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SEVEN ASPECTS OF CHRISTIAN SERVICE (61)

The pattern for service             Matt. 20:28

The sphere for service             Gal. 5:13; I Cor. 9:19

The motive for service             II Cor. 5:13

The power for service              Acts 1:8

The object for service              Acts 27:23

The condition for service         Luke 9:48

The reward for service             I Cor. 9:25

 

THE LORD CARRIES HIS PEOPLE (62)

On His shoulders, the place of strength           Ex. 28:12

In His bosom, the place of confidence            Isa. 40:11

On His heart, the place of affection                Ex. 28:29

On His hands, the place of safety                   Isa. 49:16

On His forehead, the place of thought          Ex. 28:38

On His wings, the place of power                 Ex. 19:4

In His arms, the place of support                Deut. 32:27

 

EIGHT BETTER THINGS (63)

Better Testament          Heb. 7:22

Better Sacrifice             Heb. 9:23

Better Promises            Heb. 8:6

Better Awakening        Dan. 12:2-3

Better Hope                 Heb 7:19

Better Substance          Heb.10:34

Better Country             Heb. 11:16

Better Resurrection      Heb. 11:35

 

THE SECURITY OF THE BELIEVER (64)

II Tim. 1:12

The Blood makes us safe

The Word makes us sure

The Spirit makes us secure

The Church makes us sound

 

HAVE YOU LOST YOUR VOICE? (65)

Acts 4:20

We should use our voice to share Jesus Christ

We should use our voice to share praise

We should use our voice to teach the Bible

We should use our voice to offer prayer

 

THE SIGNIFICANCE OF THE CHURCH (66)

Acts 20:28

The meaning of the church–“the called out ones”

The mission of the church–“evangelize the lost”

The message of the church–“the Gospel”

The members of the church–“added by the Lord”

 

RUNNING TO WIN THE RACE (67)

I Cor. 9:24

The requirements for victory:

Ambition to win———-Training for success

Singleness of purpose—-Confidence while running

The rewards of victory;

You will be a winner

You will receive a crown

 

JESUS CHRIST AND HIS CHURCH (68)

Eph. 5:25

The church’s head

The church’s heritage

The church’s helpfulness

The church’s hope

 

THE LORD IS MY SHEPHERD (69)

Psa. 23:1-6

The PROVISIONS He gives (verses 1-3)

The PRESENCE He guarantees (verse 4)

The PLACES He governs (verses 5-6)

 

AMEN: ITS DIFFERENT MEANINGS (70)

The same word is in Greek for each instance

Affirmation, so it is, verily, verily——–(John 6:47)

Supplication, So let it be, Truth, Lord—-(Matt. 15:27)

Expectation, Let it be, surely I come—–(Rev. 22:20)

Confidence, It shall be, verily, verily—–(John 5:24)

Necessity, It must be, verily, I say——–(John 3:3

Certainty, It is, promises in him, amen—(II Cor. 1:20)

Acquiescence, let it be, even so———–(Matt. 11:26)

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