BEING FAITHFUL IN A FAITHLESS WORLD

FAITH OVER FEAR - Part 4

Pastor Bill Stevenson and Brother Justin Mosher

October 31, 2021

 

Jesus: “When I, the Son of Man, return, how many will I find on earth who have faith?”  Luke 18:8 (NLT)

 

GOD IS LOOKING FOR ___________________ PEOPLE

For the eyes of the Lord search back and forth across the whole earth, looking for people whose hearts are perfect toward him, so that he can show his great power in helping them.”  2 Chronicles 16:9 (TLB)

 

FAITHFUL PEOPLE ARE ____________ TO FIND

“Everyone talks about how faithful he is, but it is difficult to find someone who really is!”  Proverbs. 20:6 (GNT)

 

FAITHFULNESS IS THE ______ TO BLESSINGS AND TO VICTORY

 “Every child of God can defeat the world, and it is our faith that gives us this victory. No one can defeat the world without having faith in Jesus as the Son of God.” 1 John 5:4-5 (CEV) 

 

HOW CAN I BE FAITHFUL TO GOD?

 

  1. GOD USES LITTLE THINGS TO _________ MY INTEGRITY

     “Whoever is faithful in small matters will be faithful in large ones, and whoever is dishonest in small matters will be dishonest in large ones.”  Luke 16:10 (GNT)

         

     “And if you have not been faithful with that which belongs to someone else, who will give you what belongs to you?”     

Luke 16:12 (GNT)

 

  1. FAITHFUL PEOPLE __________ FRIENDS TO JESUS

     “Some men brought to Jesus a paralytic friend, lying on a mat.  When Jesus saw their faith, he said to the paralyzed man, ‘Take heart, son!  Your sins are forgiven.’”

Matthew 9:2 (NIV)

 

  1. GOD USES MY ______________ TO TEST MY UNSELFISHNESS

     “Each one should use whatever gift he has received to serve others, faithfully administering God's grace in its various forms.” 1 Peter 4:10 (NIV)

 

  1. FAITHFUL PEOPLE _________ THE FAITH OF OTHERS

          “The things you’ve learned from me in the presence of many witnesses you are to entrust to other faithful people who will also be qualified to pass it on to others.” 

2 Timothy 2:2 (NIV)

 

     “Peter, Satan has asked to sift you like wheat, but I have prayed for you that your faith will not completely fail.  So after you have repented and turned to me again, strengthen and build up the faith of your brothers.”   

Luke 22:31-32 (LB)

 

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