The Promise of Vitality

September 10, 2017 Pastor: Bill Thompson Series: Are You Ready for Revitalization?

Passage: Matthew 16:13–16:20

TEXT: Matthew 16:13-20

SERIES: Are You Ready for Revitalization?



“Give me a place to stand, and I will move the earth.”   Archimedes

Main message: It is in union with Christ that we find a place to stand.

I.  The Church is built on a _____________________.

              “…on this rock I will build my church.” 


       II.  The Church is built by _____________________.

                “I will build my church.”  

1.  Jesus is the _______________ and _______________ of Grace Presbyterian Church.

2.  The church must be built _______________ Jesus.


III.  The Church is built to _______________.

               “…gates of hell shall not prevail against it.”

1.  We have an _______________.

2.  We must be on the _______________, not the defensive.

  1. We are assured of _______________.



Will Grace do what is necessary to be a part of Jesus’ building project?


Application Questions

  1. Where is your place to stand?
  2. Who do you say that Jesus is? How do you know?
  3. Who is the King and Head of Grace Church?
  4. Are you doing your part in Jesus’ building project of praying and sharing?

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