Repentance

The Beginning | Mark 1:1-13 |
How is Jesus' life good news now? Outline The beginning (v1) Preparation (vv2-8) Declaration (vv9-11) Conflict (vv12-13) The good news continues

From the Depths | Jonah 1:17-2:10 |
As we hear Jonah’s prayer from the belly of a big fish, Jonah is a mirror for us and shows that God’s grace precedes and exceeds our repentance. Outline God’s Deep Salvation (1:17) Jonah’s Shallow Prayer (2:1-9) God’s Response (2:10) Salvation Comes From the LORD The Sign of Jonah (Matthew 12:39-40)

Changed by Christ | Ephesians 4:17-24 |
Is it possible to change? In Jesus, believers have put on the new self in Christ, created to be like God, so we’re not to live as if still enslaved under the power of the old self. Outline The old life (vv17-19) The new life (vv20-24) Jesus changes lives! During the introduction we watched the first section of this Youtube Clip

The Shepherd King | 2 Samuel 12 |
Just like Saul before him, David has fallen as the shepherd-king and done evil in the eyes of the LORD. His house will now experience curse rather than blessing—the people have fallen with their king. Outline Secret Sin … Revealed (vv1-12) Grace … and consequences (vv13-25) Has David changed? (vv26-31) Finding grace in the Good Shepherd

A Day of Repentance | Joel 1:1-2:17 |
The prophet Joel (Joel 1:1) A plague of biblical proportions … is a call to true repentance True repentance (2 Corinthians 7:2-12) (During the sermon we watched this news report of a locust plague in Madagascar - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MTOgUjMcQWk)