Sunday September 9, 2012 – In the second installment of the “Necessary Roughness” series, Pastor Dwayne looks at how God created us with a need for each other Genesis 2. He discusses on being a servant and asking God for the relationships that He wants to provide you.
Accountability for the Christian is so critical. So much sin awaits when you keep that arms distance. – Pastor Dwayne Terry
Necessary Roughness, Part 02
Philippians 3:14 – I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus.
God created you with a need for each other.
Genesis 2:18 – The LORD God said, “It is not good for the man to be
James 5:16 – Therefore confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous man is powerful and effective.
The illusion of purity creates more opportunities for sin. o Honne – real truth
o Tatemae – how things appear
Matthew 10:37, 38 – Anyone who loves his father or mother more than me is not worthy of me; anyone who loves his son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me; and anyone who does not take his cross and follow me is not worthy of me.
Fulfilling Our Need for Accountability
- Ask God for the relationships He wants to provide you.
- Meditate on your identity in Christ. (Romans 8; John 17; 1 John;
Psalms 29, 63, 73, 91, 92; Luke 15)
- Be a servant.