December 16, 2018
Believe – Part 3 – The good news and our response
God came down to you when you could not come to Him
God came down to you when you could not come to Him
You can believe that there is only room for one king
You can Believe that God has invited you to a greater plan.
When you encounter the resurrected Jesus, it re-defines the perspective you live by.
Because of the Defining Moment of the Resurrection, we can live our story boldly in light of eternity.
Ultimate Authority: Faith and Trust.
The Defining Moment of the Resurrection, has the power to change every other moment.
The calling to Learn from Christ, is the calling to Lead other to Christ.
Gospel community inspires spiritual growth.
A growing faith requires intentional action.
Rules cannot replace a relationship.
Live, Labor, and Love in light of eternity.
True faith is driven by relationship, not by rules.
Arrogance is our false independence that disregards God.
Our words will always reflect what’s already in our hearts.
See others as Jesus sees you.
God made you for more than you can manage without Him.
God’s big purpose gives us God’s big perspective.
God made you for more than you.
For the Son of Man has come to seek and to save that which was lost.
The goal of parenting is not control of behavior, but rather heart and life change.
Parenting requires a long-view process mentality.
Parenting is teaching the freedom of living under authority.
Parenting is the High Calling to share God with our children.
Daring Faith stays consistent in the ordinary, in preparation for the extraordinary.
Faith calls us to Act Now in our Future Reality.
Daring Faith acknowledges that God is the authority and we are not.
Believe God’s promises enough to take action on them
Die to Live.
Serving frees us from self-centeredness.
God blesses me not to raise my standard of living, but my standard of giving.
The resurrection secures our faith in the midst of our doubt.
Begin each day reminding yourself of Who you are and Whose you are.
The resurrection restores our failures.
The Resurrection brings a beginning to our end.
See the person not the problem.
Grace sees beyond the condemnation of our sin to the freedom of our future.
We have to take our eyes off our mission to see the Mission
Compassion moves us to the broken.
When you know what you’ve been rescued from, you fearlessly pursue what you’ve been called to.
Our relationship to the King aligns our heart to His kingdom.
The discomfort of being searched is preferred over the comfort of staying hidden.
A God-given vision requires God-given wisdom.
Delegate the urgent for the sake of the important. https://www.bible.com/events/350412
There is cumulative effect to discipline and to neglect. https://www.bible.com/events/346267
Surrender positions us to see God’s power released in our lives. https://www.bible.com/events/342308
Where there is no vision, we lose sight.
God always answers the faithful.
Peace is in the Savior, not the circumstances.
HOPE is only hope when its eternal https://www.bible.com/events/329021
Our HOPE is in the HERO of HEAVEN. http://bible.com/events/323384
Our HOPE is in His incomprehensible wisdom. https://www.bible.com/events/322626
Only the FOOL lives to make his barns FULL. https://www.bible.com/events/315891
Don’t allow a “good life” to distract you from the “great life” God intended. https://www.bible.com/events/311798
Self-righteousness leaves no room for God’s gift of righteousness. https://www.bible.com/events/306671
If you are to be about His Kingdom TODAY, you cannot worry about your TOMORROW.
Loving God is everything, miss it and you miss everything! https://www.bible.com/events/299889
Celebrate the good in the city. https://www.bible.com/events/296330
We are blessed to be a blessing. https://www.bible.com/events/291932
We are Saved to Serve.
We are better together. http://bible.com/events/284492
BELIEVE: Live IN and OUT the gospel
A local church lives or dies on how it interacts with the culture.
My life IN CHRIST is to be in ALL my life.
Serve the Lord every day, in every way.
In Christ, we enjoy the freedom of His design.
There is nothing you have to DO TO EARN salvation in Christ, but there is something you will do IN […]
Live out the death to the old you.
In Christ I am completely forgiven!
The empty life is filled in Christ.
A Grounded, Growing, and Grateful believer will not be led astray.
The Godly man leads in his sacrifice.
As a believer, you’ve been saved to serve
Because of Jesus, we have all we need to fulfill our purpose.
What’s in you directs your life.
His DEATH removes our debt, but His LIFE restores our Hope.
Jesus’ death on our behalf was ALWAYS God’s plan to rescue us.
Jesus was treated as ME, so I could be treated as HIM.
Service is worship which isn’t just a privilege, but a responsibility.
You can’t know God’s plan apart from His WORD.
Lone Rangers are Dead Rangers!
Prayer Reminds you that you’re NOT in control and keeps you connected to the ONE who is.
Marriage is the beginning of pursuit, not the end.
Fight to win their hearts, not the argument.
Marriage is seeing what God’s doing in a friend and joining Him in it.
Marriage is founded in the Perfect One.
Making much of Jesus is the Church’s only God-honoring legacy.
A God honoring legacy brings blessing NOW and Later.
God-honoring legacies come from honoring God daily.
A Godly legacy is founded in grace and built with purpose.
What do you give to God this Christmas who has everything and has given the greatest gift?
Jesus was the gift, given to us, that was meant to be shared.
Christmas can have purpose, when you know where you belong.