Sermons on Discipleship

Sermons on Discipleship

From Ordinary To Extraordinary

Sermon Handout According to Luke 6:12-16, Jesus spent an entire night in prayer before He selected twelve ORDINARY men to serve as His Apostles. He chose Peter, Andrew, James, John, Philip, Bartholomew (a.k.a. Nathanael), Matthew, Thomas, James the son of Alphaeus, Judas the son of James (a.k.a. Thaddeus), Simon the Zealot, and Judas Iscariot. With the exception of Judas Iscariot, these ORDINARY men did something EXTRAORDINARY—they “turned the world upside down” (Acts 17:6). Today we want to consider what we…


Sermon Handout John Wooden once said, “Be more concerned with your character than with your reputation. Your character is what you really are while your reputation is merely what others think you are.” His point was that character matters because character is who we are when no one is around. Outside of Christ, the greatest example of character in the Bible is a guy named Joseph, and in this lesson we examine 3 truths we learn about character from him.…


Josiah was eight years old when he began to reign, and he reigned thirty-one years in Jerusalem. His mother’s name was Jedidah the daughter of Adaiah of Bozkath. 2 And he did what was right in the eyes of the Lord and walked in all the way of David his father, and he did not turn aside to the right or to the left.” 2 Kings 22:1-2


Sermon Handout Jesus taught that there is a life following this one. Jesus also taught that following this life there will be a Day of Judgment on which our eternal destination in the next life will be decided. Based on this information it is imperative that we understand what follows this life and how are eternal destinations will be decided. 31 “When the Son of Man comes in His glory, and all the angels with Him, then He will sit on…