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Temptations to Face in 2020 - David Olshine (12/29/2019)

December 29th, 2019

Three Surprising Temptations to Face in 2020

Temptation # 1-Push the pedal of _________________


Temptation # 2- To ignore your _________________


Temptation # 3- Allow to spiritually _________________


Prayer- John Eldredge’s 60 second daily pause Prayer for 2020

The Meaning of Christmas - Jeff Philpott (12/22/2019)

December 22nd, 2019

The Meaning of Christmas

Matthew 1:18-25; Luke 1:46-55

What verse about the 1st Christmas gives us its meaning?

1)  The Meaning of Christmas - A _______________

Why do we need rescue?

Matthew 1:18-25

What do we know about the betrothal of Joseph and Mary?

What is significant about the reference to Joseph being a “son of David”?

Where do we find the Davidic Covenant?

What did it promise?

What does the name “Jesus” mean?

What does the name “Immanuel” mean?

Why is this significant to our salvation?

Luke 1:46-55  “The Magnificat”

Mary says her soul _______________ the Lord.

In verse 48, what does Mary mean by referring to her “humble estate”?

In general, what are the effects of “pride, might, and wealth”?

Practical Ideas...


Joy to the World - Jeff Philpott (12/15/2019)

December 15th, 2019

Joy to the World

Isaiah 9:6-7; Luke 2:1-14

1.  A Child is born.  He will be called…

Wonderful _______________ -

Mighty _______________ -

Everlasting _______________ -

Prince _______________  _______________ -

2.  Joy   _______________ _______________ World

What do we know about Bethlehem?

How did Joseph and Mary go “up” to Bethlehem if it is south of Galilee?

3.  The _______________  _______________  Joy

Is it likely Mary gave birth the evening they arrived?

Is it likely that Jesus was born on December 25th?

Is it likely that the local hotel had no room for them?

4.  Good News of _______________  _______________

What is significant about the shepherds of Luke 2?

What is the "good news”?


2 Corinthians 8:1-5 - Jeff Philpott (12/08/19)

December 8th, 2019

The Generous Heart

2 Corinthians 8:1-15

Generosity is not a matter of the _______________, but of the _______________.

1.  Model of _______________

To what “grace” does Paul refer in verse 1?

What does James 1:2-4 remind us?

Both generosity, and the ability to humbly _______________, are learned traits.  

2.  _______________ in Generosity

Paul doesn’t mandate obedience, but _______________ it.

Verse 10 reminds us that those who give receive_______________.

3.  Tangible _______________

Reasons to Invest in the _______________  _______________









 Music can be found on The Peace of Christmas album(Tawnya Langston/Jac Mandel). You can find it on Spotify. 

2 Corinthians 7:2-16 - Jeff Philpott (12/01/19)

December 1st, 2019

Advent Hope

2 Corinthians 7:2-16

2 Corinthians 6:14-17 - Jeff Philpott (11/24/2019)

November 24th, 2019

Faithful to God

2 Corinthians 6:14-7:1

1.  A _______________ to God’s People

What is a “yoke”?

What does it mean to be "unequally yoked”?

2.  A Series of _______________

Who is Belial?

How are we God’s temple?

What are gods in our culture?

3.  Practical Implications:  _______________ & _______________




2 corinthians 5:21 - Jeff Philpott (11/17/19)

November 17th, 2019

The Pause that Refreshes

2 Corinthians 5:21

What is…?

Doctrine -

Atonement -

Imputation -

Substitutionary Atonement -

Justification -


What does Romans 3:23-25 remind us?

Propitiation -

Did Jesus have to die?

What does Romans 5:1 remind us?

Redemption -

What is illustrated by the "2  buckets"?

Why does any of this matter?



2 corinthians 5:20-6:13 - David Olshine & David Croteau (11/10/19)

November 10th, 2019

The Weight and Joy of Being an Influencer

2 Corinthians 5:20 - 6:13

What is ministry?

Who are you an ambassador to?

1. The __________________ in ministry

2. The __________________ in ministry

3. The __________________ in ministry

So now what?

2 Corinthians 5:11-17 - Jeff Philpott (11/3/19)

November 3rd, 2019

The Discipline of Discipline

2 Corinthians 2:5 - 11

What is the background information that sets up this passage?

1. The __________________ of Discipline
In verse 5, why might Paul have referred to the

individual as “anyone”?

Sin in the church hurts _____________________.

2. The __________________ of Discipline
What punishment has likely been used on the


Where do we find instruction from Paul to the Corinthians regarding church discipline?

What does Luke 17:3-4 remind us?

Two words to discuss the effects of Christ’s death and resurrection - ________________ and _________________.

What is the difference between these two?

3. Healthy ______________

What does 2 Corinthians 5:17 remind us?

(Are you going to memorize this verse by next Sunday?)

Your past doesn’t _____________________ _____________________ .

Hell - Jeff Philpott (10/27/19)

October 27th, 2019

Hell – The Uncomfortable Truth

Why would a loving God send people to hell? 

Does God delight in the punishment of the sinful?

Hell is a place of eternal _______________  _______________.

Biblical Descriptions of Hell:

What can we learn from the parable of the Rich Man and Lazarus (Luke 16:19-31)?   

The intermediate state is a _______________ of what is to come.


Are we saved or condemned based on our lifestyles?

Fire is a common theme in Scripture regarding hell.

To what does the word “Gehenna" refer?

What does it mean that there is a “chasm” between heaven and hell?

Do Satan and his demons run hell?

Do people in hell wish they had another chance to make a different choice?

What is the Great News?



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