"Seek Ye First"
Introduction: Seek ye first-Three great words by Jesus! (These words indicate bold priorities)
Priority-precedence in order, rank, priority, be prior, to precede all!
Bold-daring, brave, courageous
*to seek God first you must have bold priorities. You will have to place God
first in your life. It will be daring and courageous to follow God.
what has been the cause of spiritual success in thig churn?h Bold priorities!
1. YOUR BOLD RELATIONSHIP TO THE HOLY SCRIPTURE.
Exp: When Bible is our sourcebook then all in the church and in our lives makes sense.
App: Preach the Word, teach the word, believe the word, live the word of God
2. YOUR BOLD RELATIONSHIP TO JESUS CHRIST.
Exp: Individually walking with God daily.
Spending time with God in a quiet time (Word and Prayer)
Churches do God's will when Christians walk with God.
App: Are you having a quiet time with God everyday?
3- YOUR BOLD RELATIONSHIP TO CGHRIST' S. PU-RPOSE IN THIS WORLD.-
Exp: Evangelism or redemptive purpose in the world
Ministry to persons demonstrating the love of God and total acceptance of all people
App: Are we doing this as a church?
*This past year through our crusade, VBS, and weekly ministries over 175 people
have prayed to receive Jesus as Savior and Lord.
*This past year since October 1 we have baptized over 80 people and another 33 have
havecome by letter or statement into this church.
*In the last 21 to 3 years we have baptized almost 200 people.
*In the last year we have begun a ministry to the Vietnamese people of Palacios.
On Wednesday evenings we teach them the Bible and English.
*This coming Wednesday evening you will have t ...
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