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7 Jan 2012 - Men's Group Meeting notes

Posted on Mon, Jan 16, 2012

Attached is the Key to the lesson shared on Saturday 7 Jan 2012

Welcome to 2012 and BREAKTHROUGH

 

So what is a breakthrough?

1 - an offensive thrust that penetrates and carries beyond a defensive line in warfare 

2 - an act or instance of breaking through an obstacle <a breakthrough agreement>

3 - a: a sudden advance especially in knowledge or technique <a medical breakthrough>

 b: a person's first notable success <a breakthrough novel>

So what does that entail for us, as men/as men, belonging to Christ?

 

Men’s Group Objective

 

“We inspire each other to ....

Fight the good fight, finish the race & keep the faith

What is it “to inspire”?

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What is a “good fight”?

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What is it to “finish the race”?

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What is it “to keep the faith”?

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2 Tim 4:7

 I have fought a good fight, and have finished my course: I have kept the faith.

What was Paul talking about?

(v. 7): I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, etc...

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1. He did not fear death, because, by the grace of God, he had the testimony of his conscience.

2. As a Christian, as a minister, he had fought a good fight.

  1. He had done his service
    1. His life was a course
  2. Gone through the difficulties of his warfare
    1. his warfare was accomplished
  3. He was instrumental in carrying on the victories of Jesus Christ over the powers of darkness in this world.

His race was run.

What is your race?

how can I help you run that race?

inspire you?

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keep your faith?

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finish well?

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how can you help me run that race

inspire me?

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keep my faith?

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help me to finish well?

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Note:

The life of a Christian is...

  1. a warfare and a race
  2. It is a good fight
  3. A good warfare

We must fight this good fight; we must fight it out, and finish our course.

Rom 8:37. 

Nevertheless, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him that loved us 

 

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