Transformed for a Purpose
Part 3 – Open Your Eyes
Pastor Elio's sermon notes for November 7th, 2021
Matthew 28:19-20 NLT
19 Therefore, go and make disciples of all the nations,#28:19 Or all peoples. baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit. 20 Teach these new disciples to obey all the commands I have given you. And be sure of this: I am with you always, even to the end of the age.”
Mark 16:15 NLT
15 And then he told them, “Go into all the world and preach the Good News to everyone.
Luke 24:47 NLT
47 It was also written that this message would be proclaimed in the authority of his name to all the nations,#24:47 Or all peoples. beginning in Jerusalem: ‘There is forgiveness of sins for all who repent.’
John 20:21 NLT
21 Again he said, “Peace be with you. As the Father has sent me, so I am sending you.”
Acts of the Apostles 1:8 NLT
8 But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes upon you. And you will be my witnesses, telling people about me everywhere—in Jerusalem, throughout Judea, in Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.”
John 4:27-35 NLT
27 Just then his disciples came back. They were shocked to find him talking to a woman, but none of them had the nerve to ask, “What do you want with her?” or “Why are you talking to her?” 28 The woman left her water jar beside the well and ran back to the village, telling everyone, 29 “Come and see a man who told me everything I ever did! Could he possibly be the Messiah?” 30 So the people came streaming from the village to see him. 31 Meanwhile, the disciples were urging Jesus, “Rabbi, eat something.” 32 But Jesus replied, “I have a kind of food you know nothing about.” 33 “Did someone bring him food while we were gone?” the disciples asked each other. 34 Then Jesus explained: “My nourishment comes from doing the will of God, who sent me, and from finishing his work. 35 You know the saying, ‘Four months between planting and harvest.’ But I say, wake up and look around. The fields are already ripe#4:35 Greek white. for harvest.
Psalms 37:23 NLT
23 The Lord directs the steps of the godly. He delights in every detail of their lives.
Proverbs 16:9 NLT
9 We can make our plans, but the Lord determines our steps.
Matthew 9:36 NLT
36 When he saw the crowds, he had compassion on them because they were confused and helpless, like sheep without a shepherd.
John 1:14 NLT
14 So the Word became human and made his home among us. He was full of unfailing love and faithfulness. And we have seen his glory, the glory of the Father’s one and only Son.