“The Power of Your Personal Story” – Screen Notes

The following notes will appear during the course of Pastor Greg’s Sunday morning message:

“The Power of Your Personal Story”
John 4

John 4:39

1. We need to go to where people are.

2. We need to care about the people we speak to.

3. We need to keep at it even when we are tired.

4. We need to use tact.

5. We must adapt to the situation.

6. We must know when to pull the net in.

John 4:24

Where should we worship?
Answer: Everywhere!

You cannot effectively worship and know a God you know nothing about.

John 4:24

We must worship God in truth.

Hebrews 10:19-20

Church is more than just listening; it’s also participating!
(Hebrews 10:24-25)

I cannot worship God when I knowingly have sin in my life.
(Psalm 24:3-4)

We are also to worship God in spirit.

John 4:26

Read: John 4:27-30

1. Telling your story is a powerful bridge for the gospel message.

John 4:28-30

John 4:39

Don’t glorify or exaggerate your past.

Don’t boast about what you gave up for Him, but what He gave up for you.

It’s not about you, but Him.

Every testimony is valid.

Read: John 4:35-38

John 4:35

1. Souls are of the greatest value to God.

2. God is looking for laborers to harvest the crops.
(John 4:36)

To not preach the gospel is a sin!

3. A farmer needs to be patient.

John 4:37-38

Our job is to preach the gospel; God’s job is to convert people.

1 Corinthians 3:6-8

Psalm 126:5-6

There is a special reward waiting for those that do their part in evangelism.
(John 4:36)

The Crown of Righteousness given to those who love His appearing.
(2 Timothy 4:8)

The Crown of Life given to those who resist temptation.
(James 1:12)

The Crown of Rejoicing, the soul-winner’s reward.
(1 Thessalonians 2:19)