Notes in Preparation for Tomorrow’s Message

These notes (vv. 1-4 are from The ESV Study Bible and vv. 11-14 are from The Gospel Transformation Bible) provide a helpful introduction to the passage that serves as the foundation for tomorrow's Creekstone message._________________Heb. 10:1–2 The Mosaic law, with its priesthood, covenant, sacrifices, and tabernacle (cf. 7:11–9:28), can never make a person perfect since … Continue reading Notes in Preparation for Tomorrow’s Message

Sermon Notes for This Sunday (Oct. 21, 2012)

The Marriage Expedition: Essential Supplies for the Journey #3 • “A Check Book” Introduction. At the 2005 G8 Summit, the attending nations canceled the $40 billion debt of 18 impoverished African countries. As Dave Harvey says, “Canceling an enormous debt makes an enormous statement.”   The Main Point:  The third supply for the marriage journey is a … Continue reading Sermon Notes for This Sunday (Oct. 21, 2012)

Sermon Notes for This Sunday (Oct. 14, 2012)

The Marriage Expedition: Essential Supplies for the Journey #2 • A Stethoscope    Main point.  “The key to communication is not speaking; it is ______________."     Key Bible Passages - Exodus 7:8-13; Jeremiah 7:26, 16:12, Ps. 10:17; Mt. 13:19; James 1:19; Prov. 18:13  Although it looks ______________, listening is an ______________ process of trying to understand.    … Continue reading Sermon Notes for This Sunday (Oct. 14, 2012)

The Marriage Expedition #1 • Sermon Notes for Sunday

The Marriage Expedition: Essential Supplies for the Journey- #1 • “A Mirror”   Main point.  "The gospel is a mirror of _____________. Looking into the mirror of _____________ enables me, supernaturally, to treat my spouse the way _____________ has treated me."     1 Timothy 1:15-17  v. 15 - See the way things were in the law mirror    v. … Continue reading The Marriage Expedition #1 • Sermon Notes for Sunday

Sermon Notes for Sept. 23, 2012

Series: “Wrong Way: 4 Unexpected Principles that Will Turn Your Life Around”  The first principle... “Weakness is not a Liability”; the second: “The Greatest is the Servant,” the third: “Living Requires Dying” —> Today, “The Bad are In, but the Good are Out” Because of a fruit-based diet experiment in August, I learned how to choose/pick good … Continue reading Sermon Notes for Sept. 23, 2012

Sermon Notes for Sept. 16, 2012

Series: “Wrong Way: 4 Unexpected Principles that Will Turn Your Life Around”  The first principle is “Weakness is not a Liability." The second principle is “The Greatest is the Servant.” Today is the third —> “Living Requires Dying” As many of you know, before moving to GA, our family lived in a farming/planting community in the Mississippi Delta...  So, … Continue reading Sermon Notes for Sept. 16, 2012

Sermon Notes for Today’s Message (9.2.12)

2 Corinthians 12:7-10 • “Weakness is Not a Liability” Series Introduction:  Over the past month there have been several deadly traffic accidents on GA 400 and I-85... drivers going the wrong way. Going the wrong way can have devastating consequences.  Our series title — “Wrong Way: 4 Unexpected Principles that Will Turn Your Life Around” … Continue reading Sermon Notes for Today’s Message (9.2.12)

Sermon Audio and Notes • “The Inevitable Question” (Romans 5:20-6:4)

In case you missed it, here is the sermon audio (including notes) from the message this past Sunday on Romans 5:20-6:4. Here we begin making a transition from understanding the grace-foundations of our justification to experiencing the grace-dynamics of our sanctification. So we are at a hinge in the letter of Romans—a hinge that will … Continue reading Sermon Audio and Notes • “The Inevitable Question” (Romans 5:20-6:4)

Christmas Sermon Notes and Audio- “Letting Hope Out of the Box” (Romans 5:12-19)

Here are the notes for this week's Creekstone Christmas sermon on Romans 5:12-19, "Letting Hope Out of the Box." The audio is on the Creekstone website here and on iTunes. Hope to see those of you in town for our Christmas Eve service on Saturday at 5:00 p.m. at the High School. NOTE: We are not having a … Continue reading Christmas Sermon Notes and Audio- “Letting Hope Out of the Box” (Romans 5:12-19)

SERMON NOTES: “Unmasking the Impostor” (Romans 2:12-24)

See below for the sermon notes to the Creekstone message on Oct. 16, "Unmasking the Impostor." In this passage from Romans 2, Paul wants us to feel busted as impostors so that we can take off our masks, stop covering up the truth and experience the freedom and power of God’s grace in the gospel.  The … Continue reading SERMON NOTES: “Unmasking the Impostor” (Romans 2:12-24)

Sermon Notes (10.9.11): “The Role of Works” – Romans 2:6-11

Some have asked that I post my sermon notes in addition to the audio so that they can have another medium to review and possibly to use for teaching in other contexts such as our K-Groups. I'll try to remember to keep posting them if you find them helpful. Or we may post them to … Continue reading Sermon Notes (10.9.11): “The Role of Works” – Romans 2:6-11