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We Are a Family of Supers- Part 4
Archived – September 1, 2019

We Are a Family of Supers- Part 4

September 1, 2019

Review

  • Our theme this month is about .
  • The Holy Spirit gives us superpowers, but we learned that God has not called us to be superheroes by .
  • We are part of a of supers.
  • But we learned last week that we are not just part of a family of supers, but of a family of supers.
  • Our big brother is the and has sent us to earth to conduct the business of the State—that is, the Kingdom of God.
  • We are from heaven who represent the Kingdom of God to the earth.
  • However, as people from heaven who live on earth, sometimes it is to know how to live?
  • When do we focus on our identity and when we focus on our one?

 

Seeing the Earth in Heaven

  • Our earthly will clearly play a role in heaven because the Scripture talks about a multicultural worship service (Revelations 7:9-12)
  • God is not blind. He not only talks about our differences, but also values the of our praise.
  • So human culture, by the Lord, will participate in the worship of God in the new heaven and earth.
  • So we know what we will do with human culture in heaven, but what do we do with it on ?
  • How do we respond to problems, many of which come from the conflicts between nations, tribes, races, and languages.
  • The Black Panther movie helps us think about this because the royal family members of Wakanda ask themselves a similar question: How do you respond to this world’s needs without violating the principles of your home world?

 

“Stop, Thief!”

Superheroes Do The Detective Work

  • In the movie, the needs of this earthly life are represented by the needs of an child named Erick Stevens, who later becomes Killmonger.
  • He is by his father, his extended family, his country, and his culture.
  • But Erick also represents an entire community, the community.
  • African-Americans have also been .
  • Erick Stevens not only represents African-Americans, but also other people who have ancestors in Africa and were affected by slavery. This includes people who live in Latin America and the Caribbean Islands.
  • When we talk about people who traveled to other countries in slave ships, we’re talking about the African diaspora.
  • A diaspora is a or a migration that is usually involuntary.
  • The African diaspora is about Africans taken from Africa against their and forced to work for people in other countries.

Superheroes Do The Dirty Work

  • Supeheroes clean up the .
  • So what’s the dirty work in this situation?
  • Telling the (John 8:32)
  • All of this happened because of .
  • Colonization is -stealing.
  • A colonizer is a person who steals and everything in it—the land, the money, and the people.

 

Proverbs 24:24

Jeremiah 20:7-12

Micah 2:1-3

 

The Ten Commandments

1-Only Worship God

“You shall have no other gods before Me.”
Exodus 20:3

2-Don’t worship idols

“You shall not make for yourself a carved image…”
Exodus 20:4

3-Use God’s name to worship, not to curse

“You shall not take the name of the Lord your God in vain…”
Exodus 20:7

4-Rest and worship God on His special day

“Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy.”
Exodus 20:8

5-Obey your parents

“Honor your father and your mother…”
Exodus 20:12

6-Don’t kill

“You shall not murder.”
Exodus 20:13

7-Only be married to one person

“You shall not commit adultery.”
Exodus 20:14

8-Don’t steal

“You shall not steal.”
Exodus 20:15

9-Don’t lie

“You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.”
Exodus 20:16

10-Don’t be greedy or jealous

“You shall not covet…anything that is your neighbor’s.”
Exodus 20:17

 

Matthew 21:12-13

Jeremiah 7:8-11

 

  • You must to the truth.

 

Ephesians 4:28

Philemon 1:8-19

Proverbs 6:30-31

Luke 19:8

 

“What Would You Have Wakanda Do About It?”

Proverbs 31:8-9, Proverbs 31:20

Jeremiah 22:3

Proverbs 22:22-23

Zechariah 7:10

Isaiah 10:1-3

James 5:1-6

Exodus 3:7-9

Genesis 4:9-11

Matthew 25:40-45

 

“If you let the refugees in, they bring their problems with them”

 

Proverbs 24:11-12

Proverbs 21:13

Proverbs 17:5

 

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