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October 28-29, 2017 Jehovah-M’Kiddish -- “I am the God who sanctifies you.” How to Cooperate With the Change Process: Recognize that your spiritual life is a journey. God is educating you; that’s why you must never drop out. And God is doing what’s best for us, training us to live God’s holy best. Later, of course, it pays off handsomely, for it’s the well-trained who…
October 21-22, 2017 4 Practices for the Sent Out Life Practice #1: Pay attention to the harvest Luke 10:2 (CEB) Jesus said to them, “The harvest is bigger than you can imagine ….” Practice #2: Take risks Luke 10:3-4 (CEB) 3”Go! I am sending you out like lambs among wolves. 4Do not take a purse or bag or sandals; and do not greet anyone on the…
September 2-3, 2017 Introduction 1 Corinthians 4:3-5 (NLT) 3As for me, it matters very little how I might be evaluated by you or by any human authority. I don’t even trust my own judgment on this point. 4My conscience is clear, but that doesn’t prove I’m right. It is the Lord himself who will examine me and decide. 5So don’t make judgments about anyone ahead of…
July 15-16, 2017 What Spiritual Maturity Isn’t Spiritual gifts Seminary degrees Faith like Oral Roberts Making huge personal sacrifices Being on fire for God 1 Corinthians 13:1-3 So what is love? 1 Corinthians 13:4-7 and verse 8: Love never ends. And now for the maturity part: 1 Corinthians 13:11 What are childish ways? Anything that doesn’t fit in verses 4-7! How do we…
July 8-9, 2017 Introduction Finishing Our Spiritual Journey Well 2 Timothy 4:6-8 (NIV) 6For I am already being poured out like a drink offering, and the time for my departure is near. 7I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. 8Now there is in store for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will award to me on that…
Matt Turrigiano June 24-25, 2017 Introduction What is love? Storge is family love or affection. Phileo is friendship love. Eros is being “in love”. Agape is divine gift-love. 1 John 3:16 (NLT) We know what real love is because Jesus gave up his life for us. In Christianity, love is cross-shaped. Romans 5:5-8 (NLT) 5And this hope will not lead to disappointment. For we…
Matt Turrigiano June 17-18, 2017 Introduction We have all kinds of fathers today. Absent fathers Incompetent fathers Thankfully, the Bible Does Give Us a Portrait of a Perfect Father. 1 John 4:8 (NIV) Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love. 1 John 3:1-3 (NLT) 1See how very much our Father loves us, for he calls us his children, and that is what we are! But…
March 25-26, 2017 God’s Greatest Desire Is to Be With Us! Exodus 29:44-45 (NAS) 44“I will consecrate the tent of meeting and the altar; I will also consecrate Aaron and his sons to minister as priests to Me. 45I will dwell among the sons of Israel and will be their God.’ Exodus 40:34 (NAS) Then the cloud covered the tent of meeting, and the glory of the LORD filled the…
March 18-19, 2017 Introduction We make commitments when we are strong that force us to take certain actions even when we’re weak. God can be experienced every day! Genesis 32:22-30 (NLT) Transformation only happens when we deliberately make the effort to experience God. Being a Christian is experiencing God’s love for us. Experience is essential in the Christian life. What…
Introduction Mark 3:13-14 (NAS) 13nd He went up on the mountain and summoned those whom He Himself wanted, and they came to Him. 14And He appointed twelve, so that they would be with Him and that He could send them out to preach. Acts 2:42 (NLT) All the believers devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching, and to fellowship, and to sharing in meals (including the Lord’s…
Introduction “Transforming ordinary people into extraordinary followers of Christ.” What does it mean to be “an extraordinary follower of Christ”? A commitment to Christ A commitment to His Church A commitment to His Cause The Importance of Belonging to a Church I Timothy 3:15 (NAS) But in case I am delayed, I write so that you will know how one ought to…
December 30-31, 2016 Introduction “Fall down seven times, stand up eight.” – Japanese Proverb Proverbs 24:16a (NIV) For though the righteous fall seven times, they rise again. We Must Have a PLAN for 2017 Proverbs 16:9 (ESV) The heart of man plans his way, but the LORD establishes his steps. Proverbs 17:24 (ESV) The discerning sets his face toward wisdom, but the eyes…
December 3-4, 2016 The Magnificat Luke 1:46-55 (NAS) 46And Mary said: “My soul exalts the Lord, 47and my spirit has rejoiced in God my Savior. 48For He has had regard for the humble state of His bondslave; for behold, from this time on all generations will count me blessed. 49For the Mighty One has done great things for me; and holy is His name. 50AND HIS MERCY IS UPON GENERATION…
November 26-27, 2016 The Act of Giving Thanks Is an Act of Worship. Psalm 100:4 (NLT) Enter his gates with thanksgiving; go into his courts with praise. Give thanks to him and praise his name. Romans 12:1-2 (NLT) 1And so, dear brothers and sisters, I plead with you to give your bodies to God because of all he has done for you. Let them be a living and holy sacrifice—the kind he will…
Introduction “Elvis never came to terms with who he was meant to be, or what his purpose in life was. He thought he was here for a reason: maybe to preach, maybe to serve, maybe to save, maybe to care for people. That agonizing desire was always with him, and he knew he wasn’t fulfilling it. So, he’d go on stage and he wouldn’t have to think about it.” …
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October 8-9, 2016 Introduction How do we connect with God? We Can Connect With God Through Nature. Psalm 19:1-4 (NIV) 1The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands. 2Day after day they pour forth speech; night after night they reveal knowledge. 3They have no speech, they use no words; no sound is heard from them. 4Yet their voice goes out into all the…
October 1-2, 2016 Introduction Knowing God is deeply practical. God is present with His people. God Is Present in Creation. Genesis 2:15 (NASB) Genesis 3:8 (NASB) Exodus 33:8-10 (NASB) God Is Present in the Temple. Genesis 1:28 (NLT) Genesis 22:17-18 (NLT) Isaiah 42:6-7 (NLT) Ezekiel 10:18a (NASB) God Is Present in Jesus Christ. John 1:14 (NLT) John is saying that the place where…
September 3-4, 2016 Introduction How Jesus Gives a New Purpose Jesus interrupts us for His new purpose. Saul’s conversion - Acts 9:1-5a (NIV) Jesus says, “Follow Me” - Luke 5:27 (NIV) Jesus Interrupts Saul and Ananias - Acts 9:5b-16 (NIV) God uses all things for our good. Romans 8:28 (NIV) God cannot bless who you pretend to be. Jesus requires trust in a new…
August 27-28, 2016 Introduction Jesus actually uses people who say, “Yes” to Him, even when they don’t feel ready! Matthew 28:16-20 (NAS) 16But the eleven disciples proceeded to Galilee, to the mountain which Jesus had designated. 17When they saw Him, they worshiped Him; but some were doubtful. 18And Jesus came up and spoke to them, saying, “All authority has been…
June 18-19, 2016 Introduction How to Leave a Legacy Live with integrity. Telling the truth Keeping your word Doing what you say you believe Proverbs 17:7 (NLT) Eloquent words are not fitting for a fool; even less are lies fitting for a ruler. Proverbs 25:14 (NLT) A person who promises a gift but doesn’t give it is like clouds and wind that bring no rain. Psalm 101:2 (LB) I…
May 7-8, 2016 Introduction Things to Know in Order to Survive and Thrive as a Mom You are deeply loved by God. Isaiah 54:10a (NAS) “For the mountains may be removed and the hills may shake, but My loving kindness will not be removed from you.” Romans 8:38-39 (NAS) 38For I am convinced that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor things present, nor…
Introduction Luke 24:13-16 (NLT) 13That same day two of Jesus’ followers were walking to the village of Emmaus, seven miles from Jerusalem. 14As they walked along they were talking about everything that had happened. 15As they talked and discussed these things, Jesus himself suddenly came and began walking with them. 16But God kept them from recognizing him. Luke 24:17 (NLT) He…
The Bible says Jesus was crucified between two thieves. Luke 23:32-43 (NLT) Do I live my life as a giver, or do I live my life as a taker? Do I live my life surrendered to God’s purpose for me? Jeremiah 29:11 (NLT) “For I know the plans I have for you,” says the LORD. Pastor Matt’s translation, “I know the plans I have for me,” declares Matthew. When…
Introduction The Transformed Young Man's Dilemma Mark 10:17-31 (NIV) 17As Jesus started on his way, a man ran up to him and fell on his knees before him. “Good teacher,” he asked, “what must I do to inherit eternal life?” 18“Why do you call me good?” Jesus answered. “No one is good—except God alone. 19You know the commandments: ‘Do not…
November 26-27, 2015 Introduction I love my church and “I” am actively reaching out to people. 1) I reach out to bless people through service. (Matthew 20:25-28) “You can teach goodness; and you can model goodness, but you cannot make a person good. Goodness comes from being attached to Jesus.” (Bob Kuest) 2) I reach out in love to people. (Matthew 22:37-39) “The American…
September 26-27, 2015 Introduction Philippians 3:20-21 (NIV) 20But our citizenship is in heaven. And we eagerly await a Savior from there, the Lord Jesus Christ, 21who, by the power that enables him to bring everything under his control, will transform our lowly bodies so that they will be like his glorious body. We Are on a Great Road Trip to Our True Home. John 14:2-3 (NIV) 2“My…
September 5-6, 2015 Introduction The Seed Every seed that was sown had potential to produce much more seed. The Sower The sower is a man who goes into his field with the intention of spreading seed to raise a crop. The Soil What we find is that the soil is good, but it is the conditions of the soil that create the challenges for the seed to reproduce. Matthew 13:1-3 (NIV) 1That…
June 13-14, 2015 Introduction Why worship? Worship focuses our attention on God and His activities. What ultimately matters is God and His activity. Romans 4:4-5 (TMSG) 4If you”re a hard worker and do a good job, you deserve your pay; we don”t call your wages a gift. 5But if you see that the job is too big for you, that it”s something only God can do, and you trust…
May 30-31, 2015 Introduction The particulars of this crisis. John 11:1-3 (NIV) 1Now a man named Lazarus was sick. He was from Bethany, the village of Mary and her sister Martha. 2This Mary, whose brother Lazarus now lay sick, was the same one who poured perfume on the Lord and wiped his feet with her hair. 3So the sisters sent word to Jesus, “Lord, the one you love is…
April 25-26, 2015 Introduction Philippians 4:13 (NAS) I can do all things through Him who strengthens me. Courage – The ability to face difficult or dangerous situations regardless of our fear. “Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love. God doesn’t require us to succeed, He only requires that we try.” (Mother Teresa) Colossians 3:23 (NAS) …
April 4-5, 2015 Introduction Mark 16:1-8 (NLT) 1Saturday evening, when the Sabbath ended, Mary Magdalene and Salome and Mary the mother of James went out and purchased burial spices so they could anoint Jesus’ body. 2Very early on Sunday morning, just at sunrise, they went to the tomb. 3On the way they were asking each other, “Who will roll away the stone for us from the entrance to…
Introduction Acts 1:8 (NAS) “But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you shall be My witnesses both in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and even to the remotest part of the earth.” Luke 5:27-28 (NLT) 27Later, as Jesus left the town, he saw a tax collector named Levi sitting at his tax-collection booth. “Come, be my disciple!”…
Introduction “Transforming ordinary people into extraordinary followers of Christ.” Matthew 28:18-20 (NAS) 18And Jesus came up and spoke to them, saying, “All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth.19Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit,20teaching them to observe all that I…
March 7-8, 2015 Introduction (Colossians 1:1-14 NIV) Faith, Hope, and Love (Colossians 1:1-6 NIV) 1Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, and Timothy our brother, 2To the holy and faithful brothers in Christ at Colosse: Grace and peace to you from God our Father. 3We always thank God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, when we pray for you, 4because we have heard of your…
February 7-8, 2015 Acts 1:8 (NIV) "You will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth." GOD'S EMPOWERING PRESENCE The Holy Spirit: God's experienced presence The Holy Spirit convicts and convinces: "But when he, the Spirit of truth, comes, he will guide you into all truth."…
January 3-4, 2015 Introduction Moving forward requires us to come to terms with the past and be open to a new future. Joshua 1:1-2 (NIV) 1After the death of Moses the servant of the LORD, the LORD said to Joshua son of Nun, Moses’ aide: 2“Moses my servant is dead. Now then, you and all these people, get ready to cross the Jordan River into the land I am about to give to…
Impact Your World by Being Naturally Supernatural Mike Turrigiano December 27-28, 2014 13“You are the salt of the earth. But what good is salt if it has lost its flavor? Can you make it salty again? It will be thrown out and trampled underfoot as worthless…. 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…
Christmas Eve 2014 December 23-24, 2014 Introduction Mankind Had a Problem! Romans 3:23 (NAS) For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God. Romans 6:23a (NAS) For the wages of sin is death. I Peter 2:24 (NAS) And He Himself bore our sins in His body on the cross, so that we might die to sin and live to righteousness; for by His wounds you were healed. Jesus came to earth to give…
December 20-21, 2014 Introduction Luke 2:6-12 (NLT) 6And while they were there, the time came for her baby to be born.7She gave birth to her first child, a son. She wrapped him snugly in strips of cloth and laid him in a manger, because there was no lodging available for them.8That night there were shepherds staying in the fields nearby, guarding their flocks of sheep.9Suddenly, an angel of…
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