The Prophetic is the most controversial of the 5 Fold ministry but today we will look at 5 important components of why we need the prophetic voices in the church today!
Opening verses: Eph 2:19-20, Eph 4:11-12
Main text: Acts 11:22-30 I. Exhortation Acts 11:23a, 1 Cor 14:3 II.Calls others to Covanent relationship with God Acts 11:23b, Matt 3:2, Matt 4:17 III. Called to community Acts 11:27, 1 Sam 19:20, 2 Kings 2:3 IV. Foretell things that will happen Acts 11:28, Acts 21:10-12 V. Connects to justice issues Acts 11:29-30, Isa 58:6, Matt 21:12-13
Title: Here I Come We celebrate the coming of Christ during Christmas but the good news doesn’t end there, He is coming again! As we take a look at a passage from Revelation, know this book is written to prepare you not scare you.
Main passage: Rev 22:12-17
V12: Jesus is coming…soon. (Show first) -what we do matters. Rom 6:26 (Show this second)
V13: Jesus is the beginning and the end.
V14: There is a blessing for those that have been washed. 1 John 1:7
V15: There will be a separation. Matt 24:30-31
V16: Revelation is for the church. Rev 1:1
V17: Those with a relationship with Jesus long for his return. Rev 22:20
We use zippers for our bags, purses, tents, shoes, etc perhaps it would be helpful if the body of Christ had one for our lips? Main passages: 2 Cor 12:20, 2 Cor 13:11-14
Big idea: It’s time to restore not deplore members of the body of Christ. Main Point: To understand restoration you must understand the Trinity: The grace of Christ, the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit. – 2 Cor 13:11-14, Matt 5:7, 1 Peter 4:8, 1 Peter 4:9
Title: Calling all members Paul points out 3 helpful principles to keeping a proper perspective as a member in the body of Christ. Main passage 1 Cor 12:12-26 *Opening illustration clip at the beginning: https://youtu.be/JLwTY9oPIFo
This weeks sermon starts with a special mission report by Anita Charleston, before the message from Pastor Josh
Title: Choose Main passage: 2 Chron 19:1-7 4 questions to ask of your candidates that will help you choose wisely at the polls. I. Do they stand for what God hates?2 Chron 19:2, Prov 6:16-19 II. Is there a record of removing things God hates?2 Chron 19:3a, 1 Kings 15:11-13
III. Which one would be more likely to seek God?2 Chron 19:3b, Psa 33:12 IV. Who would choose leaders concerned with justice?2 Chron 19:5-7, Psa 94:20-21 Conclusion: Phil 3:20-21.