Series Summary: Losing in sport isn’t fun but losing in life can bring a real sense of hopelessness. God does not want you to live in spiritual defeat. Through Christ He has made it fully possible to live as winners even if it looks like we are losing. This incredible scripture found in Romans teaches us how to live as more than conquerors.
“In all these things we are more than conquerors through Him who loved us.” Romans 8:37
Reflection & Response
Core Truth: Today we have the opportunity to reflect on the amazing truth that we are winners in Christ. We will reflect on the highlights of who we are in Christ and hear some stories of how God’s truth is impacting our lives.
Core Truth: Knowing that we are guaranteed to be winners in Christ in the face of every struggle motivates us to keep in the race. Knowing that there is nothing that can separate us from God’s love propels us to live our life all out for Him. We are not just winners; we are more than conquerors!
Core Truth: The truth that a person is chosen by God brings a real sense of humility and privilege. To know that God has called you and has a purpose for your life releases you to see that even the hard things that happen in our lives are used by God to make us more like Him. Knowing He is for us changes everything.
Core Truth: It is hard to wait hopefully. We can be tempted to give up or to replace our faith in Christ with something we can see and do now. Jesus Christ shows us how to wait even though tough times with expectancy and hope. He will bring us home.
Core Truth: From early childhood we all crave for acceptance. We work hard at trying to gain it through approval. The Gospel sets us free from the fear of losing by total acceptance in and through Christ. We are set up to become winners even in the face of suffering.
Core Truth: The new life that God brings to a human heart is more powerful than we think. There is nothing that cannot be broken and come under the control of the Holy Spirit. Discover what it means to live practically in the power of the Holy Spirit through the ups and downs of life.
Core Truth: Every human heart struggles to be free to live the best life possible. We are always looking for a way to breakthrough and become winners. Discover how through Jesus Christ we can experience true freedom to become winners by the removal the very thing that holds us back.