Sermons from August 2018

Sermons from August 2018

The Forever City

After the Hallelujah chorus praises God for who He is and what He has done (Revelation 19:1-2), attention turns to what God is going to do. Revelation chapters 19 through 22 address what God will do when Jesus returns, and these chapters do so by focusing on three primary metaphors: 1) The Best Ever Wedding, 2) The Last Ever Battle, and 3) The Forever City. Tonight we will explore the forever city to discover the description of heaven so that…
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The Merciful

In Matthew 5:7, Jesus said, “Blessed are the merciful, for they shall receive mercy.” This is not the only time Jesus spoke about mercy. In Luke 6:36, He said, “Be merciful, even as your Father is merciful.” Mercy is a rare quality among the kingdoms of men but it is an essential quality within the kingdom of heaven. In this lesson, we will explore what it means to be merciful, identify why mercy matters, and examine the nature of mercy.…

The Last Ever Battle

After the Hallelujah chorus praises God for who He is and what He has done (Revelation 19:1-2), attention turns to what God is going to do. Revelation chapters 19 through 22 address what God will do when Jesus returns, and these chapters do so by focusing on three primary metaphors: 1) The Best Ever Wedding, 2) The Last Ever Battle, and 3) The Forever City. Tonight we will explore the last ever battle to discover what has happened or will…
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The Hungry And Thirsty

In Matthew 5:6, Jesus said, “Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied.” What does that mean? Why did Jesus use the analogy of eating in drinking in a beatitude? In this lesson we will define righteousness, examine what it means to hunger and thirst for righteousness, then explore what such a hunger and thirst entails. Sermon Handout 6 “Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied. – Matthew…

The Best Ever Wedding

After the Hallelujah chorus praises God for who He is and what He has done (Revelation 19:1-2), attention turns to what God is going to do. Revelation chapters 19 through 22 address what God will do when Jesus returns, and these chapters do so by focusing on three primary metaphors: 1) the best ever wedding, 2) the last ever battle, and 3) the forever city. Tonight we will explore the best ever wedding to identify who the Groom’s bride is…