Sermons from December 2020

Move Forward With God’s Mission

Application Questions Look Back Share any results from focusing on God this Christmas season. Look Up What stood out to you most today?   What has been the most difficult part of 2020 for you? What are some things God has done in your life this year that you are thankful for?  Read 2 Corinthians 4:6-18? What does this teach us about suffering for Christ?  What are we looking forward to in Christ?  How does this help us keep going in difficult times?  Look Ahead…

Christmas is all about God, Part 2

Application Questions ​ Look Back Share any results from focusing on God this Christmas season. Look Up What stood out to you most today?   Read Luke 2:1-20.  What jumps out to you about God’s plan revealed at Christmas? Why do you think the shepherds received the birth announcement from the angels?  What prompted their response in Luke 2:20?  What does it mean to glorify God?  How can we do that this Christmas season?  Look Ahead What step are you sensing God is wanting you to…

Christmas is All About God

Application Questions ​ Look Up What stood out to you most today?   Read Luke 1:26-37.  How is Luke communicating God’s unique and divine plan?  What does this mean for us? Why did God have to save us this way?  Read Galatians 4:4-6     Read 2 Corinthians 5:17-21?  How can we share this Christmas message this season?     Look Ahead What step are you sensing God is wanting you to take this week?  

Pray, For Real

Application Questions ​ Look Back Share any results from changing your attitude to be like Christ’s this past week. Look Up What stood out to you most today?   Pastor Ryan gave 5 examples of things that fight against prayer: physical limitations, we give up too quickly, politics, our sin, and distracted by the world.  Which one do you most identify with?  Why? Reread Hebrews 5:7-8.  How can this passage keep us going in prayer?       Share any strategies that you use to create an…