Sermon Outline, October 30, 2016, “The Recipe”
The First Step is Notice.
~ Matthew 9:36 Seeing the people, He felt compassion for them, because they were distressed and dispirited like sheep without a shepherd.
Notice People’s Need for Salvation.
~ Philippians 2:4 do not merely look out for your own personal interests, but also for the interests of others.
~ I Corinthians 9:22 To the weak I became weak, that I might win the weak; I have become all things to all men, so that I may by all means save some.
The Second Step is Obey.
Obey the Clear will of the Lord.
~ II Peter 3:9 The Lord is not slow about His promise, as some count slowness, but is patient toward you, not wishing for any to perish but for all to come to repentance.
~ I Timothy 2:3-4 This is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Savior, 4 who desires all men to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth.
Obey the Direct will of the Lord.
~ Matthew 28:19-20 Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit, 20 teaching them to observe all that I commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age.”
~ Mark 16:15 And He said to them, “Go into all the world and preach the gospel to all creation.
~ Acts 1:8 but you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you shall be My witnesses both in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and even to the remotest part of the earth.”
The Third Step is Work.
~ I Thessalonians 5:17 pray without ceasing;
~ Ephesians 6:18 With all prayer and petition pray at all times in the Spirit, and with this in view, be on the alert with all perseverance and petition for all the saints,
~ Ephesians 5:15 Therefore be careful how you walk, not as unwise men but as wise,
~ Matthew 24:36 “But of that day and hour no one knows, not even the angels of heaven, nor the Son, but the Father alone.