2019 Sermon Series:

Giving With Gratitude Because of The Unconditional Love of The Triune God

September 8 - November 24

Weekly Worship Services
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September 8

Sermon Title: “Love’s Mirror for Giving”

Texts: Jeremiah 18:1-11; Psalm 139:1-6, 13-18; Philemon 1-21; and *Luke 14:25-33

Big Idea: What we keep and what we give away is a clear barometer of our spiritual health.

September 15

Sermon Title: “Forgiveness. God’s Giving Nature of Love”

Texts: Jeremiah 4:11-12, 22-28; Psalm 14; 1 Timothy 1:12-17; *Luke 15:1-10

Big Idea: A change of heart is needed in order to give away more and keep less.

September 22

Sermon Title: “Love’s Selfless Giving”

Texts: Jeremiah 8:18-9:1; Psalm 79:1-9; 1 Timothy 2:1-7; and *Luke 16:1-13

Big Idea: Loving people is always the bottom line. And giving is so much an integral part of that bottom line.

September 29

Sermon Title: “Give it Away. Only Love Saves”

Texts: Jeremiah 32:1-3a, 6-15; Psalm 91:1-6, 14-16; 1 Timothy 6:6-19; and *Luke 16:19-31

Big Idea: The ever-widening gap between the rich and the poor is scary. Be warned, wealthy. And that is each one of us.

October 6

Sermon Title: “Giving, Loving, and Deepening Faith”

Texts: Lamentations 1:1-6; Lamentations 3:19-26; 2 Timothy 1:1-14; and *Luke 17:5-10

Big Idea: A tiny faith aspires to great things. A result of such a tiny faith is a deepening and broadening one.

October 13

Sermon Title: “Loving, Giving, and Wellness”

Texts: Jeremiah 29:1, 4-7; Psalm 66:1-12; 2 Timothy 2:8-15; and *Luke 17:11-19

Big Idea: Giving demonstrates our gratitude for life, the world, and the people that enrich our lives.

October 20

Sermon Title: “Giving Plus Loving Equals Justice”

Texts: Jeremiah 31:27-34; Psalm 119:97-104; 2 Timothy 3:14-4:5; and *Luke 18:1-8

Big Idea: God always listens and loves in order to come down on the side of justice every time.

October 27

Sermon Title: “Pharisee or Tax Collector, When it Comes to Loving and Giving?”

Texts: Joel 2:23-32; Psalm 65; 2 Timothy 4:6-8, 16-18; and *Luke 18:9-14

Big Idea: Self-Righteousness or Legalism? Which guides your pattern of giving?

November 3

Sermon Title: “Love Always Welcomes Us To Give”

Texts: Habakkuk 1:1-4; 2:1-4; Psalm 119: 137-144; 2 Thessalonians 1:1-4, 11-12; and *Luke 19:1-10

Big Idea: Are you tired of staring at the backs of the crowd watching Jesus? If so, give of what you have
to find a better vantage point to see God at work.

November 10

Sermon Title: “Questions About Giving in Love Have Many Functions”

Texts: Haggai 1:15b-2:9; Psalm 145:1-5, 17-21; 2 Thessalonians 2:1-5, 13-17; and *Luke 20:27-38

Big Idea: Jesus doesn’t always answer the questions we have but always points us in the right direction to discover the answer.

November 17

Sermon Title: “Is Our Time The End of Time, Thus No Time, No Love To Give?”

Texts: Isaiah 65:17-25; Isaiah 12; 2 Thessalonians 3:6-13; and *Luke 21:5-19

Big Idea: Words and actions demonstrate our practice of giving or not so much.

November 24

Sermon Title: “The Profoundness of Giving Informed By Love”

Texts: Jeremiah 23:1-6; Psalm 46; Colossians 1:11-20; and *Luke 23:33-43

Big Idea: Life is lived in Ordinary Time. But, the light is always rising in the deepest darkness just like in the thief’s world.

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