(Leading People to a Better Place)
August 11th – 14th, 2016
John Elmer, Lead Pastor
- Leadership has high expectations.
Here is a trustworthy saying: Whoever aspires to be an overseer desires a noble task. Now the overseer is to be above reproach . . .
1 Timothy 3:1-2a *p. 1193
Jesus replied, “Blessed are you, Simon son of Jonah, for this was not revealed to you by flesh and blood, but by my Father in heaven. And I tell you that you are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church . . .”
Matthew 16:17-18a p. 983
- We often mess up.
So I find this law at work: Although I want to do good, evil is right there with me.
Romans 7:21 p. 1132
But he denied it. “Woman, I don’t know him,” he said.”
Luke 22:57 p. 1058
- Jesus doesn’t quit on us.
When they had finished eating, Jesus said to Simon Peter, “Simon son of John, do you love me more than these?” “Yes, Lord,” he said, “you know that I love you.” Jesus said, “Feed my lambs.”
John 21:15 p. 1089
Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.
Matthew 11:28 p. 977
- When you fall, learn and go for it again.
. . . for though the righteous fall seven times, they rise again,
Proverbs 24:16a p. 653
Then Peter stood up with the Eleven, raised his voice and addressed the crowd: “Fellow Jews and all of you who live in Jerusalem, let me explain this to you; listen carefully to what I say.”
Acts 2:14 p. 1091
“Therefore let all Israel be assured of this: God has made this Jesus, whom you crucified, both Lord and Messiah.”
Acts 2:36 p. 1092
Action Step: I commit to get back in the game.
Watch the full message here.