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17 8 20 What Shall We Drink?

 

Highland United Methodist Church
Rev. Tom Anderson
August 20, 2017
Guest Speaker
Josh Ray
HUMC Youth Director
What Shall We Drink?
Exodus 15:22-27
• When was there a time of "bitterness"
in your life?
• When did God show up in that time?
Taking it home:
• What is the next thing you need to put in
God's hands?
• Make a note of it, put it in God's control,
and see what happens!

17 08 13 Free at Last

 

Free at Last sermon notes

Highland United Methodist Church
Rev. Tom Anderson
August 13, 2017
Free at Last
Exodus 15:1-21
• Why you should learn this song
(Revelation 15:2-4)
• Life (15:1-2)
• War (15:4-10)
• Love (15:12)
• Future (15:18)
Taking it home:
• How have you experienced God’s power
to work life?
• What powers oppress people in the world
today?
• When have you seen the leadership of
love?
• If the Kingdom of God is the future, why
are many people pessimistic and negative?

17 08 06 How to Get Out of a Jam

How to Get Out of a Jam sermon notes

Highland United Methodist Church
Rev. Tom Anderson
August 6, 2017
How to Get Out of a Jam
Exodus 14:1-18
• Is your windshield bigger than your
rear-view mirror? (14:10-12)
• What to fear about fear (14:13)
• Sometimes the best thing to do is
nothing (14:13)
• Go Forward! (14:15)
Taking it home:
• Have you ever been to a church meeting
that focused on problems and forgot God?
• Why do we so quickly lose our focus?
• What are some of the negative effects of
fear in people?
• To stand still is to stand firm—how have
you been called to do this in your faith
journey?
• God’s power meets us only as we go
forward—how have you experienced this?

17 07 30 The Wilderness Way

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The Wilderness Way sermon notes

Highland United Methodist Church
Rev. Tom Anderson
July 30, 2017
The Wilderness Way
Exodus 13:17-22
Why did they go that way? (13:17-18)
Why did they pack bones? (13:19)
Can we see the leadership of God?
(21-22)
Taking it home:
• Have you ever found yourself in a
wilderness?
• What did you learn?
• When has God led you in an
unexpected way?
• Why is it important to know the story
of God’s people in the past?
• What are some ways God has given
you guidance?
• Does God guide people today?

17 7 23 Freedom and It's Price

Freedom and It's Price sermon notes

Highland United Methodist Church
Rev. Tom Anderson
July 23, 2017
Freedom and It's Price
Exodus 12:29-42
God can make a way (12:31-32)
You won’t miss a thing (12:36)
Included by faith (12:38)
A Just in time God (12:40-41)
Taking it home:
• Where is there an immovable obstacle in
your life?
• Can you imagine God doing the
impossible?
• Why do so many people worry about
getting their fair share out of life?
• How does knowing God’s future offer us
freedom?
• What is the one condition of being
included in God’s people?
• In what ways have you discovered that
God has a plan for your life?

17 7 16 The Passover

The Passover sermon notes

Highland United Methodist Church
Rev. Tom Anderson
July 16, 2017
The Passover
Exodus 12:1-17
God’s patience ends
Purpose of the meal (12:26-27)
The Lamb (12:3-6)
The Blood (12:7, 22)
The Unleavened Bread (12:15-20)
Taking it home:
• How does the sacrifice of the lamb point
to Jesus?
• How does the truth that God provided the
perfect sacrifice for your salvation impact
how you live your life?
• Identify one person in your life with whom
you need to share the gospel. What truths
from this message is God urging you to
share with this person?

17 7 9 Revelations of Power

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Revelations of Power sermon notes

Highland United Methodist Church
Rev. Tom Anderson
July 9, 2017
Revelations of Power
Exodus 7:1-24
A series of unfortunate events (7:14 -10:29)
Did it really happen?
What does it all mean?
What we learn about Moses
What we learn about Pharaoh
What we learn about God
1. Savior
2. Judge
3. Warrior
Taking it home:
• What attitudes toward God do you see
demonstrated by Moses and Aaron?
• In what areas of your life have you
hardened your heart to God’s truth?
• How can you follow God’s will to reverse
the hardening of your heart?
• List some of the powers of this world that
hold people captive.
• What can be done to point people to the
greater power of God?

17 7 02 The Testing of Faith

The Test of Faith sermon notes

Highland United Methodist Church
Rev. Tom Anderson
July 2, 2017
The Testing of Faith
Exodus 5:1-21
The most important question in history (5:2)
Where Social transformation comes from
(5:3)
God is invisible but not absent (4:21)
Are you wax or are you clay?
God awakens the oppressed (5:15-16)
Taking it home:
• Is it important for everyone to know who
God is? Why?
• Moses presses Pharaoh for a major change
in his theological commitment. How would
this affect the social and political order he
maintains?
• Do you see worship as a fountainhead of
social transformation?
• How have you experienced God as
invisible but not absent in your personal
life?
• Describe a time when God awoke you to a
situation of injustice.

17 6 60 Jeff Matson Memorial Service

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Obituary from Elton Black

17 6 25 The Burning Bush

The Burning Bush sermon notes

Highland United Methodist Church
Rev. Tom Anderson
June 25, 2017
The Burning Bush
Exodus 3:1-17
Can a man be born again when he is old?
Fire, Fire, Fire!
Resisting the Call
Man on a mission
Taking it home:
• What does God have to do to get your
attention?
• Look at Moses’ excuses in Exodus 3
and 4. Which ones do you see yourself
using?
• What does God want from Moses? From
you?
• It has been said that every baptism is
also a call to ministry, what do you think?

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