Evangel Church
7.4.21 CITIZENS OF HEAVEN
July 4, 2021

7.4.21 CITIZENS OF HEAVEN

July 4, 2021

Welcome to Evangel!

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Citizens of Heaven

Acts 16:21-23, Acts 16:37-39

Two truths that should shape and direct how we live

Philippians 3:20, Philippians 1:27

1 – We are citizens of .

  • This is of importance.
  • This should affect every aspect of .
  • This is what is .

Philippians 3:20

2 – We have each been appointed as ambassadors for .

2 Corinthians 5:20

ambassador: a diplomatic official of the highest rank, sent by one state to another as its resident representative

The role of an Ambassador is to:
  • Serve as a of the King.
  • Represent the interest and viewpoint of his/her home country.
  • Fulfill the will of the King.
  • Carry out the of his/her home country.
  • Stay in communication with the King.
  • Improve quality of relationships on behalf of the King.

[The qualities of a diplomat are] sleepless tact, unmovable calmness, and a patience that no folly, no provocation, no blunders may shake.” – Benjamin Franklin

Characteristics of a great ambassador (adapted from Benjamin Franklin):
  • Sleepless (Proverbs 15:1, 1 Corinthians 9:19-21)
  • spirit (Proverbs 3:5-6, Psalm 23:4)
  • Patience in the face of (Galatians 6:9)
  • Patience in the face of being (Matthew 5:38-40)
  • Patience in the face of stupid (Proverbs 10:12)

2 Corinthians 5:11,14-20


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