Dr. Danny Campbell
This young convert was deeply impressed and determined to make these the rules of his life. From that day onward throughout his life he made it a rule to spend the first moments of his day alone with God and God's Word. Before he read a letter, looked at a paper or even read a telegram, he went first to the Bible, that the first impression of the day might be what he got directly from God.
- Series: Philippians
- Scripture: Philippians 3:17-21
The Gospel Changes Who We Imitate Phil. 3:17-21
What is the example that the apostles set?
D_______________________ in word and deed that the gospel changes everything!
Three Ways the Gospel Changes Who We Imitate:
I. The Gospel Shows us who ____________ to Imitate V. 18-19
These are professing Christians whose lifestyle betrays that their true ______________________ is not to Christ.
II. The Gospel Shows Us who ____________ Imitate V. 17, 20
Be imitators of me, as I also am of Christ. -I Corinthians 11:1
If the goal is to be like Jesus and people like Paul, remember that Jesus and Paul were all about _________________ people get from where they were to where God wants them to be.
III. The Gospel Gives the Growing Christian a ________ V. 21
“I am sure of this, that He who started a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus.” -Philippians 1:6
Jesus has the power and He has promised that the true believer will one day trade imperfection for _____________________!
“I think Miss Mears has the greatest capacity for loving people of almost anyone I know. She taught me a wonderful lesson. Miss Mears and I sitting together …one of the actresses was called upon for her testimony. I sat like the Chief of Pharisees, but Miss Mears was muttering, ‘Bless her heart! I just love that girl! She is the dearest thing!’ Some of us talk about love. Miss Mears loves.” -Ruth Bell Graham
During the war, men of special courage were called upon for difficult assignments; often those volunteers did not return. They were called “expendables.” We must be expendable for Christ. -Henrietta Mears
“Start where you are, as you are, in serving the Lord.”