A good name is to be more desired than great riches, favor is better than silver and gold.
We will discuss about finances, the problem that we really don’t have any control.
Four Rules for attempting the impossible:
RULE ONE: Don’t get counsel from your detractors; RULE TWO: Don’t attempt the impossible in your strength; RULE THREE: Don’t stay in the boat; RULE FOUR: Don’t focus on the circumstances
Frank Sinatra, Becoming A Christian
God has given us great promises to those who will believe Him.
1 Peter 3:15
Becoming A Christian
I. GOD BUILDS A SERVANT-LEADER IN SOLITUDE (v.19)
II. GOD BUILDS A SERVANT-LEADER IN SECRECY (v.18)
III. GOD BUILDS A SERVANT-LEADER IN SAMENESS (vs. 11,19, 17:15)
1 Samuel 16:14-23
Let’s notice in this passage as we think about How God Chooses his Servant-Leader:
I. GOD’S CHOICES ARE SOVEREIGN
II. GOD’S CHOICES ARE SURPRISING
III. GOD’S CHOICES ARE SPECIFIC
1 Samuel 16:1-13
Can God really supply us? In this text, we can learn the 3 Promises of God to us.
(With free powerpoint sermon slides)
There are 3 things that will happen when JESUS touched our lives.
A great number of people called themselves Christians who want to be served than to serve. There are many who aspire in leadership but very few will aspire to servant-hood.
A COMMITTED CHRISTIAN SERVES CONFIDENTLY, WHOLEHEARTEDLY AND ABSOLUTELY TO GOD.
Growth In Christ
The human brain is the most complex arrangement of matter in the universe.” - Dr. Duane Gish
Romans 12:2-1, Romans 12:1-3
Commitment To Christ
Jesus is still travelling towards Jerusalem. Along the way He gives instruction to the crowd and to the disciples. Luke 17: 1-10 contains four challenges to the disciples.
The rich man prided himself on his intelligence, his success, his efficiency and foresight. He had plans to ensure his comfort for years. But God calls him a ’fool’.
Gideon was always ’a human being just like us’. His strength was made perfect in his weakness.
There is no blessing in serving God unless it begins with our being personally reconciled to Him. Such peace with God comes with a sacrifice - the blood of our Lord Jesus Christ.
Judges chapter 12 brings Jephthah’s story to an end and tells us of three more judges. The four men give us a glimpse of four kinds of leadership, and four kinds of personality.
Narcissistic, Leadership General
Four qualifications of the candidates that God is looking for(Philippines National Election)
What do you mean by “Perfect Love”? Eugene Peterson defines it as “well-formed love.”
I. Perfect Love is Supplied by God (v.17)
II. Perfect Love is Empowerd by God (v.18a)
III. Perfect Love is Assured by God (v.18b)
1 John 4:17-18
Love For God
Things to remember when you money is running out:
1. Think more
2. Thank more
3. Trade more
4. Trust more
There are 3 things that Christians should know to succeed in life.
I. YOU NEED TO FIGHT A GOOD FIGHT
II. YOU NEED TO FINISH A RACE
III. YOU NEED TO KEEP THE FAITH
2 Timothy 4:7-8
Our text today revealed to us the tremendous blessings that God has provided and available to Christians. I. GOD HAS REDEEMED US – (v. 7a); II. GOD HAS FORGIVEN US – (v. 7b-8); III. GOD HAS REVEALED HIS WILL TO US – (v. 9-10); IV. GOD HAS GIVEN US AN INH
There are 3 requirements on how to increase your power prayer.
I. To increase your prayer power you must INCREASE YOUR FAITH (V. 14a)
II. To increase your prayer power you must INCREASE YOUR KNOWLEDGE (V. 14b)
III. To increase your prayer power you
1 John 5:14-15
Prayer How To
5 MAJOR REASONS WHY GOD CALLED US:
I. The first reason is UNITY (1:10-12)
II. The second reason is DIVERSITY (3:4,6)
III. The third reason is OPPORTUNITY (3:5)
1 Corinthians 1:9-3:8
3 reasons why many people lost their souls: I. WRONG PREPARATION (v. 16-18) II. WRONG INTENTION (v. 19) III. WRONG VISION (v. 20)
What Is Evangelism?, Sell Soul
We should not waste our light; it is to shine brightly for all to see! It is our duty to stand out, not for prominence sake but for the spreading of the gospel, for light into a dark world, for the glory of God!
In this text we see several challenges made to Peter, however, I want you to notice the specific “challenges” that Jesus made.
I. Jesus tested Peter (1-14)
II. Jesus examined Peter (15-19)
III. Jesus challenged Peter (20-25)
John 21:1-25, Joel 2:1-25
God The Father
Notice these powerful transformations:
I. The Mustard Seed Faith Begins as a Grain
II. The Mustard Seed Faith Turns Into a Plant
III. The Mustard Seed Faith Turns Into a Tree
IV. The Mustard Seed Faith Turns Into a Great Tree
Faith, Mustard, Examples Of Faith
Lets see some important facts in this story: 1.
Sometimes Jesus calms the storm. 2. Sometimes He lets the storms of life rage us. 3. Sometimes He lets the storms stay on us. 4. Sometimes He lets the storms of life strain us.
Sometimes life gets tough! It can get messy fast and, sometimes, there seems to be no end to it and no end to how bad it can get. During these times we need a God we can feel too!
Mark 6:45-54, Mark 6:32
There are many places in this world that I would like to go to. I would love to go to USA to visit my friends... But I missed this opportunity because the embassy denied my application....But, there is one place where no one wants to go...