"Saturday Night Alive”
Love Leads to Joy SNA-Feb. 16, ‘19
Last month we learned that sometimes life is hard and unfair and can seem hopeless. But G______ is our true and living hope forever. He wants to be my best f_______________. But I must A-B-C-; A__________ my “uh-ohs” (sin) to God, B______________ Jesus died on the cross for me, and C_________________ Him as Savior & Lord (Leader) of my life. Then God promises to send the H_______ S_____________ to live in my heart and give me “new life” and h________. The Bible says God gives us new life and hope through J___________. (1 Peter 1:3)
God loves me so m________. He showed me His great love when Jesus died for me. Now when I A-B-C-, my sins are forgiven forever because of Jesus’ sacrifice on the c__________. This is really good news! God desires me to love Him & other people. When I do, I will be happy and full of j_____. Jesus said, “If you obey my commands, you will remain in my love…I have told you this so that my joy may be in you and that your joy may be complete. My command is this: L______ each other as I have loved you.” (John 15:10-12) To have true joy, learn & practice putting Jesus 1st, others 2nd, and yourself (me) 3rd. God knows I need help so He sends the H________ S____________ (HS) to live in my heart. To have the most joy possible, I must put God & other people before myself and depend on God (D.O.G.) through HS power to help.
Table Prayer: Let’s thank God for His special love and pray that we will reach out in love to other people just like Jesus.
CHALLENGE: Have you asked the Holy Spirit to help you prioritize your life by putting God 1st, others 2nd, and you 3rd? If so, God promises you true joy!
Next “SOCIAL” event –
Feb. 23, 2019 – Bowling (Terrace Lanes)
Mar. 2, 2019 – Movie Night “Toy Story 1” – Lakeland’s Park Middle School
Next “SNA”- Mar. 16, 2019