Pastor Tim Pianta 65 Main Street, Tolga, Phone 0418882605 Email tolgacommunitychurch@gmail.com ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Sunday, January 20, 2019

Transformed to Glory


Bible References: Roman's 9:22-23; Colossians 3:4

Abraham was declared as righteous because he lived by faith.  We Believe life is a lot more than just now.  This is a small part of our eternal life. You can be a vessel of mercy or a vessel of destruction. We were a vessel of destruction before God reached down and saved us.  2 Corinthians 3:18 - we are being transformed into glory by God. God will take us through the process of life; if it's up to us, we'll never get there.  God will restore us.  God will not let up until He is through.  The light of the knowledge of the glory of God in our lives.  We need to be vessels that leak; not vessels that hold.   We can take the overflow of God.  He wants us to let His goodness flow through us.  God will supply what we need; what God is pouring through your life.   There will be enough to transform you into glory.   We need to be cracked pots so that God's purpose and glory flow through us.

Romans 9 - God chose you! He chose you to be His vessels that leak, cracked pots to overflow his glory.

Romans 8:17 - Jesus told us that as the world hated him; they will hate you.  The world doesn't know / understand what you are talking about.

Our bodies are getting older.  But our new self is being transformed into the image of the Lord.  He preparing us to live in His glory.   In the state we are in now,  we can't look upon God.   So he has to do something about it. 

We don't have an insurance policy but an assurance policy!  Not because of how good you are, but because He loves us.

2 Timothy 2:11-12  Going to church doesn't make you a Christian,  it doesn't put you in heaven.   Faith in Jesus is what gets you to heaven.  

Luke 22:28-30
Revelation is filled with passages about God's people reigning with Christ.   We are being prepared for that glory.  Hebrews 2:10
God has saved you to live with Him in glory.  Jesus Christ is the captain of our Salvation.   He is the one we listen to.   There are treacherous ways, ups and downs.   All the while, He is bringing you to glory.  There will be no exceptions.  We who belong to Christ, will live in glory.  Revelation 21:4-5

Have You Been Made New In Christ?

Romans 3:23

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