(Exodus 6:6-7 NIV) Therefore, say to the Israelites: “I am the LORD, and I will bring you out from under the yoke of the Egyptians. I will free you from being slaves to them, and I will redeem you with an outstretched arm and with mighty acts of judgment. . . . .
REASON DISCOVERING PURPOSE DOESN’T HAPPEN . . .
(Psalms 18:35 NIV) . . . your help has made me great.
(Ephesians 2:10 NLT) For we are God’s masterpiece. He has created us anew in Christ Jesus, so we can do the good things he planned for us long ago.
(1 Thessalonians 2:18 NLT) We wanted very much to come to you, and I, Paul, tried again and again, but Satan prevented us.
(Romans 8:28 NLT) And we know that God causes everything to work together for the good of those who love God and are called according to his purpose for them.(Romans 11:29 MSG) … God’s gifts and God’s call are under full warranty—never canceled, never rescinded. (other versions say IRREVOCABLE)
(Romans 12:6 NIV) We have different gifts, according to the grace given to each of us. …
THE WAY WE EXPERIENCE THIS PROMISE IS . . .
1. DISCOVER your gifts. ok great well how then?
(Psalms 139:13-14 NLT) You made all the delicate, inner parts of my body and knit me together in my mother’s womb. Thank you for making me so wonderfully complex! Your workmanship is marvelous–how well I know it.
2. DEVELOP your gifts.
(Ephesians 4:7, 11-12 NIV) But to each one of us grace has been given as Christ apportioned it…… So Christ himself gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the pastors and teachers, to equip his people for works of service, so that the body of Christ may be built up
stepONE = Membership class
stepTWO = ALL YOU NEED TO HAVE HEALTHY & REAL RELATIONSHIP WITH GOD
stepTHREE = SHOWS YOU YOUR DESIGN & your design reveals DESTINY,
NEXT stepTHREE IS Sept 9th —6pm
3. USE your gifts.
(1 Peter 4:10 NLT) God has given each of you a gift from his great variety of spiritual gifts. Use them well to serve one another.
(Hebrews 6:10 NIV) God is not unjust; he will not forget your work and the love you have shown him as you have helped his people and continue to help them.
√ My purpose is to SERVE GOD by SERVING OTHERS.