“The Greatness of our salvation is that God will make us into the image of Jesus, so the we may enjoy the greatness and worth of Jesus.”
Equip – God talking to us God has put a new desire in believers to know and love Him more fully. This will only be accomplished through the special revelation of Himself through the Word of God. (II Timothy 3:16-17)
Empower – Talking to God As we have a desire to know and love God we are able to express ourselves more fully through the avenue of prayer:
1.) Adoration – Prayer is an avenue in which we may worship God as we gain accurate understanding of Him through His Word and the teaching of the Holy Spirit.
2.) Confession – Prayer is an avenue in which we may confess our sinfulness to a Holy God. Through confession of our sin, we seek to be holy as He is holy.
3.) Thanksgiving – The heart of every believer should have thankfullness for God’s grace and mercy perfectly displayed in the death, burial. and reurrection of Jesus Christ. (Colossians 3:17)
4.) Supplication – We should continually pray for:
A.) Those in Christ – That God will conform us into the image of His Son, Jesus Christ. (Philippians 1:6)
B.) Those outside of Christ – That God will, By His Soveriegn work in salvation, use us to call the sheep into
the fold. (John 10)
Evangelize – Talk of God to the Lost Jesus Christ has chosen His church to spread the good news of the gospel of Jesus Christ. We are to be bold and have loving compassion in this endeavor. (Romans 1:13-17)
Exhort and Encourage – Talk of God to the saved True believers are to fellowship in a local church that is Bible believing, gospel centered, and doctrinally sound for their edification and encouragment in godliness. (Hebrews 10:24-25)