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Carry On

Series: Carry On
Josh Canizaro
November 1, 2020

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Be Practical

Carry On
Josh Canizaro
November 1, 2020
“They will make the teaching about God our Savior attractive in every way. For the grace of God has been revealed, bringing salvation to all people. And we are instructed to turn from godless living and sinful pleasures. We should live in this evil world with wisdom, righteousness, and devotion to God, while we look forward with hope to that wonderful day when the glory of our great God and Savior, Jesus Christ, will be revealed. He gave his life to free us from every kind of sin, to cleanse us, and to make us his very own people, totally committed to doing good deeds. You must teach these things and encourage the believers to do them.” Titus 2:10-15 NLT
“Jesus replied, “You hypocrites! Isaiah was right when he prophesied about you, for he wrote, ‘These people honor me with their lips, but their hearts are far from me. Their worship is a farce, for they teach man-made ideas as commands from God.’ For you ignore God’s law and substitute your own tradition.”” Mark 7:6-8 NLT
1. Carry on committed Christianity.
Committed Christian
✓ Believe that God exists and we can have a relationship with him.
✓ They pray weekly.
✓ Read scripture weekly on their own.
✓ Believe Jesus is the Son of God.
✓ Forgiveness is only through Jesus.
✓ Bible is the Word of God.
“For Jesus is the one referred to in the Scriptures, where it says, ‘The stone that you builders rejected has now become the cornerstone.’ There is salvation in no one else! God has given no other name under heaven by which we must be saved.”” Acts 4:11-12 NLT
“In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was with God in the beginning... The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the one and only Son, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth.” John 1:1-2, 14 NIV
2. Carry on Church community.
“God decided in advance to adopt us into his own family by bringing us to himself through Jesus Christ. This is what he wanted to do, and it gave him great pleasure.” Ephesians 1:5 NLT
“I will build my church, and all the powers of hell will not conquer it.” Matthew 16:18 NLT
✓ Commit to a Church community.
✓ Put Church community on your calendar.
3. Carry on learning and growing.
“Now these are the gifts Christ gave to the church: the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, and the pastors and teachers. Their responsibility is to equip God’s people to do his work and build up the church, the body of Christ. This will continue until we all come to such unity in our faith and knowledge of God’s Son that we will be mature in the Lord, measuring up to the full and complete standard of Christ.” Ephesians 4:11-13 NLT
✓ Know God — Find Freedom — Discover Purpose — Make a Difference
✓ Worship Services — Small Groups — Next Steps — Serve Teams
4. Carry on sharing your faith.
“This letter is from Paul, chosen by the will of God to be an apostle of Christ Jesus. I have been sent out to tell others about the life he has promised through faith in Christ Jesus. I am writing to Timothy, my dear son. May God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord give you grace, mercy, and peace.” 2 Timothy 1:1-2 NLT
✓ Example a life-giving relationship with Jesus.
✓ Encourage others to explore faith in Jesus.
✓ Invite them to At The Movies. In Person: 9am & 10:30am. Online: 9am, 10:30am, & 5pm
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