Crossroads Cadiz Podcast
Brother Kent Workman brings us John 21
“Walking in The Will of God”  (1 Thessalonians 4:1-12)

“Walking in The Will of God” (1 Thessalonians 4:1-12)

September 26, 2021

Two Senses of God’s Will… (Deuteronomy 29:29)


God’s _____________ Will 


God’s _______________ Will (1 Thessalonians 4:3) 


God’s Will is That We Walk in Holiness, Godliness, and _________________ 


God’s Will For Your ________________________ (1Thessalonians 4:3-8) 


God Cares About Your _____________ (4:4- 5) 


God Cares About ________________ (4:6) 


God Cares About Your __________________ (4:7-8) 


God’s Will For Your ________________________ (1Thessalonians 4:9-10) 


Love is Defined By What God Has _________________ (4:9, John 13:34, 1 Corinthians 16:14) 


Love Is Defined By Serving ____________________ (4:9) 


Love is Worth __________________ In (4:10) 


God’s Will For Your ________________________ (1Thessalonians 4:11-12)


Work Is Valuable Because We Can Live __________________ (4:11) 


Work Is Valuable Because We Can Stay To ____________________ (4:11) 


Work Is Valuable As a Good _____________________ (4:12) 


Do in the Present what God has revealed in His Word and He Will Bring You to What He Hasn’t Revealed For Your _________________  


God's Will is that you Would Know _____________ by Grace Through Faith, Experience Salvation, and Walk in the Power of the Holy Spirit.


Memory Verse: For this is the will of God, your sanctification: that you abstain from sexual immorality - 1 Thessalonians 4:3 ESV

“Genuine Relationships”  (1 Thessalonians 2:17-3:13)

“Genuine Relationships” (1 Thessalonians 2:17-3:13)

September 19, 2021

Genuine Relationships: God's People Living Together God's Way


Genuine Relationships Must Be _________________ (2:17-3:1)


__________________ presents a challenge to forming Genuine Relationships.


Genuine Relationships are ______________


Genuine Relationships Must Be Filled With  _________________ (2:19-20, 3:6-10) 


We need to pay more attention to what God is doing in His _____________ than what the devil is doing in the world.


Genuine Relationships Must Aim Toward  ______________________

(3:1-5, 5:11, Acts 14:21-22) 


To encourage means to build up others faith in order that they might stand ______________


Genuine Relationships Are Ultimately ______________________ (3:11-13)


Eternal Relationships means we better get used to ______________ because we got a long time to spend together.


Eternal Relationships should cause us to consider our most important relationship: our relationship with ________________ (John 13:1; 15:15, Romans 5:8)


Memory Verse: so that he may establish your hearts blameless in holiness before our God and Father, at the coming of our Lord Jesus with all his saints. - 1 Thessalonians 3:13 ESV

“Genuine Ministry”  (1 Thessalonians 2:1-16)

“Genuine Ministry” (1 Thessalonians 2:1-16)

September 12, 2021

Genuine Ministry is Founded on _________________ (2:1-2, 14-16)


Genuine Ministry Marked With ___________________ (2:3-6)


Genuine Ministry Done With _____________ (2:7-12)


Genuine Ministry Seeks Genuine _____________________ (2:13, 1:9) 

Memory Verse: And we also thank God constantly for this, that when you received the word of God, which you heard from us, you accepted it not as the word of men but as what it really is, the word of God, which is at work in you believers. - 1 Thessalonians 2:13 ESV

“Praying Together” (1 Thessalonians 1:1-10)

“Praying Together” (1 Thessalonians 1:1-10)

September 5, 2021

7 Prayer Priorities From the Apostle Paul…
Pray for ___________ That Strengthens (1:1, Acts 17:1-5)
Pray for __________ That Labors (1:2-3)
Pray for ___________ From The Word (1:4-6, 2:13)
Pray for _________________ In Affliction (1:6)
Pray for ______________ In Suffering (1:6-7, 2 Corinthians 1:3-4)
Pray for ____________ To The World (1:8-9)
Pray for the ____________ of Jesus (1:10)
Memory Verse: We give thanks to God always for all of you, constantly mentioning you
in our prayers, remembering before our God and Father your work of faith and labor of
love and steadfastness of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ.
1 Thessalonians 1:1-2 ESV

“The Leadership of the Church”  (Acts 20:28, 1 Timothy 3:1-16)

“The Leadership of the Church” (Acts 20:28, 1 Timothy 3:1-16)

August 22, 2021

The Local Church is Governed by _______________ (Acts 20:28, Colossians 1:15-18) 


Jesus is the Senior ___________ of the Church


The Local Church is Led By _____________  


What Do Elders Do?


Elders ___________ The Church Through Teaching (Acts 20:17, 28-32) 


Elders ___________ The Church Through Leading (Acts 20:28) 


Three Requirements for Elders…


Men With a ____________ (1 Timothy 3:1) 


Men With ________________ (1 Timothy 3:2-7) 


Men Who __________ (1 Timothy 3:5, 5:17)


The Local Church is Served By _____________ (1 Timothy 3:8-13) 


What Do Deacons Do?


Deacons Do Not Lead the Church, Deacons __________ The Church 

Two Requirements for Elders…


People With _______________ (1 Timothy 3:8-13) 


People With _______________ (1 Timothy 3:9, Acts 6:1-7) 


With Ministry Carried Out By __________________ (Ephesians 4:11-12) 


What Do We Do With This?


  1. Get in the Game: Pursue Biblical _________________
  2. Get Qualified: Pursue Biblical ____________________
  3. Take The Lead: Pursue Biblical ___________________ (1 Timothy 3:14-16)


Memory Verse: Pay careful attention to yourselves and to all the flock, in which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, to care for the church of God, which he obtained with his own blood. - Acts 20:28 ESV

“The Worship of the Church”  (John 4:20-24)

“The Worship of the Church” (John 4:20-24)

August 15, 2021

Central Point: God Desires True _____________________


5 Questions Jesus Answers….


What is Worship?  


Worship is _________________: Every Act of Obedience a Believer Does in Jesus Name (1 Corinthians 10:31)


Worship is an _______________: God's people gathered together to give praise to God (1 Corinthians 14:26, Hebrews 10:25)


Who Can Worship?


__________________ Who Has Trusted Jesus as Their Savior and Lord (John 4:12-14, 22)


Where Do We Worship?


With God's _________________ (John 4:21-24, 14:6, Ephesians 2:22)


When Should We Worship?


The Time to Worship is not Later and not Past, but Always ______________ (John 4:23-24)


How Do We Worship?


True Worship is by the  _______________ (John 3:5, 4:13-14, 24, 7:37-39)


True Worship is Rooted in the ______________ (John 6:63, 14:26, 17:17)


Five Ways to Worship Together in Spirit and Truth...


__________ the Word! (Ephesians 5:19-21)


__________ the Word! (2 Timothy 4:1-2)


__________ the Word! (1 Timothy 4:14)


__________ the Word! (Acts 2:42)


__________ the Word! (Romans 6:4)

Memory Verse: God is spirit, and those who worship him must worship in spirit and truth.” - John 4:24 ESV

“The Life of the Church”  (Acts 2:41-47)

“The Life of the Church” (Acts 2:41-47)

August 8, 2021

Disciples grow in community marked by 


_____________________ & ______________________

Two Pillars of a Growing Christian Community...

____________________: Life With God as Followers of Jesus


Followship Means  ____________ God’s Word Together

____________________: Life With One Another as Followers of Jesus


Fellowship Means _______________ Together Through Hospitality 


Fellowship Means _______________ One Another Through Prayer

Life Groups exist because disciples grow best in groups marked by Fellowship and Followship.


Sign Up For a Life Group on the Bulletin Board in the Lobby!

Memory Verse: And they devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and the prayers. - Acts 2:42 ESV

The Mission of the Church (Matthew 28:16-20)
“Defining The Church”  (Matthew 16:13-20)

“Defining The Church” (Matthew 16:13-20)

July 25, 2021

Two Senses of The Church…


The Church is _______________ (Ephesians 5:25, Hebrews 12:22-23, Matthew 16:18)


The Church is _______________ (1 Corinthians 1:1-2, 16:1)


The Definition of the Church...


A Local Church is a group of Christians who regularly gather together with a Common ___________  in Christ, a Common _______________ to one another, and a Common ______________ to extend the gospel to the world.


A Local Church is a Group of Christians who regularly gather together… (Matthew 16:18, Acts 1:13-15, 1 Corinthians 11:18)


...with a Common Faith (Matthew 7:24-25, Ephesians 2:19-20, 4:4-6)


...with a Common Commitment to One Another (Matthew 16:19, 18:15-20, 1 Corinthians 12:14-20)


...with a Common Mission to extend the gospel to the world.




To the Church: Your Investment in the Local Church is _______________


To the Church-Less: Stop claiming to love Jesus while rejecting His ____________


To the Church-Hurt: No one has experienced more church hurt than ______________ and He ain't given up on her yet! (Ephesians 5:25-27, Revelation 19:6-9)


Memory Verse: And I tell you, you are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church, and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.

Matthew 16:18 ESV

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