Tom Scott - 27/12/2015

Hebrews 12:1-3

Hebrews 12:1-3                                                                                       December 27, 2015

Introduction: As we get ready to step into 2016, this is an excellent opportunity for us to consider what lies ahead for us as Christians and as a church.  This morning we will look at a three year vision for the church born out of a passage of scripture from Hebrews chapter 12.  As we seek to impact lives for God; we must remain relentless in our pursuit of the Lord.

 

I.  A pair of running shoes.

A. Learning to walk again.

B. Running with perseverance.  Hebrews 12:1-3

 

II. A marathon has been laid out.

A. A great ______ surrounding us.  1 Thessalonians 5:11

B. A great ______________ before us.  Matthew 9:9

C. A great ______________ leading us.  Acts 5:31-32

 

III. A vision for what is ahead.

A. God has been relentless in His pursuit of us.  Psalm 100:4-5

B. We need to be relentless in our pursuit of God.

Hebrews 10:23-25

 

1. In our pursuit of the __________.  2 Timothy 2:15

2. In our pursuit of the __________.  Luke 19:10

3. In our pursuit of the __________.  Philippians 3:14

 

Conclusion: The Hebrew author is calling for perseverance from those who serve the Lord.  Today, a call is being issued for us to be relentless in our pursuit of God.  Both on a personal level and as a congregation we need to remain faithful to the mission which God has given us in this community.

Key Thought: We need to be relentless in our pursuit of God.

Key Words: crowd, race, Savior, truth, lost, prize

 

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