Octavia Baptist Church
Friday, October 20, 2017
Connecting People To GOD

Sermon Notes

Basic Outline and Scripture References from Sunday sermons. 
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2017
             Jan. 1, 2017    Who Needs a Messiah? 
             Jan. 8, 2017   Bible Study in 2nd. Timothy
           Jan. 15, 2017   Study in 2nd. Timothy - Part 2
           Jan. 22, 2017   Study in 2nd. Timothy - Part 3 - Evangelism 
           Jan. 29, 2017   Special Presentation by Patrick and Sarah Brown
             Feb. 5. 2017   Study in 2nd. Timothy - Discipleship
           Feb. 12, 2017   Reciprocal Relationship
           Feb. 19, 2017   The Nature of Sin
           Feb. 26, 2017   Sin - ALMOST ALIVE!
             Mar. 5, 2017   Sin's Produce
           Mar. 12, 2017   Sin's Produce:  (part 2) Final Products
           Mar. 19, 2017   Righteousness 101
           Mar. 26, 2017   Righteousness 101 (cont.)
             Apr. 2, 2017   The Righteous
             Apr. 9, 2017   Trust
           Apr. 16, 2017   "It's Friday ... But Sunday's a Coming!"
           Apr. 23, 2017   Elements of a Persevering Faith
           Apr. 30, 2017   Practical Apostasy - continued
             May 7, 2017    Perseverance
           May 14, 2017   Family Series - #1
           May 21, 2017   Family Series #2 - The Demise of Marriage?
           May 28, 2017   Family Series #3 - Why Marriage Matters
           June 4, 2017   Family Series #4 - Love and Respect
         June 11, 2017    Day Camp Presentation
         June 18, 2017   Family Series #5 - Preparing Kids for Marriage
         June 25, 2017   Relational Responsibilities to Neighbors
            July 2, 2017  The Christian Obligation to the State
            July 9, 2017   What Should I Do If My Neighbor Is A Jerk?
          July 16, 2017   KBA Youth Camp Presentation
          July 23, 2017   Introduction to Wisdom
          July 30, 2017   Guest Missionary
           Aug. 6, 2017   Some Lessons & Insights from the Life of Solomon
         Aug. 13, 2017   The Portrait of a Fool
         Aug. 20, 2017   The Wisdom of God
         Aug. 27, 2017   The Well-Rounded Christian  
          Sept. 3, 2017   The Christian Work Ethic
        Sept. 10, 2017   Experiencing God's Presence (or NOT!)
        Sept. 17, 2017   An Ever Present Help
        Sept. 24, 2017   Acknowledge God's Presence and WORK Accordingly
           Oct. 1, 2017   Re-Thinking Leadership
           Oct. 8, 2017   5 Styles of Biblical Leadership
         Oct. 15, 2017   Qualifications for Deacon
 
 
2016
           Jan. 10, 2016    The Church's Response to Opposition - Pt. 2
           Jan. 17, 2016    Youth presentation.  No message.
           Jan. 24, 2016    The Witness of the Holy Spirit
           Jan. 31, 2016    Full Harmony to First Squabble
             Feb. 7, 2016    Church Leadership 101
           Feb. 14, 2016    Stephen - the First Christian Martyr
           Feb. 21, 2016    Church Expansion Beyond Judaism
           Feb. 28, 2016    Following Philip
             Mar. 6, 2016    The Call of Saul/Paul
           Mar. 13, 2016    Acceptance of the Gentiles
           Mar. 20, 2016    The Lord's Supper
           Mar. 27, 2016    The Resurrection
             Apr. 3, 2016    The Expansion Continues
           Apr. 10, 2016    Conflict!!
           Apr. 17, 2016    Christianity Spreads
           Apr. 24, 2016    Guest Speaker
             May 1, 2016    Wrapping Up Acts
             May 8, 2016    Introduction to Family Series
           May 15, 2016    Marriage 101
           May 22, 2016    Buffaloes & Butterflies
           May 29, 2016    Dealing with Emotional Baggage
           June 5, 2016    God's View of Children
         June 12, 2016    Day Camp Sunday
         June 19, 2016    Declaring Your Name
         June 26, 2016    Lessons from a New King and a New Prophet
            July 3, 2016   Concerning the Future of the USA
          July 10, 2016   Judging Others - A View from Scripture
          July 17, 2016   Teen Camp presentation
          July 24, 2016   Judging Others - A View from Scripture - Part 2
          July 31, 2016   Judging Others - A View from Scripture - Part 3
           Aug. 7, 2016   Judging Others - A View from Scripture - Part 4
         Aug. 14, 2016   Judging Others - A View from Scripture - Part 5
         Aug. 21, 2016   The Christian Journey - The Calling
         Aug. 28, 2016   The Christian Journey - The Walk
          Sept. 4, 2016   The Christian Journey - The Responsibility
        Sept. 11, 2016   Pastor Vacation - Guest Speaker
        Sept. 18, 2016   Pastor Vacation - Guest Speaker
        Sept. 25, 2016   The Christian Journey - The Opposition
           Oct. 2, 2016    Spiritual Profile
           Oct. 9, 2016    Faith and Feelings
          Oct 16, 2016    Concerning Capability and Confidence
         Oct. 23, 2016    Guilt and Unworthiness
         Oct. 30, 2016    Restoring the Joy
           Nov. 6, 2016   The Need for Balance
         Nov. 13, 2016   Every Christian's Ally
         Nov. 20, 2016   Thankful for Grace
         Nov. 27, 2016   The Christian Reward(s)
           Dec. 4, 2016   The Hope of (a) Messiah
         Dec. 11, 2016   King Messiah  
         Dec. 18, 2016   Savior Messiah
         Dec. 25, 2016   Christmas Morning Song and Scripture service - no message
      
 
2015
           Jan. 4, 2015      General Wisdom for the Coming Year
         Jan. 11, 2015      no services due to weather
         Jan. 18, 2015      Introduction to the Study of the Book of John
         Jan. 25, 2015      Foundational Truths of John
           Feb. 1, 2015     The Testimony of John the Baptist
           Feb. 8, 2015     Calling of the First Disciples
         Feb. 15, 2015     2nd. Exhibit - Miracle of Water into Wine
         Feb. 22, 2015     The Cleansing of the Temple
           Mar. 1, 2015     What Must I Do To Be Saved? (updated) 
           Mar. 8, 2015     The Woman at the Well
         Mar. 15, 2015     A Distant Healing
         Mar. 22, 2015     Healing on the Sabbath
         Mar. 29, 2015     The Lord's Supper
           Apr. 5, 2015     Witnesses for Jesus
       April 12, 2015      Feeding of the 5,000
       April 19, 2015      Lessons From the Lake
       April 26, 2015      In Search of Jesus
          May 3, 2015      The "I Am"s of Jesus
        May 10, 2015      Benefits of a Christian Home
        May 17, 2015      (no church - electricity out)
        May 24, 2015      Promise, Controversy, and Answer
        May 31, 2015      Passage about the Woman Caught in Adultery
        June 7, 2015      Day Camp Sunday
      June 14, 2015     The LIGHT of the World
      June 21, 2015     Receiving God's Light
      June 28, 2015     I Am the Gate, I Am the Good Shepherd
         July 5, 2015    The Resurrection and the Life
       July 12, 2015    Youth Camp Recap - no message
       July 26, 2015    Jesus' Last Public Appearances
        Aug. 2, 2015    The Foot Washing
        Aug. 9, 2015    Christ the ONLY WAY
      Aug. 16, 2015    The PARAKLETE
      Aug. 23, 2015    Abiding in the Vine
      Aug, 30, 2015     Guest Speaker - no sermon notes
       Sept. 6, 2015    The Other Lord's Prayer
     Sept. 13, 2015    The GREAT Prayer
     Sept. 20, 2-15     Peter - Denial and Restoration
    Sept. 27, 2015     God on Trial
       Oct. 4, 2015     Guest Speaker - no sermon notes
     Oct. 11, 2015     THE Crucifixion
     Oct. 18, 2015     Access to the FATHER
       Nov. 1, 2015     The Resurrection
       Nov. 8, 2015     That You May Believe
     Nov. 15, 2015     P.S.  Do You Love Me?     
     Nov. 22, 2015     Thanksgiving Questions to Ponder
     Nov. 29, 2015     Growth of the Church/Expansion of the Faith
      Dec. 6, 2015      Points from Peter's Sermon
    Dec. 13, 2015     The First Church
    Dec. 27, 2015     Repent!
 
 2014
          Jan. 5, 2014      Christian Caricature
        Jan. 12, 2014      The Greatest Commandment
        Jan. 19, 2014      Loving Your Neighbor
        Jan. 26, 2014      Loving Your Enemy     
          Feb. 2, 2014      Mission Presentation - no message
          Feb. 9, 2014      The Parables of Jesus
        Feb. 16, 2014      The Rich Fool
        Feb. 23, 2014      The Parable of the Talents
          Mar. 2, 2014      The Parable of the Shrewd Manager
          Mar. 9, 2014      The Parable of the Sower
        Mar. 16, 2014      The Parable of the Wheat and the Tares
        Mar. 23, 2014      The Growth of the Kingdom
        Mar. 30, 2014      Parable of the Lost and Found
          Apr. 6, 2014      Christianity and Society - by Patrick Brown, Youth Pastor
        Apr. 13, 2014      The Lord's Supper
        Apr. 20, 2014      Following the Risen Christ
        Apr. 27, 2014      The Pharisee and the Publican
          May 4, 2014      The Parable of the Persistent Widow
        May 11, 2014      Family Series - 25th. Year
        May 18, 2014      Family Series - Marriage
        May 25, 2014      Marriage":  God's Design
        June 1, 2014      Marriage and Sin - Effects and Results
        June 8, 2014      Day Camp Sunday
      June 15, 2014      Marriage and Family - Core Doctrines
      June 22, 2014      Finances and the Christian Marriage  
      June 29, 2014     Wealth and Money - AM 
                                  Christian Response to Poor and Needy  - PM 
        July 6, 2014      Guest Speaker Presentation
      July 13, 2014      Youth Camp Presentation
      July 20, 2014      Purpose and Function of the Church
      July 27, 2014      Guest Speaker
       Aug. 3, 2014      Guest Speaker
     Aug. 10, 2014      Guest Speaker
     Aug. 17, 2014      Guest Speaker
     Aug. 24, 2014      Guest Speaker
     Aug. 31, 2014     Guest Speaker
      Sept. 7, 2014     Guest Speaker
    Sept. 14, 2014     Guest Speaker
    Sept. 21, 2014     Vacation Recap
    Sept. 28, 2014     Can We Know God Exists Apart from the Bible?
       Oct. 5, 2014     IF God exists, What can We Know About Him?
     Oct. 12, 2014     Special Revelation
     Oct. 19, 2014     Building Our Faith From the Ground Up
     Oct. 26, 2014    The Biblical Canon
      Nov. 2, 2014     Message - Youth Pastor
      Nov. 9, 2014     God is:  Sovereign, Good, Active
    Nov. 16, 2014     Making Sense of Evil and Suffering
    Nov. 23, 2014     Better Than I Deserve  
    Nov. 30, 2014    Consequential Suffering
      Dec. 7, 2014    Character Development Through Suffering
    Dec. 14, 2014   The End of Evil and Suffering
    Dec. 21, 2014   The Christmas Hope
    Dec. 28, 2014    Looking Beyond the Stable
 
2013        
         Jan. 6, 2013       Perseverance
       Jan. 13, 2013       Pastor out - flu
       Jan. 20, 2013       Reasons to Persevere in the Faith 
       Jan. 27, 2013       Persevering In The Faith
         Feb. 3, 2013       Persevering in the Faith - How???
       Feb. 10, 2013       Being Certain of Your Salvation
       Feb. 17, 2013      Why Believers Doubt Their Salvation
       Feb. 24, 2013      Once Saved Always Saved?
         Mar. 3, 2013       Predestination or Free Will? 
       Mar. 10, 2013      Sacrifice
       Mar. 17, 2013      Restoration of the Sinner 
       Mar. 24, 2013      Approaching the Lord's Table
       Mar. 31, 2013     The Authority of the Christ
         Apr. 7, 2013      After The Resurrection
       Apr. 14, 2013      The Promised Holy Spirit
       Apr. 21, 2013      Evil & Suffering
       Apr. 28, 2013      Opposition/Persecution
         May 5, 2013      What the Church Did Right
       May 12, 2013      Buffaloes and Butterflies
       May 19, 2013     Inviting God Into Your Home
       May 26, 2013     The Care and Feeding of Your Buffalo/Butterfly
       June 2, 2013      Dealing with Emotional Baggage
       June 9, 2013      DAY CAMP Wrap-Up
     June 16, 2013     The Importance of DAD in the Home
     June 23, 2013     The Need for Blessing
     June 30, 2013     Concerning the Future of the USA
        July 7, 2013     When Friends Let You Down
      July 21, 2013     Guest Speaker
      July 28, 2013     Homosexuality - (PM)
       Aug. 4, 2013     Summit Camp Presentation
     Aug. 11, 2013     The Christian Hope
     Aug. 18, 2013     The Christian Calling
     Aug. 25, 2013     The Christian Experience
      Sept. 1, 2013     Christianity - the BIG Picture
      Sept. 8, 2013     The Christian Responsibility
    Sept. 15, 2013     The Christian Reward(s)
    Sept. 22, 2013     Four Areas of Needed Christian Expertise by Patrick Brown, Youth Pastor
    Sept. 29, 2013     Living in the Kingdom by Patrick Brown, Youth Pastor
       Oct. 6, 2013     The Christian Message
     Oct. 13, 2013     Your Christian Story
     Oct. 20, 2013     Tim Knapp Sharing
     Oct. 27, 2013     Building the Kingdom
      Nov. 3, 2013      Every Christian's Battle
    Nov. 10, 2013      Every Christian's Ally
    Nov. 17, 2013      Your Adversary -- the Devil
    Nov. 24, 2013      GIVING THANKS
      Dec. 1, 2013      Our Enemy:  the World
      Dec. 8, 2013      ICE STORM - no church
    Dec. 15, 2013      Sharing and Testimony - no message
    Dec. 22, 2013      God's Humiliation
    Dec. 29, 2013     The Call to Perseverance
 
 2012
         Jan. 1, 2012      Christian Confidence for a New Year
         Jan. 8, 2012     7 Tools to Make a Difference
       Jan. 15, 2012     Happy Birthday, KJV
       Jan. 22, 2012     The Apostle's Creed
       Jan. 29, 2012     The Apostle's Creed (2) - What God?
        Feb. 5, 2012     The Apostle's Creed (3) - Jesus Christ
      Feb. 12, 2012     Are You In The Faith? (4)- Are You In the Faith?
      Feb. 19, 2012     The Apostle's Creed (5)- The Holy Spirit
        Mar. 4, 2012     The Apostle's Creed (7)- Forgiveness of Sins
      Mar. 11, 2012     Guest Speaker
      Mar. 18, 2012     The Apostle's Creed (8) - Resurrection of the Body    
      Mar. 25, 2012     The Apostle's Creed (9) - The Life Everlasting
        Apr. 1, 2012     The Lord's Supper
        Apr. 8, 2012     Easter Sunday
     April 15, 2012     Our Great Commission
     April 22, 2012     Worship
     April 29, 2012     Guest Speaker - YoYo Collins
       May 6, 2012       Understanding Worship
      May 13, 2012     The Virtuous Woman
     May 20, 2012       Patrick Brown, Youth Pastor
      May 27, 2012     Guest Speaker - Chad Rogers
      June 3, 2012     Justice
    June 10, 2012      Day Camp Wrap Up
    June 17, 2012      Declaring Your Name - Jacob to Israel
    June 24, 2012     Joseph
      July 1, 2012      Believer's Response to a Roller Coaster Life
      July 8, 2012      Lesson from Moses
    July 15, 2012      Life Lessons from a Tragic Death
    July 22, 2012      Life Lessons from the Tabernacle
    July 29, 2012      Responding to a Faith Crisis
     Aug. 5, 2012      Summit Camp Recap - no message
   Aug. 12, 2012      Lessons from the Children
   Aug. 19, 2012      Lessons from the Judges
   Aug. 26, 2012     The Monarchy
   Sept. 2, 2012      The Jewish Exile
   Sept. 9, 2012      The Prophets
 Sept. 16, 2012      The Return
Sept. 23, 2012       The Intertestamental Period
Sept. 30, 2012       The Messianic Hope
   Oct. 7, 2012       Jesus Messiah
 Oct. 14, 2012       The Unfinished Work of Messiah
 Oct. 21, 2012       The Surprising Messiah
 Oct. 28, 2012       Spreading the Word
   Nov. 4, 2012       The Birth of the Christian Bible
 Nov. 11, 2012       The Rise of the Church
 Nov. 18, 2012       Giving Thanks
 Nov. 25, 2012       The Development of the Church Service
  Dec. 2, 2012       The Christmas Celebration
  Dec. 9, 2012       Imitating Santa
Dec, 16, 2012       The Christmas Season
Dec. 23, 2012        Song and Scripture Service
Dec. 30, 2012       The New Year
 
2011
          Jan. 2, 2011      (no sermon notes available) 
          Jan. 9, 2011       Walking by Faith (not by sight)
        Jan. 16, 2011       The Church
        Jan. 23, 2011       The Four Functions of the Church
        Jan. 30, 2011       Ministry
         Feb. 6 , 2011      Canceled due to weather
        Feb. 13, 2011      Combining Ministry and Evangelism
        Feb. 20, 2011      Evangelism - Attempt to CP2G
        Feb. 27, 2011      Guest Speaker
       March 6, 2011       Walking With Imperfect Faith
     March 13, 2011       Common Christian Disciplines
     March 20, 2011       Bible Reading - the Primary Discipline
     March 27, 2011      The Most Common Spiritual Disciplines
         April 3, 2011      The Spiritual Discipline of Praise and Worship
       April 10, 2011      Spiritual Discipline of Praise and Worship - Pt. 2
       April 17, 2011      The Lord's Supper
       April 24, 2011      Resurrection Sunday
          May 1, 2011      Guest Speaker
          May 8, 2011      Mother's Day - special ladies' sharing
        May 15, 2011      Marriage 101
        May 22, 2011      Marriage 102
        May 29, 2011      Dealing With Emotional Baggage (in marriage)
        June 5, 2011      Preparing Kids for Marriage
      June 12, 2011      DAY CAMP ROUND-UP
      June 19, 2011     Benefits of a Christian Home
     June 26, 2011      Building a Stable Christian Life
        July 3, 2011     Experiencing the Presence of God
      July 10, 2011     Wisdom
      July 17, 2011     Wisdom - Lessons From King Solomon
      July 24, 2011     PROVERBS - Wisdom for Dummies
      July 31, 2011     Portrait  of a Fool
       Aug. 7, 2011     Summit Camp Recap
     Aug. 14, 2011     Portrait of a Fool - cont.
     Aug. 21, 2011     Portrait of a Fool - Part 3
     Aug. 28, 2011    Wisdom - A Few Loose Ends
      Sept. 4, 2011    The Christian Work Ethic
    Sept. 18, 2011    The Christian Work Ethic - Part 2
    Sept. 25, 2011    The Christian Rest Ethic
       Oct. 2, 2011     Message by Youth Pastor - no sermon notes
       Oct. 9, 2011     Shoebox Ministry
     Oct. 16, 2011    The Task of Transformation
     Oct. 23, 2011    Christians and Halloween
    Oct. 30, 2011    Guest Speaker
      Nov. 6, 2011    Judging Others (A Biblical View)
    Nov. 13, 2011    Judging Others - Part 2
    Nov. 20, 2011    Giving Thanks
    Nov. 27, 2011    Guest Speaker
      Dec. 4, 2011   Judging Others - Part 3
    Dec. 11, 2011   When Others Judge You
    Dec. 18, 2011   God With Us (Emmanuel)
 
 2010
           Jan. 3, 2010     Improving Your Christian Walk
         Jan. 10, 2010    Developing Your Walk With God
         Jan. 17, 2010    Walking in the Way
         Jan. 24, 2010    The Christian Journey
         Jan. 31, 2010    The Christian Journey (continued)
         Feb. 7, 2010      Surviving the Slough of Despond
         Feb. 14, 2010      Valentine's Day - Topic - Love
         Feb. 21, 2010      How Ya' Doing"
         Feb. 28, 2010   Improving OBC (your part)
         Mar. 7, 2010     State of the Church - Finances
         Mar. 14, 2010      God's Grace
         Mar. 21, 2010  (Church canceled due to weather)
         Mar. 28, 2010    The Lord's Supper
          April 4, 2010    Truth of the Resurrection - Jesus Is Lord!
        April 11, 2010    The Beliefs that Changed the World
        April 18, 2010     What We Can Learn from the First Church
           May 2, 2010     The Church Persecuted
   FAMILY SERIES
        May 9, 2010      Doctrine of Sin And How It Applies to The Family Unit
      May 16, 2010     Sanctification and the Family
      May 23, 2010     Edification and the Family
      May 30, 2010     Bentley Hill filling in
      June 6, 2010      Forgiveness and the Family
    June 13, 2010     Day Camp Highlights
    June 20, 2010     Baby Dedication
    June 27, 2010     More Biblical Concepts to Build On
       July 4, 2010     Reasons for Optimism
     July 11, 2010     Developing Christian Optimis      
     July 18, 2010    NO SERMON - search for missing neighbor
     July 25, 2010    Hebrews - Book of Warning(s)
      Aug. 1, 2010     SUMMIT CAMP recap.  No sermon today.
      Aug. 8, 2010     Staying the Course
    Aug. 15, 2010    How to Prevent Drift
    Aug. 22, 2010    Staying On Course
    Aug. 29, 2010    Running the Race (Staying the Course)
     Sept. 5, 2010     (Understanding and developing) A Christian Work Ethic
   Sept. 19, 2010    Perseverance
   Sept. 26, 2010    Called to Go
      Oct. 3, 2010     Examining the Christian Call
    Oct. 10, 2010    Making a Silk Purse from a Sow's Ear
    Oct. 17, 2010    The Transforming Power of Christ
    Oct. 31, 2010    The Spiritual Disciplines
      Nov. 7, 2010     Giving Thanks
    Nov. 14, 2010     Recognizing Your Blessings
    Nov. 21, 2010    Maximizing Your Blessings
    Nov. 28, 2010    Utilizing Your Blessings
     Dec. 5, 2010     Praying in the Spirit of Advent
   Dec. 12, 2010     Lessons from the Incarnation
   Dec. 19, 2010    The 2nd. Advent
   Dec. 26, 2010    Jesus Is The Light
 
2009
1.  Jan. 4, 2009       Introduction to Righteousness
      Jan. 11, 2009     Pursuing Practical Righteousness
2.  Jan. 18, 2009     Why A Skit on Sunday Morning?
3. Jan. 25, 2009     The Sense of God's Presence
      Feb. 1, 2009      The Sense of God's Presence - cont.
4.  Feb. 8, 2009       Manifesting God's Presence
5.  Feb. 15, 2009     Declaring God's Message
6.  KINGDOM OF GOD SERIES
         Feb. 22, 2009    The Kingdom of God
         Mar. 1, 2009      The Kingdom of God - continued
         Mar. 8, 2009       Kingdom Living
         Mar. 15, 2009     Kingdom Promotion
         Mar. 22, 2009    The Coming Kingdom
         Mar. 29, 2009    The Future/End Times/the 2nd. Coming
7,      April 5, 2009      The Lord's Supper
8.     April 12, 2009    Simple Truths from the Resurrection
9.     April 26, 2009    Discovering God's Specific Will
10.    May 3, 2009      Understanding God's Specific Will
11.  FAMILY SERIES
         May 10, 2009     Benefits of a Christian Home
         May 17, 2009     Marriage - God's Way
         May 24, 2009     Abortion - The Argument for Life
         May 31, 2009     Guest Speaker from G.A.I.N.(no sermon notes)
         June 7, 2009     Special Day Camp Presentation (no notes)
        June 14, 2009    Missionary Presentation  (no notes)
        June 21, 2009    Becoming a Better Lover (marital focus)
        June 28, 2009    Becoming a Better Lover - II
12.  July 5, 2009      The Christian Roots of America
13. July 12, 2009     Blessings - Good Gifts From God
14July 19, 2009     Dealing with Discouragement
15.  July 26, 2009    The Joy of the Lord - AM
         July 26, 2009    Joy in Adversity (Hard Times) - PM
         Aug. 2, 2009      Summit Camp Highlights and Recap by Pat and attendees.  No message this AM
16. IF/THEN SERIES
         Aug. 9, 2009      You CAN Know Jesus Is Who He Said He Was
         Aug. 16, 2009    You Can Know Right and Wrong
         Aug. 23, 2009    Situational Ethics
         Aug. 30, 2009    The Transforming Christ
         Sept. 6 2009      The Final Judgment
        Sept. 13, 2009   The Afterlife:  A Biblical View
        Sept. 20, 2009   You Can Make An Eternal Difference      
        Sept. 27, 2009   Orthodox View of the Fall
        Oct. 4, 2009       Atonement, Salvation, Sanctification, and Free Choice
        Oct. 11, 2009    The Offense of the Gospel
        Oct. 18, 2009    Christians and the Old Testament
        Oct. 25, 2009    Christians and New Testament Grace
17.  BECOMING A WHOLE CHRISTIAN SERIES
          Nov. 1, 2009      Loving with Head, Heart, Hands
          Nov. 8, 2009      Developing Your Christian Head (mind)
          Nov. 15, 2009    How to Develop Your Christian Heart
18.   Nov. 22, 2009    Giving Thanks
          Nov. 29, 2009    Developing Your Christian Hands
19.   Dec. 6, 2009      Activities for Advent
20.   Dec. 13, 2009     Completing the Incarnation
21    Dec. 20, 2009     The Christian Hope
         Dec. 27, 2009    Understanding the Christian Hope
 
2008
I.  SERVANTHOOD SERIES -
        A.  Jan. 6, '08 -   Making a Difference Through Servanthood
        B.  Jan. 13, '08 - Becoming a Better Servant
                                   Part I - AM  - Becoming a Better Servant
                                   Part II - PM - Becoming a Faithful Servant
        C.  Jan. 20, '08 - Serving the Servants
                                   Part I - What's the Problem? - AM
                                   Part II - What Can I Do? - PM
        D.  Jan. 27, '08 - Serving As A Steward - AM
        D.  Jan. 27, '08 - Serving As A Steward - PM
        E.  Feb. 10, '08 - The Love of Money - AM
        F.  Feb. 17, '08 - The Misuse of Money - AM
        G.  Feb. 24, '08 - What Bible Commends About Money

        H.  Mar. 2, '08 -  Christian Giving and Sharing
2.  Feb. 3, '08 - When We Experience Tragedy
3Feb. 10, '08 - Church As It's Supposed to Be - PM
4 Feb. 24, '08 - God's Pathfinder - PM
5.   March 9, '08 - The Cross of Christ - AM
6.   March 16, '08 - The Lord's Supper - AM
       March 16, '08 - Lord's Supper Service - PM 
7.   March 23, '08 - Easter Sunday Message
8.   A.  March 30, '08   Intro to "Compassion Sunday"
       B.  Apr. 6, '08 - "Compassion Sunday"
9.   April 13, '08 - "Early Church Ablaze"
10.  April 20, '08 - "The Enduring Gospel"
11.  April 27, '08 - "Gathering Together - Why?"
12.   May 4, '08 -  "Spiritual Doldrums"
13.   FAMILY SERIES -
          A.  May 11, '08 - Family Mission Statement
          B.  20 Stupid Things People Do (in marriage & relationships)
                May 18, '08      Part I -  1 - 10
                May 25, '08     
Part II - 11-20
         C.  June 1, '08 - Divorce:  A Biblical View
         D.  June 8, '08 - Day Camp Recap - No Sermon
         E.  June 15, '08 - Teaching the Children
14.  June 22, 2008 - Faith Tests
15.  June 29, 2008 - Increasing Your Faith - AM
                                   God's Faithfulness - PM 
17.   July 13, 2008 - The Biblical Complaint - AM
18.                          - Guideline to Imprecatory Psalms - PM 
19.   July 20, 2008 - Why Does God Allow Evil & Suffering?
          July 27, 2008  - Evil & Suffering (continued) - AM
                                   Add'l Observations on Evil & Suffering - PM
          Aug. 10, 2008  Why is God so Hard to Find? - AM
                                   Revelations of God - PM
20.   Aug. 17, 2008   The Good News 
21.   Aug. 24, 2008  The New Testament Disciple
22.   Aug. 31, 2008  The Christian Work Ethic
                                  The Christian Pay Ethic  PM 
23.    Sept. 7, 2008    Being Certain of Your Salvation
25.  Sept. 21, 2008   Security of the Believer - AM
26.   Sept. 28, 2008   What Does a Christian Look Like? 
27.   Oct. 5, 2008      Judging:  How to Do It Properly
28.   Oct. 12, 2008    When it is Inappropriate to Judge - AM
                                    When Judging Others Is Appropriate - PM
29.  Oct. 19, 2008    When Others Judge You - AM
                                    Restoring the Wayward - PM
30.  Oct. 26, 2008    Judging Joe - AM
31.  Oct. 26, 2008     Methods of  Personal Evangelism - PM
32   Nov. 16, 2008     Profile of a Christian
33.  Nov. 30, 2008     Developing Confidence in God
34.   Dec. 7, 2008      The Christian Sacrifice
35.  Dec. 14, 2008     Lessons from the Magi
36.  Dec. 21, 2008     Christmas - More Than His Birthday!
37.  Dec. 28, 2008     8 Words to Direct Your Life