Tentative Sermon Schedule

2022 Sermon Tentative Schedule – A.M

Updated March 15, 2022

Date

Music / Special

Text

Title/Point of Sermon

5/1

Selected Scriptures

Trusting God, Part 9: Our Loving God (This attribute enables us to trust God because it is the motivation & basis for his goodness, mercy & grace shown to man)

5/10

Selected Scriptures

Mother’s Day message – TBD

Selected Scriptures

Trusting God, Part 10: The God Who is Merciful & Gracious (These attributes enable us to trust God because they are the means by which we can be reconciled to Him

2 Peter 1:4

Trusting God, Part 11: God’s Precious & Magnificent Promises (The means by which we are able to live a successful life of Godliness).

Exodus & Leviticus

Calling a People for Himself – God establishes nations for His own purposes. The Jewish nation was founded in God’s promises to Abraham. It became a reality when God freed the nation from slavery in Egypt and established a covenant with them at Sinai

Numbers & Deuteronomy

Preparing a People for Himself – The first generation would not trust and follow God, so God waited them out, then prepared the Second Generation to inherit the land

Joshua

Conquest & Establishing the Theocracy – Joshua led the nation in the conquest of the promised land which established a functioning theocracy

Judges

The Failure of the Theocracy – The Third Generation and following does what is right in their own eyes creating a cycle of idolatry, punishment, repentance, rescue.

Judges 17-21

The Failure of Human Wisdom – examples from Judges of how immoral man becomes when the standard is what is right in his own eyes

1 Peter 1:1-2

Introduction to 1 Peter – A brief biography of Peter, an overview of the book, and the elements of election

1 Peter 1:3-5

A Living Hope – Believers are “born again to a living hope” that is for eternity and for the present

1 Peter 1:6-9

The Proof of Faith –  Our faith is demonstrated in how we live in the midst of the circumstances we face, and especially so when they are difficult

1 Peter 1:10-12

The Prophets Anticipation – The prophets of old longed to understand their own prophecies concerning Christ and the Gospel

1 Peter 1:13-17

Holiness – The Result of Salvation – Salvation in Christ is to bring us to holiness

1 Peter 1:18-21

The Means of Redemption – We are redeemed through Christ’s sacrificial death & resurrection as foreordained by God

1 Peter 1:22-25

Love – The Result of the Living & Abiding Word of God – Those who have been born again through the living and abiding word of God are to fervently love one another

1 Peter 2:1-3

Longing for the Word – as a babe longs for milk, we are to long for God’s word

1 Peter 2:4-8

A Spiritual House – An analogy of believers being a spiritual house in which Jesus Christ will be worshiped

1 Peter 2:9-10

The People of God – God chooses people from out of the world to become His own people who will serve as priests

1 Peter 2:11-12

Excellent Conduct – Believers are to abstain from fleshly lusts and live in godly manner so that even those that slander us will end up glorifying God

1 Peter 2:13-17

Submission to Civil Authorities –  Submission to civil authorities is for the Lord’ sake that by doing right we silence foolish men. Note the purpose of government is the punishment of evil doers and giving praise to those who do right.

1 Peter 2:18-20

Submission in the Work Place

1 Peter 2:21-25

The Example of Christ

1 Peter 3:1-6

Submission in the Home

1 Peter 3:7

Responsibilities of Husbands

1 Peter 3:8-12

Harmonious Living

1 Peter 3:1-17

Suffering for Righteousness

1 Peter 3:18-22

The Victory of Christ’s Suffering

1 Peter 4:1-6

Old Life, New Life

1 Peter 4:7-11

Living with Eternity in View

1 Peter 4:12-19

Suffering According to the Will of God

1 Peter 5:1-4

Shepherding the Flock

1 Peter 5:5-7

Being Humble

1 Peter 5:8-9

Resisting the Devil

1 Peter 5:10-14

The Sustaining Grace of God

Glorifying God By Making Disciples Of The Lord Jesus Christ