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Scripture at Sunrise 2.12.2020

“Thus says God, the LORD, who created the heavens and stretched them out, who spread out the earth and what comes from it, who gives breath to the people on it and spirit to those who walk in it…” -Isaiah 42:5

“The breath in our nostrils is [God’s] gift moment by moment.” – Charles Spurgeon

Scripture at Sunrise 3.3.2016

“Let no corrupting talk come out of your mouths, but only such as is good for building up, as fits the occasion, that it may give grace to those who hear.” -Ephesians 4:29

Genuine encouragement is the most generous, yet least expensive, gift you can give. Find something good and speak up. -Louie Giglio via Twitter

Scripture at Sunrise 12.23.2015

“For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God…” -Ephesians 2:8

The fact that salvation cannot be earned is demonstrated by who were chosen to hear the announcement of the Savior’s birth and who weren’t.  -Paul Tripp

Scripture at Sunrise 3.3.2011

“For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.” -Romans 6:23

You deserve hell. Everything else is a gift. –Mark Driscoll via @NationsBeGlad

Scripture at Sunrise 7.12.2010

“Nevertheless, in church I would rather speak five words with my mind in order to instruct others, than ten thousand words in a tongue.”  -1 Corinthians 14:19

-God’s people were gifted with other languages to share the Gospel.
-The gifts God gives to people are to be used to minister to others.
-The Corinthians desired the gifts of tongues because it was the most visible gift.  They wanted tongues more for show rather than for communication. (vs. 9)
-God’s gifts are given to EDIFY, not build yourself up.   They are to edify the body of Christ.  (vs. 5, 7, 12)
-Paul was gifted with language to share the Gospel.  (vs. 18)
-He would rather speak 5 words to people that they could understand rather than a myriad of words they couldn’t.  (vs. 19)

5 words you can share with people
1)Sin
2)Guilty
3)Penalty
4)Jesus Christ
5)Righteousness

Scripture at Sunrise 12.31.09

“For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, not a result of works, so that no one may boast.”  -Ephesians 2:8-9

“Faith is receiving, it’s not doing. Faith receives the gift of God’s grace in Jesus.”

[John Piper via @PiperTravel]