旺市華人基督教會 Vaughan Christian Community Church
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YLD (21/07/18) – Becoming like Jesus

Date

July 18, 2021



Summary

Becoming like Jesus

Scripture:

Don’t be selfish; don’t try to impress others. Be humble, thinking of others as better than yourselves. Don’t look out only for your own interests, but take an interest in others, too. (Phil 2:3-4)

God’s Chosen – Chose one to bless many

  • God chose Abraham’s family to extend his love to other families
  • God chose Israel to bless other nations
  • God chose Jesus be the light of the world and saved us
  • We can choose to become the blessing of others

Becoming like Jesus:

  • Start with God’s Word: Memorization is important – foundational learning
    • A base to build on for the further study – flash cards help us to memorize
    • Memorize your mom and dad’s phone numbers are important, it could save lives when emergency comes
    • It is important to learn what the Bible is about, how many books, what kind of books are there, its purpose and the messages
    • Key message: God creates us, God loves us and God saves us
      • Jesus is the lamb of God, He died for us so we can live
    • Benefits to memorize scripture
      • God’s word can help you in crisis
      • God’s Word gives you wisdom to discern
      • God’s Word fends off temptation
  • Nurture our relationship with God
    • Relationship with God – we are made in the image of God
      • Have his attributes or characteristic
      • Like father like son – child resembles parents
      • Our character and our nature
    • God chose human to take care of his creation, to flourish and give glory to Him
      • Our job is learnt how to take care of the world like stop global warming
    • God is a relational God, living happily with the Father, Son and Holy Spirit
      • Learn how to love one another and with Him
      • Show God’s goodness to others
  • Trust and obey
    • We need to put our trust in God as he knows what is the best for us
    • The only way to receive true joy and blessing from God

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