Starting with Focus
Dave Riddle – 12/31/2017
Key Passages: Proverbs 17:24
Proverbs 14:24 An intelligent person aims at wise action, but a fool starts off in many directions. (Good News Translation)
A certain wise action is becoming like Jesus
- Luke 6:40 a disciple is not above his teacher but everyone when he is fully trained will be like his teacher. (English Standard Version)
- typos (Greek: τύπος) – an example to be imitated
Jesus-following in 3 dimensions…
- intimacy and obedience
- John 14:23 – the one who loves me will obey my teaching (NLV)
- Worship and Word
- Connection and investment
- oikos (Greek: οἶκος) – all the persons forming one family, a household.
- The family of God and the body of Christ.
- 1 Corinthians 12:21
- Group and Give.
- Gospel and Compassion
- Matthew 9:35
- splagchnizomai (Greek: σπλαγχνίζομαι): to be moved even to ones bowels; hence to be moved with or to have compassion (for bowels were thought tone the seat of love and pity).
- Share and Show