Standing Strong

2022 THEME: For Such a Time. . .

Series: Wake Up Sleepy Head!

TITLE: Standing Strong

Scripture:  Acts 6: 1-7

 

I. INGREDIENTS FOR STANDING STRONG

A short list of what can cause a church to lose its “edge”:

        1. Not knowing (why it exists).
        2. Fuzzy (essentials).
        3. Compromised (values).
        4. Leaving things up to the (professionals).

What the ingredients for standing strong?

        1. Think (spiritually)
        2. Stay (biblical)
        3. Be (flexible)

II. INVASION OF THE STRENGTH SNATCHERS

An important item to remember: Satan (hates the church).

The struggle in Acts 6 is an issue of (priorities).

One of the most insidious and most vicious attacks on the church is getting caught up with the
(urgent) and forgetting what is (important).

2 truths to close with (and remember):

        1. The enemy will stop at nothing to (disrupt), and if possible, (destroy) the church.
        2. The Lord will honor and bless any plan that upholds (prayer) and (promotes His Word).

 

Next Week: On Being Contagious- 2 Tim. 2: 1-13

 

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