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Titus | The Blueprint for Christ's Church - Part 6: Do Good in the Spirit to Make Heaven Appear

Titus | The Blueprint for Christ's Church - Part 6: Do Good in the Spirit to Make Heaven Appear

Locations & Times

Good Shepherd Community Church

28986 SE Haley Rd, Boring, OR 97009, USA

Saturday 5:00 PM

Sunday 5:00 AM

Sunday 10:45 AM

Big Idea:
Do good in the power of the Holy Spirit to make heaven appear on earth!
1. The What, How and Why
a. What: Do good!
i. “…be ready for every good work…” (3:1)
ii. “…devote themselves to good works…” (3:8)
b. How: In the power of the Holy Spirit
i. “…by the washing of regeneration and renewal of the Holy Spirit…” (3:5)
ii. “…by his grace…” (3:7)
c. Why: To make heaven appear on earth!
i. “…to show perfect courtesy…” (3:2)
ii. “…the goodness and loving kindness of God our savior appeared…” (3:4)
iii. “…heirs according to the hope of eternal life.” (3:7)
2. The Problem, Solution, Promise and Process - Titus 3:3-7
a. The Problem: Sin and separation from God
b. The Solution: The goodness, kindness, and mercy of God appeared
c. The Promise: Heaven on earth!
d. The Process: Regeneration and renewal of the Holy Spirit
3. Do good in the power of the Holy Spirit to make heaven appear on earth!
a. Do good!
i. What will we do in heaven?
ii. Submit to authority
iii. Be obedient
iv. Speak evil of no one
v. Avoid quarreling
vi. Be gentle
vii. Show perfect courtesy toward all people
b. In the power of the Holy Spirit
c. To make heaven appear on earth!
"Next Steps" Takeaways:
With God:
- Ask God to reveal an area of your life where you are not trusting and obeying Him like you will in heaven.
- Repent and receive His forgiveness.Identify a promise you can believe to be renewed by the Holy Spirit in this area.
"Next Steps" Takeaways:
With Others:
- If you have unresolved quarrels with anyone, be reconciled to them and stop quarreling. There won’t be quarrels in heaven.
- Show the goodness, kindness and mercy of God to a fellow believer this week.
"Next Steps" Takeaways:
On Mission:
- Show honor and respect to an authority figure in your life this week.
- Show the goodness, kindness and mercy of God to an unbelieving friend or family member this week.

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