Address The Mess | Week 3

August 12, 2019 by aallan

Address The Mess | Week 3

Speaker: Grant Agler


 
I know a mess 
when I see one 
because I am one

 
 
 
 
 
 
Christians believe:
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Jesus loves the little messes,
all the little messes of the world
 
Christians believe:
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Jesus loves the little messes,
all the little messes of the world
But.. 
 
Christians believe:
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But he loves us too much 
to leave us this way
 
Stay out of trouble
 
I thank my God every time I remember you. 
In all my prayers for all of you, I always pray with joy because of your partnership in the gospel from the first day until now,
Philippians 1:3-5
 
being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you 
will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus.
Philippians 1:6
 
And this is my prayer
Philippians 1:9
 
And this is my prayer:
That you stay out of trouble 
And keep your hands to yourself
Philippians 1:9
 
And this is my prayer that your love may abound more and more in knowledge and depth of insight.
Philippians 1:9
 
More and more
 
You were taught, with regard to your former way of life, to put off your old self, which is being corrupted by its deceitful desires; 
Ephesians 4:22
 
to be made new in the attitude of your minds; 
Ephesians 4:23
 
and to put on the new self, created to be like God in true righteousness and holiness.
Ephesians 4:24
Old self < New self
 
Therefore each of you must put off falsehood and speak truthfully to your neighbor, for we are all members of one body. 
Ephesians 4:25
 
Lies < Truth
 
“In your anger do not sin”: Do not let the sun go down while you are still angry,  and do not give the devil a foothold.
Ephesians 4:26-27 
 
Anger < Healthy conflict 
 
Anyone who has been stealing must steal no longer but must work, doing something useful with their own hands, that they may have something to share with those in need.
Ephesians 4:28
 
Stealing < Provide
 
Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, that it may benefit those who listen. 
Ephesians 4:29
Tearing down < Building up
 
And do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God, with whom you were sealed for the day of redemption. 
Ephesians 4:30
 
Get rid of all bitterness, rage and anger, brawling and slander, along with every form of malice. 
Ephesians 4:31
 
Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.
Ephesians 4:32
 
Bitterness < Compassion
 
 
Old self <    New self
Lies <    Truth
Anger <    Healthy conflict 
Stealing <    Provide
Tearing down <    Building up