Total Dependence – Learning to Live in the Spirit: Committed to Spirit Empowered Ministry

  • Acts 20:12-38 [show]ERROR: The IP key is no longer supported. Please use your access key, the testing key 'TEST'
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  • Paul leaving the church of Ephesus
    • there is sweetness in his farewell and a heart cry
  • farewell was filled with heartfelt encouragement
    • he had wrung himself out for the Ephesian church
  • captures what the church ought to value most

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Total Dependence – Learning to Live in the Spirit: Committed to Spirit Empowered Love

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  • how was Paul so committed?
    • he loved God and the church more than anything else in the world
  • Paul is the best example of spirit-empowered life

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Total Dependence – Learning to Live in the Spirit: Committed to Spirit Empowered Impact

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  • have you wondered what your impact and significance is in the large scope of things?
    • these doubts or questions reveal lack of understanding of our identity in Christ
    • we’re called to make impact in lives around us
  • we need to be salt and light, and be sound of victory not defeated pessimism
    • where would we be if the early church didn’t believe in the power of God to make a difference?

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