Claiming The Promised Life Part 7 “Why Serving God Is The Only Reasonable Choice”

 Scripture Used In Today’s Message,

Joshua 24:14-15, 21:43-45

Sermon Notes For Today

Claiming the Promised Life – Part 7

Why Serving God is the Only Reasonable Choice

Hopefully God has worked in our lives so that we have…

 _________________ strength and courage from God’s promises, presence and His word.

 __________________ that God extends unexpected invitations, knowing that He is always at work.

 __________________ the things that God has done for us in the past and told them in the future.

 ___________________ that spiritual matters matter most.

 ___________________ in God overcoming obstacles by faith and obedience.

 ____________________ from failures through our repentance and God’s forgiveness.

Joshua 24:14-15

 Three reasons for you and your house to serve the Lord

 1.  The Alternatives are Really _______________.  (vs 15)

 a.  You will serve ______________________.

 There are free agents in the _____________ world but         not in the ______________ world.  John 8:34, Romans             6:16-18

 b.  God’s ________________ is best.

 Any _______________ god is not equal to the _________________ God.

2.  God Has Great  _____________________. “fear the Lord, serve Him in sincerity and truth”

 When deciding who to serve, _________________ counts.

 Joshua 21:43, 45

 Please don’t mistake _______________ expectations you       have for ________________ promises God made.

 4.  It ___________________ Matters.

 We can get so caught up in the ______________ of this life   that we forget what really _______________.

 Joshua calls us to make a choice, a choice that we make ____________ times each day.

 Big Idea:  Understanding I have to _____________ something, I choose to serve the Lord because of _________ He is and the ____________ difference I can make.