The Sacrifices of First Responders
Series The Book of Romans
The Sacrifices of First Responders. Romans 12:1-2,9-18 There are certain days that for whatever reason are burned into our hearts and minds and always will be no matter how much time passes by.
Where were you when you heard the news of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001? We're not likely to forget the circumstances surrounding that day in our lives. As we pause both as a nation and more specifically as a community of believers, I want to share with you three things that we need to keep in mind when we reflect on this tragic event.I. Sacrifice Has Its Profession. vv.1-2 II. Sacrifice Has Its Requirements. vv. 9-13 III. Sacrifice Has Its Purpose. Vv. 14-18 Jesus is our first responder when he met all our needs on the cross of Calvary.Paul tells us that we need to strengthen our commitment to unity.1. We need to make sure we're all moving in the same direction.2. We need to be willing to look out for one another.3. We need to take every opportunity to develop lasting relationships.Because we're devoted to one another. We're moving in the same direction. We share one another's burdens. We're committed to building heart-deep relationships that last a lifetime.We don't just love each other because we have to love each other. We like each other because we want to like each other.Life is better when we're connected, so let's devote ourselves to one another.You and I as believers are the sacrifices of the first responders!!!!
|Date||Sep 10, 2023|
|Category||Sunday - AM|
|Bible Text||Romans 12:1-2; Romans 12:9-18|