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Sermon Resources

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Part 1: The Centrality of the Gospel

Galatians 1:1-12 / Kurt Hannah
September 10, 2017
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Part 2: A Complete 180

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Galatians 1:10-24 / Bryan Robbins
September 17, 2017
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Discussion Questions: 

1. Why am I so prone to embrace man's gospel over God's gospel?2.  How has God's gospel changed me? How is it changing me?3. What parts of my life need orienting around gospel ways of living?
4. Where might God be sending me with the gospel?

 

Part 3: A Gospel for All 

Galatians 2:1-10 / Bryan Robbins
September 24, 2017
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Discussion Questions: 

1. Where am I prone to base my standing with God on external performance?
2.  Do I wrestle more with self-righteousness or shameful insecurity? 
3. How could the gospel free me to humble boldness and confidence? 
4. Who might be reached because the gospel has been entrusted to me? 

 

Part 4: Hypocrisy

Galatians 2:11-24 / Bryan Robbins
October 1, 2017
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Discussion Questions: 

1. Where do my choices contradict my convictions?
2. What does my hypocrisy reveal about what I'm trying to add to the gospel?
3. How could clinging to Jesus alone for acceptance and approval change my conduct?
4. How can we as a community help one another walk more in step with the truth of the gospel? 

 

Part 5: Sinners & Saints

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Galatians 2:15-21 / Bryan Robbins
October 8, 2017
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Discussion Questions: 

1. Where do I wrestle with feeling accepted by God? 
2. How scandalous is the gospel to me? 
3. What am I prone to depend on instead of Jesus for justification?
4. How can acceptance by God because of Jesus help me when I feel like a failure? 

 

Part 6: Faith vs. Flesh

Galatians 3:1-14 / Bryan Robbins
October 15, 2017
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Discussion Questions:
1. Where do I need the most growth spiritually?
2. How am I being foolish by relying on the flesh instead of Jesus by faith? 
3. What would change if I relied on Jesus' finished work instead of my performance?
4. How can we help each other rehearse the gospel? 

 

Part 7: Why the Law? 

Galatians 3:15-26 / Mark Knox
October 22, 2017
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Discussion Questions:

1.  How should our preaching of the gospel to the unsaved change to display God's character and standard in order to reveal sin and the need for Christ? 
2. How do I need to think differently about the commands of the Christian life? Are they a ways to maintain God's favor or do they drive me to Christ for grace?
3. Where have I been trying to obey the commands of Christ in my own strength and power? Where can my desperation lead me to seek His strength? What would happen if I became secure in my acceptance in Christ? 
4. How can I read the Bible with the gospel in mind? What would that do to energize my quiet times with the Lord?

 

Part 8: Sons & Heirs

Galatians 3:26-4:7 / Bryan Robbins
October 29, 2017
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Discussion Questions:

1.  Have I received God's grace to me with the empty hands of faith?
2. How does knowing I am called a "son" of God, with full rights and privileges, affect my heart? 
3. What would change if I truly believed that I was not only forgiven, but loved by God?
4. How can the Holy Spirit help me in my moments of greatest doubt, fear, and insecurity? 

 

Part 9: Hard News, Good News

Galatians 4:8-20 / Bryan Robbins
November 5, 2017
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Discussion Questions:

1. Is there anything in my life I might be enslaved to? Anything I have to have to be okay?
2. Where is my joy? Who can speak into my life when my joy is lacking?
3. What would it look like for me to be truly free through Christ?
4. Where do I most obviously need to see Christ formed in me? Am I willing to be used to help Christ be formed in others?

 

Part 10: Children of Promise

Galatians 4:21-31 / Jason Ingle
November 12, 2017
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Discussion Questions:

1. Are you subtly, or even overtly relying on the work of your hands while you proclaim the finished work of Christ?
2. Are you living as a son or daughter of the Lord? Are you living free in that? 
3. Are you an Isaac or an Ishmael? What are the characteristics that bear this out?
4. Have you made yourself empty? Have you emptied yourself of the work of your hands and accepted only the work of Christ as your blessing?

 

Part 11: Freedom! 

Galatians 5:1-6 / Bryan Robbins
November 19, 2017
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Discussion Questions:

1. Where is my hope?
2. What am I really living for?
3. Where does human effort attach itself to my faith?
4. How can the gospel truly free me to love and to be loved? 

 

 

Part 12: Competing Voices

Galatians 5:7-15 / Bryan Robbins
November 26, 2017
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Discussion Questions:

1. Am I more prone to heed the voice of persuasion or the voice of Him who called me?
2. Where am I tempted to revert back to human efforts in addition to Jesus?
3. How can the gospel free us to become the kind of community we all long for?

 

Part 13: Fruitfulness

Galatians 5:16-26 / Bryan Robbins
December 3, 2017
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Discussion Questions:

1. How spiritually fruitful do I feel?
2. Where do I recognize the works of the flesh in my life?
3. What would change if I walked by the Spirit more consistently? 
4. How can we help each other fight to stay faithful to Jesus?

 

Part 14: Sowing & Reaping

Galatians 6:6-10 / John Parrish
December 17, 2017
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Discussion Questions:

1. Are you working from God’s acceptance (cycle of grace) or for God’s acceptance (cycle of grief)?  Where do you see the cycle of grief currently at work in your life?
2. What enables you to continue to move into other’s lives and serve especially when you’re not seeing tangible results?
3. On a scale of 1 (Never!) to 10 (Always), how good are you with sharing your physical & spiritual needs with your brothers and sisters in this congregation? How do you overcome pride when it gets in your way?

 

Pt. 15: Interdependence

Galatians 6:1-5, 11-18/ Bryan Robbins
January 7, 2018
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Discussion Questions:

1. Which do I identify with more - self-applauding or self-condemning? What does that say about my gospel? 
2. Is the "healing pain" of restoration needed in any of my relationships? Am I in need of more humility or boldness? 
3. What burden(s) am I bearing today? What keeps me from sharing these burdens?
4. How can surrendering to Jesus liberate me from the bondage of comparison and empower me to fulfill the law of Christ?