Doing the Works of God

10 June 2012


1.    Introduction


·         Eph.2:10

·         God has prepared works for you to do – an assignment for you.

·         God’s assignment is personal and connected to your gifts, passions and background.

·         It is our responsibility to discover and fulfil the assignment God has for us.

·         What you are called to do is connected to:

(i)  Written Word of God    (ii) Passions and Gifts   (iii) Direction of Holy Spirit


2.    The Example of Jesus


(a)  He was aware of His assignment while still young.

Luke 2:49

(b)  He was totally committed to His assignment.

John 4:34

(c)  He could clearly articulate His assignment.

Luke 4:18

(d)  He fully completed His assignment.

John 17:3

(e)  He intended to continue His assignment through His followers.

John 14:10-17


3.    What Does God call us to do?


(a)   Generosity to the Poor                          (Reveal the nature of God)

1 Timothy 6:18

Acts 9:36


(b)   Intentional Acts of Kindness                 (Make your community a mission field)

Gal 6:10

(i)       To church – God’s family

(ii)      To unsaved – God’s potential family


(c)   Minister the Power of God to others   (Bring heaven to earth)

1 Cor. 12:7


(d)   Serve with initiative and diligence        (Make your work a place of calling)

1 Cor. 7:20

Col. 3:23


(e)   Make disciples of Christ

Matthew 28:18


(f)    Make your home a Centre of Ministry

Col. 4:15