I. The Boyhood Home of Jesus - Luke 2:41-53
A. The only scene
B. A summary statement
II. The Boyhood Home of Timothy - 2 Timothy 3:14-15
III. The Importance
This morning’s message is the last in the series that Pastor Steve and Pastor Mary have been doing with regard to our Mission Statement and Values.
Our Mission Statement is:
To glorify God by being disciples who make disciples of Jesus Christ.
Our Values are that we are a people called to…
KNOW the Word through worship and study,
LIVE the Word at home and in the community,
SHARE the Word through service and mission.
Today, Pastor Mary will be focusing on our third value, Share the Word through service and mission. We are commanded to serve the Lord as ambassadors. What is an ambassador? What are the responsibilities and qualifications of someone who serves as an ambassador? How can I be effective in my role as a representative of my King Jesus?
I. A Basis for Love - Philippians 2:1
A. If any encouragement from being united with Christ
B. If any comfort from his love
C. If any fellowship with the Spirit
D. If any tenderness and compassion
II. A Diversity of Love - Philippians 2:2
A. Being like-minded
B. Having the same love
C. Being one in spirit
D. Being one in purpose
III. Safeguards of Love - Philippians 2:3-4
A. Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit
B. Each of you should not look only to your own interests
IV. A Challenge