Foundations: Summer Preaching Series, 2017

Trinity Fellowship’s history does not cover 25 years, but 2000 years, built on a sure foundation of the apostles and prophets through centuries of God’s work.

This summer our preaching series will look at some of the foundations of our faith, things that extend back to the careful thinking of the earliest church and still impact our lives and our worship today.

Here’s the plan.

June 4 – The Trinity
Title: The Triunity of God
Text(s): Deuteronomy 6:4, Romans 8:15, John 1:14, John 14:16-17, 1 Peter 1:1-2
Worship: God in Three Persons
Key Sentence: We believe in one God eternally existing in three Persons

June 11 – Creator God
Title: Omnipotent Sovereign Creator God
Text: Psalm 104
Worship: Creation Sings
Key Sentence: Creation Points to an Omnipotent Sovereign God

June 18 – The Depravity of Man
Title: How Bad are We, Really?
Text: Romans 3:9-20
Worship: So Great a Salvation
Key Sentence: Apart from Christ people are basically sinful

June 25 – The Nature of Jesus (Incarnate, fully God, fully Human)
Title: Son of God and Son of Man
Text(s): John 1:14
Worship: So Great a Salvation
Key Sentence: If we get Jesus wrong we get everything wrong

July 2 – The Work of Christ (communion Sunday)
Title: The Revelation of God’s Righteousness
Text(s): Romans 3:21-26
Worship: And Can It Be?
Key Sentence:The work of Christ is the atoning sacrifice for our sins, received by faith

July 9 – The Centrality of Grace (sola gratia, fidie)
Title: The Three Cakes
Text(s): Titus 3:1-8
Worship: His Lovingkindness
Key Sentence: Mercy, grace, and faith are a cake worth frosting with goodness

July 16 – Inspiration and Authority of Scripture. (sola scriptura)
Title: The Escape from Interpretive Chaos
Text: 2 Tim 3:14-17
Worship: Thy Word
Key Sentence: Scripture transforms our lives as we continue in what we have learned.

July 23 – The Person and Work of the Holy Spirit John 14 and 16?
Bob is planning to be out of town this Sunday. Todd will also be out of town.
Currently David Jackson is planning to preach on this topic.

July 30 – Sanctification (Colossians 3)
Title: A Faith that is Never Alone
Text(s): Colossians 3:1-17
Worship: Sanctify!
Key Sentence: Your faith walks in Jesus

August 6 – Eucharist 1 Cor 11
Title: The Real Presence of Christ
Text(s): 1st Corinthians 11:17-34
Worship: At the Table
Key Sentence: Christ is really present when we gather for word and ordinance

August 13 – Baptism
Title: Believe and Be Baptized
Text(s) : Acts 8:12, Romans 6:3-4
Worship: From Death to Life
Key Sentence: Obedient believers get baptized? Have you?

August 20 – The Church
Title: There is No Plan B
Text(s) : Ephesians 4:1-16
Worship: Build Your Kingdom Here
Key Sentence: There is no plan b to the messy, wonderful body of Christ

August 27 –Heaven, Hell and Eternity
Title: The Last Word
Text(s) : Revelation 22:1-21
Worship: Come, Lord Jesus, Come
Key Sentence: The eternal last word of our faith is always “Come.”

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