Contributed on Jan 31, 2005
PART 1 - this is the first part of a series on finding our purpose as God’s people in todays world. Where should we be? Where are we? How do we get where God wants us, and what tools has He given us to get there?
FINDING PURPOSE Part 1 – Where Do We Go From Here? † SCRIPTURE READING Habakkuk 3:2 “O Lord, I have heard the report of you and was afraid, O Lord, revive your work in the midst of the years, in the midst of the years make yourself known! In wrath remember love, pity, and ...read more
Contributed on Feb 4, 2005
Part 2 of the Finding Purpose series looks at how everything we are and are to become starts with prayer.
FINDING PURPOSE Part 2 – It All Begins with Prayer † SCRIPTURE READING Isaiah 56:1 – 7 In Isaiah chapter 56, God gives us a glimpse of His plan for all the people, not just the Israelites. Even those who were excluded from worship or not considered citizens in Israel, God’s blessings ...read more
Contributed on Feb 11, 2005
Part 3 of our Finding Purpose series will focus on the top commands from God to us on how we are to be. Loving God with all of our heart, mind and soul and loving our neighbor as we love ourselves.
FINDING PURPOSE Part 3 – What is our Purpose as God’s People? † SCRIPTURE READING This week we will be looking at what our purpose as God’s people is. This very question was posed to Jesus in our scripture reading today, an expert in religious law asking Jesus this question trying to ...read more
Contributed on Feb 18, 2005
Part 4 - How does God want us to wrship Him and what does He expect from us as His people?
FINDING PURPOSE Part 4 – Worshipping God SCRIPTURE READING † John 4:23, 24 “23Yet a time is coming and has now come when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth, for they are the kind of worshipers the Father seeks. 24God is spirit, and his worshipers must worship ...read more
Contributed on Feb 25, 2005
Part 5 deals with our responsability to evangelize people and bring up disciples as Christ instructed us to do.
FINDING PURPOSE Part 5 – Evangelizing People SCRIPTURE READING † Matthew 28:18-20 “Then Jesus came to them and said, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. 19Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in[a] the name of the Father and of the Son and ...read more
Contributed on Mar 4, 2005
Part 6 of our Finding Purpose Series will look at what God expects from us as ddisciples and how Jesus put those following Him in their place.
FINDING PURPOSE SERIES Part 6 – Discipleship God’s Way Rev. Bruce A. Shields DD First Baptist Church East Tawas Michigan Watch this sermon online @ www.tawasbaptist.org Introduction - “Good morning and welcome to the First Baptist Church of Tawas City. Today we will be looking at part 6 ...read more