Reconciliation in Christ (Ephesians 2:11-22)

Reconciliation in Christ

(Ephesians 2:11-22)

You were once far off:
divided, excluded, without hope, without God

But now… Christ has brought you near:
reconciled, members of God’s household

Together, we are God’s temple:
with Jesus as the cornerstone

(Preacher: Steve Young)

Transformation in Christ (Ephesians 2:1-10)

Transformation in Christ

(Ephesians 2:1-10)

Remember who you WERE:
dead in your transgressions and sins

Remember who you ARE:
alive, raised up, seated in heaven

Remember what you are to DO:
good works which God prepared for us to do

(Preacher: Steve Young)

Youth Group Notes

What is ONE thing that’s interesting from today’s sermon, one question to keep thinking about and one thing to pray about?

  1. Interesting:
  2. Question:
  3. Pray:

The Christian PRAYER (Ephesians 1:15-23)

The Christian PRAYER

Ephesians 1:15-23

Paul’s prayer
He gives thanks to God for working in the Ephesians

And he asks that God would continue to work in them, so they would:

  • Grow in knowing
  • the hope …
  • the riches …
  • the power …

And a reminder of God’s power

What is your prayer?

Preacher: Steve Blencowe

Youth Group Notes

What is ONE thing that’s interesting from today’s sermon, one question to keep thinking about and one thing to pray about?

  1. Interesting:
  2. Question:
  3. Pray:

The Christian Identity (Ephesians 1:1-14)

The Christian IDENTITY

Ephesians 1:1-14

The Christian Identity

We have been blessed (1:3)

  • with every spiritual blessing
  • in the heavenly realms
  • in Christ

We have been…(1:4-10)

  • Chosen and adopted
  • Redeemed and forgiven
  • Shown God’s plans

We are secure in Christ (1:11-14)

Is that who you are?

(Preacher: Steve Blencowe)

Youth Group Notes

What is ONE thing that’s interesting from today’s sermon, one question to keep thinking about and one thing to pray about?

  1. Interesting:
  2. Question:
  3. Pray:

What actually happened on Easter Sunday? (Matthew 28:1-15), 17th April, 2022

What actually happened on Easter Sunday?

(Why the bodily resurrection of Jesus matters)

Matthew 28:1-15

Point 1: Jesus’ teachings live on… but so does Jesus himself!

Point 2: Jesus’ bodily resurrection is a historical fact

Point 3: Therefore “do not be afraid … go and tell” (v. 10)

Preacher (Steve Young)

Feeling Forsaken (Good Friday – Psalm 22), 15th April, 2022 (Andrew Brown)

1. Feeling forsaken

2. A Psalm of David

3. A prayer for help (vv.1-21a)

a. Cry of desperation (vv.1-2)

b. …to a holy and faithful God (vv.3-5)

c. …by a despised and mocked man (vv.6-8)

d. …remembering God’s past care (vv.9-11)

e. …from real enemies (vv.12-21a)

4. Praise for deliverance (vv.21b-31)

a. …among the people of God (vv.21b-26)

b. …to the ends of the earth (vv.27-29)

c. …for all generations (vv.30-31)

5. Not forsaken by Jesus

Preacher (Andrew Brown)

Trust and Anxiety (Matthew 6:19-34)

Trust and Anxiety

Matthew 6:19-34

Treasure on earth or treasure in heaven?

Life of anxiety or life of peace?

Hearts that trust or hearts that doubt?

Growing in trust

(Preacher: Thom Herbert)

Youth Group Notes

What is ONE thing that’s interesting from today’s sermon, one question to keep thinking about and one thing to pray about?

  1. Interesting:
  2. Question:
  3. Pray:

ALL AUTHORITY: (Matthew 28:16-20), Night Church – 27th March, 2022

ALL AUTHORITY

Matthew 28:16-20 (The Great Commission)

(Jesus’ authority comforts, empowers and ensures his work continues in the world)

Point 1: Jesus’ authority comforts and assures

Point 2: Jesus authority shows us he is God

Point 3: Jesus’ authority ensures the future of his work

Preacher: Stephen Young

Matthew 7:1-12 (Jesus Teaching: Christian Relationship)

Jesus’ Teaching: Christian Relationships

Matthew 7:1-12

Three warnings…

1. Don’t be judgemental (v1-5)

2. Don’t be undiscerning

3. DO persist in approaching your Father in Heaven (v7-12)

The Christian Life (5:16, 5:48, 6:1, 6:20…)

(Preacher: Steve Blencowe)

Youth Group Notes

What is ONE thing that’s interesting from today’s sermon, one question to keep thinking about and one thing to pray about?

  1. Interesting:
  2. Question:
  3. Pray: