The Greatest Threat to Challenge Our Walk With God Is From Within- Our Own Selves!
We Have Everything We Need For Living a Holy Life. Our Resources: Divine Power and Precious Promises (Including Forgiveness and Sufficient Grace) Through Our Relationship and Faith in Jesus.
Pursue 7 Qualities:
Live Whole-Heartedly For God!
Christians Are to Live Out a Compelling Witness Before the World- Especially in Response to Suffering
What Should We Do, Knowing That We Live In the Last Days? Live Out the Following Truths In the Light of Eternity:
Look to Jesus in Your Battle Against Sin- He Provides Both the Desire and the Power to Have the Victory.
We Need to Arm Ourselves (a Military Term) With the Same Thinking That Jesus Had/ Think About His Suffering on Our Behalf.
When We Suffer For Following Christ, It Makes It Easier to Follow Him in the Future. We Should See the Absolute Waste of Living For the Flesh.
Arm Yourself For the Persecution That Will Come From Those Who Don’t Walk After Christ (Call You “Strange”), Because of Your Holy Life.
Remember Our Ultimate Accountability and Victory.
2017-Oct 22-Suffering (Guest Speaker- Matt Dolan)
The Two Questions in Times of Pain- “Why?” and “How Long?”
Foundational Beliefs Are Needed to Endure During Times of Suffering
Don’t Get Tripped Up and Doubt the Goodness of God!
Don’t Be Afraid, But Be Ready With a Defense.
Suffering Gives a Tremendous Platform For Sharing the Gospel, If We Demonstrate an Attitude of Gentleness and Respect, and Our Suffering is Experienced With a Clear Conscience.