Sermons by Pastor Chip Martin

Sermons by Pastor Chip Martin

Battling Discouragement

BATTLING DISCOURAGEMENT I Kings 19:3-18 1 Kings 1:18 Romans 15:4 4 LIFE SITUATIONS TO WATCH FOR: UNMET EXPECTATIONS EYES OFF GOD EXHAUSTED AND LONELY SELF PITY Proverbs 18:1  

Final Thoughts and Instructions

I Corinthians 16:5-24 v. 5-9 1. Make plans but always yield to God’s plans Proverbs 27:1 James 4:15 v. 10-11 2. Welcome all of God’s servants II Timothy 1:6-7 I Timothy 4:12-13 3. Give grace to others v. 12 I Corinthians 13:7 4. Be ready for the battle v. 13-14 Matthew 26:41 v. 15-18 5. Recognize your leaders 6. Commit to Christian fellowship v. 19 v. 20 v. 21 v. 22 Revelation 22:20 v. 23 7. Receive His grace today…

Collecting the Church Offering

I Corinthians 15:58-16:4 v. 58 Proverbs 29:25 1. Why should I give? v. 1 v. 2 2. When do I give? Where do I give? 3. Who should give? 4. How should I give? 5. How much should I give? When your outgo exceeds your income, then your upkeep is your downfall. – Wiersbe In Support of the Tithe 1) OT scriptures Malachi 3:10 2) Pre-law tithe 3) Matthew 23:23 In Support of Giving as one prospers 1) NT Scriptures…

Behold, your mother!

John 19:28-30 7 Sayings of Jesus While on the Cross 1. Luke 23:34 2. Luke 23:43 3. John’s Gospel (Matt, we will come back to this one) 4. Mark 15:34 5. John 19:28 6. John 19:30 7. Luke 23:46 John 19:26-27 v. 25 v. 26 v. 27 “Honor your father and mother” Exodus 20:12a Mother’s Day Application 1. Honor your Mother each day 2. Who is your “mother” today? 3. Go often to the cross of Christ

Correcting Chaos in Corinth

1 Corinthians 14:26-40 1. Roles of men and women 2. Unity is a must 3. Spiritual Gifts are for others 4. Christians need each other 5. Love is the foundation 6. The mind must be engaged for worship v. 26 v. 33a v. 40 1. Chaos Surrounding Tongues v. 27 1) 2 or 3 at most 2) Each in turn 3) Let someone interpret I Cor 11:9-13 v. 28 2. Disorder Surrounding Prophetic Revelations v. 29 1) 2 or 3…

We Shall Be Changed

I Corinthians 15:35-53 v. 51 v. 29 v. 30 v. 35 II Corinthians 5:8 I Thess 4:13-17 1. A Seed must die in order to bring new life v. 26 v. 37-38 2. God gives different bodies wherever He chooses v. 39-42 v. 42 v. 43 v. 44 John 20:19 John 20:27 “If I find in myself a desire which no experience in this world can satisfy, the most probably explanation is that I was made for another world.” C.S.…

If Christ Was Not Raised

I Corinthians 15:12-20 Acts 17:32 v. 3-4 1. The Explosive Growth of Christianity 2. The Empty Tomb 3. The Eyewitnesses v. 5 v. 6 v. 7 v. 8 4. Historical Written Account Mark 16:1-6 5. From Fearful to Fearless 6. A Common Message v. 11 Acts 4:1-2 If Christ was not raised…. 1. Not even Christ has been raised v. 12-13 2. Our preaching is in vain v. 14 3. Your faith is in vain v. 14 v. 30-32 4.…

Chaos in Corinth

I Corinthians 14:1-19 v. 1 ch. 12:29-30 v. 2-3-4 Speaking in tongues – a language unknown to the speaker Prophesy – to give out the word of God I Thess 5:20-21 The Criteria for Spiritual Gifts in Public Worship 1. Does it build others up? Does it strengthen others? I Cor. 12:21 v. 5 v. 6 v. 7 v. 8 v. 9 v. 10-11 v. 12-13 v. 14-15 2. Does it engage my mind? v. 19 Eph. 4:22-23 Romans 12:2…

The Way of Love

I Cor 12:28-13:13 God is love For God so loved the world… But God shows His love for us…. I John 4:19 John 13:34-35 Matt 5:43-46 Matt 26:39 John 15:13 1. This Love is Essential v. 1 v. 2 v. 3 I Cor. 4:5 2. This Love is Evident V. 4 v. 5 v. 6 v. 7 I Peter 2:@3 3. This Love is Eternal v. 8 v. 9 v. 10 v. 11 v. 12 Rev. 22:4 v. 13 Love…

The Heart of the Problem

Staying alive is more precious and more basic than not being pregnant – Piper 1. They did not see fit to acknowledge God Romans 1:28 v. 29a 2. They loved the glory from man more than the glory from God John 12:43 John 5:44 Isaiah 2:22 II Timothy 4:3 What must we do? 1. Meet the Practical Needs 2. Support those Pro-Life 3. Pray for God to change hearts Proverbs 21:1 4. Preach Jesus Christ

Unity Amidst Diversity

1 Corinthians 12: 12-27 1. Major on the majors v. 12 v. 13 One Spirit One Salvation Romans 8:9 Jude 3 One Savior John 14:6 Our Scriptures Our Destination I Corinthians 15:51-52 2. We Need Each Other v. 14-16 v. 17 v. 18 v. 11 Acts 8:13-22 v. 19-20 v. 21-22 v. 23-25 3. Love One Another v. 26 Romans 12:15 I John 4:12