All Things New

by | Dec 4, 2022 | Reflections, Sermon

The past serves as an enduring reminder of God’s faithfulness. And God’s wonders of old are worth celebrating. But live in the past too comfortably and you’ll run the risk of missing the experience and excitement of God’s future blessings. When God’s glory is always tied only to the glory days of the past, we’re blind to a simple but profound truth: God is a God of new things. He is always making and remaking for His glory and our good.

How can you use your awareness of God’s past faithfulness to anticipate His future faithfulness? Why can God be trusted for the future?

The final stage of God’s grand story on earth begins with God making all things new. Read Revelation 21:1-5. What new thing is God making?

All along, God has been making and remaking. Look at the following verses and observe the “new” God is creating: Lamentations 3:22-24, Jeremiah 31:31, Ezekiel 36:26, John 13:34-35 and 2 Corinthians 5:17. What common themes do you see in these verses?

For over 35 years, God has been faithfully involved in guiding our church. What dreams or desires do you have for our church as we move into the future together? What new things might God be doing? What does it look like for you to trust God for our church’s future?

The church is not a building. It’s people. What does your present involvement in the life of our church look like? What might you need to do differently to be moving toward wholehearted involvement in the family called LifePoint?

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