REVISITING THE VISION
To build a Christ-centered community of believers focused on fulfilling the biblical mandate to Embrace God, Equip people and Empower the kingdom, all for the glory of God.
Focus Scripture! - Nehemiah 2:18 NKJV
Then I told them of the hand of my God which was good upon me; as also the king's words that he had spoken unto me. And they said, Let us rise up and build. So they strengthened their hands for this good work.
Citizens, it is now time to prepare to build the community. To do that, we have to EQUIP GOD's PEOPLE with our WITNESS!
Leave an Example for Others to Follow
1 Thessalonians 2:10-12 GW
You and God are witnesses of how pure, honest, and blameless we were in our dealings with you believers. You know very well that we treated each of you the way a father treats his children. We comforted you and encouraged you. Yet, we insisted that you should live in a way that proves you belong to the God who calls you into his kingdom and glory.
Leave Where You Are And Go Where He Sends You
ACTS 26:16-18 AMP
~‘Get up and stand on your feet. I have appeared to you for this purpose, to appoint you [to serve] as a minister and as a witness [to testify, with authority,] not only to the things which you have seen, but also to the things in which I will appear to you, [choosing you for Myself and] rescuing you from the Jewish people and from the Gentiles, to whom I am sending you, to open their [spiritual] eyes so that they may turn from darkness to light and from the power of Satan to God, that they may receive forgiveness and release from their sins and an inheritance among those who have been sanctified (set apart, made holy) by faith in Me.’
Leave your WORK to begin your WALK
Matthew 4:18-20 KJV
And Jesus, walking by the sea of Galilee, saw two brethren, Simon called Peter, and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea: for they were fishers. And he saith unto them, Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men. And they straightway left their nets, and followed him.
Leave your FAMILY and FOLLOW the WORD
Matthew 4:21-22 KJV
And going on from thence, he saw other two brethren, James the son of Zebedee, and John his brother, in a ship with Zebedee their father, mending their nets; and he called them. And they immediately left the ship and their father, and followed him.
Leave your COMFORT zone (location), the COMFORTER (Lord) is with you!
Acts 1:8 KJV
But ye shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you: and ye shall be witnesses unto me both in Jerusalem, and in all Judaea, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost part of the earth.