Following Jesus

THINGS I WISH JESUS NEVER SAID - WEEK 2

City at The Den. Wednesday Nights at 6-8. Doors open at 5:45.

Teaching Series: Things I Wish Jesus Never Said

Big Idea: The most fulfilling life is a life with Jesus.

Scripture: Matthew 4:18-22

Key Question: How much are you willing to sacrifice for Jesus? Is it worth it?

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HIGH SCHOOL MESSAGE

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The call to follow Jesus is not just a simple _______________ ; it's a summons to _____________ and to find the most ________________    ________ in Him.

4 Key Takeaways from Matthew 4:18-22

1 - It's an ____________________ 

2 - We need to become a life long ____________________ 

3 - We have a responsibility to model ____________________ 

4 - We must be willing to _______ 

Key Question: What needs to change in how you think of Jesus where you would be willing to give up everything?

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A Barrier to Being with God

THINGS I WISH JESUS NEVER SAID - WEEK 1

City at The Den. Wednesday Nights at 6-8. Doors open at 5:45.

Teaching Series: Things I Wish Jesus Never Said

Tonight's Sermon in a Sentence: God makes everything possible.

Scripture: Mark 10:17-31

Key Question: What barrier do you have between you and God?

HIGH SCHOOL MESSAGE

MIDDLE SCHOOL MESSAGE

MESSAGE NOTES

On a scale of 1-10: How rich are you?

  • Money will be your ______________ or your _____________.
  • _________ makes ____________________ possible.
  • ____________ is not a sign of _____________

What barrier keeps you from fully committing to Christ?

TEACHING SLIDES

God's Promise About Generosity

HOW TO BE HAPPY - WEEK 8

City at The Den. Wednesday Nights at 6-8. Doors open at 5:45.

Teaching Series: How To Be Happy: A Teaching Series On Philippians

Tonight's Sermon in a Sentence: God will meet all my needs.

Scripture: Philippians 4:10-20

Key Question: Who is a person that has invested in you?

HIGH SCHOOL MESSAGE

MIDDLE SCHOOL MESSAGE

How to Overcome Stress

HOW TO BE HAPPY - WEEK 7

City at The Den. Wednesday Nights at 6-8. Doors open at 5:45.

Teaching Series: How To Be Happy: A Teaching Series On Philippians

Tonight's Sermon in a Sentence: Happiness and worry are both choices.

Scripture: Philippians 4:6-8

Key Question: What are things you worry about?

HIGH SCHOOL MESSAGE

MIDDLE SCHOOL MESSAGE

MESSAGE NOTES

#1  -  ____________ to ____________ about ___________________ .

Don’t worry about anything.
- Philippians 4:6a

 

#2 -  ________ to ________ about everything and ___________ Him for _______________ .

Instead pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank Him for all He has done.
- Philippians 4:6b

 

#3 - ___________ about __________ things.

And now dear brothers and sisters, one final thing,.  Fix your thoughts on what is true, and honorable, and right, and pure, and lovely, and admirable. Think about things that are excellent and worthy of praise.  
- Philippians 4:8

 

Not ___________________  we ___________ is ____________ .

 

____________________ and ____________ are both ______________ .

TEACHING SLIDES

3 Happiness Habits for Every Day

HOW TO BE HAPPY - WEEK 6

City at The Den. Wednesday Nights at 6-8. Doors open at 5:45.

Teaching Series: How To Be Happy: A Teaching Series On Philippians

Tonight's Sermon in a Sentence: Happiness is about habits

Scripture: Philippians 3

Key Question: What matters most to you right now?

HIGH SCHOOL MESSAGE

MIDDLE SCHOOL MESSAGE

MESSAGE NOTES

Happiness is about habits. Here are 3 habits you can do every day:

#1 – Remember ________________________________.

 

#2 – Get to _____________________   _____________.

 

#3 – ________ what ___________________________ and _________ on the __________________.

TEACHING SLIDES

Qualities of a Happy Person

HOW TO BE HAPPY - WEEK 5

City at The Den. Wednesday Nights at 6-8. Doors open at 5:45.

Teaching Series: How To Be Happy: A Teaching Series On Philippians

Tonight's Sermon in a Sentence: Be the kind of person who is trusted and counted on.

Scripture: Philippians 2:19-30

Key Question: How does someone earn your trust?

HIGH SCHOOL MESSAGE

MIDDLE SCHOOL MESSAGE

MESSGE NOTES

Timothy is person Paul ____________ and ___________

Timothy ______________ the Philippians above himsel

Epaphroditus ______________ to help Paul during his ministry

Paul sent ___________________ home not because he was _______ but
because he loved them

Be the kind of person who can be ____________ and can be_________________

Find the kinds of friends who you can _______________

We want to be the kind people who others can __________ on and who can ___________ ____________

TEACHING SLIDES

5 Exercises for a Happy Heart

HOW TO BE HAPPY - WEEK 4

City at The Den. Wednesday Nights at 6-8. Doors open at 5:45.

Teaching Series: How To Be Happy: A Teaching Series On Philippians

Tonight's Sermon in a Sentence: God is at work in you.

Scripture: Philippians 2:12-18

Key Question: What causes you to lose happiness? Why?

HIGH SCHOOL MESSAGE

MIDDLE SCHOOL MESSAGE 

MESSAGE NOTES

5 WAYS WE OFTEN LOSE OUR HAPPINESS (AND THE CURES)

1 - Fearing that we’re out there all on our own

Exercise 1:
    Remember God is _________ me, ______ me, and ________ me!
 

2 - Fretting and fighting over small stuff

Exercise 2:

Be ________________ and never ________________!

3 - Feeling guilty or ashamed

Exercise 3:

Keep my _______________________    ____________

4 - Forgetting what God has promised

Exercise 4:

Memorize ___________   __________ and ___________ it

5 - Focusing only on ourselves

Exercise 5:

Use my life to ___________ God by ________________ others

TEACHING SLIDES

A Secret Ingredient to Happiness

HOW TO BE HAPPY - WEEK 3

City at The Den. Wednesday Nights at 6-8. Doors open at 5:45.

Teaching Series: How To Be Happy: A Teaching Series On Philippians

Tonight's Sermon in a Sentence: Happiness requires humility.

Scripture: Philippians 2:1-11

Key Question: Is it easy or hard for you to be humble? Why?

HIGH SCHOOL MESSAGE

MIDDLE SCHOOL MESSAGE

TEACHING SLIDES