Presentation on theme: "“___that i may win Christ” Philippians 3:7-10. But what things were gain to me, those i counted loss for christ. yea doubtless, and i count all things."— Presentation transcript:
But what things were gain to me, those i counted loss for christ. yea doubtless, and i count all things but loss for the excellency of the knowledge of christ jesus my lord: for whom i have suffered the loss of all things, and do count them but dung, that i may win christ, and be found in him, not having mine own righteousness, which is of the law, but that which is through the faith of christ, the righteousness which is of god by faith: that i may know him, and the power of his resurrection, and the fellowship of his sufferings, being made conformable unto his death;
Examples 2 corinthians 11:23-28 Apostle Paul Luke 21:1-4 The widow’s two mites Acts 7:54-60 Stephen stoned to death And he looked up, and saw the rich men casting their gifts into the treasury. And he saw also a certain poor widow casting in thither two mites. And he said, Of a truth I say unto you, that this poor widow hath cast in more than they all: For all these have of their abundance cast in unto the offerings of God: but she of her penury hath cast in all the living that she had.
The apostles are called Matthew 4:18 Simon Peter and Andrew Matthew 4:21 James and John Matthew 10:1 List of the 12 acts 1:26 Matthias
The Apostles persecuted Acts 4:1 peter and john arrested acts 5:17 apostles imprisoned acts 12:1 james is killed and peter is imprisoned acts 16:16 Paul and silas are imprisoned acts 21:27 Paul is arrested
sacrifice Sacrifice - an act of giving up something valued for the sake of something else regarded as more important or worthy Romans 12:1 i beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of god, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto god, which is your reasonable service. 1 peter 2:5 Ye also, as lively stones, are built up a spiritual house, an holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices, acceptable to god by jesus christ. matthew 19:16-26 matthew 10 :32-39
Conclusion What God Wants What God Does Not Want First Fruits Proverbs 3:9Honour the LORD with thy substance, and with the firstfruits of all thine increase Leftovers Cheerful Giver 2 Corinthians 9:6-7 But this [I say], He which soweth sparingly shall reap also sparingly; and he which soweth bountifully shall reap also bountifully. Every man according as he purposeth in his heart, [so let him give]; not grudgingly, or of necessity: for God loveth a cheerful giver. Giving grudgingly I HAVE ____________ THAT I MAY WIN CHRIST! WHAT HAVE YOU PUT IN your BLANK?