Series: Heroes Of The Faith (1 of 2) by Stuart Briscoe

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NOTE: This sermon is part 1 and 2 of a 5 part sermon series. Two sermons outlines are included in this download.


Part 1: The Woman at the Well
Series: Heroes Of The Faith
Jill Briscoe
John 4:4-42

Christ came to seek and to save that which was lost. When we respond to Him, He comes to indwell us by His Spirit. He lives within to lend us His passion, give us His vision, and infuse a sense of mission into the very fabric of our lives. If Jesus Christ lives in you, it is His job to win souls.

I. The World Changer.

A. Vision. John 4:35 38

"Open your eyes and look at the fields! They are ripe for harvest." v. 35

B. Passion. John 4:32 34

"If you knew the gift of God and who it is that asks you for a drink, you would have asked Him and He would have given you living water." v. 10

C. Mission. John 4:39 42


Part 2: Gideon
Series: Heroes Of The Faith
Jill Briscoe
Judges 6:1-7:25

The story of Gideon illustrates the fact that God calls unlikely people to serve Him and uses unusual methods to achieve His objectives. This way people are reminded that in the end it is God-not man-who is in charge and whose purposes are worked out.

I. Gideon-Despondent. 6:1-13

A. A forgotten history.
1. They had been brought out of Egypt.

2. They had seen their enemies overthrown.

3. They had been given the land of promise.

4. They had forgotten their obligations to the Lord.

B. A desperate situation.
1. Their spiritual lives were in ruins.

2. Their land was in the hands of oppressors.

3. Their livelihood had practically vanished.

4. Their instinct was to call on the Lord for help.

C. A significant encounter.
1. Gideon is threshing wheat in a wine press.

2. Gideon is skeptical of the Lord's presence.
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