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Order of Service

Music……………………..Worship Team
Glorious Day
Welcome………………….Mike Lockard
Music……………………..Worship Team
Lion and the Lamb
Here’s My Heart
Good Good Father
Message………………Gilbert Thurston
Good Good Father
Offering & Announcements
Music……………………..Worship Team
Good Good Father
Dismissal…………………….J.T. Elicker

Message notes

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Do not love this world nor the things it offers you, for when you love the world, you do not have the love of the Father in you.  For the world offers only a craving for physical pleasure, a craving for everything we see, and pride in our own achievements and possessions. These are not from the Father, but are from this world.

-1 John 2:15-16

Dear children, keep yourselves from idols.

-1 John 5:21

1.  An idolatrous “love of the world” shows that is from my life.

2.  The way I overcome the world is by embracing the of the .

Every child of God can defeat the world, and our faith is what gives us this victory. No one can defeat the world without having faith in Jesus as the Son of God.

-1 John 5:4-5

3.  Only by not for the world will I ever be able to truly the world.

LIFE APPLICATION
To discuss during the week with your family or Life Group

1. In what ways have you or are you being tempted by “the world?”

2.  Why is knowing God as Father so important?

3.  Did you identify any ways in this message that you might be an idol worshipper? What will you do about that?

4.  What is your next step as a result of this message?