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Jul 30, 2018

Come Follow Me

Matthew 4:19, 11:28, 21:38, 22:4, 25:34

The prerequisite of a Jesus Follower is repentance

It is change of mind, that leads to a change of heart, that leads to a change in action. This change involves both a turning from sin and a turning to God.

The invitation to be a Jesus Follower

Come and Follow

Come...


Jul 23, 2018

I hear Him 

Seek First is a prescription for anxiety

Why is there a "but", because there is a comparison.

What is the Comparison?

The difference between 2 sets of people

1. Gentiles - sinners 

2. God's Children - Jesus Followers

What is the Difference?... Priorities

1. They strive for their desires first (basic...


Jul 16, 2018

Matthew 5:38-42

3 Humiliating Retaliations to the abuse of others

When others Insult = Endure

Verses 38-39 - You have heard that it was said, ‘AN EYE FOR AN EYEAND A TOOTH FOR A TOOTH.’ “But I say to you, do not resist an evil person; but whoever slaps you on your right cheek, turn the other to him also.

1 Peter...


Jul 10, 2018

We hear Jesus confront the pharisee's pride (our pride) which is revealed by who and how they (we) relate to others

Defining the lowly

Those who have nothing to return

Those who make us uncomfortable

Those we view as "those people"

Defining associate

By Word ~ Associate = Carried away with, walk with them...


Jul 3, 2018

I HEAR HIM – Seek to Serve / Matthew 20:20-28

 

Jesus followers’ service aid in the war against pride/self

 

Jesus followers’ service aid in the war against pride/self

Philippians 2:3

Great Faith and Pride can coexist

Two Types of Humility required for service

Humility to be aware of the other – Look to...