Sermons from October 2022
with Jet Bittenbender
Scripture: Proverbs 22:6; Psalm 127:3-5; Mark 10:13-16; Proverbs 20:11; Colossians 3:20-21; Deuteronomy 6:2,4-5 Big Idea: Reminding kids of the model faith God created them with. Mark 10:13-14 Design of faith. God’s given faith to kids (unless you have faith of a child) Mark 10:15-16 Odd dimension of faith. Mark 10:13,15; 1 Peter 5:6-8 Threat to faith Know they are hard-wired for faith – instead of helping them be what they want to be, start with helping them be who God How COVID has affected us
Matthew 25:31-46 Big Idea: The results Jesus expects of us are clear V. 31-33 The King decides and divides V. 34-40 The sheep humbly helped the hurting V. 41-46 The goats independently indulged in serving themselves Set your gaze on the goal of living for Jesus. Expect He will put in your path those you need to help. Enter into every situation with faith and fully surrendered. Faith gives us the vision to see the works God has prepared for How COVID has affected us
Readiness comes with a responsibility to be active in our faith. The Master trusted us with work while we wait. The Master returned and expected an accounting of our action. The Master was pleased with the profitability. The Master was mad at the misconception How do we ACT on this? Acknowledge the gift Create opportunities Trust that God will make it profitable Knowing the Master is the motivating factor.