VFC Worship Gathering 9.20.20 RECAPTURING HOPE “Week Four: Become”September 20, 2020 / Vaughn Forest Church
“May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.” – Romans 15:13
What can this ?
Jesus and the disciples…
16 As He was going along by the Sea of Galilee, He saw Simon and Andrew, the brother of Simon, casting a net in the sea; for they were fishermen. 17 And Jesus said to them, “Follow me, and I will make you become fishers of men.” Immediately they left their nets and followed Him. – Mark 1:16-17
16 Simon Peter answered, “You are the Christ, the Son of the living God.” 17 And Jesus said to him, “Blessed are you, Simon Barjona, because flesh and blood did not reveal this to you, but My Father who is in heaven. 18 “I also say to you that you are Peter, and upon this rock I will build My church; and the gates of Hades will not overpower it.” – Matthew 6:16-18
Simon the fisherman ⇒ Peter the
As He passed by, He saw Levi the son of Alphaeus in the tax booth, and He said to him, “Follow Me!” And he got up and followed Him. – Mark 2:14
Levi the tax collector ⇒ Matthew the
James and John (the sons of Zebedee, but Jesus nicknamed them “Sons of Thunder”) – Mark 3:17
Sons of Zebedee ⇒ Sons of
“This means that anyone who belongs to Christ has become a new person. The old life is gone; a new life has begun!” – 2 Corinthians 5:17
“No, dear brothers and sisters, I have not achieved it, but I focus on this one thing: Forgetting the past and looking forward to what lies ahead,” – Philippians 3:13
“Look straight ahead and fix your eyes on what lies before you.” – Proverbs 4:25
Focusing on “what it is” instead of “what it can become” will rob you of .
“Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever.” – Hebrews 13:8