WHO IS PCI? • Broken • Beloved • Belonging • Building • Bridging
"OF COURSE GOD LOVES ME."Luke 18:11 The Pharisee stood andprayed thus with himself, `God, I thankthee that I am not like othermen, extortioners, unjust, adulterers, oreven like this tax collector.
12 I fast twice a week, I give tithes of allthat I get.
13 Butthe tax collector, standing faroff, would not even lift up his eyes toheaven, but beat hisbreast, saying, `God, be merciful to me asinner!
14I tell you, this man went down to hishouse justified rather than the other; forevery one who exalts himself will behumbled, but he who humbles himselfwill be exalted."
Titus 3:3 For we ourselves were oncefoolishourselves, disobedient, deceived, enslaved to various lusts andpleasures, spending our lives in maliceand envy, hateful, hating one another;
4 butwhen the kindness of God ourSavior appeared, 5 he saved us, notbecause of deeds done by us inrighteousness, but in virtue of his ownmercy, by the washing of regenerationand renewal in the Holy Spirit,
6 which he poured out upon us richlythrough Jesus Christ our Savior, 7 sothat we might be justified by his graceand become heirs in hope of eternal life.
THE PRODIGAL SONLuke 15:17 "When he came to hissenses, he said, How many of myfathers hired men have food tospare, and here I am starving to death!
THE PRODIGAL SON18I will set out and go back to my fatherand say to him: Father, I have sinnedagainst heaven and against you.
THE PRODIGAL SON19I am no longer worthy to be calledyour son; make me like one of yourhired men. 20 So he got up and went tohis father….
THE PRODIGAL SONWHAT WOULD YOU EXPECT FROM THE FATHER?
THE PRODIGAL SONLuke 15:20 …"But while the son wasstill a long way off, his father saw himand was filled with compassion for him; "COMPASSION"
THE PRODIGAL SONLuke 15:20… he ran to his son, threw hisarms around him and kissed him.
THE PRODIGAL SONLuke 15:22 "But the father said to hisservants, Quick! Bring the best robe andput it on him. Put a ring on his fingerand sandals on his feet.
THE PRODIGAL SON23 Bring the fattened calf and kill it. Letshave a feast and celebrate. 24 For this sonof mine was dead and is alive again; hewas lost and is found.
THE PRODIGAL SONLuke 15:24 …So they began to celebrate.
"BELOVED" DEMONSTRATEDRomans 5:8 But God demonstrates Hisown love for us in this: While we werestill sinners, Christ died for us.
"BELOVED" DEMONSTRATEDRomans 5:7 Very rarely will anyone diefor a righteous man, though for a goodman someone might possibly dare to die.
"BELOVED" DEMONSTRATEDRomans 5:6 You see, at just the righttime, when we were stillpowerless, Christ died for the ungodly.
WHO DO WE STRIVE TO BE?2 Corinthians 7:1 Since we have thesepromises, beloved, let us cleanseourselves from every defilement of bodyand spirit, and make holiness perfect inthe fear of God.
WHO DO WE STRIVE TO BE?Ephesians 5:1 Therefore be imitators ofGod, as beloved children. 2And walk inlove, as Christ loved us and gave himselfup for us, a fragrant offering andsacrifice to God.
WHO DO WE STRIVE TO BE?Philippians 4:1 Therefore, mybrethren, whom I love and long for, myjoy and crown, stand firm thus in theLord, my beloved.
WHO DO WE STRIVE TO BE?Colossians 3:12 Put on then, as Godschosen ones, holy andbeloved, compassion, kindness, lowliness, meekness, and patience,
WHO DO WE STRIVE TO BE?Philemon 1:16 … no longer as a slave butmore than a slave, as a belovedbrother, especially to me but how muchmore to you, both in the flesh and in theLord.