The Power of the Gospel to Change Lives... (as seen in the conversion of Saul of Tarsus)
Pastor Don Loose
Scripture: Acts 7:58-8:3, 9:1-31, 26:12-20, and selected Scriptures
The power of the gospel is made available to….
1.Improbable Sinners – Apart from grace, we’re all “too far gone.”
The power of the gospel releases us from our….
2.Impossible Pursuit – Apart from a relationship with Christ, all other pursuits will leave us empty.
The power of the gospel changes our identity, purpose, and destiny through an…
3. Unmistakable Encounter – Aligned with Jesus, we experience a new beginning, a new purpose, and a glorious future
Common Elements of an Encounter with Jesus:
1) Your encounter with Jesus will be unique and personal.
2) Your encounter with Jesus will include turning from sin and putting your faith in Jesus as Savior.
3) Your encounter with Jesus will produce both immediate changes as well as gradual changes over the rest of your life.
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