Stewardship and Mission

2 Timothy 1.1-14

Main Idea: Overcome Fear & Fulfill Your Mission

  1. EMPOWER Your Spirit (7)

  2. BUILD ‘Spirit Refreshers’ Into Your Life (1-6)

  3. ACT Accordingly (Follow Through!) (8)

  4. FIND Your Alamo (9-12)

  5. MAKE Your Stand (13-14)

Stewardship and Fear pt2

1 Peter 3.8-18

  1. Get beyond negative motivations (5.2a)
  2. Cultivate a noble, positive passion (5.2b)
  3. Imitate those who demonstrate #1 and #2 (5.5)
  4. Practice humility (5.6)
  5. Allow humility to help you release control (5.7a)
  6. Act like God really cares (5.7b)
  7. Take the Devil’s tool from him (5.8-11)

Stewardship and Fear

1 Peter 5:1-11

Anxieties, Askings, and Jesus in the Storm

  1. Contemplate a Story
  2. Explore Three Kinds of Askings
  3. Master the Principles of Managing Fear (1 Peter 5.1-11)
    1. Get beyond negative motivations (5.2a)
    2. Cultivate a noble, positive passion (5.2b)

Stewardship and the Self

1 Thessalonians 5.1-24

  1. Implement the Basics (1 Thess. 5.4-22)
  2. Cooperate with God’s Goal (1 Thess. 5.23-24)
  3. Know Yourself (1 Thess. 5.23b)
  4. Ask the Right Questions (Genesis 3.9-11, 4.6-7)
    1. Where are you? (3.9)

    2. What do you most fear? (‘nakedness’) (3.10)

    3. Who/What made you feel naked? (3.11a)

    4. Why do you trust your own knowing more than God’s word? (3.11)

    5. Why are you angry? Is it REALLY righteous? (4.6)

    6. Why really discourages you? (4.6)

    7. What is your standard of acceptance? (4.7)

    8. Do you struggle with life’s apparent biases? (4.7)

    9. Do you understand what the real threat is? (4.7b)

       

The Intentional Christian

Romans 15.14-33

Bring Apostolic intent to your walk with God

  1. Affirm God’s INTENT to Restore His Image in People (15.14)
  2. Intend to Advance God’s Work (15.15-29)
  3. Pray with Noble INTENT (15.30-33)
  4. Empower People to Minister as Servant Leaders (16.1-2)
    1. Lead Relationally, not Systematically (16.3-16)
    2. Discern the Difference Between a Sheep and a Goat (16.17-19)
    3. Keep Confidence in the Church (16.20-27)

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Phoebe

Biblical Examples of This Phrase        

  1. Acts 20.17
  2. Romans 16.1-2
  3. Ephesians 5.23
  4. James 5.14
  5. Revelation 2.1
  6. Revelation 2.8
  7. Revelation 2.12
  8. Revelation 2.18
  9. Revelation 3.1
  10. Revelation 3.7
  11. Revelation 3.14

 

Early Christian Literature

  1. Ignatius, Trallians 2.3 (100 AD)
  2. Ignatius, Philadelphians 5.1
  3. Ignatius, Polycarp 1.1
  4. Shepherd of Hermas, Vision 2.2.6 (110-140 AD)
  5. Shepherd of Hermas, Vision 2.4.3
  6. Shepherd of Hermas, Vision 3.9.7
  7. Martyrdom of Polycarp 16.2 (155 AD)
  8. Martyrdom of Polycarp 19.2