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Daniel Hutchison
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Romans 12 Living Sacrifice, humble service, love in action
Paul is writing to a church made up of Jews and gentiles and calling them to unity - change in the community, maturity of faith with a culture that knows nothing are we up for it? It's going to get messy.
Romans 12:3 NIV
For by the grace given me I say to every one of you: Do not think of yourself more highly than you ought, but rather think of yourself with sober judgment, in accordance with the faith God has distributed to each of you.
My mindset changed, and location but also with the generation

Open doors, connecting Christ and Community

· Connected and committed to Jesus Christ
· Serving God and others with our lives, gifts and resources
· A community, guided by the Holy Spirit, known for faith, hope and friendship
Matthew 7:7–8 NIV
“Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives; the one who seeks finds; and to the one who knocks, the door will be opened.

FRIENDSHIP

· Showing Christ to others in words and deeds
· Praying for people
· Building friendships and getting to know people through hospitality
· Sharing God’s love in how we care for people

HOPE

· Living the hope and peace we have in Christ
· Reaching out and offering to people the hope of God’s love and truth

· Encouraging one another to trust in God

Chat with Max

· Believing and applying God’s Word the Bible

power of the Cross, victory over death and sacrifice

· Being equipped to share the hope of the Gospel to people near and far

intentional with our conversations, and open our eyes to the needs around us.
It can look different - hospitality - opening our homes, going to a cafe, partnering with someone (you invite, someone provides the food and place). Evangelism - share our story, great communicator, heart for people, what is your love and how can you use that to serve?
Go in two’s

COMMUNITY

· Welcoming every person

see each person that walks through the door as a child of God, on their journey with God some are close others have a way to go.

· Showing Christ’s love to all who cross our paths

right now the world is very divided, by politics, race,
ROMANS 12 calls us to unity, to sacrificially love each person that we come in contact with, especially people we don't agree with or are actively trying to undermine our faith.

· Providing a safe place for people of all ages to gather

Safe space vs brave space - kids playgrounds - safe keep things how they are, brave space has growth
Romans 12:2 NIV
Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will.
be comfortable with being uncomfortable

· Walking alongside others in the community

action, taking an interest in the lives around you
As Jesus did

Communion

As Jesus walks alongside us - the power of the cross

Open doors, connecting Christ and community

· Connected and committed to Jesus Christ
· Serving God and others with our lives, gifts and resources
· A community, guided by the Holy Spirit, known for faith, hope and friendship

FRIENDSHIP

· Showing Christ to others in words and deeds
· Praying for people
· Building friendships and getting to know people through hospitality
· Sharing God’s love in how we care for people

HOPE

· Living the hope and peace we have in Christ
· Reaching out and offering to people the hope of God’s love and truth
· Encouraging one another to trust in God
· Believing and applying God’s Word the Bible
· Being equipped to share the hope of the Gospel to people near and far

COMMUNITY

· Welcoming every person
· Showing Christ’s love to all who cross our paths
· Providing a safe place for people of all ages to gather
· Walking alongside others in community
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