140223 eng planted series (part 3) by ps. cathryn loh

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140223 eng planted series (part 3) by ps. cathryn loh

  1. 1. PART 3
  2. 2. Ps. 92:12-14 (NIV) The righteous will flourish like a palm tree, they will grow like a cedar of Lebanon; planted in the house of the Lord, they will flourish in the courts of our God. They will still bear fruit in old age, they will stay fresh and green.
  3. 3. Ps. 92:12-14 (NIV) The righteous will flourish like a palm tree, they will grow like a cedar of Lebanon; planted in the house of the Lord, they will flourish in the courts of our God. They will still bear fruit in old age, they will stay fresh and green. PLANTED precedes FLOURISHING
  4. 4. We want everyone to
  5. 5. We want everyone to •Experience
  6. 6. We want everyone to •Experience •Express
  7. 7. We want everyone to •Experience •Express •Expand
  8. 8. Flourish
  9. 9. Flourish •to thrive in growth, to be in a vigorous state
  10. 10. Flourish •to thrive in growth, to be in a vigorous state •to be at the height of excellence & influence, prospering
  11. 11. PLANTED into COMMUNITY
  12. 12. 2 Platforms to be Planted/ Belong
  13. 13. 2 Platforms to be Planted/ Belong 1. Life Group
  14. 14. 2 Platforms to be Planted/ Belong 1. Life Group •Designed for
  15. 15. 2 Platforms to be Planted/ Belong 1. Life Group •Designed for – Relationships
  16. 16. 2 Platforms to be Planted/ Belong 1. Life Group •Designed for – Relationships – Application of truth
  17. 17. 2 Platforms to be Planted/ Belong 1. Life Group •Designed for – Relationships – Application of truth – Discipleship
  18. 18. 2 Platforms to be Planted/ Belong 1. Life Group •Designed for – Relationships – Application of truth – Discipleship 2. Serving
  19. 19. Serving is…
  20. 20. Serving is… 1. Of God
  21. 21. Serving is… 1. Of God •Serving is SO God.
  22. 22. Serving is… 1. Of God •Serving is SO God. – Jesus modeled it.
  23. 23. Serving is… 1. Of God •Serving is SO God. – Jesus modeled it. • John 13: 6-8 He came to Simon Peter, who said to him, “Lord, are you going to wash my feet?” Jesus replied, “You do not realize now what I am doing, but later you will understand.”
  24. 24. Serving is… 1. Of God •Serving is SO God. – Jesus modeled it. • John 13: 6-8 “No,” said Peter, “you shall never wash my feet.” Jesus answered, “Unless I wash you, you have no part with me.”
  25. 25. Serving is… 1. Of God •Serving is SO God. – Jesus modeled it. • John 13: 6-8 “No,” said Peter, “you shall never wash my feet.” Jesus answered, “Unless I wash you, you have no part with me.” • To be part of Jesus is To SERVE ONE ANOTHER.
  26. 26. Serving is… 1. Of God •Serving is SO God. – Jesus modeled it. • John 13: 12-15 When he had finished washing their feet, he put on his clothes and returned to his place. “Do you understand what I have done for you?” he asked them. “You call me ‘Teacher’ and ‘Lord,’ and rightly so, for that is what I am.
  27. 27. Serving is… 1. Of God •Serving is SO God. – Jesus modeled it. • John 13: 12-15 Now that I, your Lord and Teacher, have washed your feet, you also should wash one another’s feet. I have set you an example that you should do as I have done for you.
  28. 28. Serving is… 1. Of God •Serving is SO God. – Jesus modeled it. • John 13: 12-15 Now that I, your Lord and Teacher, have washed your feet, you also should wash one another’s feet. I have set you an example that you should do as I have done for you. • Even though Jesus was a Teacher and Lord, He made it clear He was also a SERVANT.
  29. 29. Serving is… 1. Of God •Serving is SO God. – Jesus modeled it. • In fact, Jesus’s entire life was an ACT of SERVICE!
  30. 30. Serving is… 1. Of God •Serving is SO God. – Jesus modeled it. • Phil 2:5-8 In your relationships with one another, have the same mindset as Christ Jesus: Who, being in very nature God, did not consider equality with God something to be used to his own advantage;
  31. 31. Serving is… 1. Of God •Serving is SO God. – Jesus modeled it. • Phil 2:5-8 rather, he made himself nothing by taking the very nature of a servant, being made in human likeness. And being found in appearance as a man, he humbled himself by becoming obedient to death — even death on a cross!
  32. 32. Serving is… 1. Of God •Serving is SO God. – We are Made for it!
  33. 33. Serving is… 1. Of God •Serving is SO God. – We are Made for it! • Ephesians 2:8-10 For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God— not by works, so that no one can boast. For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.
  34. 34. Serving is… 1. Of God •Serving is SO God. – We are Made for it! • We are made to be used by God for a mission.
  35. 35. Serving is… 1. Of God •Serving is SO God. – We are Made for it! • We are made to be used by God for a mission. • We are created for God’s works.
  36. 36. Serving is… 1. Of God •Serving is SO God. – We are Made for it! • We are made to be used by God for a mission. • We are created for God’s works. • We are meant to make a difference.
  37. 37. Serving is… 1. Of God •Serving is SO God. – We are Made for it! • We are made to be used by God for a mission. • We are created for God’s works. • We are meant to make a difference. If we don’t join Him in fulfilling this mission, our lives will be empty without purpose.
  38. 38. Serving is… 2. With God Being used by God is a partnership. None of us can do it on our own.
  39. 39. Serving is… 2. With God Being used by God is a partnership. None of us can do it on our own. How many of you have come to an end of your…
  40. 40. Serving is… 2. With God Being used by God is a partnership. None of us can do it on our own. How many of you have come to an end of your… Strength?
  41. 41. Serving is… 2. With God Being used by God is a partnership. None of us can do it on our own. How many of you have come to an end of your… Strength? Idea?
  42. 42. Serving is… 2. With God Being used by God is a partnership. None of us can do it on our own. How many of you have come to an end of your… Strength? Idea? Patience?
  43. 43. Serving is… 2. With God Being used by God is a partnership. None of us can do it on our own. How many of you have come to an end of your… Strength? Idea? Patience? Wisdom?
  44. 44. Serving is… 2. With God Being used by God is a partnership. None of us can do it on our own. How many of you have come to an end of your… Strength? Joy? Idea? Patience? Wisdom?
  45. 45. Serving is… 2. With God Being used by God is a partnership. None of us can do it on our own. How many of you have come to an end of your… Strength? Joy? Idea? Love? Patience? Wisdom?
  46. 46. Serving is… 2. With God Being used by God is a partnership. None of us can do it on our own. How many of you have come to an end of your… Strength? Joy? Idea? Love? Patience? Courage? Wisdom?
  47. 47. Serving is… 3. For God
  48. 48. Serving is… 3. For God It’s about His Glory.
  49. 49. The Great Exchange
  50. 50. The Great Exchange • When we extend ourselves to others, God extends Himself to bring change to us.
  51. 51. The Great Exchange • When we extend ourselves to others, God extends Himself to bring change to us. – the healing of relationships
  52. 52. The Great Exchange • When we extend ourselves to others, God extends Himself to bring change to us. – the healing of relationships – the opportunity to give back
  53. 53. The Great Exchange • When we extend ourselves to others, God extends Himself to bring change to us. – the healing of relationships – the opportunity to give back – the chance to see God works in others
  54. 54. The Great Exchange • When we extend ourselves to others, God extends Himself to bring change to us. – the healing of relationships – the opportunity to give back – the chance to see God works in others – a new perspective on our own life
  55. 55. The Great Exchange • When we extend ourselves to others, God extends Himself to bring change to us. – the healing of relationships – the opportunity to give back – the chance to see God works in others – a new perspective on our own life – our skills may lead us to our passion or purpose
  56. 56. Serving involves our…
  57. 57. Serving involves our… 1. Heart
  58. 58. Serving involves our… 1. Heart – Has our heart been affected by His?
  59. 59. Serving involves our… 1. Heart – Has our heart been affected by His? 2. Head
  60. 60. Serving involves our… 1. Heart – Has our heart been affected by His? 2. Head – Have we given enough careful thoughts to it?
  61. 61. Serving involves our… 1. Heart – Has our heart been affected by His? 2. Head – Have we given enough careful thoughts to it? 3. Hands
  62. 62. Serving involves our… 1. Heart – Has our heart been affected by His? 2. Head – Have we given enough careful thoughts to it? 3. Hands – Have we found the good that we can do? Are we trained for it? Have we excelled in it?
  63. 63. Serving is most powerful when our Heart, Head & Hands are aligned.
  64. 64. Mark 10:35-45 •Rather, whoever wishes to be great among you will be your servant; whoever wishes to be first among you will be the slave of all. For the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve and to give his life as a ransom for many.”
  65. 65. A Great Church is defined by Great Servants
  66. 66. PART 3

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