Calling: God's Specific Purpose for You
- God's calling can take us out of what is familiar.
- God's calling is for you to be a blessing.
- Ephesians 1:3
- God's calling requires faith and sacrifice.
- God's calling starts now.
- What is God calling you out of and into today?
- Matthew 3:16-17
- God cares more about who you art to Him than what you do for Him.
Church Multiplication Network
2 Kings 7:3-10
- "If you have a pulse, you have a purpose!"
- Salt - Matthew 5:13-16
- Salt was never meant to stay in the shaker.
- Hope - Carry hope
- Act - They realized that if they did not do something, they would die doing nothing.
- What miracle is on the other side of your action?
- Romans 10:13-16
- Real - Colossians 4:5-6 - People are not projects
- Every - Take every moment, think through every season.
- Countless memories seemingly lost in one ominous screenshot
- Loading moments are any moment where circumstances threatened your memories
- Israel as a people of memory
- Deuteronomy 6:4 - 9
- What law does
- It defines what society will and will not allow
- It provides order and justice
- (More to the point) it defines what kind of people will inhabit and be allowed to thrive in any given society
- Law defines the identity of people
- Memory = Belief
- “Every community that wants to last beyond a single generation must concern itself with education” (Walter Brueggeman).
- Israel’s memory invites conversation because it believes that what has happened will happen again
- Joshua 4:1 - 7
- What do these stories mean?
- Memory = belief = hope
- Joshua 1:9
- …….because he knows that throughout life one needs reminders of what God has done to believe in what he will do.
- In choosing to mark this moment they took more stones and made them into something holy
- Mark this moment take a mere stone and make it into something holy. Build an altar.
An interview regarding their journeys and understanding of the gifts and power of the Spirit.
- Ministry Journey
- Tell us about your experience in being baptized in the Holy Spirit
- Why is the power of the Holy Spirit so important?
- Why is the work kingdom so important?
- Some significant stories that have happened through the holy spirit.