1 Corinthians 9:19-22
1. Risk it All (19-22)
a. Slave- do without to be the most effective witness as possible
b. Jews/ Under the Law- Give up my preferences, traditions.
c. Not under the Law- Gentiles. Those who aren’t like you. Will you go
to “those people”
d. Weak- Will you commit to loving someone all the way to the cross.
1 Corinthians 9:24-27
2. Live with Purpose (24-27)
a. Focused- Do you see Christ as your ultimate goal and satisfaction?
b. Disciplined- How are you training yourself toward spiritual maturity? Will you sacrifice for the sake of your spiritual maturity?
c. Intentional- Will you reprioritize your life for the sake of those who aren’t here yet?
1 Corinthians 9:23
3. Partner with the Gospel (23)
a. Obedience is our Motivation
b. Giving the Gospel is our Purpose
China: 20,000+ new followers of Christ per day
Indonesia: estimated 25% of population is Christian.
Sub-Saharan Africa: from “the dark continent” to now 50% Christian
S. Korea: from “impenetrable” to 30% Christian
Around the world: 178,000 people coming to faith daily
c. Salvation is our Prize