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SPIRITUAL PREPARATION FOR YOUR JOURNEY. TO GET THE MOST OUT OF THIS JOURNEY U MUST BE SPIRITUALLY PREPARED. SPIRITUAL PREPARATION FOR YOUR JOURNEY. THE BASIC PREPARATION IS SIMPLE!!! KNOW JESUS CHRIST AS LORD (BOSS) AND SAVIOR!!!! WHY????????. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • SPIRITUAL PREPARATION FOR YOUR JOURNEYTO GET THE MOST OUT OF THIS JOURNEYU MUST BE SPIRITUALLY PREPARED

  • SPIRITUAL PREPARATION FOR YOUR JOURNEYTHE BASIC PREPARATION IS SIMPLE!!!

    KNOW JESUS CHRIST AS LORD (BOSS) AND SAVIOR!!!!

    WHY????????

  • SO HE CAN BE YOUR SPIRITUAL GUIDE ON THIS JOURNEY

  • !!TRIVIA QUESTION!!Lots daughters got him drunk so he could do what?

  • !!TRIVIA ANSWER!!Edoms refusal of passage to the Israelites resulted from a feud between who?Two BrothersJacob & EsauNum. 20:14,18-21Gen. 36:1,6,8-9

  • SPIRITUAL PREPARATION FOR YOUR JOURNEY(!!The Most Important Word In The Bible!!)The Most Important Word!!!!GRACE!!A) The Types Offered: 1.Saving Grace 2.Equipping Grace 3.Empowering Grace(LASB)John 1:16 From the fullness of His, GRACE we have all received one blessing after another

  • SPIRITUAL PREPARATION FOR YOUR JOURNEY(!!The Most Important Word In The Bible!!)The Most Important Word!! (cont.)B) The Premise or Gods Argument or conclu- sion on which His reason for dispensing GRACE according to:(TGN) 1 Peter 5:5 In the same way you younger men must submit yourselves to the older men. And all of you must put on the apron of humility, to serve one an- other; for the scripture says, God resists the proud, but shows favor to the humble

  • SPIRITUAL PREPARATION FOR YOUR JOURNEY(!!The Most Important Word In The Bible!!)Understanding Gods GRACEA. What is GRACE?? 1.Gods unmerited favor towards us!!!B. The 3 Kinds Of 1.Gods Saving GRACEEph. 2:8,9 For it is by GRACE I have been saved, through faith and this not from myself, it is the gift of God, not by works, so that I cannot boast

  • SPIRITUAL PREPARATION FOR YOUR JOURNEY(!!The Most Important Word In The Bible!!)Understanding Gods GRACE (cont.)1. Gods Saving GRACE (cont.) a)What the Non-Churched might say!!I Hope So!!!Im Doing The Best I Can!!!! I=SELF Doing=WORKS b)Summarizing the difference from the othersThe others; in a word.DO!!ChristianityDONE Past Tense

  • SPIRITUAL PREPARATION FOR YOUR JOURNEY(!!The Most Important Word In The Bible!!)1.Gods Saving GRACE (cont.)John 19:30 When Jesus therefore had re- ceived the vinegar, he said, It is finished and He bowed His head, and gave up the ghostc) Not a combination of GRACE and works(LASB) Romans 11:6a And if by GRACE, then it is no longer by works; if it were, GRACE would not longer be GRACE

  • SPIRITUAL PREPARATION FOR YOUR JOURNEY(!!The Most Important Word In The Bible!!)WHAT THIS MEANS FOR YOU!!This is Gods Grace To You

    This is your Faith in God for His GRACE

  • SPIRITUAL PREPARATION FOR YOUR JOURNEY(!!The Most Important Word In The Bible!!) B. The 3 Kinds Of(cont.) 2. Gods Equipping GRACE a)Gifts (CHARISMA); endowments or abilities for ministry (Kingdom Building)(LASB) Romans 12:6a Having then gifts differing according to the GRACE that is given to us

  • SPIRITUAL PREPARATION FOR YOUR JOURNEY(!!The Most Important Word In The Bible!!)2. Gods Equipping GRACE (cont.) b) GRACE Gifts..Some 19 in all in N.T.Those Speaking Gifts..Teaching, Preaching & Encouragement Service Gifts..Hospitality, Mercy, Giving, Helps, Administration, etc. The Focus!!Accomplishing His Purpose for Our Lives(LASB) 1 Peter 4:10a As every man hath received the gift, even so minister the same one to another

  • SPIRITUAL PREPARATION FOR YOUR JOURNEY(!!The Most Important Word In The Bible!!)B. The 3 Kinds Of(cont.) 3. Gods Empowering GRACE a) Christians cant just go with the flow!! Acts 4:23 And with great power gave the Apostles witness of the resurrection of the Lord Jesus And great GRACE was up- on them all

  • SPIRITUAL PREPARATION FOR YOUR JOURNEY(!!The Most Important Word In The Bible!!)3. Gods Empowering GRACE (cont.) b) Enduring the hindrances!!! WHY?2 Corin. 12:9a And He said unto me; My GRACE is sufficientfor thee: for My strength is made perfect in weakness c)When empowerment is needed..Heb. 4:16 I am to approach the throne of GRACE with confidence, so I may receive mercy and find GRACE to help me in my time of need

  • SPIRITUAL PREPARATION FOR YOUR JOURNEY(!!The Most Important Word In The Bible!!)C. Why He makes these 3 GRACES available to YOU!!SavingEquippingEmpowering2 Corin. 9:8 God is able to make all GRACE abound to me, so in all things at all times, having all I need, I will abound in every good workWhich GRACE stands out with YOU??How Has It Changed YOU??

  • SPIRITUAL PREPARATION FOR YOUR JOURNEY(!!The Most Important Word In The Bible!!)EMPOWERING GRACEStrength is what I needed to continue to come back, day-n-and-day-out!! And actually get something done. Even though the adversary would keep my past before me. Gods GRACE enabled me to endure the strife and see accomplish- ments only His GRACE could have brought

  • SPIRITUAL PREPARATION FOR YOUR JOURNEY(!!The Most Important Word In The Bible!!)B.asic I.nformation B.efore L.eaving E.arth

  • JOURNEY THROUGH SPIRITUAL BOOT CAMPNEXT WEEK!!!!

    !!FINDING GODs PURPOSE!!!!FOR YOUR LIFE!!