01.29.2012 3 I.The Key Perspective: Purpose Given vs. Purpose Driven
01.29.2012 4 II.The Key Principles to Focus On: A. The _______: To Glorify God and Enjoy Him Forever Point
01.29.2012 5 Isaiah 43:6-7 (ESV) 6 I will say to the north, Give up, and to the south, Do not withhold; bring my sons from afar and my daughters from the end of the earth,
01.29.2012 6 Isaiah 43:6-7 (ESV) 7 everyone who is called by my name, whom I created for my glory, whom I formed and made.”
01.29.2012 7 1 Corinthians 10:31 (ESV) 31 So, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.
01.29.2012 8 II.The Key Principles to Focus On: B. The _______: Magnify God’s Presence (Privately) and God’s Person (Publicly) Portrait
01.29.2012 9 Psalm 86:8-12 (ESV) 8 There is none like you among the gods, O Lord, nor are there any works like yours.
01.29.2012 10 Psalm 86:8-12 (ESV) 9 All the nations you have made shall come and worship before you, O Lord, and shall glorify your name.
01.29.2012 11 Psalm 86:8-12 (ESV) 10 For you are great and do wondrous things; you alone are God.
01.29.2012 12 Psalm 86:8-12 (ESV) 11 Teach me your way, O LORD, that I may walk in your truth; unite my heart to fear your name.
01.29.2012 13 Psalm 86:8-12 (ESV) 12 I give thanks to you, O Lord my God, with my whole heart, and I will glorify your name forever.
01.29.2012 14 John 17:4 (ESV) 4 I glorified you on earth, having accomplished the work that you gave me to do.
01.29.2012 15 II.The Key Principles to Focus On: C. The _______: Expect Pain and Peace Promise
01.29.2012 16 Isaiah 14:12-15 (ESV) 12 “How you are fallen from heaven, O Day Star, son of Dawn! How you are cut down to the ground, you who laid the nations low!
01.29.2012 17 Isaiah 14:12-15 (ESV) 13 You said in your heart, ‘I will ascend to heaven; above the stars of God I will set my throne on high; I will sit on the mount of assembly in the far reaches of the north;
01.29.2012 18 Isaiah 14:12-15 (ESV) 14 I will ascend above the heights of the clouds; I will make myself like the Most High.’
01.29.2012 19 Isaiah 14:12-15 (ESV) 15 But you are brought down to Sheol, to the far reaches of the pit.
01.29.2012 20 Isaiah 42:8 (ESV) 8 I am the LORD; that is my name; my glory I give to no other, nor my praise to carved idols.
01.29.2012 21 Romans 8:28 (ESV) 28 And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.
01.29.2012 22 Romans 11:36 (ESV) 36 For from him and through him and to him are all things. To him be glory forever. Amen.
01.29.2012 23 III.The Key Pathways to Follow: A. The Pathway of __________ Redemption
01.29.2012 24 Ephesians 2:1-10 (ESV) 1 And you were dead in the trespasses and sins
01.29.2012 25 Ephesians 2:1-10 (ESV) 2 in which you once walked, following the course of this world, following the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that is now at work in the sons of disobedience—
01.29.2012 26 Ephesians 2:1-10 (ESV) 3 among whom we all once lived in the passions of our flesh, carrying out the desires of the body and the mind, and were by nature children of wrath, like the rest of mankind.
01.29.2012 27 Ephesians 2:1-10 (ESV) 4 But God, being rich in mercy, because of the great love with which he loved us,
01.29.2012 28 Ephesians 2:1-10 (ESV) 5 even when we were dead in our trespasses, made us alive together with Christ—by grace you have been saved—
01.29.2012 29 Ephesians 2:1-10 (ESV) 6 and raised us up with him and seated us with him in the heavenly places in Christ Jesus,
01.29.2012 30 Ephesians 2:1-10 (ESV) 7 so that in the coming ages he might show the immeasurable riches of his grace in kindness toward us in Christ Jesus.
01.29.2012 31 Ephesians 2:1-10 (ESV) 8 For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God,
01.29.2012 32 Ephesians 2:1-10 (ESV) 9 not a result of works, so that no one may boast.
01.29.2012 33 Ephesians 2:1-10 (ESV) 10 For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them.
01.29.2012 34 Ephesians 2:19-22 (ESV) 19 So then you are no longer strangers and aliens, but you are fellow citizens with the saints and members of the household of God,
01.29.2012 35 Ephesians 2:19-22 (ESV) 20 built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Christ Jesus himself being the cornerstone,
01.29.2012 36 Ephesians 2:19-22 (ESV) 21 in whom the whole structure, being joined together, grows into a holy temple in the Lord.
01.29.2012 37 Ephesians 2:19-22 (ESV) 22 In him you also are being built together into a dwelling place for God by the Spirit.
01.29.2012 38 Philippians 2:9-10 (ESV) 9 Therefore God has highly exalted him and bestowed on him the name that is above every name,
01.29.2012 39 Philippians 2:9-10 (ESV) 10 so that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, in heaven and on earth and under the earth,
01.29.2012 40 III.The Key Pathways to Follow: B. The Pathway of __________ Intention
01.29.2012 41 1 Corinthians 10:31 (ESV) 31 So, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.
01.29.2012 42 Philippians 1:21 (ESV) 21 For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.
01.29.2012 43 III.The Key Pathways to Follow: C. The Pathway of __________ Belief
01.29.2012 44 Romans 4:20 (ESV) 20 No unbelief made him waver concerning the promise of God, but he grew strong in his faith as he gave glory to God,
01.29.2012 45 1 Corinthians 10:13 (ESV) 13 No temptation has overtaken you that is not common to man. God is faithful, and he will not let you be tempted beyond your ability, but with the temptation he will also provide the way of escape, that you may be able to endure it.
01.29.2012 46 1 John 5:10 (ESV) 10 Whoever believes in the Son of God has the testimony in himself. Whoever does not believe God has made him a liar, because he has not believed in the testimony that God has borne concerning his Son.