Sermon Guide

Names of God 

March 10, 2024

In this sermon, Pastor Bobby dives into the fear of the Lord as a consuming fire, drawing from Hebrews 12:18-29. He navigates the tension between reverence for God and confidence in salvation through Jesus, urging believers to worship authentically. By emphasizing the awe-inspiring holiness of God and the forgiveness offered by Christ, the sermon encourages gratitude and a deep sense of awe in worship. Ultimately, it underscores the balance between fearing the Lord and finding assurance in salvation through Christ, leading believers to confidently hold onto the truth of being saved by grace.
Discussion Questions 💬

Why is it important to have our names written in heaven, as mentioned in Hebrews 12:18-29?
The sermon emphasizes the certainty and completeness of our salvation when our names are written in heaven.
How can this assurance encourage us to live in a way that reflects our identity as followers of Christ?

How do we find the balance between fearing the Lord and having confidence in our salvation through Jesus?
The sermon encourages believers to have confidence in Jesus while maintaining reverence and awe for God's holiness.
What practices or habits can help us maintain this balance in our relationship with God?

How does the new covenant through Jesus affect our relationship with God and our ability to approach Him?
The sermon mentions that through Jesus' sacrifice, our sins are forgiven and we are able to worship God with thankfulness, reverence, and awe.
How can we intentionally express gratitude and awe when approaching God in prayer and worship?