BREAD AND BUTTER 2:WHEN, WHO, & HOW SAMSON ADEDOKUN
2 CORINTHIANS 6:14-16 Do not be unequally yoked with unbelievers. For what partnership has righteousness with lawlessness? Or what fellowship has light with darkness? 15 What accord has Christ with Belial? Or what portion does a believer share with an unbeliever? 16 What agreement has the temple of God with idols? For we are the temple of the living God; as God said, "I will make my dwelling among them and walk among them, and I will be their God, and they shall be my people.
PREAMBLE • Last week we mentioned three important things: • Embrace Concurrence • Eliminate Competition • Eliminate Camps • Choice of bread and butter depends on certain parameters. • Today, Paul tells us the parameter for Christians to have great bread and butter: when, who, and how
Paul tells us there is a clear principle for the believer. • It’s a no mix rule. • Do not be unequally yoked with unbelievers. • righteousness & lawlessness don’t mix • light with darkness don’t mix • Christ with Belial don’t mix • Believer with unbeliever don’t mix • temple of God with idols don’t mix • In life there are many things that don’t mix • Texting and driving don’t mix • Hydrogen Peroxide and sulphuric acid don’t mix • Water and oil do not mix
THEWHEN PRINCIPLE ONE: INTELLECTUAL MATURITY PRINCIPLE TWO: MORAL MATURITY PRINCIPLE THREE: SPIRITUAL MATURITY PRINCIPLE FOUR: PHYSICAL MATURITY PRINCIPLE FIVE: EMOTIONAL MATURITY PRINCIPLE SIX: SOCIAL MATURITY PRINCIPLE SEVEN: FINANCIAL MATURITY
THE WHO • THE IDENTITY FACTOR • THE INVOLVEMENT FACTOR • THE INFORMATION FACTOR • THE INTUITION FACTOR • THE INTERCESSION FACTOR
THE HOW • NO TRYOUTS • NO TOUCHERY • SET TEMPERATURE