PURPOSE & BELIEFS

POINTING OTHERS TO CHRIST.

SERMONS

SUNDAY AM SERMON OUTLINE & QUESTIONS - May 31, 2020

Returning to God

Pastor Bill Beck

Jeremiah 4:1-3

I. We see a great danger.

II. We see the sad result.

III. We see the Lord's cure.

IV. We see the people's sad response.

V. We see a sobering fact.

Questions:

1. In Jeremiah 4:1-3, what did God desire out of Israel? Does this apply in your life?

2. According to Jeremiah 3:13, what is the remedy for sin?

3. God desires revival, not ______________________.

4. Read Jeremiah 6:21. Why would God not accept their offerings?

SUNDAY AM SERMON OUTLINE & QUESTIONS - May 24, 2020

A Portrait of Jesus

Pastor Bill Beck

Isaiah 32:1-2

I. A hiding place from the wind

II. A covert from the tempest

III. As a river in a dry place

IV. As a shadow of a great rock in a weary land

Questions:

1. What is the label that Isaiah is sometimes given?

2. What is the theme of Isaiah?

3. In what ways is Christ a shelter in the Christian's life?

SUNDAY AM SERMON OUTLINE & QUESTIONS - May 17, 2020

The True Need of God's Children

Pastor Bill Beck

Ephesians 1:15-23

I. That We Might Know God

II. That We Might Understand Our Calling

III. That We Might Know God's Riches

IV. That We Might Experience God's Power

Questions:

1. What is the "lever" by which we can deal with all of life's problems?

2. How does Paul's prayer differ from how we pray or from how we hear other's pray? What is his desire for the church at Ephesus?

3. After reading Paul's prayer, what are some things you need to ask for in your Christian life?

4. Is your greatest desire for yourself or for your loved ones is that that we may know God more?

SUNDAY AM SERMON OUTLINE & QUESTIONS - May 10, 2020

Loving God, Loving Others

Pastor Bill Beck

1 John 3

I. Laying Down Our Lives

II. Lifting Up Our LORD

Questions:

1. Compare John 3:16 and 1 John 3:16. How are they similar? How do they differ?

2. Do you struggle putting others before yourself? In what specific ways can you improve?

3. Christian love and authenticity is more than just refraining from evil. Explain.

4. In what ways can you specifically lift up the LORD in your life?

SUNDAY AM SERMON OUTLINE & QUESTIONS - May 3, 2020

The Necessity of the Cross

Pastor Bill Beck

Matthew 16:13-16​

Why did Christ suffer?

I. The Fall of Man

II. The Promise of God

III. The Great Problem

IV. The Great Simplicity

Questions:

1. What is the play on words that we see in Matthew 16:18?

2. Read Romans 5:19 again. What is the great problem? What is the great solution?

3. Read 1 Corinthians 15:3-4. What did Paul deliver to the church in Corinth?

SUNDAY AM SERMON OUTLINE & QUESTIONS - April 26, 2020

Refuse Not Him That Speaketh

Pastor Bill Beck

Hebrews 12:18-29

I. What We Must Know

     A. We must know and remember what was.

     B. Realize the position of the saved.

II. What We Must Do

     A. The lost must hear His voice.

     B.The saved must hear His voice.

Questions:

1. Are you ever guilty of forgetting the gravity of your sin?

2. Our position in Christ protects us from the wrath of God. How should this affect our Christian life?

3. Do you stand with reverence and awe before the power and holiness of an almighty God?

SUNDAY AM SERMON OUTLINE & QUESTIONS - April 19, 2020

Because of God

Pastor Bill Beck

Psalm 126:1-6

I. Stay confident in God.

II. Be encouraged in the LORD.

Questions:

1. What reasons did Pastor Beck give for why we can and should be confident in God?

2. What reasons did Pastor Beck give for why we can and should be encouraged in the LORD?

3. Have there been times you attempted to find confidence and encouragement in places other than in God?

4. Have there been times where you found confidence and encouragement in the LORD?

SUNDAY AM SERMON OUTLINE & QUESTIONS - April 12, 2020

Contemplations of the Cross

Pastor Bill Beck

John 19:16-18

I. We see a promise made and a promise kept.

II. We see an offering and a sacrifice.

III. We see suffering and travail.

IV. We see a vicarious death.

V. We see glorious truth.

Questions:

1. What did Pastor mean by his title "Contemplations of the Cross"? How should this affect every Christian?

2. What does Pastor mean by the "vicarious death" of Christ? What affect should this have on a Christian's life?

3. We all have unrealized hopes, but how does this compare to the "lively hope" we find in Christ?

4. During this difficult time, what has encouraged you the most?

SUNDAY AM SERMON OUTLINE & QUESTIONS - April 5, 2020

An High Calling

Pastor Bill Beck

Exodus 3:1-14

I. The Call of Moses

II. The Preparation of Moses

III. The Commission of Moses

IV. The Objection of Moses

God's claim on our life cannot simply be measured in a moment—It is life long.

God is preparing you—trust Him with the plan, process, and outcome.

Follow and trust God's will as you know it.

 

Questions:

1. When in your Christian life did you realize that God's claim in your life is indeed life long?

2. What obstacles has God allowed in your life to prepare you?

3. What excuses have you made for not serving the Lord or growing in the Lord?

4. God's strength is made perfect in our weakness. Where have you seen this in your life?

SUNDAY AM SERMON OUTLINE & QUESTIONS - March 29, 2020

What Hath God Said

Pastor Bill Beck
Genesis 3:1-13

I. What God says about Himself is true.
II. What God says about humanity is true.
III. What God says about the redeemed is true.

Questions:
1. What false narratives are out there about God, humanity, and the redeemed? Have you ever found yourself believing any of these lies?
2. What truths about God, humanity, and the redeemed do you need to be reminded of?
3. What truths about God, humanity, and the redeemed do you find hard accepting and need God's help with?

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