Series Big Idea
The kingdom of God has come near!” Jesus came announcing that there was a way of living, a way of being in the world, that was available to us right now. We don’t have to wait until after we die to experience eternal life, we can experience a life that is truly life today! How? By responding to Jesus’ invitation to “follow me.” Jesus invites us to be his apprentices in living. He wants to guide us in living this life that is truly life. During this series, we’ll invite people to say “yes” to a way of life that truly changes everything.
MESSAGE 1 – Heaven Starts Now
- Big Idea: Jesus gives us a picture of an eternal life that starts right now.
- Scripture: Mark 1:14-15, John 10:7-10, John 17:1-5
MESSAGE 2 – The Invitation of Jesus
- Big Idea: Jesus invites us to an eternal life that starts right now.
- Scripture: Mark 1:14-20, Mark 2:13-14
MESSAGE 3 – Be With Jesus
- Big Idea: An apprentice of Jesus chooses to be with Jesus.
- Scripture: John 15:1-10, John 1:35-39, John 14:16-18, John 14:25-27
MESSAGE 4 – Love Like Jesus
- Big Idea: An apprentice of Jesus is committed to loving like Jesus.
- Scripture: Matthew 4:18-22, 9:9-10, Matthew 10:1-4, Ephesians 2:19-22
MESSAGE 5 – Live Like Jesus
- Big Idea: An apprentice of Jesus is learning to live like Jesus.
- Scripture: Matthew 4:23-5:2, 9:9-13, 10:1-8, 28:16-20, John 14:8-21
• Sermon Manuscripts in MS Word
• Small Group Guide with Leader’s Guide in MS Word and PDF
• MP3’s of each message
• Service Flow for each week