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.
Jacob on the Patriarchs was taken way out of his comfort zone which ultimately led to an important spiritual awakening.
Main passage: Gen 28:10-21 I. Awakening often occur when you are sleep Gen 28:12-13a, 16-17, Num 12:6, Joel 2:28 II. Awakenings start with one Gen 28:13b-15, Isa 51:2 III. Awakenings inspire commitment Gen 28:18-22, Exod 3:1-17, Acts 9:1-6 Conclusion: Gen 32:24-31