Pastor Steve Lummer
And the Lord God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul. Genesis 2:7 (KJV)
Between the SOIL and the SOUL, something happened
“the breath of life”. – Genesis 2:7
1. IF WE COULD REWIND CHRISTIANITY.
Love the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength. – Deut 6:5
love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your mind, and with all your strength.’This is the first commandment. Mark 12:30-31
LOVE GOD WITH ALL YOUR COMPASSION.
“with all your heart “
LOVE GOD WITH ALL YOUR WONDER.
“with all your soul “
LOVE GOD WITH ALL YOUR CURIOSITY.
“with all your mind”
LOVE GOD WITH ALL YOUR ENERGY.
“with all your strength”
2. BECOMING A 1ST CENTURY CHURCH IN THE 21 ST CENTURY.
They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer. 43 Everyone was filled with awe at the many wonders and signs performed by the apostles. 44 All the believers were together and had everything in common. 45 They sold property and possessions to give to anyone who had need. 46 Every day they continued to meet together in the temple courts. They broke bread in their homes and ate together with glad and sincere hearts, 47 praising God and enjoying the favor of all the people. And the Lord added to their number daily those who were being saved. – Acts 2:42-47
3. MAKING THE PILGRIMAGE BACK
And He took bread, gave thanks and broke it, and gave it to them, saying, “This is My body which is given for you; do this in remembrance of Me.” – Luke 22:19