Believing Is Seeing

APRIL 23, 2017

SERMON TITLE: BELIEVING IS SEEING
SERMONN THEME: HANDS ON FAITH
SERMON TEXT: JOHN 20:19-31

INTRODUCTION:
HEBREWS 11:1, II CORINTHIANS 5:7                                                              

 

  1. The AGONY of faith

JOHN 20:19-23, MARK 9:24                 

 

INGREDIANTS OF DOUBT

  1. DISPOSITION
  2. ISOLATION
  3. CONTRADICTION

           

 

II)    THE ASSURANCE OF FAITH
JOHN 20:24-25, JOHN 3:18-19 

 

JESUS IS NOT CONCERNED ABOUT WHAT YOU CHOOSE TO BELIEVE ABOUT HIM, the ISSUE IS DO YOU BELIEVE IN WHO JESUS REALLY IS AND WHY HE CAME?
 

III)  THE GLORY OF FAITH
JOHN 20:26-29, ROMANS 5:1-2                                                                                                              

"UNDERSTANDING IS THE REWARD OF FAITH.  THEREFORE SEEK NOT TO UNDERSTAND THAT YOU MIGHT BELIEVE, BUT BELIEVE THAT YOU MAY UNDERSTAND." St. Augustine

 

IV)  THE INVITATION OF FAITH
JOHN 20:30-31, EPHESIANS 3:14-19               

 

SEEING IS NOT BELIEVING .....BELIEVING IS SEEING

 

April 30, 2017
What Jesus Knew… What We Know
John 13:1

Jesus Knew:

His Disciples we’re not PERFECT.
John 13:11, 28

We know we’re not PERFECT.
Romans 3:23, I John 1:8, 10

Answer for our IMPERFECTION is FORGIVENESS.
I John 1:9, 1 John 2:1

Jesus Knew:

His Disciples would experience TROUBLES.
Matthew 16:21, John 16:1-2

 We know we’re going to experience TROUBLES.
John 16:33. Psalm 90:10

 Answer for our troubles is GODS  POWER in US.
II Corinthians 4:7-9

 Jesus Knew:

 He gave them a purpose to live for.
John 14:12

We know he’s given us the same purpose
John 13:12, Acts 10:38

Answer for doing God’s purpose His POWER in us to do it
Acts 1:8

 Jesus Knew:

He was going to prepare a place for them
John 14:1-4

We know we have a PLACE prepared for us.
I Corinthians 2:9

Answer for the  way to the  prepared  place .
John 14:6, I Peter 1:8-9

 

 May 7, 2017
Title: The Joy of Walking with Jesus
Sermon Theme: Jesus said ….


Jesus said,


“I have come that they (you) MAY HAVE LIFE,
and have it ABUNDANTLY.”

John 10:7-11


Jesus said,

“I am THE GATE; whoever enters through me WILL BE SAVED.”

Jesus said,

“I am the GOOD SHEPHERD,”

Psalm 23


Jesus said,

 “The Son of Man did not come to BE SERVED, but TO SERVE, and to give his life as a ransom for many."

Mark 10:45, Acts 2:42-43, 47b


Jesus said,

“Go and make DISCIPLES …teach them to OBEY everything I HAVE COMMANDED. And I will be WITH YOU all the way.”

Matthew 28:18-20 my paraphrase

Jesus said,

“This do in RemembrancE of Me

1 Corinthians 11:24b

 

 

 

 

 

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