Sermon Points 050111

I Am Ready…

Acts 21:13

1.  Paul was being warned about the events that would happen if or when he went to Jerusalem.
2.  Paul had a burden for his people Israel and for them to know their Messiah.
3.  No matter what the price he would need to pay he would go to Jerusalem.
4.  Remember Paul is the one who wrote, “I die daily” (1 Cor. 15:31), and “I am crucified with Christ” (Gal. 2:20).

I.  BEING READY TO SERVE THE LORD WHAT EVER THE SITUATION OR CIRCUMSTANCES MAY BE.

II.  BEING BOUND TO THE LORD CAN LEAD TO THE BONDAGE OF ROPES, PRISON, OR DEATH.

III.  WE MUST REALIZE THAT WE ARE “BOUGHT WITH A PRICE” (1 Cor. 6:20) WE ARE NOT OUR OWN BUT WE ARE HIS.

IV. BEING READY TO GO TO THOSE WHO MAY BE RELIGIOUS BUT LOST.

V.  READY TO GO IN THE NAME OF THE ONE WHO DIED FOR US.

Application –
i.  Continue growing in your love for the Lord through prayer, the word and the Spirit; growing in passion and compassion for the lost.
ii.  Realize that obedience to the Lord is the life of the child of God through Christ Jesus.
iii.  Having a passsion and compassion for the lost you will not be hindered by the future outcome.
iv.  Ready to go as the Lord may lead; and in His precious, holy name.


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