THE ROADS CHURCH
IN CASE OF A POWER OUTAGE
Part #3
Locations & Times
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  • The Roads Church - NC
    583 US-45, Norris City, IL 62869, USA
    Sunday 9:00 AM, Sunday 10:46 AM
  • The Roads Church Online
    Sunday 10:45 AM
Benjamin Franklin - “Hope is an essential constituent of human life.”


Napoleon Bonaparte - “Leaders are dealers in hope!”
Knowledge - epignosis - Coming to understand as true and valid; a personal recognition or acquaintance that necessitates a reaction.
Wisdom - sophia - Capacity (aptitude, skill) to understand and act wisely

Wisdom is the answers or solutions/ the "know how".
Revelation - apokalypsis - To uncover, disclose, make fully known. Communication

Revelation is God “telling” us or “showing” us something we didn’t know!
Eyes - ophthalmos - Vision, Sight; The capacity to understand or come to perceive

Understanding - dianoia - Deep thought; the faculty of the mind, understanding and imagination

Enlightened - photizo - To shine light, brighten up, bring to light, make known.
Know - oida - Fullness of knowledge; Connected by relationship; family
KNOW 3 THINGS:
1) Hope of His calling
2) Riches of the glory of His inheritance in the saints
3) Exceeding greatness of His power toward us who believe
1) Hope of His calling

Hope - elpis - To look forward with confident expectation and anticipation.

Calling - klesis - An invitation, summons; to urgently invite someone to accept responsibilities for a particular task, implying a new relationship to the one who does the calling

God is inviting us to show up with expectation and anticipation to experience what He has ahead for us.
We have two standing invitations:

Enemy - To look back with guilt and regret and quit
Jesus - To keep showing up and look forward w/ expectation & anticipation!
Summons - Issued by a judge on behalf of a person making a claim for what they are legally entitled to.
APPLICATION:
How can I increase my capacity (wisdom) in every area of my life?
What areas of my life am I using my own wisdom instead of God's?
How can I increase my communication (revelation) with Jesus?

DO YOU KNOW:

1) The hope of His calling?
- Are you answering His invitation? Are you “showing up?”
- Do you have a case? Are you presenting your case? The hope of His calling?