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Spring 2019 in Luke: The Ministry of the Messiah

The Gospel of Luke

Beginning with Christmas 2018 and continuing into 2019, we are studying the Gospel of Luke. It’s been 25 years since we walked through this wonderful Gospel, so it’s time.

Part 1: The Beginning of the Gospel (Christmas, 2018)
Part 2: The Ministry of the Messiah (January to June 2019)
Part 3: The Journey to Jerusalem (August to November, 2019)
Part 4: The Climax of the Cross (January to Easter, 2020)

Here’s the calendar for Part 2: The Ministry of the Messiah
(Updated May 1, 2019 to include only the rest of the spring)

We have a devotional Bible Study Booklet to accompany the messages: Luke Study – 2019 Late Spring Booklet

May 5, 2019
Sermon Title: The Pattern of Renewal
Preaching Portion: Luke 8:26-39
Worship: Lord of Power and Might
Key Sentence: An encounter with Jesus turns torment to testimony
Objective: That we would see the full fruit of our trials
I. Torment (Luke 8:26-29)
II. Encounter (Luke 8:30-33)
III. Sanity (Luke 8:34-36)
IV. Testimony (Luke 8:37-39)

May 12, 2019
Sermon Title: A Story Within a Story
Preaching Portion: Luke 8:40-56
Key Sentence: Have faith that the same love Jesus showed to someone else in need, he will show to you.
Objective: That we would have the assurance of his love
Worship Theme: A God of Great Compassion
I. The Outside Story – Part 1 (Luke 8:40-42)
II. The Inside Story (Luke 8:43-48)
III. The Outside Story – Part II (Luke 8:49-56)

May 19, 2019 (Josh Dorrell preaching, Bob to Johnny’s Wedding)

May 26, 2019
Sermon Title: Who Can Do This?
Preaching Portion: Luke 9:1-17
Key Sentence: Only Jesus can meet the needs of all who seek him.
Objective: That we would rely on Jesus alone for life and ministry
Worship Theme: The Bread of Life
I. Do your work in dependence on him . . . (Luke 9:1-6)
II. Don’t even try to compare him to others . . . . (Luke 9:7-10)
III. Only Jesus can meet the needs of all who seek Him. (Luke 9:10-17)

June 2nd, 2019 (Todd Preaching, Tina’s Wedding)

June 9, 2019
Sermon Title: Who This Is
Preaching Portion: Luke 9:18-36
Key Sentence: He is the Christ who will suffer: follow Him.
He is the Son who will be glorified: listen to Him.
Objective: That we would see Jesus in His Glory
I. The Christ: follow Him (Luke 9:18-27)
II. The Son: listen to Him (Luke 9:28-36)

June 16, 2019
Title: Mid-Terms
Text: Luke 9:37-62
Worship Theme: The Lordship of Christ
Key Sentence: What area of discipleship do you need to work on?
I. Confidence (Luke 9:37-45) Do I have confidence when Jesus is out of sight? Do I have confidence in his plan of salvation?
II. “I” Trouble (Luke 9:46-56) Do I have “I” trouble in my relationships? Do I suffer from spiritual intolerance? Am I compassionate toward those who oppose me?
Ill Priorities (Luke 9:57-62) Is Jesus more important than my comfort? Is Jesus more important than my duty? Is Jesus more important than my affections?

June 23, 2019
Title: A Special Relationship
Text: Luke 10:1-24
Key Sentence: God’s Messengers enjoy a special relationship with Him.
I. They are appointed
II. They are empowered
III. They are blessed

June 30, 2019
Title: Love by Example
Text: Luke 10:25-42
Key Sentence: Love is learned by example. Therefore imitate those who love. Outline:
I. The Law of Love
II. The Samaritan: Love for Others
III. Mary: Love for God.