THE ROADS CHURCH - NORRIS CITY & MT. CARMEL
UNDER CONSTRUCTION
Sunday Aug 18, 2019 - 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 10:45 AM
  • eRoads Family
    Sunday 10:45 AM
  • The Roads Church - Mt. Carmel, IL
    715 W 3rd St, Mt Carmel, IL 62863, USA
    Sunday 6:00 PM
3 applications of the “church”

Individually - “IN you” - ABILITY from God (His Goods)
Locally - “WITH you” - AVAILABILITY of His ability to serve others
Corporately - “BIGGER than you” - SUSTAINABILITY of our energy and efforts; The more we pour out the more gets poured in.
BUILDING HINDERANCES:

1) SELF-PROMOTION
One - ehad - Single, United, altogether

Language - saphah - Means of communicating using words or sounds

Speech - dabar - A word; unit of language that native speakers can identify with.
Build - banah - To make something by combining materials and parts

Ourselves - lo - preposition - To, for, towards, in regard to us

Make - asah - To manufacture or cause to become; advance

- Manufacture - Webster - To produce a product suitable for use according to an organized plan and with division of labor

Name - shem - Recognition, position, reputation, renown, fame
Selfish ambition - eritheia - Jealousy, rivalry; strive for personal success or advantage at any cost.
BUILDING HINDERANCES:

1) SELF-PROMOTION
2) SELF-PRESERVATION
Scattered - puwts - To break or dash in pieces; be dispersed apart
One - ehad - Single, United, altogether

Propose - zamam - To plan, consider, devise, imagine, plot, purpose, think

Withheld - batsar - To make inaccessible, impossible, incapable of occurring
Confuse - balal - To be mixed with, to pour upon, overflow

Understand - shama - To hear and give attention to attentively; obey

Scattered - puwts - To break or dash in pieces; be dispersed apart

Ceased - chadai - To be flabby, discontinue, lacking, idle, an end of activity
BUILDING HINDERANCES:

1) SELF-PROMOTION
2) SELF-PRESERVATION
3) SELF-SATISFACTION
Built - banah - To be restored; To be returned to a usable and functioning condition.

- Function - Webster - The action for which a person or thing is specially fitted or for which a thing exists

Time - eth - A suitable moment; proper time or opportunity
Ruins - chareb - Desolate, decay, lay waste
Consider - lebab - heart, mind, soul, spirit, self

Ways - derek - A road; a course of life or mode of action
Stirred up - uwr - To cause to be agitate, awakened, excited
Are you AVAILABLE for God’s use? Are you on the building crew? CREW UP!
APPLICATION:

What are you using the abilities God gave you to build?

Are you building to make a name for yourself or for God?

Are you trying to hold your life together by focusing on yourself?

How can you get involved to help build the house of God?

Will you allow the Spirit to stir up the gifts that are inside you again?

It’s time for the LORD’s house to be built in you, with you and bigger than you!

Could the areas of SELF-PROMOTION, SELF PRESERVATION OR SELF-SATISFACTION be hindering what God is trying to build in your life?

Are you a part of the CREW or are you a part of the CROWD?