Sermon: “The Kingdom Without End”
Theme: God calls us to be in a relationship which is based on lasting through eternity and with power beyond this world.
Purpose: The congregation will be committed to Christ’s reign of peace rather than earthly powers.
Scriptures: Revelation 1:4b-8 We live in the now-and-not-yet kingdom of God.
John 18:33-27 Jesus’ kingdom is not of this world, but he is an everlasting King.
What does it mean for us to acknowledge Jesus as the supreme authority in our lives? Do we actually submit our lives to Christ’s direction or just want God to do things our way and prevent the things we fear? What does it mean that Jesus is the source, beginning, and end of our lives? What conflicts do we experience between submitting to Christ’s direction over our choices, and craving to receive the benefits and pleasures of the world? Are we willing to trust God with giving direction and meaning to our lives?