Get Up Offa That Thing
January 21, 2018
When it comes to getting outside of ourselves to serve other people we can come up with a list of excuses a mile long. We feel inadequate, unprepared or simply out of time. But there's a CALL that transcends all our hesitations - don't miss it...
"Get Up Offa That Thing"
Get up offa that thing
Get up offa that thing!
The call that changed it all
Moses’ top 5 excuses:
- Not good enough: 3:11
- Don’t know all the answers: 3:13
- People won’t believe me: 4:1
- Terrible speaker: 4:10
- Someone else could do it better: 4:13
God’s response: 3:11, 14
Three lists of gifts: Romans 12, 1 Corinthians 12, Ephesians 4
Step into your thing
Mark 10:45 – Even I, the son of man, did not come to be served but to serve and to give my life as ransom for many. -Jesus
Text “serve” to 33222
See this week’s REFOCUS questions for deeper reflection.
When it comes to getting outside of ourselves to serve other people, we can come up with a list of excuses a mile long. We feel inadequate, unprepared or out of time. But there’s a CALL that transcends all our hesitations – don’t miss it...
WINTER FUNK: Get Up Offa That Thing
MONDAY: James 2:14-17
Why do we choose not to act in faith? What excuses do you allow to get in the way?
TUESDAY: Exodus 3:1-15
What doubts did Moses bring up? What would you say to God in this situation?
WEDNESDAY: 1 Corinthians 12:7
What does this mean? How does this verse apply to you?
THURSDAY: Romans 12:3-7; Ephesians 4:11-12
Do you see any of these gifts within yourself? Where do you see God’s gifts working in your life?
FRIDAY: Mark 10:45
How can you mirror this? What is God calling you to do?
SATURDAY: Matthew 9:35-36
What does your heart break for? Does it stem from pain in your own life? How has God prepared and equipped you to serve?
SUNDAY: 1 John 3:18
How has God equipped you for this next step? How is God calling you to love the world?
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