Ephesians 2:8-10 NIV
For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God not by works, so that no one can boast. For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.

Philippians 2:12b-13 NLT
Work hard to show the results of your salvation, obeying God with deep reverence and fear. For God is working in you, giving you the desire and the power to do what pleases him.

Galatians 4:19 NLT
Oh, my dear children! I feel as if I’m going through labor pains for you again, and they will continue until Christ is fully developed in your lives.

What’s Next?

Jeremiah 29:11, 13 NLT

“For I know the plans I have for you,” says the LORD. “They are plans for good and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope.
If you look for me wholeheartedly, you will find me.

I’ll never get the best of what God has to offer until I give God my best.

#1. Make my relationship with God public.


Acts 2:41 NIV
Those who accepted his message were baptized, and about three thousand were added to their number that day.

  1. To demonstrate my changed life.
  2. To let the world know I belong to Jesus.

Matthew 10:32-33 NIV
“Whoever acknowledges me before others, I will also acknowledge before my Father in heaven. But whoever disowns me before others, I will disown before my Father in heaven.

#2. Spend time with God every day.

Psalm 5:3 NIV
In the morning, LORD, you hear my voice; in the morning I lay my requests before you and wait expectantly.

  1. 5 minutes Reading God’s Word
  2. 5 minutes in Worship
  3. 5 minutes in Prayer


#3. Choose the right relationships.

Proverbs 13:20 NIV
Walk with the wise and become wise, for a companion of fools suffers harm.

1 Corinthians 15:33 NIV
Do not be misled: “Bad company corrupts good character.”

1. Relationship with a local church.

  1. Relationship with a small group.
  2. Relationship with a team.

#4. Make a difference in the lives of others.

  1. We are spiritual contributors, not spiritual consumers.
  2. We are the church and we exist for the world.

Ephesians 2:10 ESV
For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them.


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