The Turning Point
2 Chronicles 7:14
C.I.T.: When we do what God asks it will become a point at which change can occur in the life of the believer.
C.I.S.: God wants us to rely on Him and the only way we can do that is to turn to Him.
Specific Objective: That the congregation would be willing to make the changes necessary in their lives to allow God to take control.
Major Objective: Repentance--to lead people to turn away from self and to receive the blessings of God.
Introduction: Greg Gagne is considered to a strong leader and a good shortstop for the Los Angeles Dodgers. He was not always considered to be a good team leader. When he played for the Minnesota Twins, he was known a problem player. He caused dissension on the team and put others down. He at one time called one of his fellow players, Gary Gaietti, a wimp for being a Christian. In 1990, something big happened in the life of Greg Gagne; he became a Christian. That next season the Minnesota Twins defeated what was considered a superior Atlanta Braves team in the World Series. That season Gagne was known for his leadership on and off the field. Gagne's conversion became a Turning Point in his life, and made him a better person on and off the field.
As a Christian one must come to a Turning Point in our life. See Turning Point in the dictionary is defined as, "A point in time at which a decisive change occurs."(Webster New World Dictionary.)
T.S.: 2 Chronicles 7:14 is one of those points in the life of a Christian.
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