Sermon Reflection Questions – 10.14.18

Why does the world hate the doctrine of election? How would you explain the doctrine of election to a non-believer? Why is this doctrine a source of comfort and encouragement to believers? What things do we learn about God through the doctrine of election? How do we respond to God’s mercy in election?

Preparing for Worship // October 14, 2018

Preparing for Worship // October 14, 2018

(Email subscribers: Click the title above to view the Spotify playlist) Westminster Shorter Catechism Question 20: Did God leave all mankind to perish in the estate of sin and misery? Answer:           God having, out of his mere good pleasure, from all eternity, elected some to everlasting life, did enter into a covenant of grace, to deliver […]

Sermon Reflection Questions – 10.07.18

Is God your single greatest treasure? In what ways are you regularly praising Him for the gift of Himself? Why is it wrong to take any credit at all for salvation? Why does God deserve all glory, praise, and honor? How are all three persons of the Trinity at work in salvation? Why do you […]

Preparing for Worship // October 07, 2018

Preparing for Worship // October 07, 2018

(Email subscribers: Click the title above to view the Spotify playlist) Ordo Sa-whatnow? Understanding Our Great Salvation: The Ordo Salutis is the new sermon series starting this week at Uptown. What do these Latin terms have to do with anything? Well, to put it simply, they have to do with everything! “Ordo Salutis” is the fancy […]

Sermon Reflection Questions – 09.30.18

Sermon Reflection Questions – 09.30.18

What ministry has the Lord given you to do? How has God equipped you to do this ministry? Who can you pray for? How can you get “off the sideline and into the game”? What other person’s ministry can you help fulfill? How can you be praying for your pastors, elders, deacons, missionaries, church staff, […]

Preparing for Worship // September 30, 2018

Preparing for Worship // September 30, 2018

(Email subscribers: Click the title above to view the Spotify playlist) “All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, that the man of God may be complete, equipped for every good work.” -1 Timothy 3:16-17 This is one of the go-to texts when talking about Scripture. It […]

Sermon Reflection Questions – 09.23.18

Sermon Reflection Questions – 09.23.18

Why do we fill our time with anything but evangelism? Why is evangelism important to Paul? Why is evangelism important to Jesus? How have you been seeking out opportunities to share the Gospel with the lost? Have you been praying for opportunities with, walking wisely before, and speaking graciously to non-believers? How will you seek […]

Preparing for Worship // September 23, 2018

Preparing for Worship // September 23, 2018

(Email subscribers: Click the title above to view the Spotify playlist) “If every non-believer you pray for by name on a regular basis came to faith in Jesus right now, how many people would be added to the kingdom?” I did not come up with the question, and don’t even remember where I first heard it. […]

Sermon Reflection Questions – 09.16.18

What relationships does the gospel transform? How does it transform those relationships? What relationship did you think of that needs enjoying rather than enduring? How does the Lord want to transform you through that relationship? What might He be doing? What will the first step be in applying the gospel to your relationships?

Preparing for Worship // September 16, 2018

Preparing for Worship // September 16, 2018

(Email subscribers: Click the title above to view the Spotify playlist) Relationships are hard. There’s no getting around them either. We were created in God’s image, which means that we were created to live in community, just as God lives in community within the Trinity. It makes me sad thinking about Adam naming all the animals […]