“God’s Messengers on Call” Romans 1:1-7

  1. GOD USED JUDGES & P______________ AS HIS MESSENGERS. V.2
    1. Paul skips past the age when God spoke D________ with people.
    2. God began using specific people to unveil F__________ events.
    3. God continued speaking through M______, Joshua… Deut. 18:18f
    4. Psalms has revealed several word P_____________ of a Savior.
    5. The Old Testament books, especially I___________, are full of information regarding the Messiah.
    1. Jesus was part of God B________ becoming a baby. Genesis 1:26
    2. Only a perfect God is capable of R____________ John
    3. M____________ performed by Jesus identified Him as Messiah.
  3. Paul Was Hand Picked TO BE A MESSENGER of C________. V.1, 5
    1. After Judas Iscariot’s death, the vacancy needed F_____. Ps.109:8
    2. Anyone handpicked by God was qualified as an A______. Acts 9f
    3. Peter and church leaders A_______ Paul as an apostle. II Pt.3:13
    4. Paul then D_________ His life to serving Christ. Philippians 1:21
    1. Believers are given F______________ from every sin. Romans 6
    2. Believers of Christ are to L______ all of the Bible. II Timothy 2:15
    3. Jesus said that those who truly love Him will T_____
    4. Our W_______ we say are to be God’s words. I Pet. 4:11; Ps. 119

If we believe Jesus, are we willing to be God’s Messengers on Call?

“Romans Overview: Introduction” Romans 1:16-20

  1. There is only one real G_____ ruling over all things. 1:18f
  2. God gave hundreds of P_____________ foretelling a Savior. 1:2-3
  3. Jesus proved He is the Savior when He rose from the D______. 1:4
  4. Every human has B_________ 1 or more of God’s rules. 1:16 – 3:23
  5. Jesus makes all who obey Him a S_____… true believer of God. 1:7
  6. God is G________ toward people who believe His messages. 3:24f
  7. God’s L_______ for people is displayed in the death of Jesus. 5:8-9
  8. God sets believers free from sin at their B___________ into Christ. 6:1f; 10:12; 11:32
  9. … commitment to Christ, a B_________ with sin is unleashed. 6:12f
  10. Control desire, focus our M_______ on Christ’s message. 7:25- 8:2
  11. God gives believers His S_________ to live within us to help us. 8:9
  12. Those who do not obey God’s Spirit are not His C______________. 8:5-9 Acts 2:38
  13. Walk with God in Christ … have nothing to F______. 8:31f, 38-39
  14. Christians must faithfully O____ Christ throughout life. 6:1-2; 10:9f
  15. Every believer of Jesus is G_________ into God’s family tree. Ch.11
  16. Living for God through Christ is practical and N__________. 12:1-2
  17. Living by Christ’s standards promotes P______ in the world. 12:18
  18. Every person will have to face God’s final J______________. 14:12
  19. Christians are to H_______ those who are weak in faith. 15:1-3
  20. God will C_________ to help us when we are faithful. 15:33; 16:25

“The Word On Christ’s Return” Hebrews 9:24-28

  1. The Bible Repeatedly C____________ That Jesus Will Return.
    1. Jesus must R________ to keep His promises as the Son of God.
    2. The return of Christ will prove that the B_______ is God’s Truth.
    3. Each C__________ of 1st Thes. ends in regard to the r
    4. Mat. 26:64; Jn. 14:3; Rev. 22:12f; Acts 1:11; I Cor. 11:26
  2. Many People Will Be U_____________ For the Return the Christ.
    1. …base their belief on P___________ experience. II Peter 3:3-5
    2. … will D_____ their preparations…convenience. Matthew 24:45f
    3. Some people C__________ the meaning of the Lord’s promises.
    4. Some claim that Jesus already came in our P_____ history.
  3. Jesus Listed Several S______ That Will Occur With His Return.
    1. Jesus will appear to the entire W____. Acts 1:11; Revelation 1:7
    2. Jesus will come through and on the C_________.
    3. Jesus will return with His A_______ surrounding Him. Mt. 25:31
    4. The Archangel of God will be S__________. I Thessalonians 4:16
    5. The Sound of God’s T_________ will be blasting louder & louder.
    6. All who have died will be R__________ from the earth.
    7. All who are alive on earth will be C_______. I Corinthians 15:50f
  4. God Expects Everyone To Be P__________ For Christ. Mark 13:32
    1. Put your F_____ faith and obedience in Jesus Christ. John 3:16
    2. Christians are to live D________ from non-believers. Titus 2:11f
    3. The Christian life is one of H________… dedicated… II Peter 3:14
    4. That life of holiness includes good T_____. 1. Sincere – Phil. 1:10-11; 2. Sobriety – I Thes. 5:2, 6; 3. Unselfish – Phil. 4:5; 4. Patient – I Pt. 1:7; 5. Faithful – I Pt. 5:4; 6. Serving – Eph. 2:10

“The Word On The Church Mission” Matthew 28:19-20

  1. THE SON OF GOD GAVE HIS CHURCH A S___________ MISSION. Mark 16:15-16; Luke 24:46-49; Acts 1:8
    1. A “mission” is your P__________, or, what you are focused on.
    2. The Gospel of Jesus R____________ people to pleasing God.
    3. Jesus commissioned twelve A___________ to begin the mission.
    4. The church mission includes F______ specific areas to fulfill.
      1.  Jesus commanded … to G__ into the world. Acts 1:8
      2. … to T______ everyone about Christ. I Corinthians 15:1f
      3.  All believers are to be B____________ into Christ.
      4. The mature are to continue to T___________ new believers.
    1. The B_______ explains all of sin. Romans 3:23, 6:23; John 3:16
    2. The message of Christ is for E______ person. Jn. 10:10; Lk. 19:10
    3. …claims of Jesus R______ all other saviors. John 14:6; I Cor. 8:4f
    1. The Savior C____________ His followers to do it. Jn. 20:21; Acts
    2. Those who realize the B_____________ of Christ gladly witness.
    3. God’s love in His children C____________ them to reach to all.
  4. WHAT ARE MY R_________________ IN SHARING THE GOSPEL?
    1. Pray that the Spirit L_________ your witness. Jn. 14:25; 16:5f; Acts
    2. P_______ yourself by learning all you can. I Pet. 3:15; II Tim. 2:15
    3. Some believers are G_________ by the Spirit. Romans 12:6-8
    4. Share Jesus with others even through T_________ Acts 8
    5. Be ready for God to C________ you to full-time ministry.

“The Word On Human Life” Genesis 1:24-31

When does a person gain the attention of God, and, for how long?

  1. All Life Springs From The Will And W______ of God.
    1. Every creature was made to R________ its own kind. 1:24f
    2. God made man in His own I________ after all other creatures.
    3. God gave people A______________ over this world.
    4. Jesus proved His power to R____________ life to dead people.
    5. God commanded people to F____ the earth with more people.
    6. Every B_______ is made by God and is recorded in His books. Psalm 139:13-16; Job 10:9-12; Psalm 127:3-5
  2. Only God Has The Right To E____ The Life Of A Person. Job 1:21b
    1. God sets the S____________ as to what or who dies and when. Genesis 3:21; 4:9f
    2. God J_________ Egypt for the abuse it unleashed… Exodus 1-15
    3. God P__________ human life through the Law. 613 commands.
    4. God’s Law applied appropriate P_______________ to violators.
    5. Lovingly hold each other A_________________. Romans 12:1-2
  3. God Still Expects Mankind To Find V________ In Human Life.
    1. J_______ came as a baby to a single girl…, too young and poor.
    2. Jesus commands us to bring C__________ to Him. Mark 10:14f
    3. Christians are to care for O__________ and widows. James 1:27
    4. Jesus came from heaven to save all P_____________ from sin. John 3:16f; 14:15; Matthew 28:18-20.

“The Word On Prayer” Matt 6:9-13

Who do you turn to in your time of concern, joy, sorrow or relief?

  1. PRAYER IS ONE FORM OF C______________________.
    1. Jesus warned about what N____ to do in prayer. Matthew 6:5-8
    2. Jesus gave a S_________ prayer to outline important features.
      1. Praise of God.
      2. Requests for self.
      3. Requests for others.
      4. Thanksgiving to God.
    3. We pray to God because we need His H______ with everything.  Genesis 4:26; Philippians 4:6; Hebrews 11:6
    4. Jesus E______________  us to pray to God, our loving Father.                                   Matthew 7:7-8; I Timothy 2:1; I Thessalonians 5:17-18
      1. Pray with P_______ hearts and clean hands. Psalm 66:18;                 I Timothy 2:8                                                                                      I John 1:9
      2. Hear and O______ God’s will without doubt. I John 3: 22; Prov. 28:9
      3. Pray H__________ with our heart inside of God’s will. Matthew 26:39f       I John 5:14                                                            Romans 8:26f
      4. Pray fervently and with P_________________. James 5:16-18
      5. E. We must be U_______________ in our motives. James 4:3
      6. Pray in the name of J_____. Hebrews 10:19;  John 14:6;                 I Timothy 2:5;                                       Acts 4:12
      7. B___________ in the prayers we make. Mark 11:24; James 1:6-7
      8. Pray with a F________________ spirit. Matthew 6:14-15

In Christ, pray continually, connecting with your source of life.

“The Word On Giving” Psalm 24:1-2

How much money should you give as an offering and how often? 

  1. E___________________ Belongs To God. 
    1. God is the Creator of the… U___________. Gen. 1; Heb. 1:3; Rev.20:11 
    2. M_______reminded Israel… God owns everything. Dt. 10:14; Ps. 50:9f 
    3. God S_____________that He owned all…. Leviticus 25:23; Ezekiel 29:9; Haggai 2:8; Ezekiel 18:4; I Corinthians 6:19-20; I Chronicles 29:11.
  2. People Are C____________ (Stewards) Of God’s World. Gen. 1:28; 2:15
    1. Every Israelite family was given permanent P______________. 
    2. God gives T___________ to everybody… for His glory. Matthew 25:14f 
    3. Good Stewards of God use their talents to help O_______. I Peter 4:10 
    4. Christian Stewards… be F____________ to God. I Cor. 4:2; Prov. 3:5-10
  3. The Almighty God is Continually G__________ To People. 
    1. God gives Christians all things to E_____ in Him. I Tim. 6:17f; Phil. 4:11f  
    2. God freely gives W___________ to those who seek it. James 1:5  
    3. God gave His S____, Jesus, as Savior for all believers. John 3:16 
    4. God gives Christians His S_________ to help us. Acts 2:38  
  4. Past H_________ of Faith Give Us A Pattern of Loving God.
    1. A____ offered a sacrifice of the firstborn…. Genesis 4:4; Hebrews 11:4
    2. Noah sacrificed several clean A_________ and birds. Genesis 9:20
    3. Abram gave a T__________ of all his victory spoils. Genesis 14:18f
    4. Jacob V_______ to give God 10% of his possessions. Gen. 28:20f; 33:20
    5. God established tithes and O______________ in the Mosaic Law.
  5. Give With Our F__________ Anchored In God. Luke 6:38
    1. Jesus commands us to L______ each other like He loves. John 13:34-35
    2. Christians freely G_______ to fellow believers in need. Acts 2:45
    3. God loves C_________________ givers. II Corinthians 9:6-15

“Who Will You Choose” by Guest Pastor Eldon Shaw

“Who Will You Choose”

Who will you choose?

Daniel, David, Noah, Joseph, Jonah or Moses?

How do we hear from God?

We are to be a _________________

What’s the dumbest thing you have done?

How do we know this story is true?

God is a God of __________________________.

Conclusion: I pray you will make the right choice.

“The Word on The Lord’s Supper” Matthew 26:26 – 29

“The Word on The Lord’s Supper”      Matthew 26:26 – 29

  1. JESUS D_______________  AND INSTITUTED THE LORD’S SUPPER.Colossians 1:15fA.
    1. The entire Bible is C_______________on Jesus Christ.Genesis 3:15; John 1:1-4, 14; 14:6
    2. The Passover pictured details of the cost of R_______________.
    3. Jesus R_____________the meaning of Passover before He died. Mark 14:22-25; Luke 22:17-20; I Corinthians 11:23-30
    4. Bread and Juice R______________the body and blood of Christ.Hebrews 7:27; John 6:63II.
  2. Jesus Wants His Disciples To R________________Him Constantly.
    1. When we use these E___________, we are to remember Jesus.
    2. This memorial is to continue until Jesus R_____________.  I Corinthians 16:23f
    3. S___________shows the church having communion on Sunday.Acts 2:46; Acts 20:7; Justin Martyr; I Corinthians 16:1III.
  3. Believers Are To Be C____________When Sharing At The Table.
    1. Communion is only commanded for B_____________of Christ.
    2. Each participant is to J_______their own heart and life in Jesus.Matthew 5:23f; I John 1:8-10
    3. Believers must remember God’s  G___________through Jesus.Ephesians 2:8-10
    4. Every believer of Jesus Christ is made a P__________.I Peter 2:9-10

“The Word On Baptism” Mark 16:15-16

“The Word On Baptism” Mark 16:15-16

  1. Jesus C___________ His Followers To Baptize People. 28:18f
    1. Jesus issued the command by D______ John 14:6, 15
    2. The A________ obeyed Christ’s commands. Acts 2:38; 10:47f
    3. All 1st century B__________ of Christ were baptized into Him. Acts 2:38; 8:38; 9:18; 10:48; 16:33; 19:5
  2. What Is The P_____________ When Baptizing Believers?
    1. Scholars did not T__________ the meaning of the Greek word. Transliteration. Baptizo became “Baptism”
    2. Greek Baptizo: plunge, I________, sink, dipped, bury, submerge.
    3. Examination of the scriptures C__________ John 3:23;    Matthew 3:5-16; Mark 1:9f; Acts 8:39; Acts 10:46f
  3. Baptism Into Christ Has Several P_____________ In God’s Plan.
    1. Baptism is necessary for S__________. Mark 16:16; I Peter 3:21
    2. Believers baptized are F________ of all sin. Acts 2:38; Rom. 6:23
    3. God gives His S_______ to dwell in believers. Acts 2:38; 19:1f
    4. The baptized are R_________ as God’s children. John 3:3-6
    5. Baptism S___________ several actions. Romans 6:3f; Colossians 2:11-12; Galatians 3:27f.
  4. Baptism Alone Does Not S______ A Person.
    1. B__________ of Christ are to be immersed. Acts 8:37; Heb. 11:6
    2. R___________ is required for every person. Acts 2:38; Rom. 6:3f
    3. Baptized believers must be W_________ for Jesus. Mat. 10:32-33
    4. Christians must C________ all sin that enters their life. I John 1:8f
    5. Followers of Christ must keep L_________ about Jesus. Mat.28:19
    6. Be F__________ all the way to your death or His return. Rev.2:10