MAP - IT: ROAD TO YOUR OWN MINISTRY
WHO DID JESUS PICK
1 Corinthians 1:26 NLT Remember, dear brothers and sisters, that few of you were wise in the world’s eyes, or powerful, or wealthy when God called you. 27. Instead, God deliberately chose things the world considers foolish in order to shame those who think they were wise. And he chose those who are powerless to shame those who are powerful. 28.God chose things despised by the world, things counted as nothing at all, and used them to bring to nothing what the world considers important , 29. so that no one can ever boast in the presence of God. 31. As the scriptures say, “The person who wishes to boast, should boast only of what the Lord has done.
Romans 9:27 The Message I’ll call nobodies and make them somebodies; I’ll call the unloved and make them beloved. In place where they yelled out, “You’re nobody!” they’re calling you “God’s
WHAT ABOUT THE OLD TESTIMENT
Gideon: Judges 6:14-15 But God faced him directly: “Go in this strength that is yours. Save Israel from Midian. Haven’t I just sent you?” Gideon said to him, “Me, my master? How and with what could I ever save Israel? Look at me. My clan is weakest in Manasseh and I am the runt of the litter.”
Anyone who wanted to follow Him.
He sat with the nobodies
Scholars and Priests were offended
Waiting to kill him.
To write a booklet “MAP - IT”
To show how Ruth,
One of the nobodies
Was able to activate
Her own ministry.
RUTH RAISED UP IN THE CHURCH
Generations of Christians behind her.
She worked in the church.
Cooking meals to raise money for Missions.
Teaching Sunday School - Bible School.
Active in Women's Missionary Society.
SOMETHING WAS MISSING
What did the early Christians say
As they followed the command
“Go Ye out into all the earth.”
DID THEY SAY:
Come to my church?
The Pastor preaches good?
We have fun, you will like it?
Picnic and games?
We have nice programs.
We will put you to work on a committee.
RUTH WILL SHARE WHAT
The missing link is.
What is the activator?
How to pray to activate your ministry.
How to pray in your money to go forth.
How to get a testimony.
The roadmap to ministry.
FOR: whosoever will.
IT WORKED FOR RUTH
IT CAN WORK FOR YOU.