Sermons by Ryan Jensema (Page 2)

Easter Origins, Part 2

Easter Origins, Part 2 Where does the Easter story come from? Is it an invention of the church? Does it go deeper than that? Pastor Ryan traces the origins of Easter from ancient times through the expectation of a Messiah, Son of Joseph. Application Questions ​Look Back Share anyways you grew in your understanding and love for Christ this past week. Look Up What stood out to you most today? Read Luke 24:27How does Jesus view the Old Testament Scriptures?…

Easter Origins, Part 1

Easter Origins, Part 1 Where does the Easter story come from? Is it an invention of the church? Does it go deeper than that? Pastor Ryan traces the origins of Easter from ancient times from Zechariah 12 today where we find “We Are Cleansed by the Wounded Healer.” Application Questions ​Look Back Share anyways you were able to love, host and/or serve this past week. Look Up What stood out to you most today? Read Genesis 3:14-15What is the purpose…

Continue Through the End

Continue through the End What do we do when the end of the world comes? Pastor Ryan teaches us today from from 1 Peter 4:7-11; “The End is Coming, But We Keep Loving, Hosting, and Serving”. Application Questions ​Look Back Share anyways you lived boldly for Christ this past week. Look Up What stood out to you most today? Read 1 Peter 4:7-11What thoughts and emotions trigger in your mind when you read, “the end of all things is at…

Staying on Track

Staying on Track Pastor Ryan preaches from 1 Corinthians 16:13-18 where we’ll be challenged to, “Stay sharp, keep loving and serving.” Application Questions ​Look Back Share anyways you lived out the gospel this past week. Look Up What stood out to you most today? Read 1 Corinthians 16:13-18Why is Paul giving these rapid fire commands? What have you needed to be watchful about in your life? When have you been taken by surprise? What does it look like to be…

Gospel Priorities

Gospel Priorities Pastor Ryan preaches from 1 Corinthians 16:1-11 where we’ll learn that, “The Gospel Compels Us to Live Beyond Ourselves.” Application Questions ​Look Back Share anyways you experienced joy in the resurrection of Jesus. Look Up What stood out to you most today? Read 1 Corinthians 16:1-4What do we learn about giving and generosity in this section? How does that work in your own life? Share any giving moments that were particularly meaningful in your life. Read 1 Corinthians…

Rejoicing in the Resurrection

Rejoicing in the Resurrection Pastor Ryan preaches from 1 Corinthians 15:35-58 where we’ll learn that, “The Resurrection is Why We Rejoice.” Application Questions ​Look Back Share anyways you experienced hope in the resurrection of Jesus. Look Up What stood out to you most today? Read 1 Corinthians 15:35-49What is Paul trying to communicate about the resurrection? Why is this so important? What is most encouraging to you from the explanation of resurrection bodies that Paul describes? Why? Read 1 Corinthians…

The Resurrection is THE Big Deal

The Resurrection is THE Big Deal Pastor Ryan preaches from 1 Corinthians 15:12-34 where we’ll learn that, “The Resurrection is Why We Have Hope.” Application Questions ​Look Back Share how you were encouraged by the baptisms and the work of Jesus through Resonate church last week. Look Up What stood out to you most today? Read 1 Corinthians 15:12-19What does Paul explain is the outcome if “there is no resurrection”? How does this impact our lives and faith? Read 1…

Solid Foundations

Solid Foundations Pastor Ryan returns to our study in the book of 1 Corinthians looking at the solid historic foundations of our faith. The main point of today’s message is, “Our Faith Stands in the Historical Reality of Christ.” Application Questions ​Look Back Share the ways you were able to go deeper into the life of discipleship in Jesus this past week. Look Up What stood out to you most today? Share any experiences you’ve had where your faith was…

Going Forward

Going Forward Pastor Ryan will spend some time evaluating where we are in this cultural moment and the direction we need to focus on Going Forward; “Let’s Go All In as Disciples of Jesus” Application Questions ​Look Back Share the ways you were able to increase your faith in prayer this past week? What was different? Look Up What stood out to you most today? What are some the challenges you personally face living in the post-Christian culture we find…

The Key is Faith

The Key is Faith Pastor Ryan continues our 21 Days of Prayer campaign looking at 3 different stories of prayer where we learn that, “Faith is Essential for Prayer” Application Questions ​Look Back Share the ways you were able to increase prayer this past week. Any new insights? Any answers to prayer? Look Up What stood out to you most today? Story 1- Prayer is Just what we do- Acts 12:1-17Why did those praying not really expect Peter’s release? Can…

Prayer in Progress

Application Questions ​Look Back Share the ways you were able to increase prayer this past week. Any new insights? Any answers to prayer? Look Up What stood out to you most today? Read Romans 8:18-39Why don’t we know what we out to pray for? How does the Holy Spirit help us in prayer? What is your response to that? How can God make all things work out for good according to verse 28? How does that help us in our…

Keep Praying

It’s easy to lose heart and give up praying when answers don’t seem to come. Pastor Ryan kicks off our 21 Days of Prayer campaign in Luke 18:1-8 where we learn that, “God Tells Us to Keep on Praying.” Application Questions ​Look Back Share any increased focus you have had on the glory of Christ this past week. Look Up What stood out to you most today? Read Luke 18:1-8Have you ever lost heart in prayer? Why? Have you ever…