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2 Click here to add text Click here to add text. God can use me? Church of Christ at MedinaJuly 14 th, 2013 The Messiah’s Misfits Bryan Nash Lesson 12

3 God uses imperfect people. God can use me?July 14 th, 2013 Some things that are common to all men. 1.) All men get their life from God. 2.) All men will die. 3.) All men sin. Hebrews 9:27 Psalm 89:46-48 Eccl. 3:3, 19-22, 7:2, 8:8 Romans 3:9-23 Psalm 53:3 Psalm 130:3 Eccl. 7:20 Isaiah 53:6 Galatians 3:22 1 Kings 8:46-50

4 God uses imperfect people. God can use me?July 14 th, 2013 Some things that are common to all men. 1.) All men get their life from God. 2.) All men will die. 3.) All men sin. Examples from Scripture Genesis 9:21 Genesis 12:11-20 Genesis 18:12 Genesis 26:7 Genesis 25:29-34 Exodus Samuel 11:1-5 Mark 14:66-72 Acts 8:3, 9:1 Romans 7:24 Noah Abraham Sarah Isaac Jacob Moses David Peter Paul

5 God uses imperfect people. God can use me?July 14 th, 2013 Some things that are common to all men. 1.) All men get their life from God. 2.) All men will die. 3.) All men sin. Examples from Scripture 1 Timothy 1: Timothy 3:2 Titus 1:6 1 John 1:6-10 Examples from today. Preachers Elders All Christians Noah Abraham Sarah Isaac Jacob Moses David Peter Paul

6 God uses unexpected people. God can use me?July 14 th, 2013 God chooses men differently. 1.God looks on the inward part of man, which is different from man. 2.David is a perfect example. 3.Samuel, Jesse, Saul and Goliath all doubted, but God was sure that David could be used. 1 Samuel 16:7 1 Samuel 16: Samuel 17:33, Exodus 3 1 Kings Corinthians 1:26-31 Today: God doesn’t have to use the richest, smartest, or most influential people. He can use anyone – even those who are unexpected. Other Examples from Scripture Moses Elisha The Apostles

7 God uses unskilled people. God can use me?July 14 th, 2013 The apostles were not overly skilled. 1.“Now when they saw the boldness of Peter and John, and perceived that they were uneducated, common men, they were astonished. And they recognized that they had been with Jesus.” Acts 4:13 2 Peter 3:18 2 Timothy 2:15 Exodus 4: Corinthians 2:1-4 1 Corinthians 4:20 1 Timothy 1:12-17 Today: If you think that you must have rare skills or abilities to be used by God, you’re wrong. It’s not our skills that need glorification, it is God that needs to be glorified! Some of our excuses: I don’t know enough. I cannot speak well. I’ve done a lot of bad things in my past.

8 God uses uncertain people. God can use me?July 14 th, 2013 Sometimes we are not sure… 1.Our hesitancy typically stems from fear. 2.We may fear failure or ridicule. 1 Corinthians 3:6 Matthew 25:14-30 Matthew 25:21 We must be willing to overcome our fears: Results are not our objective. Action is what God expects. Ridicule on this earth will be short lived.

9 Place logo or logotype here, otherwise delete this. Conclusion July 14 th, God uses imperfect people. 2.God uses unexpected people. 3.God uses unskilled people. 4.God uses uncertain people. God can use me? In other words, God can use anyone who is willing to serve!

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