Making God's Story Your Story

September 09, 2014 | Chris Payne

Randy Frazee, in The Heart of the Story, writes about the “upper and lower” stories of life.
The lower story he writes is,
“Filled with traffic, troubles, doctor visits, work, taxes, and nothing more, no prelude, no sequel, just tumbleweeds, industrial birth and death and the randomness of it all. One week you’re having a baby, the next week you’re moving out of your house. Good news. Bad news. Rude. Hectic. Playgrounds and cemeteries on the same block.”

The is more to life than our lower stories.

There is an upper story. The story of God and His perfect designs and plans.
The Bible is God’s invitation to join His story. The Bible is our connection between the upper and lower stories of life.

Over the past 2 years at New Charlotte, we have walked through the major stories and themes of the entire Bible. It took us 50 sermons to lay the foundation of God’s story to humanity. If you’d like to listen to The Bible Project sermons, go here.

God wants us to know Him, and His story.

The Bible is (theopneutos) “breathed out” by God to us. It is living and active.
(II Timothy 3:16-17)

It is meant to:
1. Teach
2. Reproof
3. Correct
4. Train

The Bible is able to make us competent and ready for all the good works that God has prepared for our story.

God is still writing His story, He is still painting an epic mural.
The Bible is God invitation to join Him!

Take a listen to the final Bible Project sermon here.

CP