Sermons on Evangelism and Witness
Acts 2:47; 1 Corinthians 3:4-9 — God partners with us for the growth of His Church; we “tend the garden” and God causes the growth.
Psalm 148, Revelation 19 — Praise is publicly raising up who God is and what God has done.
John 17 – Jesus prays for us to participate in the mission of making Christ known (glory) in the world.
Acts 1:6-8 — God uses ordinary followers of Christ as witnesses in word and deed in the world.
Matthew 5:13-16 — Jesus provides three metaphors/images for understanding “blessed to be a blessing.”
2 Peter 3.3-9 — God does not wish for any to perish, but all to come to repentance; we are part of His work.
Mark 2:13-17; Luke 18:9-14 — Jesus showed us how to love our neighbors: recognize our own sin and don’t turn away from the messiness of faithful ministry.
Philippians 2:12-18 — We have to give up things to gain Christ, but if we are following Jesus, a life of offering ourselves to God and others is one of joy.
Philippians 2:12-18 — A humbled, righteous heart stands out in the darkness of our world.
Luke 14:12-15; Isaiah 55:1-3a — The Gospel compels us to search for the least and lost, to speak God’s invitation to them that they might be found.