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Order of Service

Music……………………..Worship Team
Grace Like a Wave
Welcome………………………Bill Butler
Music……………………..Worship Team
Echo
Yes I Will
Another in the Fire
Message……………..Gilbert Thurston
Culmination
Offering & Announcements
Music……………………..Worship Team
Yes I Will
Dismissal……………………..Bill Butler

Message notes

Culmination - July 21, 2019

1. I must be to what Jesus has me to do.

I don’t care about my own life. The most important thing is that I complete my mission, the work that the Lord Jesus gave me—to tell people the Good News about God’s grace.

-Acts 20:24

The most important thing about a servant is that he is faithful to do whatever his master tells him.

-1 Corinthians 4:2

2. I must boldly share the of God’s Word.

I never shrank from telling you the truth, either publicly or in your homes. I have had one message for Jews and Gentiles alike—the necessity of turning from sin to God through faith in our Lord Jesus Christ.

-Acts 20:20-21

Today I tell you that if any of you should be lost, I am not responsible, because I have told you everything God wants you to know.

-Acts 20:26-27

For three years I instructed you day and night, often with tears in my eyes.

-Acts 20:31

3. I must people to Jesus not myself.

I have done the Lord’s work humbly and with many tears. I have endured the trials that came to me from the plots of the Jews.

-Acts 20:19

4. I must .

The most important thing is that I complete my mission…

-Acts 20:24

I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.

-2 Timothy 4:7

5. I must more than I .

When I was with you, I never wanted anyone’s money or fine clothes. You know I always worked to take care of my own needs and the needs of those who were with me. I showed you in all things that you should work as I did and help the weak. I taught you to remember the words Jesus said: “It is more blessed to give than to receive.”

-Acts 20:33-35

LIFE APPLICATION
To discuss during the week with your family or Life Group

1. What do you want written on your tombstone? What do you want people to say about you at your funeral? Why is it important to think now about these things?

2. Of the 5 things that Paul wanted to be known for which comes easiest to you? Hardest?  How can you grow in each of these areas?

3. What is your next step as a result of this message?