I'm In | Wk 4


Sermon Notes


1 | God loves you. With God all things are possible, and nothing is impossible with God.


Jesus looked at them and said, “With man this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.”

Matthew 19.26 NIV

 

For nothing is impossible with God.

Luke 1.37 NIV

 

He who was seated on the throne said, “I am making everything new!

Revelation 21.5 NIV

 


2 | God uses us to change the world, and as we change His world, He changes our world.


For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.

Jeremiah 29.11 NIV

But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.

Acts 1.8 NIV

For the eyes of the LORD range throughout the earth to strengthen those whose hearts are fully committed to him.

2 Chronicles 16.9 NIV


3 | Someone sacrificed for you to knowJesus, and we get to sacrifice and pay it forward.


As the Father has loved me, so have I loved you. Now remain in my love. If you obey my commands, you will remain in my love, just as I have obeyed my Father’s commands and remain in his love. I have told you this so that my joy may be in you and that your joy may be complete. My command is this: Love each other as I have loved you. Greater love has no one than this, that he lay down his life for his friends.

John 15.9–14 NIV

 

Do not offer the parts of your body to sin, as instruments of wickedness, but rather offer yourselves to God, as those who have been brought from death to life; and offer the parts of your body to him as instruments of righteousness.

Romans 6.12–13 NIV


4 | The definition of love is sacrifice. Will you sacrifice for Jesus and pay it forward?


For whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for me will save it.

Luke 9.24–25 NIV

Honor the LORD with your wealth, with the firstfruits of all your crops; then your barns will be filled to overflowing, and your vats will brim over with new wine.

Proverbs 3.9–10 NIV


Action Steps:

  • Where do you want to see God move in your life, and what is your part in making this happen? 
  • How is God calling you to sacrifice in your life financially?
  • Where else do you think God is calling you in your life to sacrifice?