January 22, 2017 | Multiplication | Sermon Notes
EXPERIENCE Poverty Simulation, Friday, February 17
ENGAGE with Orphans and Foster Care.
GO on REACH Trip, deadline extended.
PRAY about REACH initiatives.
BE EQUIPPED in Gospel Conversations on Wednesday nights.
God longs for our love and thanksgiving for who He is and all He has done for us.
Giving thanks acknowledges that all we are and have comes from God.
Giving thanks deepens our trust in God and Develops our ability to walk by faith.
Give thanks for the small and the ordinary.
Focus on giving thanks for blessings received more than asking for more blessings.
Invest time to think in order to properly thank.
1 Peter 2:13-17
1 Timothy 2:1-6
1 Corinthians 13:1-3
Definition of biblical love: take the sacrificial steps to move someone closer to God.
What gets in the way of our loving others?
B. The past.
Joshua 22:13-18, Joshua 22:20.
A. Jesus on conflict: Go to the other person.
Matthew 5:23-24, Matthew 18:15-17
B. Jesus on communicating: love your neighbor as you love yourself.
1 Peter 3:8-12
Joshua 6: 8-14
Joshua 6:15-16, Joshua 6:20