Sermons by Ryan Jensema (Page 10)

Gloriously Enough

Application Questions What stood out to you most from today’s message?  What are the situations and reasons that you fear others (care about what they think)? What feelings does it produce in you? What actions does it make you take?   Why do we place so much value (weight/glory) on what other people think of us?  Read Psalm 34:1-10- how does this passage demonstrate God’s glory being enough for us? How can we apply it to our personal need for approval?  …

Giving Up Control

Application Questions Have you experienced a loss of control in your life?  What effects did that have on you?  Why do we want to be in control?  How is trying to control our own lives a lack of faith in the Gospel?   Read Hebrews 1:1-4- how can this passage be used to apply today’s point; God is great- so I don’t have to be in control? Can you think of other passages like this?     What is God speaking to…

Jesus is Alive

Application Questions Take some time to process these questions following the Easter Service   What stood out most to you from today’s message?  Read 1 Corinthians 15:12-20; why is the resurrection of Jesus so critical to our faith?    Read 1 Corinthians 15:42-49; what does this teach us about the resurrection?  What is the most encouraging part for you?  What do you sense God is urging you to do in response to today?    Who is someone you can share today’s message with?   

good Friday

Reflection Guide Open in prayer, asking the Holy Spirit to speak to you as you read through His word. Work through this guide slowly, letting Jesus passion sink in.  Give time for people to reflect and respond.   Read Mark 14:53-65 Reflect on this scene.  What stands out to you?  What is God revealing to you? Offer a prayer of praise and thanksgiving  Read Mark 15:1-20 Reflect on this scene.  What stands out to you?  What is God revealing to you? Offer a prayer of praise…

The Dying King Palm Sunday

Application Questions Read Luke 22:14-23Share the Communion meal remembering Jesus  What do you think it was like for Jesus to be cheered knowing they would turn on him in a couple of days?  What does it take for you to give full trust to Jesus?    What stood out to you from today’s message? Did you sense God urging you to take any specific actions?  Who is someone you can share this message with?

Time for God’s Plan

Application Questions Has there ever been a time in your life when God stopped you and spoke to you? Share the story.  Reread Romans 12:1-2. What does it mean?  What is God saying to you? Is there anything you think God is wanting you to not restart doing? Is there anything you think God is wanting you to start doing? Who is God wanting you to share today’s message with?

Time for Faith

Application Questions What has been the hardest part of the COVID situation for you? What one or two things causes you to feel the most fear and anxiety? Reread 2 Corinthians 5:1-9. How can you apply this to your life right now? What practices can you do to help you keep your focus on Jesus? Ask God to reveal someone in your life who may be really struggling right now.  How can you share the Gospel with them?  When will…