Eternal Perspective that Leads to Abundant Service (2 of 3) by Johnny Hunt
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INTRODUCTION: ''The 2 most important days of our life is the day we were born and the day we realize why.'' Mark Twain
It was said that one day Napoleon printed out a map of China and said, ''There lies a sleeping giant. If it ever wakes up it will shake the world.''
Here, at First Baptist Church Woodstock, there is a sleeping giant. If everyone who comes here served here, what kind of enormous, spiritual nuclear reaction would we see in our community, Metro Atlanta, and the nations (world)?
ETERNAL PERSPECTIVE CHALLENGES
1 Corinthians 3:9-11
''For we are God's fellow workers; you are God's field, you are God's building. According to the grace of God which was given to me, as a wise master builder I have laid the foundation, and another builds on it. But let each one take heed how he builds on it. For no other foundation can anyone lay than that which is laid, which is Jesus Christ.''
In My Service
''Having then gifts differing according to the grace that is given to us, let us use them.''
Disposal for use
B. In My Sacrifices
The act of offering to a deity something precious. The act of giving up something that you want to keep especially in order to get or do something else or to help someone.
Randy Alcorn, ''He who lays up treasures on earth spends his life backing away from his treasures. To him, death is loss. He who lays up treasures in heaven looks forward to eternity; he’s moving daily toward his treasures. To him, death is gain.''
II. ETERNAL PERSPECTIVE CLARIFIES
1 Corinthians 3:12-15
''Now if anyone builds on this foundation with gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, straw, each one's work will become clear; for the Day will declare it, because it will be revealed by fire; and the fire will test each one's work, of what sort it is. If anyone's work which he has built on it endures, he will recei ...
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