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Giving as a Way of Living 4

Loving Christ Generously Introduction

Why do we give?

Reasons Christians don't give:

  1. Materialistic Lifestyle
  2. Debt
  3. Lack of Planning
  4. Lack of Self Control
  5. Lack of Wisdom
  6. Rationalization
  7. Deceit
  8. Suspicion
  9. Immaturity
  10. Not Really Saved
  1. Examine Your Starting Ground
    1. Matthew 6:19-24
  2. Engineer Your_______
    1. 1 Corinthians 16:1-4
  3. Extend Your _______
    1. 1 Corinthians 9:6-11
    2. Acts 2:43-47
  4. Endeavor by _______
    1. 2 Corinthians 8:1-9
  5. Elevate the _______
    1. 2 Corinthians 8:10-9:5
  6. Enjoy the _______
    1. 2 Corinthians 9:6-15

We will finish the other 5 points next week...

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Resurrection-Empowered Preaching

Resurrection-Empowered Preaching

2 Corinthians 4:13-15

13But having the same spirit of faith, according to what is written, " I BELIEVED, THEREFORE I SPOKE," we also believe, therefore we also speak,

14knowing that He who raised the Lord Jesus will raise us also with Jesus and will present us with you.

15For all things are for your sakes, so that the grace which is spreading to more and more people may cause the giving of thanks to abound to the glory of God

Why do we Preach?

  1. A Great Conviction vs13
  2. A Grand Culmination vs14
  3. A God Glorifying Conversion vs15
    1. Grace
    2. Cause
    3. Thanksgiving
    4. Praise
    5. Conversion makes WorshipersHe-Has-Risen.jpg

Conclusion

  1. Know the Bible more than surface level
  2. Risk everything for just one soul, because it's worth it
  3. Pray for the work of Grace in the lost by pleading with God to grant repentance for their sins
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SHEPHERD'S CONFERENCE FOLLOW-UP

James 1:2-12

  1. Promises to Grow You Up 2-4
  2. Provides Intimacy Through Prayer 5-8
  3. Points Out where True Hope Is 9-11
  4. Prepares You For Heaven 12
  5. Prunes Your Love 12b
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Giving as a Way of Living 3

Buying Back Time 3/2/08 Ephesians 5:15-17

  1. Scrutinize your Route 15a
  2. Soak Up your Salvation 15b
  3. Seize your Opportunities 16a
  4. Sort Out your Obstacles 16b
  5. Support your Plan 17

Conclusion

Four words that will help you give your time for God's glory...

  1. Judgment
  2. Kingdom
  3. Eternity
  4. Grace
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