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Surrender: Whose Name Is On Your Pink Slip? (2 of 10)
Series: Mind Games
Pastor Chris Brown
Why surrendering isn't a bad plan:
Luke 5:1-11, Mark 8:31-37, John 21:15-22, 1 John 4:7-21
• Surrender starts when we realize who we are and who God is
• The act of surrender is defined by who we surrender to
• The hardest thing about surrendering is no longer being in charge
• The best thing about surrendering is no longer being in charge
Romans 12:1-2, Galatians 2:20
• Surrender is a daily mindset, not a one-time decision
• Surrender is surrender, not a treaty
How do we surrender?
Matthew 6:9-13, 25:14-30, 26:39-44
1. Have a mindset that it's God's Kingdom, not ours
2. Daily ask "How would God want me to manage his life?"
3. Realize one day he will ask me the same question
TAKING IT HOME
Looking back at "Surrender: Whose name is on your pink slip?", what's one way you could more effectively surrender to God on a daily basis?
Growth Group Homework
GETTING TO KNOW YOU
1. When it comes to music we liked in our past, most of us have a few songs or artists we'd be embarrassed to tell people we still listen to (think Bee Gees, MC Hammer or *NSync). What are some of your favorite musicians or music groups from junior high or high school that would fall into this category?
2. What did you think when you heard Chris say, "the hardest thing about surrendering is no longer being in charge" and "the best thing about surrendering is no longer being in charge"?
3. Looking back at your notes from this week's teaching, was there anything that particularly caught your attention, challenged ...
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