THE ROADS CHURCH - NORRIS CITY & MT. CARMEL
ACCEPT OR DECLINE
Sunday Mar 08, 2020
Locations & Times
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  • The Roads Church - NC
    583 US-45, Norris City, IL 62869, USA
    Domingo 9:00 AM, Domingo 10:45 AM
  • eRoads Family
    Domingo 10:45 AM
  • The Roads Church - Mt. Carmel, IL
    715 W 3rd St, Mt Carmel, IL 62863, USA
    Domingo 6:00 PM
Reminded of 3 things:

1) Gift OF God
2) Calling BY God
3) Purpose FOR God
Gift - charisma - Divine gratuity, spiritual endowment given graciously and generously.

“OF” God - Speaks of origin; gift with supernatural origins
Use - Webster - To put into action or service: to expend or consume by putting to use —often used with up

When your gift is not being used there is a GAP!
Stir up - anazopureo - Fresh life, reactivate, light up again, rekindle, fan a flame

87% of people in church don't know what their gift is
Forbes - “70% of people hate their jobs.”
Workmanship - poiema - Object of creation, brought into existence by someone, something made
Do it Heartily – Two Greek words:

Ek – origin, source, out of
Psuche – greek word used for life, spirit; Inner self

Who I am is not “OF” what I do but what I do is “OF” who I am!
Where’s Your Green?

Passion - What are you passionate about?
Talent - What are you good at?
Need - What need can you meet?


Core Value - We Pursue Our Green - We Live From and For His Purpose!
Reminded of 3 things:

1) Gift OF God
2) Calling BY God
3) Purpose FOR God
Purpose - prothesis - To plan in advance, anticipated outcome that guides planned actions
Reminded of 3 things:

1) Gift OF God
2) Calling BY God
3) Purpose FOR God
Saved - What He did for me
Called - Invitation to accept His offer to do something for Him through me.

100% involuntary in origination and yet 100% voluntary in participation

Calling - klesis - An invitation or summons by authority to be present or participate
Two things about the calling (invitation) of God:
1) Lacks Details - You don’t know where it will take you
Two things about the calling (invitation) of God:
1) Lacks Details - You don’t know where it will take you
2) Lacks Comfort - It will be bigger than what you think you can handle
Gifts - charisma - Divine gratuity, spiritual endowment given graciously and generously.

Calling - klesis - An invitation or summons to be present or participate

Irrevocable - ametameletos - Not feeling regret or sorry about; not wishing that it would be any different
Partaker - metochos - A partner in an activity of common interest where all parties benefit.
Remind of 3 things:

We have a Gift OF God given to us to use to serve others with
We have a Calling BY God and invitation to fulfill an assignment
We have a Purpose FOR God that is BIGGER than ourselves
APPLICATION:

Are you using your gift to fill a gap?

Are you walking in the works God created for you?

Are you living from what is in you or for what is outside of you?

Are you answering the call to live for His purpose?

Do you feel like the “gaps” in your life are too big to overcome?