Five Fold Week 3

Title: Euangelion

Yes you are seeing right, the title is a look back on last month’s series.

*below you will see the attachment to display at the end as we have been doing the last two weeks.

Main Passages: Acts 8:4-13, 26-32

The book of Acts is full of examples of evangelism, today we will take a look at 5 evangelistic attributes demonstrated by Phillip.

I. Captivating
Acts 8:6, Acts 2:14

II. Agent of Joy
Acts 8:8, Rom 14:17

III. Influential
Acts 8:9-11, Acts 2:37, Acts 6:8-10

IV. Looks for divine appointments
Acts 8:26-29, Acts 4:4-9

V. Walks through open doors
Acts 8:30-32, Acts 7:1-2

Five Fold Week 2

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

Prophetic characteristics: Exhorter, perceptive, principled, corrector, advocate, justice-minded, questioning, truth-teller, passionate, challenging, loyalist, cause-driven, reformer

  1. Choose 2 to 3 of the prophetic characteristics that you feel most to define you and why.
  2. What are the biggest challenges you face in demonstrating these characteristics?
  3. What is one way you can improve on developing and maintaining relationships with others?
  4. How can we explore the prophetic more at GLCC?
  5. What do you feel God has been speaking to you lately that you can’t shake?

Five Fold Week 1

Title: Catalyst

Opening passages: Eph 4:11-16, *the next three are parallels of each other, Matt 10:1-4, Mark 3:13-19, Luke 6:12-16

Starting the year off exploring the Five-ministry and which will continue to be developed throughout the year. Today we are looking at 4key ways the apostolic gifts function.

Main passage: Acts 6:1-7

I. Guards core culture Acts 6:2
II. Innovates new systems Acts 6:3
III. Empowers others Acts 6:3, 6
IV. Promotes organic growth Acts 6:7

Euangelion Week 4

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

Euangelion Week 1

Title: Hide & Seek

You might have been abused or mistreated by those who were supposed to have cared and protected you but there is a Better Shepherd for you.

Main passage: Eze 34:11-16
Supporting passages: Isa 42:1-3, John 10:11
Closing: Eze 34:22-24

Body of Christ Week 4

Zip It

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

Body of Christ Week 1

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:

I. You are part of something bigger than yourself

1 Cor 12:12-14, Eph 2:19-22

II. You are needed in the body 

I Cor 12:15-19, Eph 2:8-10

III. We need each other

I Cor 12:20-26, Rom 12:5-8

Kingdoms and Politics Week 4

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. 

Kingdoms and Politics Week 2

Title: Dan the Man

3 Needed Traits For believers during turbulent political climates.

I. Intelligence
Dan 1:3-4, Dan 1:17-19, Prov 4:7, Col 2:8
II. Integrity
Dan 1:8, Dan 3:16-18, Dan 6:6-11, 1 Per 3:16
III. Influence
Dan 2:27-28, Dan 2:46-49, Rom 12:21