- Lay ahold of it
TO EMBRACE ALL THAT GOD HAS FOR YOU THIS YEAR WE NEED TO LET THE PAST GO!
Forgetting the former thing-do not dwell on the past
Primary Focus is: To Obey.....
"Obedience is the key to walking with God."
"Discipleship is my day by day life, not my expository preaching."
Its how I live more than what I say.
A disciple is a person living christ 24/7 (public & private)
A disciple is a fully devoted follower of Jesus Christ!
A disciple loves serving Jesus. (faith without works is dead)
A disciple understands the importance of human connection.
'Life' is discipleship...a key aspect of our life is this word 'Koinonia'
The New Testament model of nurture & care...
- for growing in God
- For relationship building
- For team building
- Koinonia (to give out of yourself)
- It's changing the focus of self... to
How can I bless the Kingdom by blessing others? 'Blessed to be a blessing!'
- Koinonia is Kingdom focused!
- Not just hanging out!
- ITS missional in purpose.
Koinonia is a Greek word that occurs 20 times in the Bible.
Koinonia’s primary meaning is “fellowship, sharing in common, communion.”
"Our Koinonia with each other is based on our common Koinonia with Jesus Christ."
Romans 12:10 Devoted to one another honour one another, live in harmony with one another.
(Romans 12:16; 1 Peter 3:8), Accept one another!
(Romans 15:7), Serve one another in love!
(Galatians 5:13), Be kind and compassionate to one another!
(Ephesians 4:32), Admonish one another!
(Colossians 3:16), Encourage one another!
(1 Thessalonians 5:11; Hebrews 3:13), Spur one another on toward love and good deeds!
(Hebrews 10:24), Offer hospitality!