The Power of a changed life

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The Power of a changed life I. Intro a. The Power of a Changed life b. Romans 12:1 Therefore, I urge you, brothers, in view of God's mercy , to offer your  bodies as living sacrifices, holy and pleasing to God—this is your spiritual act of c. The power used to change your life is God’s mercy d. Mercy defined: Not getting what is deserved. ..separation from God the results of mercy: We get God; he gets us II. How to be changed by God’s mercy a. Make asking for mercy a priority a.i. Luke 18:9-14 b. Express thankfulness to God b.i. Psalm 28:6-7 Praise the LORD! For he has heard my cry for mercy . . . He helps me, and my heart is filled with joy. I burst out in songs of thanksgiving c. Remember what God has saved you from c.i. Luke 7:41-43 Then Jesus told him this story: “A man loaned money to two people—five hundred pieces of silver to one and fifty pieces to the other.
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Unformatted text preview: But neither of them could repay him, so he kindly forgave them both, canceling their debts. Who do you suppose loved him more after that?” Simon answered, “I suppose the one for whom he canceled the larger debt.” “That's right,” Jesus said d. Care for others by showing mercy d.i. Luke 6:36-37 “Be merciful, just as your Father is merciful. Do not judge, and you will not be judged. Do not condemn, and you will not be condemned. Forgive, and you will be forgiven” e. Yearn for his mercy (use it) e.i. Lamentations 3:22-23 The unfailing love of the LORD never ends! By his mercies we have been kept from complete destruction. Great is his faithfulness; his mercies begin afresh each day III. Conclusion a. Gods mercy can change your life. . if you let it...
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