2Order of Service – 3rd March 2013 Opening PrayerPraise & Worship (4 songs)Greetings & WelcomePraise & Worship (1 song)Sermon (Passion for My Purpose: Put Some Fire in It)Altar CallLove Offering – Write full namesAnnouncements (Easter Conference - fasting, Easter Play, Youth Meetings)End – Closing prayer, Fellowship (tea/coffee/cake)
3Theme of the Year, 2013!Our Declaration This Is My Year, This Is My Decade: Jesus Is Doing A New Thing – I Am Going To Find My Purpose and Do it
4My Part – I Am Going To Do My Part FULFILLING MY PURPOSE(Mission)Understanding My PurposePraying for My PurposePlanning My PurposePassion for My PurposePursuing My Purpose
5Series 4. Passion for My Purpose: ScriptureSeries 4. Passion for My Purpose:
6Series 4.1 - Put Some Fire In It! ScriptureSeries Put Some Fire In It!Matthew 22 : 37John 21 :
7Scripture Passion means: Intense, driving overmastering feeling or convictionStrong liking, desire, devotion or fiery or deep interestAffection, attachment, fondness, love, zeal, enthusiasmOpposite of numbness, apathetic, bland
8Passion Quotes:“A great leader’s courage to fulfill his vision comes from passion, not position.” – John Maxwell“Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.” - Winston Churchill“Nothing great in the world has been accomplished without passion.” – Georg Hegel“Passion and purpose go hand in hand. When you discover your purpose, you will normally find it’s something you’re tremendously passionate about.” – Steve Pavlina“When you set yourself on fire, people love to come and see you burn.” - John Wesley
9Scripture(Matthew 22 v 37)Jesus said to him, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind”
10Scripture(John 21 v15, 16, 17)“Simon, son of Jonah, do you love me more than these?” x 3“Lord you know all things; you know that I love you”
11(Outline) After these things Jesus shows himself again MinistryDeath, resurrectionJesus shows himself againHe is testing your loveHe is merciful and forgivingPeter’s mountain top experienceWith Jesus when he performed miraclesPeter’s valley experienceJesus had died and left them in despairPeter even denied and rejected JesusThey went to the tomb and found it emptyThey went back to their homes & jobs – old waysPut some fire backHe shows up and gives them another chance
12ScriptureAfter these things – after Jesus’ ministryJesus shows himself again – another chanceRemember it is Andrew who invited Simon to Jesus (John 1:41)Do you invite others to Christ, do you share about ChristJohn the Baptist gave up his disciples to JesusHe is Jesus when you are on the mountain top and when you are in the valleyMountain experience - Simon Peter was with Jesus when he did miracles, turned water into wine, raised Jairus’ daughter, fed 5K, transfiguration – Moses, Elijah and Jesus
13Valley experience - Simon Peter was with Jesus when he said one of you will betray me, when soldiers wanted to arrest Jesus, Peter cut off the ear of one of them, now when Jesus was on trial, in the courtyard Peter denied JesusNow after Jesus was crucified it appeared everything was finished, Peter & John had gone to the grave and did not see his body, so Peter says, “I am going fishing” & everyone followsDown, defeated and dejected, did not catch any fish all night, feeling a complete failure, given up all hope, – that’s when Jesus shows up and even makes breakfast for his disciplesSimon, do you love me more than these, he expects us to love him more than anyone elseDo you still have the fire of love for him?
14Yes your love & commitment to him will be tested Is the fire of your love for him still burning?He is a forgiving God, he gives many chancesHis love for you is everlasting, he tells them to cast the nets on the right side to catch fish, they doHe cares, prepares breakfast for themHe speaks to them with a gentle and caring voiceHe does not accuse nor condemn them for deserting him and for failureHe forgives, affirms and reassures Peter and gives him another chanceIs your love for him and the fire still burning for him?Ask him to ignite your passion for him again today
15Altar Call Passion for his Purpose Ask, Jesus, to re-ignite your love for him today.