"Live to Please God" from 1 Peter 4:1-11

How can we please the Lord?
To adore Him, obey His words, have fellowship. Let's find out what pleases God.
People may not like us to put on our new self. It is hard to suffer and hard to give up our sin.
1 Thessalonian 4:3-5 It is God's will that you should be sanctified: that you should avoid sexual immorality; that each of you should learn to control his own body in a way that is holy and honorable, not in passionate lust like the heathen, who do not know God;

If we don't have relationship to God, what are our desire?
To have merry life?
Materialistic wants?
We need to go back to the basic to please God. Live as wise not as animals. Live as children of God.
Galatians 3:29 If you belong to Christ, then you are Abraham's seed, and heirs according to the promise.

John 8:12 When Jesus spoke again to the people, he said, "I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life."

Ephesians 5:18 Do not get drunk on wine, which leads to debauchery. Instead, be filled with the Spirit.

Sometimes if we remember our past it's not healthy. Leave enough to the past.
We need to have stock of knowledge in the word of God. Don't worry about old friends. One day they will be judge.
Romans 14:12 So then, each of us will give an account of himself to God.

One day we will all be judge rightly. Is there second chance? No. We only live our life once, so live it right.
1 Peter 3:19 through whom also he went and preached to the spirits in prison

If you know how to pray you have learned the key for happiness.
Talks about agape Love.
1 Corinthians 13:4 Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud.

Show hospitality without grumbling.
Passages about our gifts:
Romans 12:6-8 We have different gifts, according to the grace given us. If a man's gift is prophesying, let him use it in proportion to his[a]faith. 7If it is serving, let him serve; if it is teaching, let him teach; 8if it is encouraging, let him encourage; if it is contributing to the needs of others, let him give generously; if it is leadership, let him govern diligently; if it is showing mercy, let him do it cheerfully.

1 Corinthians 12:4 There are different kinds of gifts, but the same Spirit.

We use the gift of God wisely to bring glory to God as we serve to God. Use your gift to bring Him glory and not glory to us. To live to please God. To Lords' be the glory.
Bring Honor and Glory to God.

Pastor's Message
Ephesians 5:10 "Find out what pleases the Lord".

What are the things that pleases God? We know that God is please when we worship Him in spirit and in truth. He is also even delighted to see us obeying His commands. And He even love to hear us when we pray. So, I encourage you today to please Him in your thoughts, words and actions. God bless.

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