Sermons on Volunteering

Sermons on Volunteering

Fuel the Body

1 Corinthians 13:1-13 If my PART is not fueled by love … I am noise (v. 1) I am nothing (v. 2) I gain nothing (v. 3) Love is the perfect fuel for all PART’s Embraces time (v. 4) Elevates others (v. 4-5) Encompasses faith and hope (v. 7) Fueling with love leads to a church that is consistently “full.” Incomplete things are temporary (v. 8-10) Immature faith is meant to be temporary (v. 11-12) Because love fueled the cross…

Prepare the Body

1 Corinthians 12:1-11 1 Corinthians 9:24-27.  How do we build our body up in order to win the prize?  How do we train our body in such a way to handle the race?  Have you visualized the finish line? Successful preparation requires acknowledgment – the illustration would be that in bodybuilding or getting in shape we need to acknowledge where we are, where we’ve been, and where we want to go as far as our health, weight, condition, etc. I…

“I” before “we” except after “C”

Ephesians 4:1-16 Each one must decide whether or not to join the team (1-10) The team must equip each one for a PART (11-14) Each PART is created and fulfilled to grow the body (15-16) The difference between a healthy church and an unhealthy church is you and I fulfilling our PART.  And our health is measured by how we love.

An Appalling Story

Luke 10:25-37 We are appalled by the Priest because of his job His job was mediator He needed to stay clean His people were relying on him We are appalled by the Levite because of his heritage Jews help Jews Levites were chosen by God because of their faithfulness to serve God We are appalled at both because they saw but did not respond It’s one thing to not look for or see a need It’s another to blatantly see…

Individual Gears

You are…1 Cor 12:27-31 Together the body of Christ Individually members of the same body Appointed gifts to benefit the same body   Without love, the church is…1 Cor 13 Without purpose Without value Without hope   Position Attributes Responsibilities Time   It’s time to discover your appointed PART, for the sake of the new soul Jesus is leading our way.