What Kind Of Christian Does God Want?
Audio
Delivered By
Phillip Rainwater
Delivered On
June 25, 2017
Central Passage
I Corinthians 13:4-8
Subject
A.M. Service
Description

INTRODUCTION:

     A.    God wants a people who strive to do His will; Matthew 7:21

     B.    A Christian is a doer of God’s word; Matthew 16:18; James 1:22

     C.    God’s word is the only safe guide; Romans 1:16-18

     D.    Our study “What Kind Of Christian Does God Want?”

 

I.    ONE WHO REJOICES IN THE TRUTH: I Corinthians 13:6

 

     A.    Believes in preaching the gospel; Mark 16:15

     B.    A Christian who trains for the Lord’s work; Acts 13:1-2

          1.    Paul told the brethren at Rome; Romans 10:11

          2.    The brethren at Philippi were told; Philippians 1:3-5

    C.    A Christian who is conservative in doctrine; Matthew 28:18-20

    D.    One who lives what he teaches; James 1:27

 

II.    A LIBERAL CHRISTIAN:

 

     A.    Macedonian example; II Corinthians 8:1-2

     B.    Liberal giving is fruit-bearing; Philippians 4:16-17

     C.    Liberal in love; I Corinthians 13:4-8

 

III.    A WORKING CHRISTIAN:

 

     A.    One who is mission minded; Matthew 28:19-20

     B.    One who doesn’t wait to be asked but volunteers; Isaiah 6:8

 

 IV.    A CHRISTIAN WHOSE LIFE IS PURE: 

 

     A.    Christian who is indeed dead to the world; Romans 6:6

     B.    One who abstains from fleshly lusts; I Peter 2:11

     C.    A Christian who does not love the world; I John 2:15

 

CONCLUSION:

     A.    Are you the kind of Christian that God wants? Matthew 10:22

     B.    If not, why not? John 12:32