Standing In The Gap (15 of 47) by Larry Osborne

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Standing In The Gap (15 of 47)
Series: The Genesis Project
Dr. Larry Osborne
Genesis 18:1-33

The Story
Some Things To Note:

(1) Jesus before "Jesus"
Genesis 18:1/ Colossians 1:15-20/ Genesis 1:26

(2) God's plans are usually revealed one step at a time
Genesis 18:2-15/ 12:1-4/ 12:6-7/ 13:14-18/ 15:1-21/ 17:1-23/ Proverbs 4:18-19

(3) Prayer changes things
Genesis 18:16-33/ Luke 11:5-10 and 18:1-8

(4) God takes no pleasure in the death of the wicked
Ezekiel 33:11/ 2 Peter 3:7-10

Standing In The Gap
Why It Matters and How To Do It Well

NO MAN IS AN ISLAND

(1) My sin impacts others
Joshua 7-9/ Exodus 20:4-5/ 1 Corinthians 5:1-6/ Ezekiel 18:1-32

(2) My righteousness can protect others
Proverbs 14:26 and 1 Corinthians 7:14-16/ Genesis 18:20-32 and Jeremiah 29:4-7
Ezekiel 22:23-31/ Psalm 106:19-23

HOW TO STAND IN THE GAP

(1) Live Righteously (Do the right thing)
Matthew 22:36-40 and Micah 6:8/ 1 Peter 3:8-12

(2) Pray (The prayer of a righteous man accomplishes much)
1 Peter 3:12/ James 5:16


Growth Group Homework

GETTING TO KNOW YOU
1. If you had to wear a fashion style from the past for one week without fear of ridicule, which would you choose? (It can't be a style you already wear now.)


Western
Renaissance
Hip-Hop
Grunge
Greaser
1920s
Hippie
1980s
Other:
Disco
Hipster

2. Larry talked about the importance of the influence we have in the lives of others. Take a moment and think about a few people that have had a positive influence in your life. What was it about them that caused this influence?


What consequences have you had to live with that came as a result of someone else's bad or sinful decisions that have affected you?


3. Looking back at your notes from this week's teaching, was there anything ...


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