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Unit viii notes

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Unit viii notes

  1. 2. God has Promised His Guidance <ul><li>Isaiah 42:16 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>May you follow Him as you lead. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Answering the call </li></ul><ul><ul><li>(Isaiah 4:2-16) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>To serve ( Matthew 25:40) all people </li></ul><ul><li>Must act as a Shepard; “From a crook, to a cross, to a scepter” </li></ul>
  2. 3. Church As <ul><li>Communion .- The fruit of the Spirit </li></ul><ul><ul><li>(Eucharist). </li></ul></ul>
  3. 4. Church As <ul><li>Mission .- Means Going Out. </li></ul>
  4. 5. Church As <ul><li>Liturgy .- Means Work </li></ul>
  5. 6. Church As <ul><li>Acts 1:8 . </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Holy Spirit unifies us like Trinity. </li></ul></ul>
  6. 7. Isaiah 65:1 <ul><li>I was sought by a people who did not ask, to be found by men who did not seek me. </li></ul>
  7. 8. Luke 5:31 <ul><li>“ It is not the healthy that need a Doctor, but the sick”. </li></ul>
  8. 9. The Four C’s of Conversion <ul><li>Catch- Conversion of men (ministry) </li></ul><ul><li>Confessions- Reliance on God (Peter) </li></ul><ul><li>Choosing to Follow (Free Will) </li></ul><ul><li>Calling (God calls ordinary people to do extra-ordinary things) </li></ul>
  9. 10. The 4 “P’s” of Conversion <ul><li>Purpose (Calling) </li></ul><ul><li>Pressure (Preparation) </li></ul><ul><li>Passion (Compassion) </li></ul><ul><li>Power (Authority) </li></ul>
  10. 11. Social Justice Issues <ul><li>Consumerism </li></ul><ul><li>Discrimination </li></ul><ul><li>Chastity </li></ul><ul><li>Materialism </li></ul><ul><li>Stewardship </li></ul><ul><li>Just War </li></ul>
  11. 12. THE 6 THEMES OF SOCIAL JUSTICE <ul><li>1. Late & Dignity of Human Person </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Worth in WHO YOU ARE, not what you do </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Be who God made you </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Incarnation </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  12. 13. THE 6 THEMES OF SOCIAL JUSTICE <ul><li>2. Rights and Responsibilities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Acts 4:32 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To uphold rights </li></ul></ul>
  13. 14. THE 6 THEMES OF SOCIAL JUSTICE <ul><li>3. Call to Family, Community, and Participation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The ROOT of society’s foundation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Actions become Values and Principles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Promote dignity and respect </li></ul></ul>
  14. 15. THE 6 THEMES OF SOCIAL JUSTICE <ul><li>4. Dignity of Work and Rights of Workers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Responsibility </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Employment </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Opportunity to Serve others (Society) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Serve the Church </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Server Christ </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  15. 16. THE 6 THEMES OF SOCIAL JUSTICE <ul><li>5. Option for the Poor & Vulnerable </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Matthew 25 (call to action) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Love for the poor means Justice </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Consumerism  Problem </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Wanting rather than being </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Have more not to be more </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ENJOY LIFE </li></ul></ul>
  16. 17. THE 6 THEMES OF SOCIAL JUSTICE <ul><li>6. Human Solidarity </li></ul><ul><ul><li>John 17:21 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Oneness in the body of Christ </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>One body, many parts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>We all serve in many ways </li></ul></ul></ul>
  17. 18.   KINGDOM AUTHORITY <ul><li>Rom. 13:1-2 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>piece of the puzzle </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>vs. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>seeing the whole puzzle </li></ul></ul>
  18. 19. THE ESSENCE OF SIN (ROOT ) <ul><li>We label sin with acts </li></ul><ul><li>Sin is disobedience </li></ul><ul><ul><li>makes us miss out on our blessings </li></ul></ul>
  19. 20. Social Justice & Social Sin
  20. 21. Justice <ul><li>Sense of what rightfully belongs to people and what they rightfully owe others </li></ul>
  21. 22. Just People <ul><li>Habitually Right Thinking </li></ul><ul><li>Conduct Towards Neighbors </li></ul><ul><li>Not perfect, but they try </li></ul><ul><li>Christ Like Behavior </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Gospel Values </li></ul></ul>
  22. 23. Types of Social Justice <ul><li>Commutative Justice </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What one person owes another </li></ul></ul>
  23. 24. Types of Social Justice <ul><li>2. What citizens in fairness owe there society </li></ul>
  24. 25. Types of Social Justice <ul><li>3. Distributive Justice </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What society owes individuals according to need and contribution </li></ul></ul>
  25. 26. Types of Social Justice <ul><li>4. Social Justice </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Social </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Economic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Political </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Legal Structures </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Others Carryout </li></ul>
  26. 27. Saints vs. Sins <ul><li>Communion of Saints </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Goodness affects all </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Communion of Sin </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Evil affects all </li></ul></ul>
  27. 28. Missionary <ul><li>Missionary </li></ul><ul><ul><li>One Sent </li></ul></ul>
  28. 29. Mark 16:15 <ul><li>Missionary 3 Points </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1. Proclaim </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2. Sign </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3. Serve </li></ul></ul>
  29. 30. 8 Marks of Discipleship <ul><li>Luke 5:1-11 </li></ul>
  30. 31. 8 Marks of Discipleship: <ul><li>Call from known to unknown (Acts 9:1-18) </li></ul><ul><li>Call to the individual; a pure gift </li></ul><ul><ul><li>(Acts 9:1-18) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Nothing to deserve gift; given out of love (Acts 9:1-18) </li></ul><ul><li>Recognize you’re a sinner (Luke 5:1-11) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Accept it </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Confess it </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Change it </li></ul></ul>
  31. 32. 8 Marks of Discipleship <ul><li>5. As long as you Hear the Word of God, do it. (John 5:1-8; Luke 1:26-38) </li></ul><ul><li>6. You will be “counter culture”; against it all (John 17:14-18; I Cor 3:19) </li></ul><ul><li>7. Disciples are called to serve others (Mt 25:31-45, Lk 12:13-21) </li></ul><ul><li>8. Disciples share a particular mission (Acts 6:1-6; 8:4-8; 8:26-40) </li></ul>
  32. 33. DISCIPLES <ul><li>Know God in their heart </li></ul><ul><li>Experience Forgiveness of sins; willing to give up all to serve </li></ul><ul><li>Call to death of self which brings life </li></ul><ul><li>Know once you start down the road, there is no turning back </li></ul><ul><li>Not words, but power of God </li></ul><ul><ul><li>(See I Cor 2:1-5)   </li></ul></ul>
  33. 34. Lessons in Scripture <ul><li>2 Cor 11:3 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Eve deceived </li></ul></ul><ul><li>1 Tim 2:14 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Adam not deceived </li></ul></ul>
  34. 35. Lessons in Scripture <ul><li>Rom 5:19 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>disobedience of the one man </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>the many were made sinners </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Obedience of one man </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>the many were made righteous </li></ul></ul>
  35. 36. Lessons in Scripture <ul><li>1 Jn 3:4 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>sin is lawlessness </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Lk 14:1-6 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>go out to all </li></ul></ul>
  36. 37. Lessons in Scripture <ul><li>Lk 14:15-23 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Jesus is the servant being sent out to bring in the guests. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>the invited ones make excuses (not even good ones!) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To find someone obedient to the Lord </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>see someone who God has moved in their life </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Grace / Obedience – must have both </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Not just by doing not evil but, by doing God’s will when it counts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The best blessing is the relationship with God </li></ul></ul>
  37. 38. Lessons in Scripture   <ul><li>2 Cor 10:2-6 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>know knowledge to know how to be disobedient </li></ul></ul>
  38. 39. The American Dream <ul><li>What is your definition of the American dream? </li></ul><ul><li>Do you think people take for granted that we live in this country and are afforded certain freedoms? </li></ul><ul><li>What do you think of the directors statement it takes a foreigner to understand the American dream? Do you agree or disagree? </li></ul>
  39. 40. Father and Son <ul><li>Do you think you would be able to work with your parent(s) on a job? Why or why not? </li></ul><ul><li>How is the relationship of Will Smith and his son similar to how Christ and God work together. Compare the two relationships. </li></ul><ul><li>Will said that by working with his son many of the emotions were shown on screen were real, do you agree with this? Why or why not? </li></ul>
  40. 41. The real Chris Gardner <ul><li>What do you think of Chris’s life? How do you think his life is an example to all of us and our faith? </li></ul><ul><li>Would you let someone make a movie of your life? What would it be like, who would play you? </li></ul><ul><li>Would you be able to do what Chris did? Would you be able to overcome those obstacles? </li></ul>
  41. 42. The real Chris Gardner <ul><li>How is Glide an example of faith and community. What do you think about Chris’s passion about making sure it was in the movie? </li></ul><ul><li>What do you think about Chris saying his story is not a rags to riches story, but a story about family? </li></ul><ul><li>What do you think about Chris Creating happiness? </li></ul>

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