Thesis: Be A Good Soldier
Scripture Text: II Timothy 2:3-4
II. Good Soldier
III. Sick Soldier
I THESSALONIANS 2:9-12
For you recall, brethren, our labor and hardship, how working night and day so as not to be a burden to any of you, we proclaimed to you the gospel of God. You are witnesses, and so is God, how devoutly and uprightly and blamelessly we behaved toward you believers; just as you know how we were exhorting and encouraging and imploring each one of you as a father would his own children, so that you would walk in a manner worthy of the God who calls you into His own kingdom and glory.
II TIMOTHY 1:8-9
Therefore do not be ashamed of the testimony of our Lord or of me His prisoner, but join with me in suffering for the gospel according to the power of God, who has saved us and called us with a holy calling, not according to our works, but according to His own purpose and grace which was granted us in Christ Jesus from all eternity,
II TIMOTHY 2:3-4
Suffer hardship with me, as a good soldier of Christ Jesus. No soldier in active service entangles himself in the affairs of everyday life, so that he may please the one who enlisted him as a soldier.
Pastor Keith today honored the veterans in our body while also teaching what it is to be a good soldier in service to Christ. Intermixed with his message were dramatic presentations on stage, directed by Marian and acted out by members of NCF.
At the end of the service a special song solo by Rachel is introduced, however, due to sound system issues, this song was regrettably not able to be included in the recording.
Sermon length: 39:45
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