Advent Action: Be Ready!

SERMON TITLE: Advent Action: Get Ready!

BIBLICAL REFLECTION
Matthew 24:36-44

Summarize the passage by asking Who? What? When? Where? Why


PERSONAL REFLECTION

  • What ordinary things of life do you focus too much on?
  • How comfortable are you with what you don’t know about the world and about God? Why?
  • If Jesus asked you, “Are you ready?” what would you say?

RECALLING THE MESSAGE

  • How does this message help Kelsey be a loving church?
  • What caught your attention the most?
  • How did the Holy Spirit challenge you?
  • How did the Holy Spirit challenge you?

WEEKLY PRAYER FOCUS

Many people suffer from crippling anxiety and fear. Pray for their healing and for peace in our community. Ask God to help us focus on sharing God’s peace.


SCRIPTURE TO HEART

Therefore you also must be ready, for the Son of Man is coming at an hour you do not expect.
––Matthew 24:44

Persevering to the end

SERMON TITLE: Persevering to the End

BIBLICAL REFLECTION
Matthew 5:10-12

Summarize the passage by asking Who? What? When? Where? Why


PERSONAL REFLECTION

  • How has your faith been tested lately?
  • What helps you remain faithful to God?
  • How are you experiencing God’s revival right now?

RECALLING THE MESSAGE

  • How does this message help Kelsey be a loving church?
  • What caught your attention the most?
  • How did the Holy Spirit challenge you?
  • How did the Holy Spirit challenge you?

WEEKLY PRAYER FOCUS

Pray for people who feel unlovable. Pray for the opportunity and courage to be a friend to those who feel forgotten. Pray for revival!


SCRIPTURE TO HEART

Blessed are you when people insult you, persecute you and falsely say all kinds of evil against you because of me. ––Matthew 5:11

Works of Mercy

SERMON TITLE: Works of Mercy



BIBLICAL REFLECTION
James 2:14-18

Summarize the passage by asking Who? What? When? Where? Why


PERSONAL REFLECTION

  • What “works of mercy” have you done for others?
  • What “works of mercy” has someone done for you?
  • How do you grow in faith when you serve others?

RECALLING THE MESSAGE

  • How does this message help Kelsey be a loving church?
  • What caught your attention the most?
  • How did the Holy Spirit challenge you?
  • How did the Holy Spirit challenge you?

WEEKLY PRAYER FOCUS

Pray for people who feel like they’re “running on empty.” Ask God to renew their spirit, to help them rejoice. Pray for revival.


SCRIPTURE TO HEART

But someone will say, “You have faith, and I have works.”
Show me your faith apart from works, and I by my works
will show you faith. ––James 2:18