1/29/17,Pastor Stan Candler
Review: what do we need to do to change. Grow up.
— Acknowledging the truth
— Actually choosing to change
— Asking for support
1. The Power of Your
A. Mark 8:35
— Being in a positive life changing going force in someone’s life is one of life’s greatest joy’s.
— Does your life count?
B. 1 Thess 5:11
— Being an encourager is simply being obedient to God.
— What this world needs most is relentless encouragers.
C. 1 Cor 13:1-3
— Being willing with the right kind of heart. Encourage because you love them.
2. The Power of Your
A. Proverbs 18:21
— We live in a God forsaken world that is overwhelmed by negativity.
— We are killing people mentally and emotionally with our words. We wield them like daggers of death.
— But we can choose to speak life. We can choose to be encouragers. You can do it.
B. Ephesians 4:29
— Have a ministry of grace by speaking life.
C. Matthew 12:33-35
— What’s in the well comes up in the bucket.
3. The Power of Your
A. John 14:16-17
— We are accountability people. Encouragers are to be helpers.
— The Holy Spirit uses other followers of Christ to encourage.
B. Proverbs 27:17
— We all have blind spots in our lives.
— We need others to warn us about what we can’t see.
— Sometimes your warnings will be taken as a rebuke, but they are really redemption.
C. Hebrews 3:13
— Day after day: Relentless.
— Those are the people that make a difference