Ever wish you had paid more attention in seminary? Struggling with preparing a sermon? GuideStone President O.S. Hawkins wants to help pastors with useful resources to help them as they serve the Lord.
With more than a quarter century of pastoral leadership, Hawkins makes available some of his most popular sermon outlines for pastors, Sunday school teachers and other Bible study leaders. These free resources can help you as you prepare your sermon or lesson each week.
I. Problems that hinder (vv. 19-21)
A. Desires that are misdirected.
Now the deeds of the flesh are evident, which are: immorality, impurity, sensuality; (v. 19).
B. Devotions that are misguided.
idolatry, sorcery… (v. 20a).
C. Dispositions that are mismanaged.
enmities, strife, jealousy, outbursts of anger, disputes, dissensions, factions, envyings (vv. 20b-21a).
II. Proofs that highlight (vv. 22-23)
A. A countenance that is obvious.
love, joy, peace;
B. A conduct that is orderly.
patience, kindness, goodness;
C. A character that is obedient.
faithfulness, gentleness, self-control (v.22-23).
III. Procedures that help (vv. 24-26)
A. An appropriation to experience.
Now those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires (v. 24).
B. An action to exhibit.
If we live by the Spirit, let us also walk by the Spirit (v. 25).
C. An attitude to escape.
Let us not become boastful, challenging one another, envying one another (v. 26).