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8/2/09

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8/2/09

  1. 1. Kingdom: Community King, Kingdom, Kingdom Values Part 4 Living Right Side Up in an Upside Down World
  2. 2. <ul><li>2 Corinthians 5:15 He died for all, that those who live should no longer live for themselves but for him who died for them and was raised again . </li></ul><ul><li>Matt. 6:9-13 “…your kingdom come, your will be done…for thine is the kingdom and the power and the glory forever. Amen ” </li></ul>Kingdom: Community KING
  3. 3. <ul><li>The gospel is an exchange of sovereignties </li></ul><ul><li>Romans 10:8-9 ...the word of faith we are proclaiming: That if you confess with your mouth, “Jesus is Lord,” and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. </li></ul>Kingdom: Community KINGDOM
  4. 4. <ul><li>(1) Great Commission </li></ul><ul><li>Matt. 28:19 Therefore go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit, teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. </li></ul>KINGDOM MANDATES Kingdom: Community
  5. 5. <ul><li>(2) Great Commandment. </li></ul><ul><li>Matt. 22:37-39 ‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart, all your mind, and all your strength.’ This is the first and greatest command. A second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ </li></ul>KINGDOM MANDATES Kingdom: Community
  6. 6. <ul><li>Ephesians 2:19 ...you are no longer foreigners and aliens, but fellow citizens with God’s people and members of God’s household. </li></ul><ul><li>Hebrews 2:11 Both the one who makes men holy and those who are made holy are of the same family. So Jesus is not ashamed to call them brothers. </li></ul>COMMUNITY Kingdom: Community
  7. 7. <ul><li>John 13:34-35 A new command I give you that you love one another as I have loved you. By this all men will know you are my disciples if you love one another. </li></ul>COMMUNITY Kingdom: Community
  8. 8. <ul><li>Acts 2:42 They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer. </li></ul><ul><li>Acts 2:43 Everyone was filled with awe, and many wonders and miraculous signs were done by the apostles. </li></ul>THE EARLY CHURCH… Kingdom: Community
  9. 9. <ul><li>Acts 2:44 All the believers were together and had everything in common. </li></ul><ul><li>Acts 2:45 Selling their possessions and good, they gave to anyone as he had need. </li></ul>THE EARLY CHURCH… Kingdom: Community
  10. 10. <ul><li>Acts 2:46 Every day they continued to meet together in the temple courts. They broke bread in their homes and ate together with glad and sincere hearts… </li></ul><ul><li>Acts 2:47 …praising God and enjoying the favor of all the people. And the Lord added to their number daily those who were being saved. </li></ul>THE EARLY CHURCH… Kingdom: Community
  11. 11. <ul><li>Acts 1:8 You shall be my witnesses in Jerusalem, in Judea and Samaria and to the uttermost parts of the earth. </li></ul>THE EARLY CHURCH… Kingdom: Community Jesus did not write a book. He formed a community. — Lesslie Newbigin

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