Sermons by Jon Henson (Page 2)

Sermons by Jon Henson (Page 2)

Senior Pastor of Blairland Baptist Church, Loudon, TN

“Looking Deeper into the Will of God”

James 4:13-17 I. Ignoring God’s will (Verses 13-14, 16) • The complexity of life (Verse 13) • The uncertainty of life (Verse 14a) • The brevity of life (Verse 14b) • The frailty of life (Verse 16) II. Disobeying God’s will (Verse 17) III. Obeying God’s will (Verse 15) • We should know His will (Acts 22:14) and (Colossians 1:9) • We should understand His will (Ephesians 5:17) • We must also prove His will (Romans 12:2) • We must…

“Choosing the Right Wisdom”

-Sunday June 11, 2023 – James 3:13-18 I.  There is a choice of wisdom from below (James 3:14-16) 1. Earthly wisdom demonstrates itself by a manner of living (Verse 14) 2. Earthly wisdom originates from an ungodly source (Verse 15) 3. Earthly wisdom produces tragic results (Verse 16) II. There is a choice of wisdom from above (James 3:17-18) 1. Wisdom from above originates with God (Verse 17) 2. Wisdom from above demonstrates Godly characteristics (Verse 17) • Pure •…

“The Test of Your Life”

 — Sunday June 4, 2023 — James 1:2-8 I. Strengthens our faith (James 1:2-4) II. Changes our focus (James 1:5) (Job 28:20-23) III. Blesses our future (James 1:12)

“How Should We Wait”

I.   Waiting on God is a principle in His Word (Isaiah 48:28-31) II.  What are the wrong ways to wait on God 1. Impatiently 2. Nervously 3. Complaining 4. Questioning 5. Frustrated 6. Irritated 7. Miserable III. How should we wait on the Lord 1. Patiently (Psalm 40:1-3) 2. Quietly (Psalm 62:5) 3. Trusting (Matthew 7:7-8) 4. Expectantly (Psalm 27:3) 5. Courageously (Psalm 27:14) 6. Standing on God’s Word (Psalm 130:5) (Matthew 7:7-8) (1 John 5:14-15)

“Waiting on God’s Timing”

Isaiah 64:4 I.  God acts on our behalf 3 choices when we have to wait: 1. We can manipulate the circumstances 2. We can quit and walk away 3. We can wait and watch God work II.  Requirements for waiting on God’s timing 1. Trust 2. Humility 3. Patience 4. Courage 1). Courage to resist the temptation to follow our schedule 2). Courage to resist the temptation of the pressure from others 3). Courage to resist the temptation to be…

“Touching the Hearts of the Next Generation”

Psalm 78:1-8 The writer of Psalm 78 describes how God’s truth should be passed down from one generation to the next (verses 4-7). They didn’t have written copies of Scriptures so the parents taught God’s truth verbally from one generation to the next. Today we have the Bible, in which is written everything we need to know about the Lord and His instructions to us. We have been entrusted with the responsibility to teach by instruction and example the truth…

“The Privilege of Knowing God”

Jeremiah 9:23-24  — I.  God desires that we know Him Natural revelation (Hebrews 11:3) Our conscience (Romans 1:19) Jesus Christ (John 14:7-10) The Bible II.  What does it mean to know God? Taking advantage of the privilege of knowing Him Open up Brokenness Be interested in God III. How can we know God? Receive Jesus Christ as Savior Be willing to accept His invitation (Matthew 11:28) We need to understand our problem We need to understand that God has provided…

“The Greatness of God”

Isaiah 40:26 I. God is a person (Genesis 1:26) (Exodus 3:14) (Exodus 20:1-6) II. God is a spirit (John 4:24) (Psalm 139:7-13) (Matthew 28:20) III. God is eternal (Psalm 90:1-2) (John 8:58) IV. God is unchangeable (Malachi 3:6) (Isaiah 40:28) (James 1:17) (Hebrews 13:8)

“The Goodness of God”

Psalm 118:1 God’s goodness is constant (James 1:17) The expression of God’s goodness varies (Psalm 84:11) (Psalm 34:8-9) (Romans 8:28) Goodness is what God says it is Three aspects of God’s goodness:  His Mercy (Luke 9:13) (Titus 3:5) (Hebrews 4:15-16) (2 Peter 3:9)    His Grace (Ephesians 2:8-9) His Love (John 3:16)

“My God is Real”

(Psalm 14:1) I.  The reality of God is denied by the foolish (Psalm 14:1) II.  The reality of God is detested by some folks (Psalm 14:3) (Psalm 14:1) (Psalm 10:13) III. The reality of God is declared by the facts (Psalm 14:2) (Psalm 14:5) (Psalm 14:6) • Three characteristics of anyone who denies the reality of God: 1.  Ignorance (Psalm 14:2) 2.  Intolerance (Psalm 14:4) (John 7:7) (John 15:18) 3.  Indifference (Psalm 14:4) IV.  The reality of God is believed…

“Why Jesus? – His Resurrection”

Luke 24:1-12 • What does the resurrection of Jesus mean to us today? Because He lives: 1. We don’t have to live in loneliness of heart (John 14:16-18) 2. We don’t have to worry whether God will provide for us (Matthew 6:33) 3. We can pray with confidence (1 John 5:13-16) (Matthew 7:7-8) 4. We can have peace in the midst of the most difficult times (John 14:27) 5. We can face death courageously, boldly, and confidently (2 Corinthians 5:8)…

“Why Jesus? – His Death”

1 Corinthians 2:2 I. His death was God’s plan (Acts 2:22-24) (1 Peter 1:19-21) God’s plan was motivated by three things: The sinfulness of man (Romans 3:23) God’s love (Romans 5:8) God’s justice (Romans 6:23) II.  His death is the heart of Christianity Sacrifice (1 Peter 3:18) (Hebrews 10:12) (1 Peter 1:18-20) Substitute (1 Peter 3:18) III. His death brings us to God (1 Peter 3:18) (Luke 23:42-43)