Pastor Armstrong's sermon is based on Matthew 16:21-27.
Dying to Live (Matthew 16:21-27)
I. Life without a cross is the __________ idea (v.23).
II. If Jesus came to die and rise, He expects no less __________!
A. His life ___________ yours (v.24).
B. Your new life is hidden in your __________ (v.25; John 12:24; Colossians 3:1-4).
C. There are no _______________ disciples.
1. What each person “has done” (v.27) is either ____________or ____________.
2. “Thanks be to God through Jesus Christ our Lord! So then, I myself serve the law of God with my mind, but with my flesh I serve the law of sin” (Romans 7:25).
3. Discipleship and good works flow naturally from __________ (Ephesians 2:8-10; Hebrews 11).
III. “God…gives _________ to the dead and calls into existence the things that do not exist” (Romans 4:17).