The Gospel According to You

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Most people learn The Gospel According to You before they
ever pick up a bible and read the Gospels According to Matthew, Mark,
Luke, or John. This message takes a look at what that means for your life.

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The Gospel According to You

  1. 1. TO NG DI OR CC A
  2. 2. the gospel according to . . . you
  3. 3. the gospel according to . . . I just got done reading Acts last night. It was kind of like a good book that I didn't want to end. Now I don’t know what to do. When I was done I set my bible down and looked around kind of lost. To be honest, the Bible has never been that way for me...I never used to understand people who just couldn't wait to read their Bible, I would have moments FrannY where it really stuck a nerve, but
  4. 4. the gospel according to . . . their Bible, I would have moments where it really stuck a nerve, but in general it was kind of a chore. Acts was seriously amazing. Reading this stuf f and then thinking, wow, that actually happened. Paul was actually in jail for years for spreading the truth. He actually got flogged like 4 times in the same chapter. Whoa... FrannY
  5. 5. the gospel according to . . . you
  6. 6. the gospel according to . . . you
  7. 7. the gospel according to . . . JOHN CALVIN Agreed with killing heretics
  8. 8. the gospel according to . . . Amy Carmichael was a cranky old lady
  9. 9. the gospel according to . . . Hudson Taylor lost most of his family
  10. 10. the gospel according to . . . William wilberforce had major health problems
  11. 11. the gospel according to . . . you
  12. 12. the gospel according to . . . Remember, dear brothers and sisters, that few of you were wise in the world’s eyes or powerful or wealthy when God called you. 1 corinthians 1:26
  13. 13. the gospel according to . . . Instead, God chose things the world considers fool- ish in order to shame those who think they are wise. And he chose things that are powerless to shame those who are powerful. God chose things despised by the world, things counted as nothing at all, and used them to bring to nothing what the world considers important. As a result, no one can ever boast in the presence of God. 1 corinthians 1:27-29
  14. 14. the gospel according to . . . “If my private world is in order, it will be because I have made a deliberat e decision t o begin the ‘ordering’ process. Now!” - gordon macdonald
  15. 15. gifts
  16. 16. the gospel according to . . . In his grace, God has given us different gifts for doing certain things well. So if God has given you the ability to prophesy, speak out with as much faith as God has given you. If your gift is serving others, serve them well. If you are a teacher, teach well. If your gift is to encourage others, be encouraging. If it is giving, give generously. If God has given you leadership ability, take the responsibility seriously. And if you have a gift for showing kindness to others, do it gladly. romans 12:6-8
  17. 17. the gospel according to . . . Alan
  18. 18. the gospel according to . . . Gary
  19. 19. the gospel according to . . . Matt
  20. 20. gifts
  21. 21. the gospel according to . . . Are we all apostles? Are we all prophets? Are we all teachers? Do we all have the power to do miracles? Do we all have the gift of healing? Do we all have the ability to speak in unknown languages? Do we all have the ability to interpret unknown languages? Of course not! So you should earnestly desire the most helpful gifts. 1 corinthians 12:29-31
  22. 22. the gospel according to . . . william wilberforce
  23. 23. gifts Time’is up! :04 :24 :08 :20 :02 :28 :06 :09 :22 :05 :30 :03 :29 :25 :23 :07 :27 :14 :01 :10 :18 :12 :21 :19 :13 :17 :11
  24. 24. core gifts values
  25. 25. the gospel according to . . . “If you’re exhilarated when guilty people get what they deserve, you value justice. (If you feel better when they don’t get what they deserve, you’re more motivated by mercy.) If you’re crazy about arranging flowers, beauty is probably a core value. If you love cats, you have no core values at all.” - Craig Groeschel
  26. 26. the gospel according to . . . Brandon
  27. 27. the gospel according to . . . God's work done God's way will never lack God's supply. - HUDSON TAYLOR
  28. 28. core gifts values Time’is up! :04 :24 :08 :02 :20 :28 :06 :09 :22 :05 :29 :03 :30 :25 :23 :07 :27 :14 :01 :10 :18 :12 :21 :19 :13 :17 :11
  29. 29. core gifts values past experiences
  30. 30. the gospel according to . . . amy carmichael
  31. 31. the gospel according to . . . And we know that God causes everything to work together for the good of those who love God and are called according to his purpose for them. For God knew his people in advance, and he chose them to become like his Son, so that his Son would be the firstborn among many brothers and sisters. romans 8:28-30
  32. 32. core gifts values Time’is up! :04 :24 :08 :02 :20 :28 :06 :09 :22 :05 :30 :03 :29 :25 :23 :07 :27 :14 :01 :10 :18 :12 :21 :19 :13 :17 :11 past experiences
  33. 33. the gospel according to . . . Just as our bodies have many parts and each part has a special function, so it is with Christ’s body. We are many parts of one body, and we all belong to each other. romans 12:4-5
  34. 34. Find a place to serve An existing riverview ministry Start a new ministry outside of Riverview
  35. 35. ministry partner
  36. 36. the gospel according to . . . After David had finished talking with Saul, he met Jonathan, the king’s son. There was an immediate bond of love between them, and they became the best of friends. From that day on Saul kept David with him and wouldn’t let him return home. And Jonathan made a solemn pact with David, because he loved him as he loved himself. Jonathan sealed the pact by taking off his robe and giving it to David, together with his tunic, sword, bow, and belt. 1 Samuel 18:1-4
  37. 37. ministry partner believing believing friend friend
  38. 38. ministry partner believing believing friend friend unbelieving unbelieving unbelieving friend friend friend
  39. 39. believing believing friend friend believing friend believing friend believing believing believing friend friend friend believing friend unbelieving friend
  40. 40. the gospel according to . . . We are Christ’s ambassadors; God is making his appeal through us. We speak for Christ when we plead, “Come back to God!” 2 corinthians 5:20
  41. 41. the gospel according to . . . I declare today that I have been faithful. If anyone suffers eternal death, it’s not my fault. Acts 20:26

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