Lives That Have Real Impact

Eleventh in the series “Upstream”

Titus 2:11-15

Main Point:  How you live out Jesus’ love has more impact on those around you than any argument you could ever give.

  1. Good living must be rooted in a healthy study of God [11 – 13]
    1. Luke 1: 78 – 79
    2. “For nothing is more blessed and more desirable than that appearing. Words are not able to represent it, the blessings thereof surpass our understanding”  -John Chrysostom
  2. Good theology must be focused on Jesus’ suffering for us [14]
    1. Mark 10:45
    2. Psalm 130:7-8
    3. Ephesians 5:25-26
  3. Good service must be shaped by authoritative teaching  [15]
    1. Matthew 28:18-20

Applications and Next Steps:

  1. Are you ready to respond to this Good News this Advent?
  2. How could you go about improving your theology this Advent season?
  3. What needs to start changing in your life this week in order for you to have a more effective testimony towards your neighbors and friends?