SERMON SERIES

Embrace Geneva's Future:

Ash Wednesday, Lent, Palm Sunday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Resurrection of the Lord/Easter and Making Disciples

March 2 - May 29, 2022

Texts: Joel 2:1-2, 12-17; Psalm 51:1-17; 2 Corinthians 5:20b-6:10; and Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21

Big Idea: Do not let good intentions fritter away into nothing at all. 
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TEXTS:  Joel 2:1-2, 12-17; Psalm 51:1-17;
2 Corinthians 5:20b-6:10; and Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21 
BIG IDEA: Do not let good intentions fritter away into nothing at all.

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Texts: Joel 2:1-2, 12-17; Psalm 51:1-17; 2 Corinthians 5:20b-6:10; and Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21

Big Idea: Do not let good intentions fritter away into nothing at all. 
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TEXTS:  Deuteronomy 26:1-11; Psalm 91:1-2, 9-16; Romans 10:8b-13; and Luke 4:1-13  
BIG IDEA: We are freed to live fearlessly and beyond imposed boundaries.
Texts: Joel 2:1-2, 12-17; Psalm 51:1-17; 2 Corinthians 5:20b-6:10; and Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21

Big Idea: Do not let good intentions fritter away into nothing at all. 
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TEXTS: Genesis 15:1-12, 17-18; Psalm 27; Philippians 3:17-4:1; and Luke 13:31-35  
BIG IDEA: God’s love and our love for one another provides freedom and safety for Christian discipleship.
Texts: Joel 2:1-2, 12-17; Psalm 51:1-17; 2 Corinthians 5:20b-6:10; and Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21

Big Idea: Do not let good intentions fritter away into nothing at all. 
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TEXTS: Isaiah 55:1-9; Psalm 63:1-8;
1 Corinthians 10:1-13; and Luke 13:1-9 
BIG IDEA: We need one another in the communal practice of spiritual disciplines. 

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Texts: Joel 2:1-2, 12-17; Psalm 51:1-17; 2 Corinthians 5:20b-6:10; and Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21

Big Idea: Do not let good intentions fritter away into nothing at all. 
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TEXTS: Joshua 5:9-12, Psalm 32; 2 Corinthians 5:16-21; Luke 15:1-3, 11b-32
BIG IDEA: Persist in the work of reconciliation.

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Texts: Joel 2:1-2, 12-17; Psalm 51:1-17; 2 Corinthians 5:20b-6:10; and Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21

Big Idea: Do not let good intentions fritter away into nothing at all. 
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TEXTS: Isaiah 43:16-21; Psalm 126; Phillipians 3:4b-14; John 12:1-8
BIG IDEA: God’s actions of salvation are God’s not ours.
Texts: Joel 2:1-2, 12-17; Psalm 51:1-17; 2 Corinthians 5:20b-6:10; and Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21

Big Idea: Do not let good intentions fritter away into nothing at all. 
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TEXTS: Psalm 118:1-2, 19-29; Luke 19:28-40 
BIG IDEA: Joy and obedience go together.
Texts: Joel 2:1-2, 12-17; Psalm 51:1-17; 2 Corinthians 5:20b-6:10; and Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21

Big Idea: Do not let good intentions fritter away into nothing at all. 
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TEXTS: Exodus 12:1-4, 11-14; Psalm 116:1-2, 12-19;
1 Corinthians 11:23-26; and John 13:1-17, 31b-35  
BIG IDEA: Christ’s words of institution are inclusive not exclusive.
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Texts: Joel 2:1-2, 12-17; Psalm 51:1-17; 2 Corinthians 5:20b-6:10; and Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21

Big Idea: Do not let good intentions fritter away into nothing at all. 
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BIG IDEA: “The Seven Last Words” delivered by elders and laity

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Texts: Joel 2:1-2, 12-17; Psalm 51:1-17; 2 Corinthians 5:20b-6:10; and Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21

Big Idea: Do not let good intentions fritter away into nothing at all. 
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TEXTS: Isaiah 65:17-25; Psalm 118:1-2, 14, 17, 21-24; Acts 10:34-43; 1 Corinthians 15:19-26; and 5Luke 24:1-12
BIG IDEA: Jesus’ life, in its totality, matters.
Texts: Joel 2:1-2, 12-17; Psalm 51:1-17; 2 Corinthians 5:20b-6:10; and Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21

Big Idea: Do not let good intentions fritter away into nothing at all. 
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TEXTS: Acts 5:27-32; Psalm 150; Revelation 1:4-8; and John 20:19-31
BIG IDEA: Heaven is not an escape from a life of perseverance with Jesus. 

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Texts: Joel 2:1-2, 12-17; Psalm 51:1-17; 2 Corinthians 5:20b-6:10; and Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21

Big Idea: Do not let good intentions fritter away into nothing at all. 
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TEXTS: Acts 9:1-6; Psalm 30; Revelation 5:11-14; and John 21:1-19 
BIG IDEA: Our calling is an adoption into the calling of Israel. 
Texts: Joel 2:1-2, 12-17; Psalm 51:1-17; 2 Corinthians 5:20b-6:10; and Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21

Big Idea: Do not let good intentions fritter away into nothing at all. 
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TEXTS: Acts 9:36-43; Psalm 23; Revelation 7:9-17; and John10:22-30
BIG IDEA: Obedience wipes away the tears. 

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Texts: Joel 2:1-2, 12-17; Psalm 51:1-17; 2 Corinthians 5:20b-6:10; and Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21

Big Idea: Do not let good intentions fritter away into nothing at all. 
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TEXTS: Acts 11:1-18; Psalm 148; Revelation 21:1-6; and John 13:31-35
BIG IDEA: Faithfulness in the complexities of human experience unites people with God and one another.

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Texts: Joel 2:1-2, 12-17; Psalm 51:1-17; 2 Corinthians 5:20b-6:10; and Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21

Big Idea: Do not let good intentions fritter away into nothing at all. 
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TEXTS: Acts 16:9-15; Psalm 67; Revelation 21:10;
21:22-22:5; and John 5:1-9 
BIG IDEA: We are on the loose to embrace and embody the hope, peace, joy, and love of God for the sake of others. 
 

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Texts: Joel 2:1-2, 12-17; Psalm 51:1-17; 2 Corinthians 5:20b-6:10; and Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21

Big Idea: Do not let good intentions fritter away into nothing at all. 
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TEXTS: Acts 16:16-34; Psalm 97; Revelation 22:12-14, 16-17, 20-21; and John 17:20-26 
BIG IDEA: Live focused on the future for then we are participating with God setting things right. 

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