A Shepherd's Desire For His People
August 12, 2007
I wish to see our people hear from God, follow Him, and that I may attempt to help them succeed in their calling.
DNA OF FBCW
1. WORSHIP GOD - WORSHIP
Matthew 22:36-38, "'Teacher, which is the great commandment in the law?' Jesus said to him, 'You shall love the LORD your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind.' This is the first and great commandment."
2. LOVE OTHERS - BIBLE STUDY
Matthew 22:39-40, "And the second is like it: 'You shall love your neighbor as yourself.' On these two commandments hang all the Law and the Prophets."
3. SERVE GOD.
Matthew 20:26-28, "Yet it shall not be so among you; but whoever desires to become great among you, let him be your servant. And whoever desires to be first among you, let him be your slave — just as the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give His life a ransom for many."
a. FAMILY - John 1:40-42, "One of the two who heard John speak, and followed Him, was Andrew, Simon Peter's brother. He first found his own brother Simon, and said to him, ‘We have found the Messiah'(which is translated, the Christ). And he brought him to Jesus. Now when Jesus looked at him, He said, ‘You are Simon the son of Jonah. You shall be called Cephas' (which is translated, A Stone).
b. FRIENDS - John 1:45-46, "Philip found Nathanael and said to him, ‘We have found Him of whom Moses in the law, and also the prophets, wrote — Jesus of Nazareth, the son of Joseph.' And Nathanael said to him, ‘Can anything good come out of Nazareth?' Philip said to him, ‘Come and see.'"
c. ASSOCIATES and NEIGHBORS - John 4:28-30, "The woman then left her waterpot, went her way into the city, and said to the men, ‘Come, see a Man who told me all things that I ever did. Could this be the Christ?' Then they went out of the city an ...
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