And today we're going to look at a Facebook again, but in a different kind of life, I want to really focus on its people connecting and I want to use that as a springboard to a very important spiritual place. Last week was focused on the Practical applications of being a follower of Jesus Christ on Facebook and social media today. I want to share with you. Call we can use a very important principle that that social media has.
And looked at the biblical ramifications of that in light of God's Church.
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Jason Scott a Sunday in the Heavens to the right hand of the father is Earthly Ministry concluded. Amount of the ministry of the holy spirit is about to begin. Aaron we see what happens to the people of this Wendling church as as they now think a step to honor the word MBM powered Saints. Mark chapter 4 chapter 1 verse 12 status Journey. They went up to the upper room where they were staying Peter John James Andrew and Matthew James the son of alphaeus Simon where do voting don't solve the prayer together with with the brothers a couple things first 14 which which talks about being Ian one of these with one Accord the people were in one And their trust in the Lord Jesus Christ, they were not just reminded that they were devoted. Where are praying together a Prayer by themselves, but they engaged in prayer together. Let me stop right here and you won't agree commercial on Sunday, September 11th in the evening. We usually have it. Once a month and we are going to happen on September 11th at 6 p.m. But we're going to have it in the prayer chapel and there we are going to dedicate space to being a place of prayer. And so I want encourage you to be a part of the special service in place of burden on my heart that we will be. And I'm so we're going to do that on September 11th.
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The Holy Spirit descended upon the Church of the Holy Spirit fill them can do them with power to be witnesses to be. Our Witnesses in this world something happens. When the Holy Spirit is our life, don't you agree?
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I don't know why God chose an introvert from your past, but that he did and so I leave that up to you. But I don't have to be in the Limelight uncomfortable.
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That's what we gravitate to. but never ceases Christ what we need to do when we come into the doors of the church is you know, I know that we We do know there was this. I know we had when you were on top of the doors and send me one now and Trade Commission. I'm going to call you on your mission field is a Christian.
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That is not what God wants, but we need to realize that.
We need to make the effort to be connected to the work and the purpose of the Holy Spirit.
We need to reach out.
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Who do you want me to connect with? Be opened with the Holy Spirit and maybe somebody. But you have never even thought about connecting. Which friends I will tell you the Church of your place where it is hard for someone. But people are more people share. Understand that when we come together. We are almost going to look at this place. What do you do if you don't say well that could be somebody else.
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If we're not careful, what we will do is we will we will say the church is only for Christians their work. If you are not appreciate you don't look like a Christian that you're not welcome here. I will tell you were missing at incredible opportunity.
Because I don't know if you are desperately needing somebody to start driving.
What would happen if they came in? The church was focused on you. Got to leave like us and become like I have for you can a long hard conversation. We we have tender the work of the Holy Spirit. Tell the truth.
Show me we need to have an attitude when we come and get some more before you send it to church today. Do I need to connect do I need to have a conversation with absolutely?
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What am I questions that I will ask. You know, people are not perfect. You don't mind but why do you rest everything on people? It was scripture says where two or three are gathered in his name.
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I want to let you know. I am praying that we will be a different kind of church. Where you connect with one another and don't have to wait to get an account on Facebook.
But that you are actively engaged in reaching out to people.
not just reaching out to people but
We can we reach out to people at work.
When you reach out to people face.
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After the end of the service when we pray for people.
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And some of you it's difficult for us to know that you care.
You got a smile on your face all the time.
Just a few weeks ago.
And sometimes we can just fine.
some of you have yourself.
You know what I want to do.
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that we will reach out a conversation.
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More than just what you see Holy Spirit. We be nice when you walk through the doors of the church and say holy spirit. Do you want me to?
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I was bragging about them to the discipleship pastor of Grace Church the other day as we're working hard on getting the final touches plan for the Convoy. Can I tell you what men and women do for you?
Finding a way to connect with you. You may have for me.
You may have a physical that you need God to touch your wife. Mother is in surgery.
They're playing in surgery right now. She's in the hospital. You pray for Mom and son. as we pray together.
Maybe you need encouragement. You can call to help you whatever it is. I want you to start making your way forward as we begin to pray as we can get to to see if y'all had the price break for need to also remember remember the Olsen family plans everything so hard.
For God loves you.
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We send him more. Thank you. You have made it possible for us to say it Is Well with My Soul. Because God really healing. You're the provided God. You're the restoration job. You're the Deliverance. You're the empowering jobs. You're the God of all grace mercy, and you are passionate about.
Lord lift him up strength in the Lord God and Lord Lord Lord that you will raise her up and bring strength and healing in her body Lord Lord. I pray that you will watch over. Directions to the family. The Olsen family more freezing this morning.
word for difficult God I pray that you will be the winter. There is more give you a choice.
The Lord God I pray that you will help us at the church. Lord God help us as a church Lord to to be the church and call us to be bored to have passion and compassion.
God help us Lord and our responsibility to help one another in their relationship with Christ. Oh God be our strength in our comfort. Show us with the power of God. Mordecai W before your spirit morning power to do your will Oh God, I pray that you will be our secret in our comfort. our help in time of trouble working crazy in honor of you in Jesus name in Jesus name For those of you that are praying I want you to stay 20 and I want you to stay being minister to I don't want you to feel rushed at all.
In just a moment. I'm going to release the rest of you, but remember missionaries have a table that love to connect with you at Ron Paul for me on your phone so that we can provide.