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Better than the Pepsi Challenge

Malachi 3:6-12 (NKJV)
6 "For I am the Lord, I do not change; Therefore you are not consumed, O sons of Jacob.
7 Yet from the days of your fathers You have gone away from My ordinances And have not kept them. Return to Me, and I will return to you," Says the Lord of hosts. "But you said, 'In what way shall we return?'
8 "Will a man rob God? Yet you have robbed Me! But you say, 'In what way have we robbed You?' In tithes and offerings.
9 You are cursed with a curse, For you have robbed Me, Even this whole nation.
10 Bring all the tithes into the storehouse, That there may be food in My house, And try Me now in this," Says the Lord of hosts, "If I will not open for you the windows of heaven And pour out for you such blessing That there will not be room enough to receive it.
11 "And I will rebuke the devourer for your sakes, So that he will not destroy the fruit of your ground, Nor shall the vine fail to bear fruit for you in the field," Says the Lord of hosts;
12 "And all nations will call you blessed, For you will be a delightful land," Says the Lord of hosts.

1)      Remember the Pepsi Challenge?

a)      The idea was that if you would try it you would like it.

2)      Better than the Pepsi Challenge, God challenges each of us to TRY HIM TODAY!*

Matthew 11:28 (NKJV)
28 Come to Me, all you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.

a)      No one who has ever taken the challenge was left disappointed.

3)      The Birth of Jesus Christ; A COMING WITH PURPOSE!*

a)      The Shepherds came and left changed.

b)      The Wise Men came and left changed.

4)      The UNCHANGABLE GOD!

V6 "For I am the Lord, I do not change; Therefore you are not consumed, O sons of Jacob.

2 Peter 3:9 (NKJV)
9 The Lord is not slack concerning His promise, as some count slackness, but longsuffering us, not willing that any should perish but that all should come to repentance.

a)        God always keeps His promise.

b)      His promises are for our good.

5)      God’s Challenge, come to Me and be…

a)      Saved

b)      Power of the Spirit (Rom 8:1 No condemnation to those who walk in the Spirit… )

c)      New Life

d)      Blessing & Hope

6)      Take the God Challenge today!

a)      Taste and see!

Psalms 34:8 (NKJV)
8 Oh, taste and see that the Lord is good; Blessed is the man who trusts in Him!
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