“What to do when you are an exile” by Neal Pollard

December 8th, 2019

12-08-2019 Sunday AM Sermon

Handout:

Introduction

  • Peter calls us ___ and ____ (1 Pt. 2:11)
  • What 3 books are written during Babylonian Exile?
  • ______ was more powerful, had more money, and had their own Gods
  • David Kinnamen says young Christians (Really, All of us)  are in digital _____
  • What do we do when we're spiritual exiles?

We Must be _______ (Daniel 1:8)

  • We don't know why the king's food would _____ them, but it would
  • The culture frequency asks us to ____ our ________

We must trust divine _______ (Daniel 1:9-10)

  • Do you believe that God is at _____ in you? (Phil. 2:13)
  • We see God at _____ through the ups and downs of life

We must have ___ that God will be with us (Daniel 1:11-16)

  • We see their faith in their ________
  • We see their faith in their ________
  • We see their faith in their ________
  • We see their faith in their ________
  1. Kinnamen's five factors concerning "Faith for Exiles" (How to stay faithful)
  2. Experience _________ with Jesus
  3. The church teaches how to ______ (not just what to _____ )
  4. Forge meaningful, intergenerational ________
  5. Train for "vocational ________"
  6. Learn that you have a ________ mission

We must cultivate _______ and _______ (Daniel 1:17-20)

  • A passage helping us with this today is Ephesians 4:13-16; This happens by
    • Seeking _______ (13)
    • Stopping ________ (14)
    • Speaking ________ (15)
    • Serving ________ (16)
  • We Must turn the church over to the _______ that follow us

We must be in it for the ________ (Daniel 1:21)

  • Daniel endured his _____ from his youth to old age
  • Ultimately, through Christ, we _____ this world (1 Jn. 5:4)

Conclusion: 

  • We survive our spiritual Babylon these same ways.

Duration: 35:46

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