High Impact People link Faith and Promises

It is my understanding that this congregation is filled with people who:

  1. Want to be energetic for God.
  2. Desire to be major impact players on God’s mission in the world today.
  3. Long for expanding influence in the world for the cause of Jesus Christ.

God commanded Abraham to go and all the world would be blessed through his seed.

Jesus is Abraham’s seed through whom all the world has been blessed.

God commands you and me to go with the message of and invitation to Jesus for salvation.

Through you and me, all the world continues to be blessed by Abraham’s seed through Jesus.

Energetic. Impact. Influence.

These kinds of lives are built with both faith and promises. 2 Corinthians 8:1-9

Love God’s work in the world so greatly that you BEG to be involved. 2 Corinthians 8:4

begging us earnestly for the favor of taking part in the relief of the saints

You determine that nothing will stop you! 2 Corinthians 8:2

for in a severe test of affliction, their abundance of joy and their extreme poverty have overflowed in a wealth of generosity on their part.

Give the self -first to the Lord – and then by the will of God to His people

and this, not as we expected, but they gave themselves first to the Lord and then by the will of God to us

Participate to the fullest extent of my ability and then move into the realm of God’s ability. 2 Corinthians 8:3

For they gave according to their means, as I can testify, and beyond their means, of their own accord,

How are any of these amazing things possible?  The gift of God’s grace.  2 Corinthians 8:1

We want you to know, brothers,[a] about the grace of God that has been given among the churches of Macedonia.

You and I participate in fulfilling God’s promise to Abraham by receiving God’s grace to be generous.

Jesus had this grace and he offers it to you and me today.  1 Corinthians 8:9

For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though he was rich, yet for your sake he became poor, so that you by his poverty might become rich.

Energetic.  Impact.  Influence.