The Sermon Series "The Road to Christ"

This series explores the meaning of Love, Grow, and Serve.

The Road to Christ: Love

September 11, 2016


Notes and Key points:

Love Makes all the difference

  1. God’s Love for us bring us power.
  2. Our Love for God give us the heart.
  3. The way we Love others is our witness.

Scripture References:

“For the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid, but gives us power, love and self-discipline.” ~1 Timothy 1:7

“I will give you a new heart and put a new spirit in you; I will remove from you your heart of stone and give you a heart of flesh.” ~Ezekiel 36:26

“As the Father has loved me, so have I loved you. Now remain in my love. If you keep my commands, you will remain in my love, just as I have kept my Father’s commands and remain in his love.” ~John 13:24-35

“‘A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another.  By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.’” ~John 13:24-35



The Road to Christ: Grow

September 18, 2016


Notes and Key points:

Love the Lord with all your

  1. Study is loving the Lord with our mind.
  2. Christlikeness loving the Lord with our soul.
  3. Growing closer is loving the Lord with our hearts.

Scripture References:

“‘Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?’ Jesus replied: ‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’ This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ All the Law and the Prophets hang on these two commandments.’” ~Matthew 22:36-40

“I have been crucified with Christ and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me. The life I now live in the body, I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.” ~Galatians 2:20

“Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace. There is one body and one Spirit, just as you were called to one hope when you were called; one Lord, one faith, one baptism; one God and Father of all, who is over all and through all and in all.” ~Ephesians 4:3-6


The Road to Christ: Serve

September 25, 2016


Notes and Key points:

The Heart of a Servant

  1. Being a believer is not the same a disciple.
  2. Seeing those in need, through the love of Jesus.
  3. The way we serve others, reveals our own heart.

Scripture References:

 “Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but only the one who does the will of my Father who is in heaven.’” ~Matthew 7:21

 “‘Then the righteous will answer him, ‘Lord, when did we see you hungry and feed you, or thirsty and give you something to drink?  When did we see you a stranger and invite you in, or needing clothes and clothe you?  When did we see you sick or in prison and go to visit you?’ “The King will reply, ‘Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.’” ~Matthew 25:37-39

“They also will answer, ‘Lord, when did we see you hungry or thirsty or a stranger or needing clothes or sick or in prison, and did not help you?’ “He will reply, ‘Truly I tell you, whatever you did not do for one of the least of these, you did not do for me.’” ~Matthew 25:44-45