I wish I could pick a piece out of this sermon to say “If you remember one thing, this is it.”
I can’t. This is just a fabulous piece of “whole” gospel teaching.
I have good news and I have bad news. The bad news is that unlike last week, there is an actual sermon this week. You only get off that easy on rare occasions.
The good news is that this week we’re talking about good news.
The church exists as community designed to proclaim good news. We have been given the gospel.
Now I have confession. When I set up this series I had something in mind for this week- a sermon about evangelism, and how it happens and we were going to look at Acts 8 and compare different evangelistic strategies, specifically the differences in two evangelistic episodes involving a deacon named Philip.
But sometimes, God hijacks a sermon. And usually those sermons go well… almost as if God knows what he’s doing. Hopefully that tradition continues today. Let’s just talk about the gospel this morning. If we don’t know…
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