God's Purpose by Miles Seaborn
Matt. 22:37-40, Matt. 28:19-20, Eph. 2:8-10
INTRO. "Thaw the Chicken"
Who Am I? -Deacon Daddy-Soul winning Mom
Great Missionary church - OBU/SWBTS - Foreign
Missionary - retired pastor, 29 years - Birchman
Married 49 years - 14 grandkids - one great
Denomination - 1st VP President SB of Texas,
Chairman of Trustees SWBTS. In 1973 IBYC Area
Director. Helped write Men's Manuel #2. The
rebuilders guide. 3000 through our church -
One of life's greatest dangers - To lose sight of
God's purpose in our lives - Paul said Phil. 3:12
"This one thing I do" - Col. 3 "Set your hearts
on things above."
"Let not your good be evil spoken of" - Keeping
the main thing the main thing.
Our Individual lives/our Families/ our Church
1. Individual - To know Christ (born
again) grow like him.
2. Family - To Nurture, Train & Equip.
3. Church - Be a spiritual family for
God's forever children. Share the gospel
with a lost world.
Individual created in heaven/conception -
sperm/egg - life.
Womb - Protection - Provision - Projection.
Baby/body - work together.
Early - Abortion - destruction Baby
Delayed - Danger to mothers - fullness of
Work together -
Family a womb for children - Protection
Provision - Projection (child leaves home)
Projection - Marriage - Ministry - Family/child
Church - Worship God, help one another - share
gospel. Act - didn't reach out, persecution
Christ then out! Lose purpose - make an Idol of
Trusting people/position/possession to do for me
what only God can do.
Let there be real harmony so that there won't be
splits in the church. "Be of one mind, united in
thought and purpose." I Cor. 1:10 - 2B
Great Commandment - Great Commission
Matt. 22:37-40 Matt. 28:19-20
A great commitment to the Great Commandment and the
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