Intro - How many have a Baptist background? Methodist? Pres? Catholic? Pentecostal/Charismatic? Big Sinner? This is the challenge of leading a church, and of doing a series like this on the HS. Joke - How many BaPTIST does it take to change a lightbulb? Change, who said anything about change How many…
1 Now concerning spiritual gifts, brethren, I do not want you to be ignorant: 2 You know that you were Gentiles, carried away to these dumb idols, however you were led. 3 Therefore I make known to you that no one speaking by the Spirit of God calls Jesus accursed, and no one can say that Jesus is Lord…
Review... For the last several weeks we have been lookng at, “...how the gospel creates the church and the church spreads the gospel, and how the gospel shapes the church, as the church seeks to live a life that is worthy of the gospel” (John Stott). I. The Church of God - (1:1b-4) The Church is a Community…
Clarifying Convictions/Changing Conduct
Evangelism that Elevates God consists of our message of sharing the Good News that Jesus died for us so we can repent of our sins and be saved. Our means of sharing the message we convey comes from God speaking thru us and our motive is 1 Corinthians 2:5 "So that our faith not rest in the wisdom of men but in the power of God."