- Jesus Centred FAITH Jesus Centred THINKING Jesus Centred UNIVERSE.
Jesus Centred FAITH Jesus Centred THINKING Jesus Centred UNIVERSE.
Slide 1 Slide 2 Jesus Centred FAITH Jesus Centred THINKING Jesus Centred UNIVERSE Slide 3 Jesus Centred Calling Steve Petch 29 th June 2014 Slide 4 What has Jesus called you to do with your life? Specific calling Character calling Relationship with God calling Position in life calling Job related calling Church related calling Slide 5 1v21:And you, who once were alienated and hostile in mind, doing evil deeds, 1v22: he has now reconciled in his body of flesh by his death, in order to present you holy and blameless and above reproach before him, Colossians 1v21 2v5 Slide 6 1v23: if indeed you continue in the faith, stable and steadfast, not shifting from the hope of the gospel that you heard, which has been proclaimed in all creation under heaven, and of which I, Paul, became a minister. Colossians 1v21 2v5 Slide 7 1v24: Now I rejoice in my sufferings for your sake, and in my flesh I am filling up what is lacking in Christ's afflictions for the sake of his body, that is, the church, 1v25: of which I became a minister according to the stewardship from God that was given to me for you, to make the word of God fully known, 1v26: the mystery hidden for ages and generations but now revealed to his saints. Colossians 1v21 2v5 Slide 8 1v27: To them God chose to make known how great among the Gentiles are the riches of the glory of this mystery, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory. Colossians 1v21 2v5 Slide 9 1v28:Him we proclaim, warning everyone and teaching everyone with all wisdom, that we may present everyone mature in Christ. 1v29: For this I toil, struggling with all his energy that he powerfully works within me. Colossians 1v21 2v5 Slide 10 2v1: For I want you to know how great a struggle I have for you and for those at Laodicea and for all who have not seen me face to face, 2v2: that their hearts may be encouraged, being knit together in love, to reach all the riches of full assurance of understanding and the knowledge of God's mystery, which is Christ, 2v3: in whom are hidden all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge Colossians 1v21 2v5 Slide 11 2v4: I say this in order that no one may delude you with plausible arguments. 2v5: For though I am absent in body, yet I am with you in spirit, rejoicing to see your good order and the firmness of your faith in Christ. Colossians 1v21 2v5 Slide 12 Share one thing you got from the passage Jesus centred calling Slide 13 is rooted in a Jesus centred IDENTITY Jesus centred calling Slide 14 is focused on Jesus centred GOALS Jesus centred calling To make the word of God fully known (v25) To proclaim Jesus (v28) To warn and to teach (v28) To present everyone mature (v28) To encourage their hearts (2v2) To encourage love for one another (2v2) To stop them from being deceived (2v4) To help them know Jesus (v27) Slide 15 is focused on Jesus centred GOALS Jesus centred calling What are your goals? Are they JESUS centred? Slide 16 Jesus centred calling Specific calling Character calling Relationship with God calling Position in life calling Job related calling Church related calling is focused on Jesus centred GOALS For one of these areas, name a Jesus centred goal for your life. What next step do you need to take??? Slide 17 is rooted in a Jesus centred IDENTITY is focused on Jesus centred GOALS calls us to Jesus centred PERSEVERANCE Jesus centred calling Christ in you, the hope of glory! Slide 18