Reaching Out Together

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Sunday, 08 July 2012

Definition: Reaching Out Together means stretching out our hands to receive God's love and grace and then going out to touch someone with the love of Christ in works and witness.

1. The Greatest Commandment. _______________ _______________ (Matthew 22:37,38)

2. Second Great Commandment. _______________ _______________ (Matthew 22:39)

3. Third Great Commandment. _______________ _______________ (Matthew 28:19,20)

 

A.    We Reach Out Together because we are _______________ & _______________ . (Matthew 5:13,14)

Salt = _______________ _______________

Light = _______________ _______________

Good news and good works go together, hand in hand.

 

B. We Reach Out Together because we are _______________ & not _______________ . (Matthew 25:31-46)

Sheep are those who have _______________ _______________ for the least of these, Jesus' brothers.

Goats are those who have _______________ _______________ for the least of these, Jesus' brothers.

 

C. We Reach Out Together because it is _______________ _______________ (Isaiah 58:6,7)

True fast is to _____________________________________________ .

True fast is to _____________________________________________ .

 

Job's list of good works (Job 29:11-17)

vs 12 rescued the poor & fatherless

vs 13 comforted dying man & cared for widows

vs 14 spoke up for righteousness & justice in society

vs 15 became eyes to the blind & feet to the lame

vs 16 became father to needy & championed stranger's cause

vs 17 broke fangs of wicked & snatched victims from their teeth

Other references: James 2:14-17, James 1:27

 

Further meditation & application

1. What good works can my small group embark on? (Select from “Opportunity” Booklet or develop your own)

2. Are there longer-term love projects God is bringing to the attention of my small group?