Bible Study

We invite you to spend time examining the following Scriptures that shaped this sermon:

Sermon Outline

  • Crying out to God vs. Crying out as a result of God
  • God sends and we respond
  • God’s Holy Spirit causes us to cry Abba Father


  • When was the last time your heart cried out and what was it for?
  • When was the last time your heart cried out in worship and what was it because of?
  • How will you engage this week as an act of spiritually inhaling so you can cry out in joyful worship next Sunday for Easter?
  • Let Jesus be present to you in and through his written word. We have a SAPC reading plan we’ll be following this year and would invite you to join us as we read God’s word together. Pick up a copy on Sunday or download it here.
  • Because of this sermon, how has your life changed, matured, or challenged?
  • Who will you tell and what because of what you just heard?
  • How would you explain this to a small child?

The outline and application questions are intended for your further reflection and action upon the weekend message. They are also designed to facilitate discussion and accountability within your Life Group community.


If you have questions about this sermon please email David Libbon (DLibbon@StAndrews.Church).

Consulted Resources

  • Reformed Expository Commentary on Luke
  • Expositors Biblical Commentary Luke
  • ESV Church History Study Bible Notes

Sermon Recording

You can listen to the sermon in the player below or follow St. Andrew’s Sermon Podcast on Spotify. The sermon podcast is also available on Apple and Google Podcasts.