Presentation on theme: "Confidence Contentment Joy Service"— Presentation transcript:
1Confidence Contentment Joy Service Applying 1 John 1:1 – 2:2ConfidenceContentmentJoyService
2ConfidenceRomans 8:1There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus.
3Confidence1 Peter 2:24He himself bore our sins in his body on the tree, that we might die to sin and live to righteousness. By his wounds you have been healed
4Confidence & Freedom Your future is certain, therefore you need not…. Strive for perfectionYour eternity is secure, therefore you need not….Work for self-serving purposes
5FreedomRomans 8:2For the law of the Spirit of life has set you free in Christ Jesus from the law of sin and death
6Confidence/Freedom => Contentment Matthew 6:25“Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink, nor about your body, what you will put on. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothing?
7Now there is great gain in godliness with contentment Titus 6:6Now there is great gain in godliness with contentment
8And we are writing these things so that our joy may be complete. Contentment => Joy1 John 1:4And we are writing these things so that our joy may be complete.
9How is God’s Word a Blessing onto Joy for us? John 15:11These things I have spoken to you, that my joy may be in you, and that your joy may be full
10We are now, Joyfully Free to… SERVE OTHERS as an expression of our love for CHRISTJohn 21:17He said to him the third time, “Simon, son of John, do you love me?” Peter was grieved because he said to him the third time, “Do you love me?” and he said to him, “Lord, you know everything; you know that I love you.” Jesus said to him, “Feed my sheep
11How do we feed the Sheep? Romans 15:5,6 May the God of endurance and encouragement grant you to live in such harmony with one another, in accord with Christ Jesus, that together you may with one voice glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ.
12How can we be vessels of Endurance and Encouragement? Acts 14:22strengthening the souls of the disciples, encouraging them to continue in the faith, and saying that through many tribulations we must enter the kingdom of God
13We are to… Bless others with Forgiveness… 1 Corinthians 4:12 and we labor, working with our own hands. When reviled, we bless; when persecuted, we endure
14We are to… Forgive others…. 2 Corinthians 2:7 so you should rather turn to forgive and comfort him, or he may be overwhelmed by excessive sorrow
15We are to…Confess ours sins to our brother/sister and seek after their forgiveness…James 5:16aTherefore, confess your sins to one another and pray for one another, that you may be healed
16We are to… Build each other up… 1 Corinthians 14:26 What then, brothers? When you come together, each one has a hymn, a lesson, a revelation, a tongue, or an interpretation. Let all things be done for building up.
17We should…Do more than encourage with words, we need to encourage and serve with…ActionJames 2:15If a brother or sister is poorly clothed and lacking in daily food, 16 and one of you says to them, “Go in peace, be warmed and filled,” without giving them the things needed for the body, what good is that?
18But remember…John 15:5I am the vine; you are the branches. Whoever abides in me and I in him, he it is that bears much fruit, for apart from me you can do nothing.