Jesus tells us about The Rock

And I tell you, you are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church, and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it (Matthew 16:18).

Central Theme:  Jesus is the foundation and stable person in my life.

Introduction–Tell about putting down the patio.  Tell about how it had to have a firm foundation.  Tell what you put down.  How you prepared the soil.  This was the most important things about putting the patio down. Have a member read Matthew 16:18.

       I.     Jesus spoke to Peter and told him that on a foundation of rocks he would build his church.   Jesus said that Peter would be part of that foundation.

              A. The Bible tells us that Jesus is the chief cornerstone

              B. Jesus said that Peter would be part of the foundation stones.

              C. It is important that the church have a good start.

      II.     As part of the church, SPG is to have a good foundation.

          A. Special Gathering does not own any buildings.

              B. But our foundation is built on some rocks.

                   1.  We have rocks of people, like Peter and Jesus.

                   2.  We have elders who are our teachers and our deacons who come from our members.  You vote of them and choose them.  They all love Jesus.

     III.     God wants our lives to built on a good rock.     

              A. Jesus can help us to build good lives.

              B. We can be people who trust God. 

              C. Jesus will be sure that our lives don‘t crumble every thing have something to do with Him .

Conclusion  Jesus is the best foundation for our lives.

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