September 24, 2016
09/25/2016 Visalia First: Purpose>Moment
By: Jason LeFaive
Pastor | Glocal Engagment | Communications
Jesus OVERCOMES fear.
peter stepping out of the boat. ToOK the first step.
1st john 4 : 14 Perfect rest
1 John 4:18 NLT
Such love has no fear, because perfect love expels all fear. If we are afraid, it is for fear of punishment, and this shows that we have not fully experienced his perfect love.
Jesus FORGIVES unfaithfulness.
2 Timothy 2:13 NLT
If we are unfaithful, he remains faithful, for he cannot deny who he is.
Jesus PATIENTLY teaches
Psalm 32.8 How often do we take back?
Psalms 32:8 NLT
The Lord says, “I will guide you along the best pathway for your life. I will advise you and watch over you.
Jesus sees us AS HE INTENDS us to be
Jesus sees our heart who we are at the end of our journey
Philippians 1:6 NLT
And I am certain that God, who began the good work within you, will continue his work until it is finally finished on the day when Christ Jesus returns.
Amen!! We are here to do a good work . We are the salt and the light
Jesus uses UNLIKELY HEROES
He uses the foolish things to humble the proud .
Jesus ~ Thank you for using me.
Thank you for always going ahead of me . unschooled ~ ordinary
Peter was known because he spent time in the presence of Jesus .
Luke 5:10-11 NLT
His partners, James and John, the sons of Zebedee, were also amazed. Jesus replied to Simon, “Don’t be afraid! From now on you’ll be fishing for people!” And as soon as they landed, they left everything and followed Jesus.
Acts of the Apostles 4:13 NLT
The members of the council were amazed when they saw the boldness of Peter and John, for they could see that they were ordinary men with no special training in the Scriptures. They also recognized them as men who had been with Jesus.