Where Our Church Is Going

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Doing the Lord's work and striving to win souls is very important but so is living the Christian life!

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  • 8/30/2009
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  • Where Our Church Is Going

    1. 2. To Hell If We Don’t Change! Rom. 2:21-24; Col. 4:5; 1 Jn. 5:2 <ul><li>Some are going down the tobacco and or alcohol road to hell. 1 Pet. 4:1-4;1 Thes. 5:6-8 </li></ul><ul><li>Some are not putting God first. Mt.6:33;10:37-38 </li></ul><ul><li>Some are not faithful in attendance. Heb. 10:25 </li></ul><ul><li>Some don’t do their Bible studies. 2 Tim. 2:15 </li></ul><ul><li>These and other sins must be stopped! Ac. 2:38 </li></ul>
    2. 3. Perspectives <ul><li>The Sky is the limit and so is the Bottom ! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Must work to be faithful. Rev. 3:7-13 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Know not the future, but we can change it. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>To be Doing God’s will whole-heartedly </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rev. 3:14-22; James 4:13-15 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Bible our Compass! Ps. 119:133 </li></ul></ul>
    3. 4. First See Where We Are… <ul><li>Loveless? Rev. 2:1-7 </li></ul><ul><li>Persecuted? Rev. 2:8-11 </li></ul><ul><li>Compromising? Rev. 2:12-17 </li></ul><ul><li>Corrupt? Rev. 2:18-29 </li></ul><ul><li>Alive but Dead spiritually? Rev. 3:1-6 </li></ul><ul><li>Faithful? Rev. 3:7-13 </li></ul><ul><li>Lukewarm? Rev. 3:14-22 </li></ul>
    4. 5. How Would You Rate This Church In Evangelism? <ul><li>We must go to all and preach the gospel! Matt. 28:19; Mark 16:15 </li></ul><ul><li>Programs? Bible correspondence course, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Soul Winning Teams? </li></ul><ul><li>Personal workers? </li></ul><ul><li>Outreaches? </li></ul>
    5. 6. How Would You Rate This Church In Edification <ul><li>In the church… “let all things be done unto edifying” 1 Corinthians 14:12, 26, 40 </li></ul><ul><li>Teaching? Acts 20:20-21, 32 </li></ul><ul><li>Singing? Col. 3:16-17 </li></ul><ul><li>Prayer? 1 Tim. 2:1-4, 8 </li></ul><ul><li>Lord’s Supper? 1 Cor. 11:23-34 </li></ul>
    6. 7. How Would You Rate This Church In Benevolence? <ul><li>Church commanded to help needy Christians! 1 Cor. 16:1-2; 1 Tim. 5:3-16 </li></ul><ul><li>Are We? </li></ul><ul><li>Could we improve? </li></ul><ul><li>If so, How? </li></ul>
    7. 8. <ul><li>How this church is meeting its responsibilities will reveal where this church is going. </li></ul><ul><li>Are you doing your part? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>If not, start today! </li></ul></ul>
    8. 9. Get Going In The Right Direction <ul><li>By getting into Christ </li></ul><ul><li>Gal. 3:27; 2 Tim. 2:10 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hearing and believing Rom. 10:17 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Repenting Acts 11:18 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Confessing Christ Romans 10:10 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Be BAPTIZED to be saved 1 Pet. 3:21 </li></ul></ul>

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