Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Presentation is loading. Please wait.

CEDARVILLE UNIVERSITY 2009-2010. 31 To the Jews who had believed him, Jesus said, "If you hold to my teaching, you are really my disciples. 32 Then.

Similar presentations


Presentation on theme: "CEDARVILLE UNIVERSITY 2009-2010. 31 To the Jews who had believed him, Jesus said, "If you hold to my teaching, you are really my disciples. 32 Then."— Presentation transcript:

1 CEDARVILLE UNIVERSITY

2

3

4

5 31 To the Jews who had believed him, Jesus said, "If you hold to my teaching, you are really my disciples. 32 Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.“ John 8:31-32 Christ Alone

6 Five Things... I wish Jesus Never Said Five Things...

7 What did He say? Why did He say it? So what does it mean for me? Five Things...

8 21 "You have heard that it was said to the people long ago, 'Do not murder, and anyone who murders will be subject to judgment.' 21 "You have heard that it was said to the people long ago, 'Do not murder, and anyone who murders will be subject to judgment.' 22 But I tell you that anyone who is angry with his brother will be subject to judgment. Again, anyone who says to his brother, 'Raca,' is answerable to the Sanhedrin. But anyone who says, 'You fool!' will be in danger of the fire of hell. Matthew 5:21-22 Five Things... Number 1

9 MurderAngerName-calling ActionEmotionWords Five Things... Number 1

10 What: Murder is a grievous sin; but so is anger and hatred. Why: External actions are not all that God sees and evaluates. So What: Am I angry at someone? Whom have I categorized and disparaged? Five Things... Number 1

11 27 "You have heard that it was said, ‘Do not commit adultery’ 28 But I tell you that anyone who looks at a woman lustfully has already committed adultery with her in his heart. 28 But I tell you that anyone who looks at a woman lustfully has already committed adultery with her in his heart. Five Things... Number 2

12 29 If your right eye causes you to sin, gouge it out and throw it away. It is better for you to lose one part of your body than for your whole body to be thrown into hell. 30 And if your right hand causes you to sin, cut it off and throw it away. It is better for you to lose one part of your body than for your whole body to go into hell. Matthew 5:27-30 Five Things... Number 2

13 Adultery Lustful thoughts Five Things... Number 2

14 What: Adultery is not just a physical act. Why: Sin starts in the heart and mind. So What: What lustful thoughts do I have? Am I controlling them or are they controlling me? Five Things... Number 2

15 38 "You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.’ 39 But I tell you, Do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also. 39 But I tell you, Do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also. Five Things... Number 3

16 40 And if someone wants to sue you and take your tunic, let him have your cloak as well. 40 And if someone wants to sue you and take your tunic, let him have your cloak as well. 41 If someone forces you to go one mile, go with him two miles. 41 If someone forces you to go one mile, go with him two miles. 42 Give to the one who asks you, and do not turn away from the one who wants to borrow from you. Matthew 5:38-42 Five Things... Number 3

17 What: Retaliation is wrong. Period. Overcome evil with good. Why: God is the ultimate judge. So What: Do I hold a grudge against someone? Is there anyone attacking me? Let God take care of my reputation. Five Things... Number 3

18 25 "Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more important than food, and the body more important than clothes? 25 "Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more important than food, and the body more important than clothes? 26 Look at the birds of the air; they do not sow or reap or store away in barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not much more valuable than they? 27 Who of you by worrying can add a single hour to his life?... Five Things... Number 4

19 31 So do not worry, saying, 'What shall we eat?' or 'What shall we drink?' or 'What shall we wear?' 32 For the pagans run after all these things, and your heavenly Father knows that you need them. 31 So do not worry, saying, 'What shall we eat?' or 'What shall we drink?' or 'What shall we wear?' 32 For the pagans run after all these things, and your heavenly Father knows that you need them. 33 But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well. 34 Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own. Matthew 6:25-27, Five Things... Number 4

20 What: Don’t worry about the necessities of life or the future. Why: God is the One who provides what we need. God is the One who holds the future. So What: Do I really trust God? Am I doing all I can to fulfill my responsibilities? Five Things... Number 4

21 21 "Not everyone who says to me, 'Lord, Lord,' will enter the kingdom of heaven, but only he who does the will of my Father who is in heaven. but only he who does the will of my Father who is in heaven. 22 Many will say to me on that day, 'Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in your name, and in your name drive out demons and perform many miracles?' 23 Then I will tell them plainly, 'I never knew you. Away from me, you evildoers!‘ Matthew 7:21-23 Five Things... Number 5

22 What: Saying and doing the “right” things do not mean I have a relationship with Jesus. Why: God desires that we love Him. So What: Am I relying on my “good deeds” to prove that I am a Christian? What would Jesus say about me? Five Things... Number 5

23 1.I want to know and be known by Jesus 2.I must know what He says 3.I must do what He says 4.Ignorance of what He says is not an excuse 5.Jesus does not merely evaluate my actions – but also my thoughts, motives and emotions. 6.What is on the inside should be seen on the outside. Five Things...

24


Download ppt "CEDARVILLE UNIVERSITY 2009-2010. 31 To the Jews who had believed him, Jesus said, "If you hold to my teaching, you are really my disciples. 32 Then."

Similar presentations


Ads by Google