Sermons from June 2016

The Kingdom of Grace – “Grace Confrontation”

~ Sermon Questions ~ Re-read Luke 7:36-50 When you think of offering hospitality, what does that entail? Have you experienced hospitality in another culture? What differences did you notice? How can the woman’s actions and emotions be compared to Christian worship? What was she responding to? How is Simon’s lack of hospitality more than a…

The Kingdom of Grace – “The Stages of Grace”

Sermon Notes: The first stage of grace leads us to say, “That sounds__________.” We will get stuck here if we allow ourselves to get overconfidently_______ with Jesus. The second stage of grace leads us to say, “Oh no, grace isn’t for those people______.” We will get stuck here if we allow ________ to skew our understanding…

The Kingdom of Grace – “A Conversion Story”

Study Questions: What basic condition opens the human heart to the possibility of “conversion”? (i.e. What were the crowds hungry for?) What is Christian conversion in context of our new sermon series: “Kingdom of Grace…”? How is grace present in this passage? (Is the sequence of events indicative of the nature of God’s grace?) How…