JULY 14, 2019

MAKING CHOICES--PART I

SERMON TITLE: CHOOSING PURPOSE OVER POPULARITY
SERMON THEME: WHO WILL YOU PLEASE?
SERMON TEXT: PHILIPPIANS 2:12-13

INTRODUCTION: WHEN YOU LIVE FOR THE APPROVAL OF PEOPLE IT KEEPS YOU FROM THE PURPOSES OF GOD. PHILIPPIANS 2:12-13, HEBREWS 11:24-26         

 

 

THERE IS POWER IN KNOWING YOUR PURPOSE

I) YOUR PURPOSE WILL DIMINISH YOUR DISTRACTIONS
II CORINTHIANS 5:7, NEHEMIAH 6:1-4

 

II) YOUR PURPOSE WILL PUSH YOU THROUGH YOUR PAIN.
HEBREWS 12:1-2a, PHILIPPIANS 1:29-30

 

 III)  YOUR PURPOSE WILL EMPOWER YOU TO PLEASE GOD.
ACTS 4:18-20, HEBREWS 11:26, GALATIANS 1:10                                                                              

YOU PLEASE GOD WHEN YOU:

1) LIVE BY FAITH.

2) ARE OBEDIENT

3) ARE FAITHFUL IN THE SMALL THINGS

 

CONCLUSION: YOU ARE THE SUM TOTAL OF THE CHOICES THAT YOU HAVE MADE IN THE PAST.  LUKE 16:10