February 8, 2015

Feb, 8, AM Planning to Win

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Passage: Matthew 25:14-30
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Bible Text: Matthew 25:14-30 | Preacher: Pastor Bruce Carlson | Series: Be Strong

1. Understand who owns what we have

Creator (Genesis 1:1, Psalm 102:25-27)
Provider (James 1:17-18)
Steward (Joseph and Pharaoh, Genesis 41:38-41)

2. Understand the gift God puts in our hands

Sovereignty  of bestowal

Eliminates pride

Removes jealousy

Produces contentment

Unique
More than one
Useful
Family of God/church

3. Understand what God expects

Reckoneth: To reckon is to  settle accounts. Here it means to inquire into their faithfulness, and to reward or punish them accordingly

Production through faithfulness
Good

4. Understand the accounting procedure

Approval
Reward
Punishment

Conclusion:

Matthew 25:29

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