How To Walk Through Chaos, Part 5: Share Your Story
How we do live in a world that seems to be falling apart? Today's message is entitled "Share Your Story" and is the last in a series entitled, "How To Walk Through Chaos."
Part 1 Stick with Jesus- our Savior
Part 2 Study God's Word- our map
Part 3 Connect with God's Church- our family/team
Part 4 Serve one another
Part 5 Share the Good News
How to Walk Through Chaos
Part 5: Share Your Story 2 Corinthians 4:7-15
We are learning 5 ways to walk through chaos
The first three steps focus on our personal development
1. Stick with Jesus
2. Trust God’s Word
3. Connect with God’s family
The last two steps focus on giving ourselves to others
4. Serve others
5. Share your story (today)
All of these steps work together to help us face chaos
God uses chaos
Today: Share Your Story as you are walking through chaos!
-Read 2 Corinthians 4:7-15
Sharing my story…
Explains why I can endure chaos
-It is God working in me, a clay pot, to empower me
Leads people to Jesus
-Jesus is the true hero, the life giver
-Our weakness demonstrate God’s greatness
-My story tells people the source
-Other people see they aren’t alone in their struggles
How to Share Your Story
Be honest about your struggles
-When I am weak, then He is strong!
-We must embrace the death of Christ to find life in Christ
-We “carry around the death of Christ”
-God uses ordinary people with real struggles to help others!
Explain why Jesus gives you hope in this life
-Christ’s resurrection is the game changer!!
-This world does not offer hope for eternity, but Jesus does!
Share your story with everyone!
-more and more people find Christ when we share our stories
-Christians, new and seasoned are encouraged
-God uses our stories of His power to reach and impact people
Give God all the credit
-Lead people to discover Jesus as their own personal Savior
-Give God the glory that is due His name
-Glorify God for empowering you to walk through your chaos
We are all created to GLORIFY GOD!
2 Corinthians 4:15 Indeed, everything is for your benefit so that, as grace extends through more and more people, it may cause thanksgiving to increase to the glory of God
How will you glorify God with your story?
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