THIS SUNDAY @ LIFEPOINTE
WELCOME - SERMON NOTES BELOW
Thank you for joining us today, online or in person. See the possible sermon/attender notes below (if guests provide them). If you are online please let us know that you are watching by filling out the Attendance Online Notebook form. If you are here in person, please fill in the physical Attendance Notebooks that will be coming down your row. We are praying for for you to have an extraordinary experience today with the REAL JESUS and the POWER OF REDEMPTION!
ATTENDANCE ONLINE NOTEBOOK
Let us know that you are online today. It is our joy to connect. If you have a prayer request or comment, please let us know. We would be honored to join you in prayer!
KINGS AND KINGDOMS
Why do bad things happen to good people? If God is loving, why is human suffering possible? Does the weight of a great life fall on God’s sovereign control, or are there human factors involved too? In this preaching series, KINGS AND KINGDOMS, we will explore how God has delegated to individual believers a kingship, with responsibility to understand the principles that make the kingdom thrive. We will learn how to engage spiritual authority, how to defuse the emotional shame that drives a king to live like an indigent, and ultimately how to live like God’s royal people. If you have ever had questions of why “God let this happen,” you will find nurture, freedom and a deep sense of security from this series.
TODAY’S SERMON NOTES
ROMANS 5:17 AMP For if because of one man’s trespass (Adam’s original lapse, offense) death reigned through that one, much more surely will those who receive [God’s] overflowing GRACE (unmerited favor) and the free GIFT OF RIGHTEOUSNESS [putting them into right standing with Himself] REIGN AS KINGS IN LIFE through the one Man Jesus Christ (the Messiah, the Anointed One).
CONSIDER THE QUESTION:
If God delegated His rule on earth to His people,
and His people are delinquent to those responsibilities,
how much pain and sorrow have we unduly endured?
How much of our understanding of God has been skewed?
WHAT IS SPIRITUAL AUTHORITY?
The responsibility to rightfully govern and enforce justice.
WHAT DO WE HAVE AUTHORITY OVER?
Ask the question, “What did Jesus demonstrate authority over?”
SICKNESS & DISEASE
NATURAL RESOURCES (BREAD, FISH, WINE, FINANCES)
INANIMATE OJBECTS (FIG TREE)
PHYSICAL THREATS (TERROR, NATURAL DISASTERS)
ANYTHING WE ARE REDEEMED FROM (DUET 28)
God’s Practical Sovereignty (Sept 8)
The Origins of Evil (Sept 15)
The Nature of Process Laws (Sept 22)
Activating Spiritual Authority (Sept 29)
MOVING FORWARD THIS WEEK
WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO DO WITH THIS?
HOW WILL YOU USE IT TO HELP/SERVE OTHERS?