Chris Zeigler, executive director of BASIC College Ministries, guest spoke at Christ Community Church 9/10/2017.
Transcript of notes:
Progress Over Perfection
- Not perfection, but progression
Confidence – Peter had confidence, “if Jesus walked on water, so could I.” “Jesus, call me and I’ll come to you.” (Matthew 14:23 – 28)
- “It’s about whose you are, not who you are.”
- Take one step in confident.
- Set aside perfection and go ahead. “Show us what to do.”
- “Give God room to breathe.”
- Have confidence in who Christ is.
- Step out to see progress
Obedience (Matt. 14:29) Take first step and be obedient to what God says (calls us to.)
- Sometimes we get so caught up with perfection we don’t do anything (“What ifs…”) What’s stopping you?
- Savior not expecting perfection.
Dependence (Matt. 14:30 – 31)
- We all make mistakes (like Peter)
- Depend on God
- If you don’t make mistakes, you’re not challenging yourself. Take risks, have obedience.