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2. Building a Great Congregation Involves Vision
Building a Great Congregation Series
Part #2
3. The Importance of Vision
Where there is no prophetic vision, the people cast off restraint, but blessed is he who keeps the law.
(Proverbs 29.18; ESV)
4. The Importance of Vision
Vision is important because it involves the future.
Vision focuses on the possibilities of what can happen.
5. The Importance of Vision
Vision will allow you to take advantage of each opportunity.
(2 Corinthians 2:12)
6. The Importance of Vision
What are your goals?
20 year goals? ____________________________
10 year goals? ____________________________
5 year goals? _____________________________
1 year goal? ______________________________
7. Your Personal Vision
Set your mind on things that are above, not on things that are on earth.
(Colossians 3.2; ESV)
8. Your Personal Vision
Where is your current vision?
Do you want to go to Hell?
Do you want to go to Heaven?
9. Other Personal Vision Questions
Is it time to adjust your vision?
Where does your vision take you?
Has God given you a second lease on life through salvation?
10. The Congregational Vision
Now the full number of those who believed were of one heart and soul, and no one said that any of the things that belonged to him was his own, but they had everything in common.
(Acts 4.32; ESV)
11. The Congregational Vision
Special Note:
The group vision can start or end with one person or a small group of people!
Numbers 13-14
12. Keys to Congregational Vision
You must be growing by your own vision.
There must be a unity of purpose in the minds of the members. (Ephesians 4:4-6)
13. Keys to Congregational Vision
To accomplish this, Heaven must be the vision.
Have courage, faith, hope, and trust in God.
Plan to plant and water and God will give the increase. (1 Corinthians 3:6,7)
14. Building a Great Congregation Involves Vision
Building a Great Congregation Series
Part #2