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Welcome to BGR Ignite!. What does “Chi Alpha” mean?. What does “Chi Alpha” mean?. Christ’s Ambassadors! Chi (X) = Christ Alpha (A) = Ambassadors 2 Cor. 5:20 - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


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Welcome to BGR Ignite!What does Chi Alpha mean?What does Chi Alpha mean?Christs Ambassadors!

Chi (X) = ChristAlpha (A) = Ambassadors

2 Cor. 5:20 We are therefore Christs ambassadors,as though God were making his appeal through us.We implore you on Christs behalf: Be reconciled to God.

Matt HerrickXA PresidentHannah SturdevantXA Treasurer

Linda SeilerXA DirectorAndrew CastrovaAssistant DirectorFabiola RojasAssociate staffBrooke JonesAssociate staffKevin FoertschAssociate staffKim VanTilAssociate staffXA Leadership Team

triadsName/major/hometownWhat are you most looking forward to?What are you most nervous about?

Moving into dorm room as freshman @ University of IllinoisWill You Be a Fool for Jesus?1 Corinthians 1:18 2:5(around page 791 or 793 in guest Bible)

If you dont have a Bible at Purdue, please take that one home as our gift to you!Being saved fromPenalty of sinPower of sinPresence of sinPenalty of sinGuiltCondemnationShamePenalty of sinGuilt Im not forgivenCondemnationShameRomans 6:23For the wages [payment] of sin is death,but the gift of God is eternal lifeinChrist Jesus our Lord.

Isaiah 53:4But he was piercedfor our transgressions, he was crushedfor our iniquities; the punishmentthat brought us peacewas on him, and by his woundswe are healed. Penalty of sinGuilt Im not forgivenCondemnation I deserve judgmentShameEphesians 2:1-5As for you, you were dead in your transgressions and sins,2in which you used to livewhen you followed the ways of this worldand of the ruler of the kingdom of the air,the spirit who is now at work in those who are disobedient.3All of us also lived among them at one time,gratifying the cravings of our fleshand following its desires and thoughts. Like the rest, we were by nature deserving of wrath.4But because of his great love for us,God, who is rich in mercy,5made us alive with Christ even when we were dead in transgressionsit is by grace you have been saved.

Grace cannot be earned; it can only be received or rejected

Rev. 12:10-11For the accuser of our brothers and sisters,who accuses them before our God day and night, has been hurled down.

11They triumphed overhim by the blood of the Lamb and by the word of their testimony; they did not love their lives so much as to shrink from death.

Penalty of sinGuilt Im not forgivenCondemnation I deserve judgmentShame I am wrong (I am one with my sin)2 Corinthians 5:17Therefore, if anyone is in Christ,the new creationhas come: The old has gone, the new is here! You cant improve on Jesus righteousness;All you can do is receive it as a gift!Psalm 103:12as far as the east is from the west, so far has he removed our transgressionsfrom us. Being saved fromPenalty of sinPower of sinEphesians 3:12In him and through faith in him we may approach Godwith freedom and confidence. Being saved fromPenalty of sinPower of sinPresence of sinThe Gospel is so simple a child can understand it, yet so powerful it can change the universe.

The Gospel is not about praying a prayer to get into heaven; its about getting heaven into you.Acts 2:42-47They devoted themselves to the apostles teachingand to fellowship, to the breaking of breadand to prayer.43Everyone was filled with awe at the many wonders and signs performed by the apostles.44All the believers were together and had everything in common.45They sold property and possessions to give to anyone together who had need.46Every day they continued to meet in the temple courts.They broke breadin their homes and ate together with glad and sincere hearts,47praising God and enjoying the favor of all the people.And the Lord added to their numberdaily those who were being saved.

Let the one who boasts, boast in the Lord1 Cor. 2:4-5My message and my preaching were not with wise and persuasive words,but with a demonstration of the Spirits power,5so that your faith might not rest on human wisdom, but on Gods power.

Do you need prayer?If you want to make a decision to follow Jesus and live for a Kingdom greater than your own

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