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March 2019

Part 6, “What is the Church?”

Acts 2:41-47

The Church Is:

I.    A Spiritual Community

II.   A Biblical Community

III.  A Living Community

Part 5, “What is Salvation?”

Ephesians 2:1-10

I.        You Were Dead, But By Grace God Gave You Life
II.       You Were Displaced, But By Grace God Gave You a Home
III.      You Were Defeated, But By Grace God Gave You a Purpose

Part 7: “The Opposite of Grace”

Titus 1:15-16


I.    The Principle

II.   The Profession

III.   The Practice

Part 4, “Who Is Jesus Christ?”

John 1:1-3, 14, 18


I.       Christ Existed Before Time Began

II.       Christ Entered Time to Fulfill God’s Plan

III.      Christ Reveals God to Us Today

Part 6: “How to Respond to Rebels” (2)

Titus 1:10-14

I.       Respond to the Rebels

  1. Silence them
  2. Rebuke them
II.     Restore the Rebels

You respond for two reasons:

  1. So that they may be sound in the faith
  2. So that they may grow in their faith

Part 3, “What Is Your Authority?”

2 Peter 1:16-21


Three Pillars That Support Biblical Authority:

I.         Personal Testimony: Fact, Not Fiction

II.        Historical Reliability: History, Not Myth

III.       Supernatural Consistency: From God, Not Man

  1. The Word of God is Eternal: Is. 40:8
  2. The Word of God is Inspired: 2 Tim. 3:16
  3. The Word of God is Alive: Heb. 4:12
  4. The Word of God is True: Rev. 22:6

Part 6, “How to Respond to Rebels”

Titus 1:10-14

I.          Recognize the Rebels

II.         Respond to the Rebels

III.        Restore the Rebels

February 2019

Part 4, “What God’s Leader Looks Like” continued

Titus 1:6-9


II. Seven Traits to Approve:

1.  Hospitable

2.  Loving What is Good

3.  Sensible


Part 2, “Who Is God?”

1 John 4:13-15

The Bible shows that God is one God in three Persons.

I.          God the Father Orchestrates Our Salvation

II.         God the Son Implements Our Salvation

III.        God the Spirit Activates Our Salvation

Part One: “Why Are We Religious Anyway”

Acts 17:22-29, Gen. 1:27, Eccl. 3:11
I.   We Are Created to Know God

II.  We Are Separated from God

III.  We Are Seeking God

IV.  We Create Substitutes for God