LOVE DOES: Free to Fail

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  • Date: Sunday, January 20, 2019
  • Speaker: Eric Van Scharrel
  • Series: LOVE DOES
  • Scripture: Matthew 16:13-23

“[Jesus said] On this ROCK I will build my CHURCH, and the gates of HELL SHALL NOT PREVAIL against it.” -Matthew 16:18


The only thing worse than FAILING at something that really matters, is SUCCEEDING at something that doesn’t matter.


“[Jesus said] I tell you, there will be more JOY in heaven over one sinner who repents than over 99 sinners who have no need for repentance.” -Luke 15:7


A Biblical Picture of Failure

  1. Many people QUIT too early, but God NEVER gives up.
  2. It’s not failure if you LEARN and GROW from it.If trying something DIFFICULT and failing leads you to learn to better DEPEND on God, your failure is not in VAIN.
  3. The PAST does not equal the FUTURE.

INVITATION: Come back on Wednesday for our “Love Does” Bible study

CHALLENGE: Seek out a new challenge this week, pray, and do it!