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Sermons from Lake Region Bible Church

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THE VINE AND THE BRANCHES (Message #1/3 * John 15:1-8) 06-07-2015

1. Jesus is the True Vine: and His Father is the Vinedresser ● The last “I am” statement by Jesus ● What Israel could not be Jesus is… ● The Father judges those who bear no fruit ● The Father purifies those who do bear fruit 2. Jesus is the Vine: and we are the branches ● Abide in Christ as He abides in us: to bear much fruit ● Apart from Jesus we can do nothing ● Pray with confidence: by abiding in Christ as His word abides in us ● Glorify the Father by bearing much fruit as Christ’s true disciples

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THE FAMILY AND THE LOCAL CHURCH (Message #6 * Genesis 1:26-31) 05-31-2015

1. The Family & God’s Unfolding Plan ● God made us to be His multiplying people who He dwells with for His glory ● The family is a priority designed by God, but it is not an end in in itself ● Those who are single or do not have children are highly esteemed by God ● All believers are adopted into the family of God & should experience this love thru the local church 2. The Family & the Christian Life ● Love your family members and raise your children up in the Lord ● Embrace a heart & a lifestyle that serves your family & your local church ● Keep your ultimate allegiance to the lordship of Jesus Christ & His gospel 3. The Family & the Local Church ● Be the family of God to one another and care for the widows & orphans ● Build up the individuals & the families in our church & community ● Worship God & make disciples

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IS SERVING JESUS REALLY WORTH IT: Fearing the LORD when Life is tough (Message #5 * Malachi 3:13-4:6) 05-24-15

1. Fear the LORD: thru faith in Jesus Christ (v16; Php 2:9-13) 2. Fear the LORD: when other believers & the world are not (vs13-15; Rev 2:19ff) 3. Fear the LORD: in fellowship w/ God-fearing believers (v16; Acts 9:31) 4. Fear the LORD: as God’s treasured-possession (vs16-18; 1Pe 2:9ff) 5. Fear the LORD: in light of judgment & eternal glory (4vs1-6; 2Pe 3:8ff) Outline & Highlights of Malachi’s Message (Six Disputations the Lord has with His people) A. the LORD’s elective-love & Israel’s suffering: 1:1-5 B. the LORD’s name & Israel’s begrudging offerings: 1:6-2:9 C. the LORD’s favor & Israel’s unfaithfulness in marriage: 2:10-16 C’ the LORD’s justice & Israel’s immorality & injustices: 2:17-3:5 B’ the LORD’s faithfulness & Israel’s begrudging offerings: 3:6-12 A’ the LORD’s elective-love & Israel’s suffering: 3:13-4:6

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THE HOLY SPIRIT AND OUR GOSPEL WITNESS (Message #4 * Acts 1vs1-11)

1. Jesus is Alive! ● The resurrected-Christ is working in our world today: through the Holy Spirit ● Embrace the kingdom-centered world view: & our Spirit-empowered mission 2. The Promise of the Father ● God has given us the Holy Spirit: to glorify Himself by sanctifying His people & empowering them for witness ● Repent and believe in Jesus Christ: for the forgiveness of your sins and to receive the gift of the Holy Spirit 3. The Baptism of the Holy Spirit ● All believers are baptized in one Spirit and into one body: so let us live in loving unity with one another ● We’re empowered by the Spirit to be Christ’s witnesses: so obey & share the gospel with confidence & boldness 4. Jesus is Coming Again! ● His gospel will be preached to all nations: and He is with us always even to the end of the age ● So let us trust and rejoice in our sovereign Lord: and guard our hearts from growing cold

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BE PROPHETIC FROM THE CENTER (Message #3 * 2 Timothy 4:1-5) 05-10-2015

1. Be Prophetic in our Gospel Message ● Preach the word in season & out : in faithfulness to the gospel ● Confront specific idols & sins: as we lift Jesus high ● Speak the whole message to all the people: with love & conviction 2. Be Prophetic as Gospel Witnesses ● Live as Christ-like sojourners: who are God’s royal, chosen, & holy people ● Love our neighbors & our enemies: as we suffer well for the gospel ● Pray for the persecuted church & our religious freedom: & for open doors & evangelistic faithfulness ● Trust in the power of the gospel: and put your hope in the Second Coming

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