusting (17) Telling (18) I’ve seen Him! He is alive! Here is what He said:

“They Crucified Him” – March 20, 2016

 John 19: 17-42 Apostle’s Creed “Jesus was crucified, dead, and buried” Chapter is about… Focusing “…they crucified Him.” Focus by… Looking at the scene “…Golgotha…” – place of the skull Listening to what was said “…behold thy mother…” “…behold thy Son…” Fulfilling “…the Scripture might be fulfilled.” Fulfillment… Of scripture (v.23) “…began to cast lots…” Psalm 22:18 Of suffering (v. 28) “…I thirst.” “…not a bone broken.” Exodus 12:46 Of sacrifice (v. 37) Zechariah 12:10 Faith (v. 35) “…that you…

“Behold, Your King” – March 13, 2016

John 19: 1-16 Behold your King being… Laughed at (v. 1-5) Laughed at in… His treatment Isaiah 53:5 The truth He WAS the King of the Jews!  They mocked Him, yet it was the truth. Love (v. 6-11) Love as… They accused Him He answered them Lord (v. 12-16) Your Lord as… Ruler Redeemer (v. 14) “It was the preparation of the Passover, and it was about the sixth hour…”

“Rules for the Road: No Substitute” – March 13, 2016

Exodus 20: 4-6 “Thou shalt have no other gods before me.” The 2nd Commandment is about… Responding to God 1st commandment addresses… WHO we worship HOW we respond Representing God Symbols as… Tools Ark of the Covenant Tabernacle and all of its contents Traps When we worship the tools, they become traps Reducing God Deuteronomy 4:15-16 Reacting to God