Giving is not the same as Generosity
2 Corinthians 8:1-7
Generosity Reflects God’s Heart
Romans 8:32 2 Corinthians 8:8-9
Generosity Reframes Our Heart
Generosity Requires Our Trust
2 Corinthians 9:10
Generosity Results in Blessing
2 Corinthians 9:6
Generosity Releases Our Grip
Deuteronomy 15:7-8 1 Timothy 6:18-19
Mission of Portico Church (based on Matthew 29:18-20):
our world with the truth, hope and love of God
those around us to become passionate followers of Jesus
together in faith as a worship community
We Sacrifice Our Lives
We Maintain Our Humility We Embrace Our Diversity We Use Our Gifts We Give Our Best
A family is a group of people who are united by certain convictions or have a common affiliation among them.
A family is a group of individuals living under one roof and under one head in the household.
A family is any social unit differing from but regarded as equivalent to the traditional family.
We Need Each Other
We Need to Pursue Each Other
Real Love is Really Messy
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The Gospel is Our Priority.
Matthew 28:18-20 The Gospel is Our Point. Romans 10:9-13 The Gospel is Our Purpose. Romans 10:13-15 The Gospel is Our Privilege. Romans 10:15-17 The Gospel is Our Power. Romans 1:16
The Gospel is Central
1 Corinthians 15:1-8 Isaiah 53
Our Focus Is Jesus
Jesus is the focus of THE story Genesis 1:26 Genesis 3:15 Jesus always has been the focus of THE story Jesus forever will be the focus of THE story
Whatever is our FOCUS becomes the CENTER of our interest and activity.
Acts 4:32-35 Acts 5:40-42 Acts 8:1-4
Don’t be focused on the fog; keep moving toward maturity in Christ.
Let Faith be Your First Response
Count God’s promises as though they have already happened. 1 Kings 19 Keep Walking in the Ways of the Lord Hebrews 10:35-39
1 Kings 18 (1 Kings 16:30-33)
Count God’s promises As Though They Have Already Happened Psalm 37:4 Psalm 37:5 2 Corinthians 1:20-22 NIV