August 15, 2021 AM
(#4 in series)
RELATIONSHIP: THAT I MAY KNOW HIM
The Competition of Relationship
Week 1: What are we trying to achieve in the relationship? We found that the goal of the relationship is to know Christ.
Week 2: Why are we in the relationship at all?
We found that our motivation when entering relationship may unintentionally determine the extent of that relationship.
Week 3: What defines our relationship with God?
We discovered that our relationship with God is defined by love and made possible ONLY by the righteousness of Christ.
Week 4: What competes or interferes with our relationship?
We’re working through the question with two progressive truths.
Key Truth #1: Competition is anything that ___ with or takes precedence over our relationship with God.
- As believers, we can’t __ everyone and everything if our relationship with God is __ and suffering.
- We __ as much about God today as we __ to know.
Key Truth #2: We must __ our relationship with God and value Him above everything else.
- The decision to pursue Jesus is a decision __ to pursue something else.