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Sermon Notes

Sermon Notes : Pastor Steven Furtick – Then They Gathered

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Hi friend! Below you’ll find my sermon notes for Pastor Steven Furtick’s message Then They Gathered. This message was given at Elevation Church. It was shown on May 23, 2021.

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Let me know in the comments what your biggest takeaway is. Mine was when Pastor said that we are scattered to gather. 🤯

Please remember that these are not my words – simply the notes that I took while Pastor Steven was speaking. Context is needed. Click this link to watch on YouTube. Also, I’ve linked the Bible verses so you can click to read those.

a photo of my breakfast while watching then they gathered on the computer

Sermon Notes : Then They Gathered

  • We’re not cynics, we’re Christians.
  • Acts 1:4-14
  • A lot of spiritual growth isn’t in learning, but remembering.
  • There is a grace for adaptation.
  • A crowd is not a church.
  • We’ve all felt like God has left us at some point.
  • We carry things as leaders.
  • The gathering was a miracle in itself – they all scattered when Jesus died.
  • They have been empowered to bring the gospel to the world.
  • Matthew 18:19-20
  • I love our church, too.
  • Adapt, don’t stop.
  • Let’s praise the Lord together.
  • Certain seasons will thin out your perception of “they”.
  • You are not yet all that you will be.
  • Who you include in your personal “they” in your life can be the biggest determining factor in where you end up.
  • Don’t beat yourself up so much that you can’t receive the grace that God gives you to change.
  • The enemy uses condemnation to keep you from receiving it.
  • The same ones that scattered, then gathered.
  • We need to work on releasing our need to control everything about God’s plans for you.
  • God wants to do things that you didn’t even know to pray for Him to do.
  • They gathered after they scattered.
  • Scatter to gather. 
  • Psalm 126
  • This Is Then, You Are They!
  • For a season, they wept, but then they gathered.
  • There’s grace for mistakes, but we’ve got to gather.

Thanks again for reading. Make sure to let me know in the comments what your favorite point is.



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