Lead Me To Jesus Obedience

Date: March 29, 2015
Speaker: Michael Carney
Scripture: Acts 8:26-40
Time: 11:00 A.M.

 

Life Lesson:  We lead people to Jesus when we are obedient 

1. We are commanded to be Christ’s witnesses
 
2. We Obey because we WANT TO not because we HAVE TO
 
3. The Holy Spirit sets us up
 
4. The Lord handles the results

Overcoming Barriers Fear

Date: March 22, 2015
Speaker: Michael Carney
Scripture: Acts 5:27-42
Time: 11:00 A.M.

 

Theme:  We can lead others to Jesus when we overcome barriers, 

especially fear

Life Lesson:  We can lead others to Jesus when we overcome our fears

Fear in The Bible:
 
Do Not Be Afraid – 107 
 
Do Not Fear – 97
 
Why Are You Afraid? – 4
 
Afraid – 455
 
Fear – 740
 
How Do I Overcome Fear in Sharing Christ?
 
Read Acts 5:27-42
 
1.  Win – God is In Control
 
2.  Win – The Gospel (Good News) Is Proclaimed
 
3.  Win – God is Honored

Somebody Count Me

 

Date: March 15th, 2015 
Speaker: Michael Carney 
Scripture: Acts 2:37-41, 47; 4:4; 5:14; 6:7; 9:31, 35, 42; 11:19-24; 14:1, 21; 16:5; 17:11-12 
Time: 11:00 A.M. 

Theme:  We need to lead somebody to Jesus 

Opening Illustration with Marker Board: 
  
Wins and Loses 
  
Life Lesson:  We Must Lead Somebody to Jesus 
 
1. Numbers Matter Because Each Number Represents A Life That Matters  
 
To God 
  
2. Numbers Don’t Lie Because We Either Lead People to Jesus or We Do  
  
Not 
  
3. Numbers Reflect Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, and Division 
  
We Must Lead Somebody to Jesus 

Urgency

Date: March 8, 2015
Speaker: Michael Carney
Scripture: Luke 16:19-31
Time: 11:00 A.M.

 

Theme:  We must have an urgency to lead those around us to Jesus

Life Lesson:  We must have sense of urgency about leading someone to Jesus
 
1. The Reality Hell – torment, death, judgment, agony, eternal flames, 
 
2. The Riches of Heaven – comfort, life, mercy, peace, everlasting glory,
 
Emptiness in Good Times, No hope of rescue, too late to 
 
warn, unending regret, Need a Resurrected Savior
 
Expectation in Bad Times, No way to rescue, lived as a 
 
warning, infinite fulfillment, Jesus
 
3. Repent
 
4. Believe the Gospel 
 
Mark 1:15 

How Can I?

Date: March 1, 2015
Speaker: Michael Carney
Scripture: Acts 2:17-21 
Time: 11:00 A.M.

Theme:  We can confidently lead others to Jesus when led by the Holy Spirit and 

equipped with the right tools
 
Life Lesson:  The most important thing you will ever do is lead someone to Jesus
 
How?
 
The Number One Principle You Must Understand in Leading Someone To Jesus 
 
Is:
 
I Must Care About This Person 
 
Personally 
 
Spiritually 
 
Eternally
 
Questions Everyone Needs To Ask and Know the Answer To:
 
Introduction:  Can I ask you an interesting question?
 
1. I’m about to pray, and I wanted to know is there anything I could pray for 
 
you about?
 
2. When we leave this planet, what do you think is on the other side?
 
3. What do you think is out there when we walk out of here?
 
4. If you died tonight, are you 100% sure that you would go to heaven? 
 
Why?
 
5. If you were to die tonight and stand in front of God, and He asked you, 
 
“Why should I let you into Heaven?”  What would you tell Him?
 
6. In your personal opinion, what do you think it takes for a person to go to 
 
Heaven?
 
7. Where would you say you are in your spiritual journey with God?
 
8. Is there anything spiritual happening in your life?
 
9. What is the most important thing in the world to you?  On the day you die, 
 
what do you think will be the most important thing to you?
 
Drawing Time:
 
Scriptures Used During Drawing Time:
 
1st Circle – God’s Design 
 
a. Genesis 1:31 – God saw all that He had made, and it was very good
 
b. Psalm 19:1 – The heavens declare the glory of God, and the sky 
 
proclaims the work of His hands
 
Line 1 – Sin
 
a. Romans 3:23 – All have sinned and fall short of the glory of God
 
b. Romans 6:23 – For the wages of sin is death
 
2nd Circle – Brokenness
 
a. Romans 1:25 – They exchanged the truth of God for a lie, and 
 
b. Proverbs 14:12 – There is a way that seem sright to a man, but its end 
 
3rd Circle – Gospel
 
a. John 3:16 – For God love dthe world in this way, He gave His One and 
 
b. 1 Corinthians 15:3-4 – Christ died for our sins accord to the Scriptures, 
 
Line 2 – Repent and Believe
 
a. Mark 1:15 – Repent and Believe in the good news
 
b. Ephesians 2:8-9 – For you are saved by grace through faith, and this is 
 
worshipped and served something created instead of the Creator
 
is the way to death
 
Only Son
 
He was buried and raised on the third day according to the Scriptures
 
c. Romans 10:9 – If you confess with your mouth, “Jesus is Lord,” and 
 
not from yourselves; it is God’s gift – not from works, so that no one 
 
can boast
 
believe in your heart that God raised Him from the dead, you will be 
 
saved
 
Line 3 – Recover and Pursue
 
a. Philippians 2:13 – For it is God who is working in you, enabling you 
 
b. Ephesians 2:10 – For we are His creation, created in Christ Jesus for 
 
both to desire and to work out His good purpose
 
good works, which God prepared ahead of time so that we should walk 
 
in them
 
Final Question:
 
Would you like to turn from your life today, and turn it over to Jesus Christ so that 
 
you can receive God’s assurance of salvation and the gift of eternal life?

Lead Me To Jesus: Intentional

Date: February 22, 2015
Speaker: Michael Carney
Scripture: Acts 3:1-10
Time: 11:00 A.M.

Theme: We can lead others to Jesus when we live intentionally to help others 

know Him

Life Lesson:  We can lead others to Jesus when we are intentional about it

4 Areas of Intentionality

1. Prayer

a. For Daily Encounters To Be Used in a Christ Honoring Way

b. For Specific People

2. Time 

a. God Ordained Moments

i. Church

ii. Family

iii. Friends

iv. Everyday Life

3. Identify The Greatest Need 

a. The greatest problems in life are spiritual and require spiritual 

healing that only Jesus can bring

b. Jesus healed physically those whom He first healed spiritually by 

their faith in Him 

4. Speak Up 

a. Seize Your God Ordained Moments
 The only way to mess up a God Ordained Moment is to say NOTHING

b. The People We Lead To Jesus Will Share Their God Ordained 
Moment with Other People

Lead Me to Jesus 7

Date: February 15, 2015
Speaker: Michael Carney
Time: 11:00 A.M.

Lead Me to Jesus 6

Date: February 8, 2015
Speaker: Michael Carney
Time: 11:00 A.M.

 

Starting Strong

Overall Theme:  Highlighting the series lessons learned during meant to be,
miracle month, and starting strong

Who Are We:

1.    People on Mission

2.    People of Grace and Peace

3.    People of The Gospel

4.    People Transformed

5.    People in Progress

6.    People of Purpose

7.    People Justified

8.    People Alive in Christ

9.    People of Faith

10. People of Redeemed

11. People of Promise

12. People Made New

13. People who are Heirs of The King

14. People who Remember

15. People of Double Blessing

16. People of Missional Giving

17. People of Sacrifice

18. People of Legacy

19. People of His Word

20. People of His Spirit

21. People of Responsibility

22. People of Sowing and Reaping

23. People who Boast in Christ

Lead Me to Jesus 5

Date: February 1, 2015
Speaker: Michael Carney
Scripture: 
Time: 11:00 A.M.

 

Starting Strong:

People who Boast

Overall Theme:  We are people who boast in Christ

Galatians 6:11-18

Life Lesson:  We are strong when we boast in Christ

The Power of a New Creation

The Power of Peace in Persecution

The Power of the Mercy of God

The Power of the Grace of Jesus

Lead Me to Jesus – 4

Date: January 25, 2015
Speaker: Michael Carney
Scripture: 
Time: 11:00 A.M.

Starting Strong:

People of Sowing and Reaping

Overall Theme:  We are people who will reap what we sow

Galatians 6:6-10

Life Lesson:  We are strong when we sow the right seed

The Eternal Value

The Eternal Investment

The Eternal Reward