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Bring Your Friends to Jesus - Mark 2:1-12

Bring Your Friends to Jesus
Mark 2:1-12

I. BRING YOUR FRIENDS TO JESUS
II. BRING YOUR FRIENDS TO JESUS NO MATTER THE OBSTACLES
III. BRING YOUR FRIENDS TO JESUS TRUSTING HIM TO CHANGE THEIR LIVES
IV. BRING YOUR FRIENDS TO JESUS SO GOD WILL BE GLORIFIED

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A Parable of Hell - Luke 16:19-31

A Parable of Hell
Luke 16:19-31

I. Hell is a place of eternal, conscious existence as a person
II. Hell is a place of incredible reversals
III. Hell is a place of eternal punishment & separation
IV. Hell is avoidable because of Jesus

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Come and See - John 1:35-43

Come & See
John 1:35-43

 I. We invite others to come and see the truth, goodness, and beauty of Christ
II. We invite others to follow
Christ, not ourselves
III. Following Jesus means bringing those we love to him

Three truths to encourage and strengthen you in sharing Jesus:

1) Only Jesus can command faith and obedience
2) Only Jesus can change a person’s identity and destiny
3) Only Jesus can see and speak to a person’s heart and situation

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Living Sent: Part 2 - Mark 6:10-31

Living Sent: Part 2
Mark 6:10-31

I. Jesus sends us out knowing that not everyone will respond positively
II. Jesus sends us with everything that we need for his mission
III. Jesus sends us knowing that it may
cost some of us everything
IV. Jesus sends us expecting us to give an account
V. Jesus sends us knowing that we need rest and margin in order to be effective

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Living Sent: Part 1 - Mark 6:1-9

Living Sent: Part 1
Mark 6:1-9

I. Jesus calls us to follow him on his mission
II. Jesus sends us knowing that people will treat us like they treated him
III. When Jesus sends us, he’s doing what he said he would do
IV. Jesus sends us on his mission in
community
V. Jesus sends us whether or not we think or feel we are ready
VI. Jesus expects us to trust him as we go, not our equipment or programs

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Sower, Seed, Soil - Mark 4:1-20

Sower, Seed, Soil
Mark 4:1-20

3 Truths:

1) All Christians are disciples who follow and obey Jesus. 
2) All Christians are ministers who love and serve Jesus by loving and serving others 
3) All Christians are missionaries who have been sent like Jesus to share the gospel, serve others, and make disciples.

I. THE SOWER SPREADS THE WORD
II. THE SEED IS THE WORD OF THE GOSPEL
III. THE SOIL MUST BE LEFT IN GOD’S HANDS

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What is the Gospel - 1 Cor. 15:1-9

What is the Gospel?
1 Corinthians 15:1-9

I. THE GOSPEL IS BIBLICAL
II. THE GOSPEL CENTERS ON CHRIST, HIS DEATH, AND HIS RESURRECTION
III. THE GOSPEL IS THE ONLY HOPE OF SALVATION
IV. THE GOSPEL IS HISTORICAL
V. THE GOSPEL IS UNCHANGING
VI. THE GOSPEL MUST BE PERSONALLY RECEIVED

The gospel is the unchanging, historical news that Christ died in our place for our sins and rose again according to God’s eternal plan. Anyone who receives this good news by faith will be rescued from judgment and reconciled back into fellowship with God.

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How to Biblically Address Sin Among Members - Matthew 18:15-20

How to Biblically Address Sin Among Members
Matthew 18:15-20

I. ADDRESS YOUR BROTHER OR SISTER AND THEIR SIN ALONE
II. ADDRESS YOUR BROTHER OR SISTER AND THEIR SIN WITH 2 OR 3 SPIRITUALLY MATURE BELIEVERS
III. ADDRESS YOUR BROTHER OR SISTER AND THEIR SIN WITH THE CHURCH
IV. IF THERE IS STILL NO REPENTANCE, LOVINGLY TREAT THEM AS AN UNBELIEVER

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The Gift of Church Membership - Romans 12:3-8

The Gift of Church Membership
Romans 12:3-8

3 Observations:

  1. Humility toward one another in the body of Christ is a gift of God’s grace to us

  2. As a gift of God’s grace, we belong to Christ and to each other as church members

  3. God has given us gifts by his grace to be used in the context of church membership

 3 Truths about the Gift of Church Membership

I. Church membership is a gift for our spiritual affirmation and assurance
II. Church membership is a gift for our spiritual comfort and encouragement
III. Church membership is a gift for our discipleship and holiness

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