The Bread of Wholeness
1 Corinthians 11:23-32
That is the thought I believe the Lord wants each of us to know this morning . . . He has called each of to come to His table. In Luke 22:15, Jesus said to His disciples, "I have eagerly desired to eat this Passover with you . . . "
He invites us to be with Him, to experience His love, provision, comfort, strength, favor, blessing, guidance. and wholeness . . . at this table.
He wants us to leave this table stronger, more hopeful, filled with His love, comforted, healed, forgiven.
He wants to minister to you!
What am I trying to say?
He wants to help you to completeness! - Wholeness!
After all holiness is really wholeness!
48 Be perfect (holy), therefore, as your heavenly Father is perfect(holy).(NIV)
1 Pet 1:15-16
15 But just as he who called you is holy, so be holy in all you do;
16 for it is written: "Be holy, because I am holy."(NIV)
In Creation God made a perfect world
Then the Fall brought about awful consequences!
Let us recognize the brokenness of our lives!
• Spiritual - Brokeness
Sin – Missing the mark!
We were separated from God and Dead!
As a result!
• Emotional – Brokenenss
"He came to heal the broken hearted!"
Baggage of life
• Wounding of our early lives!
Self – esteem , value, worth
This causes us to find value and worth in what we do instead of who we are!
This causes us to perform for others approval!
This cause us to seek for love from illicit relationships and end up with disappointment after disappointment.
Self Destructive conversations
I am worthless
I am bad
I will not make it in life
• Wounding of life's bad experiences!
Being hurt by others
Lack of trust
Anxiety - Worry
Loss of intimacy
Being hurt by our own bad decisions
Limitations in our thinking!
Reactions to circumstances
• Wou ...
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