Aaron Zhao - July 26, 2020
The Gospel in the Lens of Honor and Shame
Scripture References: Luke 15:11-32
From Series: "Pursuing Christ Together"
We are in a season of life where courageous, compassionate and sacrificial expressions of faith are needed. And during this season, TCBC desires to have a significant redemptive impact on each other and the campus and community around us. Recognizing that we have been strategic in our efforts to remove obstacles to faith since the interim season started, we will continue our vision of Pursuing Christ Together with special attention to addressing needs that arise during the Coronavirus Crisis. By God’s redeeming grace, we can live out sufficiency in Christ every waking moment of the day, should we choose to (2 Cor. 3:5-6). So, will we invite God to have a free-flowing unhindered movement in and through us to those in need around us? This sermon series seeks to fill our hearts and minds with life-giving water - God Himself who is the “Fountain of Living Waters” (Jeremiah 2:13). Thus, guided by the truth of God’s word and empowered by the indwelling presence of God’s Spirit we will share the gospel as “rivers of living water” flows from God’s Spirit through us and out to the lives of others (John 7:38) Between now and August we will draw from various biblical narrative and epistolary passages, as well as biblical characters (both Old and New Testament) in order to glorify God (Rom 11:36) and be inspired and equipped to live a victorious and gospel-centered life. This will be accomplished by engaging three mini-sermon series entitled: 1. Pursuing Christ Together through Personal Transformation 2. Pursuing Christ Together in Mutual Participation 3. Pursuing Christ Together with Global Expression