Purpose Over Popularity

Purpose Over Popularity

Think back to Craig's message. What sticks out?

Key Scripture

By faith Moses, when he had grown up, refused to be known as the son of Pharaoh’s daughter. He chose to be mistreated along with the people of God rather than to enjoy the fleeting pleasures of sin. He regarded disgrace for the sake of Christ as of greater value than the treasures of Egypt, because he was looking ahead to his reward.
Hebrews 11:24-26 NIV

Peter and the other apostles replied: “We must obey God rather than human beings!”
Acts 5:29 NIV

The Power of Purpose

  1. Purpose diminishes distractions.
  2. Purpose pushes you through the pain.
  3. Purpose empowers you to please God.

More Scripture About Purpose

Nehemiah 6:1-3 Romans 12:2 Matthew 5:13-16 Matthew 6:19-21, 25-33 Jeremiah 1:4-8 Luke 4:18-20

Discussion Questions

Start talking. Find a conversation starter for your group.

Start thinking. Ask questions to get your group thinking.

Start sharing. Choose questions that create openness.

Start praying. Be bold, and pray with power.

God, there is power in purpose—especially Your purpose. We’re asking You to refocus our attentions to the passions and plans You’ve placed in our lives. Help us to make pleasing You the main thing. Amen.

Live It Out

Start doing. Commit to a step and live it out this week.

My main purpose is:
My main distraction is:
My greatest pain is:
To choose purpose, I will:

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