Philippians 1:3-8 The Joy of Fellowship in the Gospel
4 Keys to Finding Joyful Fellowship in the Gospel Thankful prayer for each other Working together for the Gospel Confidence in God’s work of salvation Love because of the outworking in the Gospel
John 10 – Following the Good Shepherd
Dr. Jared August, Associate Professor of New Testament and Greek, NEBC
Jonah 4 – Contempt or Compassion
1: Anger at God’s grace to others will result in missed opportunities to share God’s grace with others 2: Reflecting the heart of Jesus means having compassion for others who don’t know Christ.
Revival: Proclaiming & Responding to the Word of God — Jonah 3
1) Revival begins with proclaiming the Word of God! (Jonah 3:1-4) 2) Revival begins with responding to the Word of God! (Jonah 3:5-8) 3) Revival begins with a firm & personal faith that “Salvation Belongs to the LORD!” (Jonah 3:9-10, 2:9)
“Salvation Belongs to the Lord!” – Jonah 2
3 Steps to Revitalizing Your Prayer Life: 1) Awakening: Owning Your True Condition 2) Believing: Battling for Faith In Jesus Christ 3) Repenting: Releasing Idols, Laying Hold of Grace
There is No Joy Away From God’s Presence – Jonah 1
1) You will not find joy away from God’s presence or purpose for your life. 2) God pursues His children with acts of grace called “discipline” for our good & the good of others. 3) God calls us to unashamedly be followers of Jesus in our time and place. 4) Jonah is part of the giant list of Old Testament passages that point to Jesus.
Unbreakable Love in a Broken World – Romans 8:31-39
1) God’s love for us is unbreakable because of His gospel promises.(Romans 8:31-34) 2) God’s love for us is unbreakable because He has transformed us to be more than conquerors.(Romans 8:35-37) 3) God’s love for us is unbreakable because nothing is greater than our God and His love for us.(Romans 8:38-39)
Jesus and the Path to True Joy: Persecution
Expect Persecution Rejoice in Persecution
Love the Ones You’re With – John 13:31-35
The Triune God is glorified in the cross. The Triune God is glorified in your love for your church. The Triune God is glorified in your love for your family.