Sermons on NT Themes

Just As I Am | Made in the Image of God

What image do you really reflect Are you at peace with that image? Do you sense a longing for a different one, a better one? If so, will y ou let Him show you a more accurate view of himself? Will you choose to believe God create you in love to resemble and reflect Him by trusting what Jesus has invited you to live as a new creation through Him?

Grow | Connect With Others

Why has God called you to the body at Harbor Covenant? In what ways are you connected at Harbor Covenant? How are you engaged in the mission of Harbor Covenant? Sermon Text: 1 Cor 12:7-14

Trusting in God’s Plan

What scares you right now? What do you think is the biggest challenge for the church in navigating these difficult times? How does knowing that God has a plan and purpose help you to have hope?

Believing in the Power of God

What words would people use to describe you? What do those words say about the fruit you are producing? How closely would you say your priorities align with the plan and purpose of God?

Practicing Welcome

Where are you tempted to engage in status boosting?  Who models “welcome” to you?  How can you put into practice “welcome” this week?

Don’t Get Comfy

What do you really want from God? Are you a cultural Christian, a comfortable Christian, or a serious follower of Jesus? What is one thing you can do this week to becoming a more serious follower of Jesus?

The Kingdom Ethic

What will it take to make you happy? Which beatitude do you most identify with? Who in your heart of hearts do you believe is unblessable?

Fixing the Broken

What “broken thing” is on your mind today? Where do you see evidence of God’s restoration power? This Spring, where might God be inviting you to be part of his restoration plan?

What Are We Attached To?

What are you tempted to glory in beside the cross? What is one area of your life that is different because you are a Jesus follower? What is something from your old life that, if you’re honest, you haven’t crucified?

What Are Our Addictions and Weaknesses?

What is one weakness that you can identify in your life? What is one small choice you can make this week to put you in step with the Spirit? What is an area of your life where you see the fruit of the Holy Spirit?

Who Is Forming Us?

What changed for you when you first came to know Jesus? What is most likely to lure you back to the way you were before Jesus? What is one thing you can do this week to allow Christ to be formed in you?

How is Your Faith Affecting Your Relationship?

In your heart of hearts are you approaching God by faith or are you trying some other angle? What is one thing you can do each morning to put on Christ? What is a cultural distinction that has changed for you know that you are following Jesus?