Harbor City Church
“Living With Passion” MVP Part 3
January 22, 2023
Main Scripture Reference(s)
Mark 12

“Living With Passion” MVP Part 3

January 22, 2023   /   Pastor Doug Cotton   /   Mark 12   /   Harbor City Church

                                                                            “Living With Passion”

Mark 12, 1 Cor. 15

  • (Def.) Passion is: a that motivates one to ; .

Mark 12:30-31 (NIV)

30. Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.’

31. The second is this: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ There is no commandment greater than these.”

 

Ecclesiastes 9:10 (NIV)

10. Whatever your hand finds to do, do it with all your might,

 

(MSG)

10. Whatever turns up, grab it and do it. And heartily!

 

2 Samuel 6:14 (NLT)

“And David danced before the Lord with all his might …”

Two Types Of People

  1. Those who let influence their .
  2. Those who use their to influence their .
  • (Def.) Enthusiasm means: “En Theos”. En means and theos is where we get from and it literally means . So enthusiasm means to be or To be with !

 

Key:

It is born in the of God, by the of God!

 

1 Corinthians 15:57-58 (NLT)

57. But thank God! He gives us victory over sin and death through our Lord Jesus Christ.

58. So, my dear brothers and sisters, be strong and immovable. Always work enthusiastically for the Lord, for you know that nothing you do for the Lord is ever useless.

 

Key:

It’s not what you do that makes it , but it’s you !

 

1 Cor. 15:56-57

57. But thank God! He gives us victory over sin and death through our Lord Jesus Christ.

58. So, my dear brothers and sisters, be strong and immovable. Always work enthusiastically for the Lord for you know that nothing you do for the Lord is ever useless.

 

1 Samuel 17: 45-47 (NLT)

45. David replied to the Philistine, “You come to me with sword, spear, and javelin, but I come to you in the name of the LORD of Heaven’s Armies—the God of the armies of Israel, whom you have defied.

46. Today the LORD will conquer you, and I will kill you and cut off your head. And then I will give the dead bodies of your men to the birds and wild animals, and the whole world will know that there is a God in Israel!

47. And everyone assembled here will know that the LORD rescues his people, but not with sword and spear. This is the LORD ’s battle, and he will give you to us!”

 

Three Thoughts About David’s Enthusiasm

 

  1. He TRUSTED God DAILY.

  

  1. He WALKED with God DAILY.

 

  1. He WORSHIPPED God DAILY.

 

Two Seasons In His Life

 

  1. He it

 

  1. He it

The Contrast

  • As a kid with enthusiasm … David into to serve his God.

 

  • Later as a king, with , David walked on the roof to serve his .

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