Jun 22, 08 Pm Consider Your Calling 1cor 1.26 31

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Jun 22, 08 Pm Consider Your Calling 1cor 1.26 31

  1. 1. Tonight’s lesson: Consider Your Calling 1Corinthians 1:26-31
  2. 2. PM series theme: How to have Good Fellowship 1Corinthians 1:9
  3. 3. The Standards of God’s Calling
  4. 4. For consider your calling, brethren, that there were not many wise according to the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble; 1Corinthians 1:26
  5. 5. but God has chosen the foolish things of the world to shame the wise, and God has chosen the weak things of the world to shame the things which are strong, 1Corinthians 1:27
  6. 6. Unusual standards <ul><li>Not our Values </li></ul><ul><li>Not our Achievements </li></ul><ul><li>Weak Values </li></ul><ul><li>Everything we wouldn’t choose </li></ul>
  7. 7. The Purpose of God’s Calling
  8. 8. and the base things of the world and the despised God has chosen, the things that are not, so that He may nullify the things that are, 1Corinthians 1:28
  9. 9. so that no man may boast before God. 1Corinthians 1:29
  10. 10. Two fold purpose <ul><li>To nullify our values </li></ul><ul><li>To limit boasting </li></ul>
  11. 11. The Foundation of God’s Calling
  12. 12. But by His doing you are in Christ Jesus, who became to us wisdom from God, and righteousness and sanctification, and redemption, 1Corinthians 1:30
  13. 13. God’s Sure Ground <ul><li>His doing </li></ul><ul><li>In Christ </li></ul><ul><li>God’s wisdom in Christ </li></ul>
  14. 14. We have been called into fellowship by God according to his ways and not our ways or values
  15. 15. Therefore: <ul><li>We won’t Enrage </li></ul><ul><li>We will Enhance </li></ul><ul><li>We will Enlarge </li></ul>
  16. 16. Calling on the name of the Lord <ul><li>Hear James 1:21 </li></ul><ul><li>Believe Hebrews 11:6 </li></ul><ul><li>Repent Acts 17:30 </li></ul><ul><li>Confess Matthew 10:32-33 </li></ul><ul><li>Baptism Romans 6:4-5 </li></ul>
  17. 17. If you need: <ul><li>Prayers </li></ul><ul><li>To share a need </li></ul><ul><li>Another request </li></ul>

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