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New Identity…New Hope – 1 Peter, Part 2 | 1 Peter 1:13-2:10

Our New Family Identity I. Using LANGUAGE to communicate family IDENTITY. (1:13-2:10)A. Get ready and “GIRD up your LOINS.” (1:13; Ex. 12:11)B. Be the HOLY PEOPLE of God. (1:15-16; Lev. 11:44)C. Through your PASSOVER LAMB. (1:17-21; Ex. 12-15)D...

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New Identity…New Hope – 1 Peter, Part 1 | 1 Peter 1:1-12

Starting with some Fundamentals I. SETTING the CONTEXT of these letters.A. SITUATION: Think about the READERS. (v.1)B. SOURCE: Think about the WRITER. (5:12) Peter writes two letters from Rome to the scattered believers throughout modern day...

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Jonah: The Reluctant Prophet – Part I | Jonah 1:1-3

Prophet on the Run I. How should we READ JONAH?A. Don’t FOCUS on the FISH (1:17, 2:10)B. An UPSIDE DOWN Story (1:3, 16, 3:6-10)C. A MIRROR to EXPOSE Ourselves (4:10-11, James 1:22-24)D. A STORY that Ultimately POINTS to JESUS (Luke 24:44, John...

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A Cruciform Life – Part 6 | 2 Cor. 4:16-5:10

The Now, the Then, and the Meanwhile I. A DESCRIPTION of our REALITY. (4:16-5:4)A. The TEMPORARY tent of our BODY. (4:16-5:1)B. The BODY made NEW. (5:1; I Cor. 15; Rev. 21:5)C. GROANING in the MEANWHILE. (5:2-4; Rom 8:18-25) Today we circle back...

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A Cruciform Life – Part 5 | 2 Corinthians 6:3-13


The Role and Relationships of an Ambassador I. What BEING and AMBASSADOR looks like. (v.3-10)A. A LIFE of removing OBSTACLES. (v.3)    1. Servants WILLING to face DIFFICULTY. (v.4-5)    2. REFLECTING Christ...

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A Cruciform Life – Part 4 | 2 Corinthians 5:11-6:2

Why Did Jesus Die? I. Paul’s RADICAL STARTING Point (v.14-15)A. Held CATIVE by LOVE (v. 14, 2:14-16)B. “ONE Died for ALL…” (v. 15; Rom. 6:6,7)C. A LIFE-ALTERING Death (v.15, Rom. 14:7-9, 4:25) II. A NEW Way of SEEING (v. 16-17)A. EVERYONE is...

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A Cruciform Life – Part 3 | 2 Corinthians 4:1-18

When Change Comes Slowly… I. The CHURCH at CORINTH.A. One PROBLEM after ANOTHER. (1 and 2 Corinthians)B. Hits a LITTLE close to HOME. (Heb 4:12)C. So WHY is Paul not DISCOURAGED? (v.1,16) We’ve spent the last 8-10 weeks learning about the...

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A Cruciform Life – Part 1 | 2 Corinthians 2:14-16

Captives of Christ I. RELATIONSHIP Status: It’s COMPLICATED (I Cor. 1:10-4:21; II Cor. 1:12-2:13, ch. 10-12)A. Paul vs. The SUPER APOSTLES (II Cor. 10-12)B. Paul’s INFATUATION with WEAKNESS (I Cor. 1:18-2:5, 13:4-8a; II Cor. 1:8-11, 12:7-10) II...

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On Mission in Corinth – Part 5 | Selections from 1 Cor. 11-14

When we come together I. Several ISSUES around a central THEME. (11:1-14:40)A. The CONTROVERSY around COVERINGS. (11:1-16)B. FORGETTING whose TABLE this is. (11:17-34)C. Spiritual GIFTS within the BODY. (12:1-31; 14:1-40) As we have walked...

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On Mission in Corinth – Part 4 | 1 Corinthians 8-11:1

Incarnational Theology for the Church in a Pagan Environment (Or How Jesus Changes Everything) I. A CLASH with CULTURE (8:1; 10:20; Acts 18)A. An IDOLATRY SATURATED EnvironmentB. RESIST or Take PART (8:4,7)C. Practicing MONOTHEISM in a PAGAN...

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On Mission in Corinth – Part 3 | Selections from 1 Cor. 5:1-6:20

What Happens When We Forget Who We Are I. Sexuality: DEALING with a Corinthian “SITUATION”. (5:1-13)A. CONFRONTING a shocking REALITY. (5:1)B. Taking ACTION to ADDRESS it. (5:2-5)C. It’s an ISSUE of our IDENTITY. (5:6-13) This passage is no easy...

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On Mission in Corinth – Part 2 | Selections from 1 Cor. 1:10-4:21

At the Crossroads of Wisdom I. A human TENDENCY and Divine WISDOM. (1:10-4:21)A. ELEVATION by means of DIVISION. (1:10-17)B. The WISDOM of the FOOLISH cross.(1:18-31)C. PAUL as a prime EXAMPLE. (2:1-5)D. A radically DIFFERENT type of WISDOM...

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On Mission in Corinth – Part 1 | Acts 18:1-18; I Cor. 1:1-9

Location, Location, Location I. The STORY behind the LETTER. (Acts 18:1-18)A. UNDERSTANDING the CITY itself. (18:1)B. Paul MAKES a lot of CONNECTIONS. (18:2-11)C. The BIRTH of a new CHURCH. (18:7-11)D. The TENSIONS that inevitably FOLLOW...

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Mark – The Misunderstood Messiah – Part 10 (Easter) | Mark 15:42-16:8

Resurrection Life I. Resurrection ALWAYS start with DEATH. (15:42-16:1)A. SOMETHING we’d like to FORGET. (Jer. 29-45)B. A SOLEMN process of HONOURING. (15:42-16:1)C. A POWERFUL, yet neglected, METAPHOR. (v.46; I Cor. 12:27) Resurrection Sunday is...

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Mark – The Misunderstood Messiah – Part 9 (Palm Sunday) | Mark 15:16-41

There’s More Going on Here than Meets the Eye I. A MESSIAH prone to MISUNDERSTANDING. (Mark 1-15)A. The PEOPLE want a KING. (8:29-33; 10:35-37; 11:8-10) B. Jesus DOESN’T meet their EXPECTATIONS. (14:41-15:15) Today we move back from Jeremiah to...

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Lent 2021 – I am broken, but loved by God | Jeremiah 45

Week 5 – “I’ll give you your life…” I. Who is BARUCH?A. Jeremiah’s SCRIBE (36:4, 32; 45:1)B. Jeremiah’s STUDENT (36:5-8)C. Jeremiah’s FRIEND (36:17-19) II. A Legitimate COMPLAINT (45:3)A. SORROW upon GRIEF (v. 3; Ps. 6:6, 69:3)B. Hope...

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