Sermons by Jon Henson

Sermons by Jon Henson

Senior Pastor of Blairland Baptist Church, Loudon, TN

“Strength for Our Doubting Faith”

James 1:2-8 I. What is doubting faith? II. What causes our faith to doubt? Being uncertain about the will of God Human reasoning that conflicts with faith Failing to see God at work in our circumstances Listening to negative counsel of others Focusing on the circumstances Being ignorant of God’s ways Living in disobedience to God III. What are the consequences of doubting faith? Missing the blessing of God Being blow of course by small things Being miserable instead of…

“The Basics of Faith”

2 Corinthians 5:1-8 I. What is faith? II. What is walking by faith? Dependence on the Lord’s guidance Thoughts dominated by Jeus Christ Submission to God Learning to keep our eyes on Jesus Growth of trust in God • To put our full trust in God we must believe three things: God loves us perfectly He has all wisdom and He knows us completely The Lord is sovereign and has absolute control III. How do we learn to walk by…

“Be Patient…Until the Coming of the Lord”

James 5:7-12 I.  Question about the Lord’s coming? What is the Lord’s coming? John 14:3 Whose coming is it? Revelation 2:20 Why is He coming back? Where is He coming back? 1 Thessalonians 4:26-17 Zechariah 14:4 When is He coming? Matthew 24:36 II.  How do we live with patience? Look up – be calm Look in – be clean Look back – be challenged Look forward – be consistent III. Encouraging examples of patient endurance The Farmer The Prophets Job

“The Devil’s Plan to Defeat Us”

Ephesians 6:10-13 1. What is an attack from the Devil? Romans 8:5-9 2. What are his objectives? He wants to draw us away from God He wants to destroy us He wants to create division 3. What are his strategies?  He directs our attention toward a need or desire. The devil chooses times when we are the weakest He creates doubt in our minds. His biggest target is the Word of God. The devil wants to get us in debate.…

“Five Truths for Living God’s Way”

Selected Scripture 1. Connecting with God Jeremiah 9:23-24 2. God wants to be known Acts 22:14-15 3. Seeking the Lord with all your heart John 10:27 Philippians 3:8 4. Make prayer a priority Hebrews 4:16 5. Base your belief system upon the Bible 2 Timothy 1:13

“The Next Generation”

Psalm 78:1-8 I. We are to teach the next generation to walk in God’s will. Psalm 78 gives the following explanation of what it means to walk in God’s will. Psalm 78:4-7 II. We have a divine obligation to teach the next generation We all have a story to tell Grounding our children in Bible truth is critical We must talk to our children about spiritual matters We must take a stand for truth to protect our children We have…

“The Narrow Path to Personal Peace”

 John 14:27 I. This peace that Jesus Christ offers is not like that which the world offers. II. Jesus is the source of this peace. III. There is a narrow path that leads to peace. IV. On the narrow path to peace, there are obstacles that steal our peace. • Guilt • Anger • Bitterness • Self-centeredness • Doubt • Unbelief • Jealousy V. How can we experience the peace that Jesus Christ offers? • We must believe that He…

“Rock or Sand”

Matthew 7:24-27 I.  The similarities in the two builders Both builders have heard the gospel. They both proceeded to build a house after they heard the way of salvation. Both builders build their houses in the same general location. They both built the same kind of house. II. The differences between the two builders The wise man built his house on the rock. The foolish man bult his house on the sand.

“Life’s Greatest Decision”

Matthew 7:13-14 1.  The Two Gates John 14:6 John 10:9 Acts 4:12 2 Peter 3:9 2. The Two Ways Proverbs 14:12 Jeremiah 29:13 3. The Two Destinations Jeremiah 21:8 2 Thessalonians 1:9 4. The Two Groups

“Believe God’s Promises and Wait on Him”

Psalm 37:1-9 I.   The Lord can be trusted Psalm 37:1-11 Trust in the Lord (Verses 3) Delight in the Lord (Verse 4) Commit your way to the Lord (Verse 5) Rest in the Lord (Verse 7) Wait on the Lord (7) II.   The Lord understands your situation Psalm 37:12-20  III. The Lord blesses His people Psalm37:21-31 His provision of their daily needs (Verses 21-22) His protection (Verses 23-24) His presence with His people (Verses 25-26)  IV.  The Lord judges the…

“A Living Hope”

1 Peter 1:3 I. You have God’s power Psalm 62:11 1 Chronicles 29:11 Ephesians 1:18-20 II. You have God’s promises 1 Peter 1:23-24 III. You have God’s purpose

“The Message of the Resurrection”

– -Easter Sunday March 31, 2024 – – He Is Risen! Luke 24:1-9 I. The first message is that Christ is alive Hebrews 10:12 II. The second message of the resurrection is that our sins have been forgiven, and we’re eternally secure in Christ Ephesians 1:7 III. The third message of the resurrection is that believers live forever John 6:37-40 IV. The fourth message is our bodily resurrection John 11:25-26 2 Corinthians 5:6 V.  The fifth message of the resurrection…