Step Up! The Challenge is On!

Sep 09, 2018 | Cliff Hines

STEP UP! The Challenge is On- SERVE 09/09/18

Step up! The Challenge is On! 


Text:  1 Peter 4:10-11, John 10:11-18, John 21:15-17


What do we have to offer?(1 Peter 4:10a)

God has given each of us spiritual gifts.

We need to recognize and exercise our spiritual gifts. (Romans 12:6-8)

How should we use our spiritual gifts?(1 Peter 4:10b)

We should use our spiritual gifts to serve one another.

“use your freedom to serve one another in love.” (Galatians 5:13)

Why should we serve?(1 Peter 4:11)

Serving brings glory to God.

“Do it with all the strength and energythat God supplies.” (v.11)

We can do more together when we serve together. (Luke 10:2)

Pareto Principle- roughly 80 percent of the effects come from 20 percent of the causes.

 Owner vs Renter Mentality (John 10:11-18)

Investing vs  Consuming

Permanent vs Temporary

Commitment vs Short- sighted

“Our” vs “Your”

Accepts responsibility vs Reject responsibility

Focuses on shared purpose vs Inwardly focused 

 Christ left us an example to follow(1 Peter 2:21).


NEXT Meeting – will help you serve in your area of giftedness.

 Jesus sets the model of sacrificial service to the church. (John 21:15-17)

The Challenge is this if you are saved, are you willing to take care of the Lord’s sheepby using your spiritual gifts to serve the church well?

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Five words that will transform your life and our church: honor, serve, share, lead, and give.

1 Corinthians 15:58, “Always work enthusiastically for the Lord, for you know that nothing you do for the Lord is ever useless.”

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