HealthyChristians   Make  Healthy Churches
Healthy Christians are Committed to the Gospel  and Healthy Churchesare filled with Champions       of the Gospel
Christians are born from   the Gospel to Create Churches That Proclaim        the Gospel
People are not Bornchristian But Instead are   re-born by Christ.   every Christian is a   convert from deaththrough God’s...
1 Corinthians 15:1-4Now I would remind you, brothers, of the gospel I  preached to you, which you received, in which you s...
Why is this News Good?v. 1-2 It is Preached, Given and Received NOT Forced It is Worth Treasuring – Our Full Commitment...
What is the Good News?v. 3-4 Christ Died for our Sins Christ was Buried Christ Rose from the Grave on the 3rd Day The ...
What is so Great? The Message is a Gift from GodThe Message reveals Hope in GodThe Message is Empowered by God
What is the Bad News?Eph 2:1 Andyou were dead in the trespasses andsins 2 in which you once walked, following thecourse of...
Separation from God!1. We are separated from God because of our   willful rebellion.2. We are separated from God because o...
What Is the Problem?  On Our Own, We Are Destined for God’s WrathNahum 1:6 Whocan stand before His indignation?   Who can ...
The Fearful Wrath  On Our Own, We Are Destined for God’s WrathRev. 6:15 Then             the kings of the earth and the gr...
What is the Good News?Eph 2:4 ButGod, being rich in mercy, because of thegreat love with which He loved us, 5 even whenwe ...
Life instead of Wrath!1.   God withheld wrath from us2.   God loved us3.   God revived us                    though we4.  ...
What Does it Mean tohave a gospel-driven life?In 1 Corinthians Paul used 4 statements• (The Gospel) in which you stand• (T...
Healthy Christians are Committed to the Gospel  and Healthy Churchesare filled with Champions       of the Gospel
Healthy Christians Make Healthy Churches - Gospel
Healthy Christians Make Healthy Churches - Gospel
Healthy Christians Make Healthy Churches - Gospel
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Healthy Christians Make Healthy Churches - Gospel

  1. 1. HealthyChristians Make Healthy Churches
  2. 2. Healthy Christians are Committed to the Gospel and Healthy Churchesare filled with Champions of the Gospel
  3. 3. Christians are born from the Gospel to Create Churches That Proclaim the Gospel
  4. 4. People are not Bornchristian But Instead are re-born by Christ. every Christian is a convert from deaththrough God’s good news.
  5. 5. 1 Corinthians 15:1-4Now I would remind you, brothers, of the gospel I preached to you, which you received, in which you stand, 2 and by which you are being saved, if you hold fast to the word I preached to you— unless you believed in vain. 3 For I delivered to you as of first importance what I also received:that Christ died for our sins in accordance with the Scriptures, 4 that He was buried, that He was raised on the third day in accordance with the Scriptures…
  6. 6. Why is this News Good?v. 1-2 It is Preached, Given and Received NOT Forced It is Worth Treasuring – Our Full Commitment It is God’s Message for Our Salvation
  7. 7. What is the Good News?v. 3-4 Christ Died for our Sins Christ was Buried Christ Rose from the Grave on the 3rd Day The Good News Fulfills Old Testament Prophecy
  8. 8. What is so Great? The Message is a Gift from GodThe Message reveals Hope in GodThe Message is Empowered by God
  9. 9. What is the Bad News?Eph 2:1 Andyou were dead in the trespasses andsins 2 in which you once walked, following thecourse of this world, following the prince of thepower of the air, the spirit that is now at work inthe sons of disobedience— 3 among whom we allonce lived in the passions of our flesh, carryingout the desires of the body and the mind, andwere by nature children of wrath, like the rest ofmankind.
  10. 10. Separation from God!1. We are separated from God because of our willful rebellion.2. We are separated from God because of our nature to rebel.3. We are separated from God because we are by nature and practice – followers of Satan.4. We are separated from God because of His wrath and are destined along with all mankind – to experience His anger.
  11. 11. What Is the Problem? On Our Own, We Are Destined for God’s WrathNahum 1:6 Whocan stand before His indignation? Who can endure the heat of His anger? His wrath is poured out like fire, and the rocks are broken into pieces by Him.Romans 1:18 For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who by their unrighteousness suppress the truth.
  12. 12. The Fearful Wrath On Our Own, We Are Destined for God’s WrathRev. 6:15 Then the kings of the earth and the great ones and the generals and the rich and the powerful, and everyone, slave and free, hid themselves in the caves and among the rocks of the mountains, 16 calling to the mountains and rocks, “Fall on us and hide us from the face of Him who is seated on the throne, and from the wrath of the Lamb, 17 for the great day of their wrath has come, and who can stand?”
  13. 13. What is the Good News?Eph 2:4 ButGod, being rich in mercy, because of thegreat love with which He loved us, 5 even whenwe were dead in our trespasses, made us alivetogether with Christ—by grace you have beensaved— 6 and raised us up with Him and seatedus with Him in the heavenly places in Christ Jesus,7 so that in the coming ages He might show theimmeasurable riches of His grace in kindnesstoward us in Christ Jesus.
  14. 14. Life instead of Wrath!1. God withheld wrath from us2. God loved us3. God revived us though we4. God gave grace to us deserve5. God saved us His wrath6. God raised us7. God exalted us All Through the Person of Jesus Christ
  15. 15. What Does it Mean tohave a gospel-driven life?In 1 Corinthians Paul used 4 statements• (The Gospel) in which you stand• (The Gospel) to which you hold fast• (The Gospel) by which you are being saved• (The Gospel) which is of first importance Instead of Objects of Wrath we are Objects of God’s Love
  16. 16. Healthy Christians are Committed to the Gospel and Healthy Churchesare filled with Champions of the Gospel

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