Waiting for Jesus | Les Newsom

Scripture Reference: Matthew 25:1-13

Christmas can be so powerful “ho hum” for us the older we get. Is it possible that we think of Jesus first coming so little because we have lost sight of his second coming? What will that be like? The parable of the bridesmaids gives peculiar insight into learning to wait on Jesus well.

Sermon Points:

  • The Tradition of Weddings
  • The Practice of Waiting
  • The Hope of the Future

Shouldering the Weary Nations

Scripture Reference: Matthew 11:25-30

How are you listening and living in Jesus Christ?

Sermon Points:

  • Jesus Give Us an Intimate Hope
  • Jesus Give Us a Humble Invitation

The Challenge of Integrity

Scripture Reference: Matthew 7:15-27

Jesus ends the sermon on the mount by walking his followers through three barriers to genuine faith. False teachers, self-deception and bad foundations can all keep us from being what Jesus is forming in us. How can we make it through?

Sermon Points:

  • The Fruit
  • The Knowledge
  • The Foundation