First United Methodist Church | Bakersfield
RESURRECTION POWER: NEW DIRECTIONS
Sermon Notes and Announcements for May 24, 2020 | Sunday after Ascension Acts 15:36-41 and Ephesians 4:25-27, 30-32
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  • First United Methodist Church Campus
    4600 Stockdale Hwy, Bakersfield, CA 93309, USA
    Sunday 7:22 AM
In Paul and Barnabas, we have an ______ of what Christian community really means. Read Acts 1:1-2.
Dynamic Duo
Paul and Barnabas were the dynamic duo of Christian _________. Read Acts 4:36.
Read Acts 9:27
Read Acts 11:25-30
The church in Antioch commissioned Paul and Barnabas to go out as _________.
Read Acts 13:1-4
Sad Parting
And there occurred such a sharp disagreement that they separated from one another,” Acts 15:39.
When you put passionate and compassionate people together there will be ________.
Forgive and Forget
“…forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us…” Forgiving is almost always an act of ________.
For they shall all know me, from the least of them to the greatest,” declares the Lord. “For I will forgive their iniquity, and I will remember their sin no more,” Jeremiah 31:34.
What the Bible means is to choose not to bring to ________.
We can choose not to __________ the forgiven sin.
Faith says, “Regardless of how I feel about it, I will seek restoration and _______________.”
New Directions

If we are in tune with ______, _____ become secondary to His design.
Leave room for the ________ to direct even as you pursue your goals.
Only Luke is with me . . . GET MARK and bring him with you, because he is useful to me in my ministry,”
2 Timothy 4:9-11.
What really matters to you? Here’s St. Paul again . . .

One thing I do, forgetting what is behind I press on toward that which is ahead,” Philippians 3:13

LET US KNOW YOU WERE HERE

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VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL

This year another thing that will be different is VBS. It WILL be June 15-19, AND it will be at home this year. Click on the link below to find out more!

https://www.fumcbakersfield.org/vbs.html

GIVING

If you financially support FUMC with tithes and offerings, thank you! In the midst of this uncertainty, we appreciate your support! Please give via the church website, text to give at 661-535-1115, or mail it to the church at 4600 Stockdale Hwy, Bakersfield, CA 93309. 

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