ONE THING LACKING
Riches I heed not,
nor man’s empty praise,
Thou mine Inheritance,
now and always:
Thou and Thou only,
first in my heart,
High King of Heaven,
my Treasure Thou art.
Man pleaser: Refuses to speak hard truth
God pleaser: Willing to speak hard truth
Mp: Obedient when convenient
Gp: Obedient even when it hurts
Mp: Tells the truth most of the time
Gp: Tells the truth all the time
Mp: Says what people want to hear
Gp: Says what people need to hear
If we displease God,
does it matter whom we please?
If we please Him
does it matter whom we displease?
“Are the things you are living for
worth Christ dying for?”
ONE THING NEEDFUL
BEING WITH JESUS
KINGDOM VALUES or WORLD VALUES
"CORAM DEO" litmus test
Coram Deo is a Latin phrase translated
"in the presence of God" from
Christian theology which summarizes
the idea of Christians living in
the presence of,
under the authority of,
and to the honor and glory of God.
ONE THING KNOWN
HIS LIFE HAS BEEN
POWER OF TESTIMONIES
ONE THING TO DO
REACH FOR THE GOAL
- release the past into God's hands,
both successes and failures
- reach forward & take hold of God's
will and purpose for the future
- keep pressing toward the eternal
•How can we be effective?
•How can we change lives?
• How can we
the common thread in this tapestry of
If we really sing what we live, our hymn titles we sing
would read something like this:
"THERE SHALL BE SPRINKLES OF BLESSING"
"I LOVE TO MUMBLE THE STORY"
"MY HOPE IS BUILT ON NOTHING MUCH"
"I’M FAIRLY CERTAIN MY REDEEMER LIVES"
"SPIRIT OF THE LIVING GOD, FALL SOMEWHERE
"WHAT AN ACQUAINTANCE WE HAVE IN JESUS!"
It's not about knowing ABOUT HIM,
it's all about KNOWING HIM