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Focusing on the Future to 2020
We Need Vision
A. Importance of vision
1. What is vision?
a. Vision can be taken for granted…….Rita’s was 20/550
b. Vision is more than physical sight
c. Vision is seeing things as God sees them
(1). Where have I been?
(2). Where am I now?
(3). Where does God want me to be?
d. Vision is following Christ’s plan
(1). Jesus is my Lord, He is also my Master
(2). Engaged in a bigger life story than just my own
(3). As a believer a Christ follower: it is no longer about me
B. Vision is important for a church also
1. Ask the same questions
a. Where have we been?
b. Where are we now?
c. Where does God want us to be?
2. God wants us to have a God sized vision
a. Unique place, unique time in history
b. How can God use us, a band of brothers/sisters?
c. What adventure can we be involved in that makes a difference for eternity?
d. The adventure is......
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