Godliness the path to real life


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Godliness the path to real life

  1. 1. Grace Unlimitted “ Real Needs, Real People, Real Love”
  2. 2. Grace Unlimited <ul><li>A weekly gathering of people wanting to experience God’s Unlimitted Grace in all areas of their lives for the purpose of… </li></ul><ul><li>Athenticity </li></ul><ul><li>Acceptabilty </li></ul><ul><li>Accountability </li></ul>
  3. 3. Grace Unlimited <ul><li>When: Thursday July, 22, 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Where: Legend Hotel Villas </li></ul><ul><li>Time: 7:00 -9:00 pm </li></ul><ul><li>Hightlight: A guided retreat every 3 Months </li></ul><ul><li>Target people: Anyone who desires to experience God’s Unlimited Grace </li></ul>
  4. 4. Godliness: the Path to Real Life
  5. 6. Acts of ungodlineess
  6. 7. Passage <ul><li>Old Testament, “…consecrate yourselves and be holy because I am holy” (Lev. 11:44 NIV). </li></ul><ul><li>New Testament, “You ought to live holy and godly lives… ” (II Peter 3:11 NIV). </li></ul>
  7. 8. I. Way beyond externalities
  8. 9. Psalm 51:16 <ul><li>“ You do not delight in sacrifice, or I would bring it; you do not take pleasure in burnt offerings.” - KJV </li></ul><ul><li>“ Going through the motions doesn't please you, a flawless performance is nothing to you”. - The Message </li></ul>
  9. 10. Our own version of “sacrifices” <ul><li>Going to church and giving our tithe </li></ul><ul><li>Church involvement </li></ul><ul><li>Adering with the dogmas and fundamentality of the faith </li></ul><ul><li>Rigidness of lifestyles </li></ul><ul><li>Doing what is “right” in the eyes of others </li></ul>
  10. 11. Who is more godly
  11. 12. What does God want?
  12. 13. Psalm 51:17 <ul><li>The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit; a broken and contrite heart, O God, you will not despise.51:17 - NIV </li></ul><ul><li>“ I learned God-worship when my pride was shattered. Heart-shattered lives ready for love don't for a moment escape God's notice.” - The Message </li></ul>
  13. 14. II. Godliness is what we become <ul><li>“ Godliness is more than Christian character. It covers the totality of the Christian life and provides the foundation upon which Christian character is built.” – The practice of godliness, Jerry bridges </li></ul>
  14. 15. Transformation
  15. 16. Who is winning? <ul><li>5:16-26 we find Two Natures in conflict with each other; </li></ul><ul><li>“ love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control.” – Galatians 5:22-23 (NIV). </li></ul>
  16. 17. Reflect <ul><li>What is one area of my life that is in dire need to godliless? </li></ul><ul><li>What one step do in need to do to bring to me closer to becoming like Jesus? </li></ul><ul><li>Remember, that godliness is a life-long journey that should begin now. </li></ul>