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Craig Beyer November 29-30, 2014 Introduction "Life is simple, keeping it that way is the hard part." (John Maxwell) 2 Timothy 4:2 Preach the Word; be prepared in season and out of season; correct, rebuke and encourage--with great patience and careful instruction. John 3:16 "For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but…
October 11-12, 2014 The Big IDEA: The Father is relentlessly pursuing the heart of men and women. Love, intimacy and commitment are the motives of His pursuit. He is after the human race. That is the Big Picture. Returning to what we once had. “In the exercise of His will He brought us forth by the word of truth, so that we might be, as it were, the first fruits among His creatures.” -…
Why Multiply Vineyard Church North Phoenix? September 13-14, 2014 Introduction Why Continue to Be an “Outreach-Focused” Church? Because the Bible commands us to. Matthew 28:18-20 (NAS) There is a reason that God leaves us here on earth after we become followers of Jesus! Acts 1:8 (NAS) Because of the needs of those around us. II Peter 3:9 (NAS) John 14:6 (NAS) Romans…
August 23-24, 2014 Words 7% Principle One: The tongue has the power of life and death. (Proverbs 18:21) Tone is Everything 38% Principle Two: Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ, God forgave you. (Ephesians 4:32) H-A-L-T • Hungry • Angry • Lonely • Tired Non-Verbal 55% Principle Three: So in everything, do to others what…
June 14-15, 2014 Introduction How Our Heavenly Father Fathers Us (Romans 8:28-39). God wants us to know that we belong to His family (Romans 8:28-29). John 14:9-10 (NIV) 9Jesus answered: “Don’t you know me, Philip, even after I have been among you such a long time? Anyone who has seen me has seen the Father. How can you say, ‘Show us the Father’?10Don’t you…
May 10-11, 2014 Introduction The Greatest Mother Story of All Time Luke 1:38 (NLT) Mary responded, “I am the Lord’s servant. May everything you have said about me come true.” Luke 2:41-45 (NLT) 41Every year Jesus’ parents went to Jerusalem for the Passover festival.42When Jesus was twelve years old, they attended the festival as usual.43After the celebration was…
Easter 2014 April 19-20, 2014 Introduction I Corinthians 15:6 (NLT) After that, he was seen by more than 500 of his followers at one time, most of whom are still alive, though some have died. Mark 15:21 (NLT) A passerby named Simon, who was from Cyrene, was coming in from the countryside just then, and the soldiers forced him to carry Jesus’ cross. (Simon was the father of Alexander…
April 11-12, 2014 The most fundamental, foundational message about Jesus Christ Saving faith The doorway into the Christian life What the Reformation was all about: Luther’s great discovery What makes Christianity different from all religion Knowing that you know Not arrogance: but saving faith Justification through faith Why is “observing the law” a bad deal? The case against you…
April 5-6, 2014 Introduction A sacrament is something ordinary - - but God uses it to make it a vehicle for what is extraordinary. The Sacrament of Water Baptism What is the meaning of baptism? Matthew 28:19 (NAS) “Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit.” How much water is needed for…
VCNP Spring 2014 Small Group Fair.
February 15-16, 2014 You can be the transitional generation The lesson of the Shema: Discipleship begins at home 4Hear, O Israel: The LORD our God, the LORD is one. 5Love the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength. 6These commandments that I give you today are to be on your hearts. 7Impress them on your children. Talk about them when you sit…
February 1-2, 2014 What really matters? ____________________________________________________________ Mark 8:36-37 (NIV) 36“What good is it for a man to gain the whole world, yet forfeit his soul? 37Or what can a man give in exchange for his soul?” Possessions are great, until they possess you! Declared values: The things in life we say are important to us. Demonstrated…
January 4-5, 2014 Introduction 2 Cor. 1:20a (NIV) For no matter how many promises God has made, they are "Yes" in Christ. Peter's "No Lord, Yes Lord" dilemma Acts 10:9-48a (NIV) 9About noon the following day as they were on their journey and approaching the city, Peter went up on the roof to pray. 10He became hungry and wanted something to eat, and while the meal was being prepared, he…
December 28-29, 2013 Introduction God loves new things! Genesis 1:1 (NLT) In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.
December 23-24, 2013 Introduction Luke 1:11-13 (NLT) 11While Zechariah was in the sanctuary, an angel of the Lord appeared to him, standing to the right of the incense altar.12Zechariah was shaken and overwhelmed with fear when he saw him.13But the angel said, “Don’t be afraid, Zechariah! God has heard your prayer. Your wife, Elizabeth, will give you a son, and you are to name him…
November 30-December 1, 2013 Introduction I John 4:19 (NAS) We love, because He first loved us. Exodus 20:3 (NLT) “You must not have any other god but me.” Why do we sing? We sing because the Bible tells us to. Ephesians 5:19b (NIV) Sing and make music from your heart to the Lord. Colossians 3:16b (NLT) Sing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs to God with thankful…
October 19-20, 2013 Introduction Disabled: The enemy, culture, and our past is trying to steal our destiny. Reality: Romans 3:23 “For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.” Invitation:€“ “We exist to invite people into a new way of living, authentic and full of freedom in Jesus.” People today are hungry for authenticity, transparency and…
October 12-13, 2013 The gospel is a foundational story. The gospel is a unique story. The gospel is an old story. The gospel is a comprehensive story. The gospel is a Christ-centered story. The gospel is a response-demanding story.
October 5-6, 2013 Introduction Why We Give We give as an act of obedience. We give because of future preference. We give because what we do here affects eternity. Matthew 6:19-21 (NAS) 19“Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy, and where thieves break in and steal.20But store up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust…
September 7-8, 2013 Introduction The Case for Community Jesus’ prayer for us. John 17:20-23 (NIV) 20“My prayer is not for them alone. I pray also for those who will believe in me through their message,21that all of them may be one, Father, just as you are in me and I am in you. May they also be in us so that the world may believe that you have sent me. 22I have given them the…
August 10-11, 2013 Introduction What is outreach? Outreach is communicating the love of Jesus wherever you are. Matthew 5:14-16 (NLT) 14“You are the light of the world—like a city on a hilltop that cannot be hidden.15No one lights a lamp and then puts it under a basket. Instead, a lamp is placed on a stand, where it gives light to everyone in the house.16In the same way, let your…
June 29-30, 2013 Introduction John 8:31b-32 (NIV) 31Jesus said, "If you hold to my teaching, you are really my disciples.32Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free." Galatians 5:1a (NIV) It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Jesus is our great liberator. 2 Corinthians 3:17 (NIV) Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is…
June 22-23, 2013 Introduction Luke 6:12-13, 17-19 (NLT) 12One day soon afterward Jesus went up on a mountain to pray, and he prayed to God all night.13At daybreak he called together all of his disciples and chose twelve of them to be apostles.17When they came down from the mountain, the disciples stood with Jesus on a large, level area, surrounded by many of his followers and by the crowds.…
Father’s Day Weekend 2013 June 15-16, 2013 Introduction Two Dads Who Made a Difference The father of the Prodigal Son He was open to change and willing to let go. Luke 15:12 (NIV) “The younger one said to his father, 'Father, give me my share of the estate.' So he divided his property between them.” He was a forgiving dad. Luke 15:17-19 (NIV) 17"When he (the son) came to…
June 1-2, 2013 Introduction Dietrich Bonhoeffer said, “Let the person who cannot be alone beware of community. Let the person who is not in community beware of being alone.” II Corinthians 5:17 (NIV) Matthew 6:21 (NIV) In the quiet His voice travels a great distance, but in the noise it’s lost. Three Ps That Hinder Our Commitment to Christ Matthew 4:1-11 (NIV) The…
May 4-5, 2013 Introduction Matthew 7:28 (NAS) When Jesus had finished these words, the crowds were amazed at His teaching. John 3:1-2 (NAS) 1Now there was a man of the Pharisees, named Nicodemus, a ruler of the Jews;2this man came to Jesus by night and said to Him, “Rabbi, we know that You have come from God as a teacher; for no one can do these signs that You do unless God is with…
Introduction Jesus has also bridged that chasm for you! He‘s going to give you the nature of a bridge builder! John 3:16 (NAS) “For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son so that whoever believes in Him would not perish, but have everlasting life.” Revelation 21:4 (NAS) “He will wipe away every tear from their eyes; and there will no longer be…
Introduction I Corinthians 13:4-8 (NIV) 4Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud.5It is not rude, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs.6Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth.7It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.8Love never fails. Conclusion
Introduction A Resolve for Every Morning of the New Year by Bishop John H. Vincent: “I will this day try to live a simple, sincere and serene life - repelling promptly every thought of discontent, anxiety, discouragement, impurity and self-seeking. Cultivating cheerfulness, magnanimity, charity and the habit of holy silence, exercising economy in expenditures, carefulness in conversation,…
Introduction Ephesians1:3 (NIV) Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in the heavenly realms with every spiritual blessing in Christ. Philippians 4:13 (NIV) I can do everything through him who gives me strength. A Fresh Look at an Often Unnoticed Word of Exhortation Ephesians 4:1 (NIV) As a prisoner for the Lord, then, I urge you to live a life…
Introduction Luke 2:7 (NAS) And she gave birth to her firstborn son; and she wrapped Him in cloths, and laid Him in a manger, because there was no room for them in the inn. “Mary gave birth to her firstborn, a Son. She wrapped him in cloths and placed Him in a manger because the guest room was already full.” Luke 2:8-12 (NAS) 8In the same region there were some shepherds…
Why Pray? Life is hard, but God is good. Prayer helps. Busyness weeds out prayer. God desires our communion with Him. Prayer is being with God as an end in itself. Ignatius and Prayer Exercises Who was Ignatius of Loyola? Why I like the prayer exercises so much: They are Jesus-centered They are Bible-centered They are Spirit-centered What is the purpose of the Ignatian (and other…
One Big Idea: If following Jesus is worth anything, it’s worth everything! “The kingdom of heaven is like a treasure hidden in the field, which a man found and hid again.” (Matthew 13:44 NASB) “The kingdom of heaven is like a merchant seeking fine pearls, and upon finding one pearl of great value, he went and sold everything he had and bought it.” (Matthew…
Introduction In the opening chapters of Genesis, God sang a song; it’s “The Song of Creation.” “And God said… and it was so… and God saw that it was good.” Why this sudden change in tune? Genesis 2:4, 7-10, 15-18a (NIV) God’s antidote for loneliness. Genesis 2:18b-20 (NIV) Genesis 2:21-22 (NIV) Adam confirms God’s remedy. Genesis…
"This is my body, which is for you; do this in remembrance of me." [1 Corinthians 11:24 (NIV)] "This cup is the new covenant in my blood; do this, whenever you drink it, in remembrance of me." [1 Corinthians 11:25 (NIV)] For whenever you eat this bread and drink this cup, you proclaim the Lord's death until he comes. [1 Corinthians 11:26 (NIV)] Remember He Is the Host at the…
Introduction Five incredible reasons it's great to be a dad. Dads get to rejoice in their kids' accomplishments. Matthew 17:1-5 (NIV) 1…Jesus took with him Peter, James and John the brother of James, and led them up a high mountain by themselves.2There he was transfigured before them. His face shone like the sun, and his clothes became as white as the light.3Just then there appeared…
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