Take time of bringing glory and honor to our risen Savior in music and song, followed by a message from Pastor Scott Lee.

Scripture Reference: (Philemon vv 4-7)

I. Thank God for the kind of faith that produces ___________________ vv 4-5

• Prayer is ___________ people into God’ presence

• Who are you grateful for? The big idea of this passage. What confirms a genuine Christian?

• _______ in Christ

• ______ for Christ and those who belong to Christ 1 John 3:10-23 ; 4:7-16 ; Gal 5:6

II. The faith we share in Christ will go on to ____________ our love into Christ-like actions! v6

• “Sharing” (koinonia) = fellowship, communion, having a share in – koinonia is the death of _________ individualism – The Gospel calls us into community Rm 12:15 ; Gal 6:2 ; 1 Cor 12:26 This shared life of faith must energize us into _________

• “Effective” (energes) = energize, empower

• “Full knowledge” (epignosko) = A knowledge we experience – Not just truth we know, but truth we ___ We gain real experience in God-glorifying ___________ Eph 2:10 ; Mt 5:16

III. This love produced by faith becomes a source of great _____, ______________ and ______________ v7

1) It brings great _____ 2 Cor 9:8-12

2) It brings __________ 2 Cor 7:5-6

3) It will __________ the hearts of weary saints