Fearless | Week 2 | Our Fears meet God’s Power| Taylors FBC Sermon

Posted on Aug 28 at 08:34am

August 28, 2016 | Sermon Notes

Joshua 3:1-6

1. Preparation: reverence for God is the start of finding direction from God.

Joshua 3:7-13

2. Power: God’s blueprint is designed to display His power not keep you comfortable.

God will take you where you haven’t intended to go in order to produce in you what you could not achieve on your own. – Paul Tripp

Joshua 7:14-17

3. Proof: God’s presence near you today brings the confidence that He will sustain you tomorrow.

Fearless | Week 1 | Our Fears meet God’s Presence | Taylors FBC Sermon

Posted on Aug 21 at 03:41pm

August 21, 2016 | Sermon Notes

John 3:16-18

1. God has been working in your past in order to prepare you for the challenges of the present.

Joshua 1:1-6

Key Word: Remember

2. God has given you a guide to walk wisely.

Joshua 1:7-8

Key Word: Respond

3. God is with you wherever your challenge takes you.

Joshua 1:9

Key Word: Rest


Renew The Vision| Week 3 | Engage the World | Taylors FBC Sermon

Posted on Aug 14 at 09:33am

August 14, 2016 | Sermon Notes

John 3:16-18

John 20:21

Revelation 7:9-12

Matthew 28:18-20

Applications

1. Equip to share the gospel: Any Three Training Session.

Wednesday, September 14, 6:30 pm in the Fellowship Hall

2. Equip to engage our community: Churches that Welcome and Walk With the Economically Poor.

Friday PM and Saturday AM, September 16 and 17 in the Apex Worship Center, Cost: $ 10


Renew The Vision| Week 2 | Equip Believers | Taylors FBC Sermon

Posted on Aug 07 at 09:37am

August 7, 2016 | Sermon Notes

Mission statement: Taylors FBC exists to make disciples as we encounter God, equip believers, and engage the world.

Ephesians 4:11-13

We’ve grown accustomed to think of discipleship as a “process undergirded by programs. Disciple-making is a movement undergirded by the Holy Spirit through people.” – Craig Etheredge

Jesus in Matthew 28:20 – Teaching them to observe all things I have commanded you.

Paul in 2 Timothy 2:1-2

1. “Teach a man to Fish”

Give a man a fish and feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and feed him for a lifetime.

2. Accountability
3. Multiplication

Renew The Vision| Week 1 | Encounter God | Taylors FBC Sermon

Posted on Aug 01 at 03:39pm

July 31, 2016 | Sermon Notes

Mission statement: Taylors FBC exists to make disciples as we encounter God, equip believers, and engage the world.

Worship fuels mission.

Matthew 28:16-20

Expectant Worship means confession, submission, and response.

1. It transforms us when we focus on the glory and gospel of God and not ourselves.
2. It unifies the people of God for the mission of God.

@TheRealJames | Week 16 | Authentic Mission | Taylors FBC Sermon

Posted on Jul 24 at 09:20am

July 24, 2016 | Sermon Notes

James 5:19-20
Matthew 18:15-17
Proverbs 10:12
1 Peter 4:8

@TheRealJames | Week 15 | Authentic Prayer | Taylors FBC Sermon

Posted on Jul 17 at 09:25am

July 17, 2016 | Sermon Notes

Authentic Prayer / James 5:13-18

Pray at All Times, in All Circumstances (James 5:13-14)

Respond with Personal Prayer (James 5:13)

Request Intercessory Prayer (James 5:14)

Prayer Changes Things (James 5:15-16)

Prayer Restores and Renews (James 5:15)

There’s Healing Potential within a Praying Community (James 5:16)

Prayer + Righteousness = Transformational Power (James 5:16-18)

God uses Ordinary People to do Extraordinary Things

Answers to Prayer are Within the Reach of Any Believer

Where Prayer Focuses, Power Falls


@TheRealJames | Week 14 | Authentic Responses | Taylors FBC Sermon

Posted on Jul 10 at 09:12am

July 10, 2016 | Sermon Notes | John Alexander

James 5:12
Matthew 5:33-37
1 Samuel 2:3
Proverbs 16:2

@TheRealJames | Week 13 | Authentic Endurance | Taylors FBC Sermon

Posted on Jul 03 at 08:13am

July 3, 2016 | Sermon Notes

Authentic Endurance / James 5:7-11

How does God want us to respond when we’ve been treated unfairly?
Where does the motivation to respond that way come from?

James 5:7-11

Exercise Patience (James 5:7)
Exercise Faith in His Promised Return (James 5:8)
Exercise Restraint (James 5:9)
Emulate the Example of Others (James 5:10)
Embrace the Lord’s Purpose and Provision (James 5:11)

If you want to smile through your tears, if you want to rejoice through times of suffering, just keep reminding yourself that what you’re going through isn’t the end of the story, it’s simply the rough journey that leads to the right destination. – Chuck Swindoll

Embrace the hope of tomorrow to patiently endure the hardships of today.

@TheRealJames | Week 12 | Authentic Power | Taylors FBC Sermon

Posted on Jun 26 at 08:41am

June 26, 2016 | Sermon Notes

James 5:1-6

1. A lifestyle of hoarding disregards an eternal perspective on people and possessions.
2. A lifestyle of injustice disregards the heart of God for the lowly.
3. A lifestyle of indulgence reveals an appetite solely for my own passions.

Luke 12:32-34

1 Timothy 6:6-10


@TheRealJames | Week 11 | Authentic Planning | Taylors FBC Sermon

Posted on Jun 19 at 07:47am

June 19, 2016 | Sermon Notes

James 4:13-17

1. Planning with control over your future in mind is planning without God in mind.
2. Life is uncertain, short, and out of our control.
3. Condition your mind and heart to see that all my possessions, relationships, and plans belong to God.

Prayer: plan nothing without petitioning God.

Practice: do nothing without the permission of God.

4. Leaving God out of our plans is living in prideful rebellion.

@TheRealJames | Week 10 | Authentic Humility, Part 2 | Taylors FBC Sermon

Posted on Jun 12 at 08:59am

June 12, 2016 | Sermon Notes

James 4:6-10

1. Humility resists the Devil.
2. Humility draws us close to God.
3. Humility brings confession that leads to holiness.
4. Humility produces seriousness toward sin.
5. The gospel’s formula: the way “up” is “down.”