John 9:1-34 Sermon Notes: 1. How is anger a helpful and harmful emotion? 2. What causes spiritual blindness? 3. Can you say, “I once was blind but now I see!” 4. What does this declaration mean to you?
John 4: 5-29 Sermon Notes: 1. Who might you talk with about your beliefs? 2. Could you ask a friend if they would like to pray with you?Why, or why not? 3. What distracts you enough to “leave your jar”? 4. Can you draw water for Jesus?
(Cantata performed by the LOUMC Chancel Choir) Arr. Robert DeCormier Sermon Notes: 1. What is inspiring about Harriet Tubman? 2. What are causes you have invested in? 3. Have you ever encountered unintended consequences? 4. What are ways you seek justice and love mercy? 5. How might we walk in humility with God?
Matthew 4: 1-11 Sermon Notes: 1. How was Jesus tempted? 2. In what ways are you vulnerable to temptation? 3. What is the big deal about succumbing to temptation? 4. How do you avoid responding to temptation?
Exodus 24: 12-18; Matthew 17: 1-9 Sermon Notes: 1. What is the difference between being transformed and transfigured? 2. If people could see the best of who you are, what would they see? 3. Who would you like to join you in a spiritual mountain top experience?
Matthew 5:38-48 Ephesians 1:7-12 Sermon Notes: 1. To what degree are you able to draw strength from the Ephesians passage? 2. How does knowing Jesus make you different? 3. Why is being different difficult? 4. What about Jesus’ commands are most difficult for you?
1 John 4:7-12 Sermon Notes: 1. 4 types of Love:parental–storge, brotherly–philia, erotic–eros, unconditional–agape 2. Why is it so difficult to experience unconditional love? 3. How does the “world” tend to confuse love? 4. Why is it so important to learn to let God love us?
Matthew 22:1-14 Sermon Notes: 1. How can you be more available to rejoice in the Lord? 2. Will you say yes to God’s invitation to come and celebrate? 3. Why do some people seem uninterested in rejoicing with God? 4. How do you respond to the notion of judgement?
Philippians 4:10-13; Matthew 20:1-16 Sermon Notes: 1. How would you feel if called early to work? 2. How would you feel if called last in the day? 3. What helps you feel content, at peace? 4. What helps you fit into “God’s economy”?
Numbers 13:1-3, 25-27, 30-33 Sermon Notes: 1. We do not know the future, but we know who holds the future. A) What is coming up in the near future? B) Are you an optimist? 2. What challenges are on your horizon? A) What steps did the Hebrews take? B) How do you alert people to […]