Pastor Dave Martin ~ Cross Creek Community Church ~ Feb 16, 2020
“God is love.” 1jn 4:8
You are Infinitely loved by God!
Jeremiah 31:3 “… I have loved you with an everlasting love; I have drawn you with loving-kindness.” John 3:16 16 “For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.” Psalm 86:5 5 You are forgiving and good, O Lord, abounding in love to all who call to you.
You are not an accident.
You are uniquely created.
You are made to last forever.
Because of these truths, CHOOSE A…
LIFE changed by Christ.
2 Corinthians 5:17 17 When someone becomes a Christian, he becomes a brand new person inside. He is not the same anymore. A new life has begun!
1 John 5:11-13 11 And this is the testimony: God has given us eternal life, and this life is in his Son. 12 He who has the Son has life; he who does not have the Son of God does not have life. 13 I write these things to you who believe in the name of the Son of God so that you may know that you have eternal life.
LIFE group to grow.
Romans 12:2 2 Don’t copy the behavior and customs of this world, but let God transform you into a new person by changing the way you think. Then you will learn to know God’s will for you, which is good and pleasing and perfect.
Colossians 1:10 10 And we pray this in order that you may live a life worthy of the Lord and may please him in every way: bearing fruit in every good work, growing in the knowledge of God,
LIFE community in church.
Hebrews 10:25 25 Some people have gotten out of the habit of meeting for worship, but we must not do that. We should keep on encouraging each other, especially since you know that the day of the Lord’s coming is getting closer.
LIFE mission to the world.
Matthew 5:14-16 14 You are the world’s light—a city on a hill, glowing in the night for all to see. 15 Don’t hide your light! 16 Let it shine for all; let your good deeds glow for all to see, so that they will praise your heavenly Father.
Ephesians 5:1-2 1 Be imitators of God, therefore, as dearly loved children 2 and live a life of love, just as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us as a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God.