Next Step In Discipleship

Topic: The Great Commission

Sermon scripture: Matthew 28:16-20
16 Then the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain where Jesus had told them to go.
17 When they saw him, they worshiped him; but some doubted.
18 Then Jesus came to them and said, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me.
19 Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father
and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit,
20 and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you.
And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.”

Sermon point: The disciples met Jesus in Galilee
Then he appeared to more than five hundred brothers and sisters at one time, most of whom are still alive,
though some have died.
1 Corinthians 15:6

Sermon point: He assured His followers of His power

he humbled himself and became obedient to the point of death— even death on a cross. Therefore God also highly exalted him and gave him the name that is above every name, so that at the name of Jesus every knee should bend, in heaven and on earth and under the earth, and every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.
Philippians 2:8-11

Let every person be subject to the governing authorities; for there is no authority except from God, and those authorities that exist have been instituted by God.
Romans 13:1

You are witnesses of these things. And see, I am sending upon you what my Father promised; so stay here in the city until you have been clothed with power from on high.
Luke 24:48-49

for John baptized with water, but you will be baptized with the Holy Spirit not many days from now. But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.
Acts 1:5,8

Sermon point: He commissioned His followers

Keep these words that I am commanding you today in your heart. Recite them to your children and talk about them when you are at home and when you are away, when you lie down and when you rise.
Deuteronomy 6:6-7

They shall teach my people the difference between the holy and the common, and show them how to distinguish between the unclean and the clean.
Ezekiel 44:3

Sermon point: He promised to be with His followers

do not fear, for I am with you, do not be afraid, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my victorious right hand.
When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and through the rivers, they shall not overwhelm you; when you walk through fire you shall not be burned, and the flame shall not consume you.
Isaiah 41:10, 43:2

I hereby command you: Be strong and courageous; do not be frightened or dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.
Joshua 1:9

Worship The Lamb Of God

Topic: As a disciple one of our main goals is worshipping Jesus.

Sermon Scripture
Because Of Who He Is

Judah, your brothers will praise you; your hand will be on the neck of your enemies; your father’s sons will bow down to you. You are a lion’s cub, Judah; you return from the prey, my son. Like a lion he crouches and lies down, like a lioness—who dares to rouse him? The scepter will not depart from Judah, nor the ruler’s staff from between his feet, until he to whom it belongs shall come and the obedience of the nations shall be his. Genesis 49:8-10

A shoot will come up from the stump of Jesse; from his roots a Branch will bear fruit.
Isaiah 11:1

We all, like sheep, have gone astray, each of us has turned to our own way; and the Lord has laid on him the iniquity of us all. He was oppressed and afflicted, yet he did not open his mouth; he was led like a lamb to the slaughter, and as a sheep before its shearers is silent, so he did not open his mouth.
Isaiah 53:6-7

Because Of Where He Is

Worship of Christ by 4 Living Creatures and the Elders

The Spirit himself testifies with our spirit that we are God’s children. Now if we are children, then we are heirs—heirs of God and co-heirs with Christ, if indeed we share in his sufferings in order that we may also share in his glory.
Romans 8:16-17

The Majestic Worship of Christ by the Angels

So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.
Isaiah 41:10

Worship of All:

there is the majestic worship by the whole universe. After each group of created beings has sung their chorus of praise, then all of creation—every being and creature who has ever lived in both heaven and earth—shall break forth in one chorus of praise to both God and Christ.

For you were bought with a price; therefore glorify God in your body.
1 Corinthians 6:20

The Church: A BODY

Topic: What does it mean for us to function as a body

Sermon Scripture
Sermon point: React
Finally, all of you, be like-minded, be sympathetic, love one another, be compassionate and humble.
1 Peter 3:8

Finally, brothers and sisters, rejoice! Strive for full restoration, encourage one another, be of one mind, live in peace. And the God of love and peace will be with you.
2 Corinthians 13:11

Sermon point: Recognize
So in Christ we, though many, form one body, and each member belongs to all the others.
Romans 12:5

Jesus answered, “Very truly I tell you, no one can enter the kingdom of God unless they are born of water and the Spirit. Flesh gives birth to flesh, but the Spirit gives birth to spirit.
John 3:5-6

Sermon point: Receive
There are different kinds of gifts, but the same Spirit distributes them. There are different kinds of service, but the same Lord. There are different kinds of working, but in all of them and in everyone it is the same God at work. Now to each one the manifestation of the Spirit is given for the common good.
1 Corinthians 12:4-7

Sermon point: Results
My prayer is not for them alone. I pray also for those who will believe in me through their message, that all of them may be one, Father, just as you are in me and I am in you. May they also be in us so that the world may believe that you have sent me.
John 17:20-21

Motive for Discipleship (Part 2)

Topic: Motivated to pray

Sermon Scripture: Matthew 6:5-15
Sermon Point: The Three Great Rules for Prayer
Sermon Point: The Model Prayer
The Basic Principle of Prayer: Forgiveness

God The Provider

Topic: Do we trust God to provide or do we worry about it?

Do not be anxious about food and clothing
Do not be wrapped up in seeking food/drink, nor in doubting God's care
Seek the Kingdom of God

Here’s The Deal

Topic: The Bible – people of 1 book

Here's The Deal - John 8:31-32
Sermon Point: What Is The Bible’s Uses?
Sermon Point: Here’s The Deal

Starting Point

Topic: getting “First Things First”

Starting Point: Luke 9:57-62
Decisions
Delay
Determination