SHEEP: 1 Thessalonians 1:1-10, Habakkuk 2:3 vision for the appointed time. .speaks of the end. . If it tarries, wait for it; it will surely come, it will not tarry.
Our highest priority is our relationship to God; that we bring Him our deepest questions and turmoils before Him expecting an answer. Set aside times with Him. Spend time listening and be faithful in daily prayer.
Praise and worship
Build everyday on God
Be surrendered to Him
Hope –expectation based on solid certainty – rests on God's Promise. It is an extension of faith. Faith is the promise of grace. Hope is confident of grace's future
Christian living consists of:
1. works that flow from grace
2. labor that flows from love
3. patient endurance born of faith
We live unto God and for God, seeking to honor and reflect Him in everything we do, think or say.
1. absorbed in doing good
2. good reputation with unbelievers
3. knows and lives the commands of the Word of God