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What Does Jesus Demand? 1. John 13:15; 1 John 2:6; 1 Peter 2:21 2.

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1 What Does Jesus Demand? 1

2 John 13:15; 1 John 2:6; 1 Peter 2:21 2

3 John 13:15 2 “For I have given you an example, that you should do as I have done to you.”

4 1 John 2:6 3 “He who says he abides in Him ought himself also to walk just as He walked.”

5 1 Peter 2:21 4 “For to this you were called, because Christ also suffered for us, leaving us an example, that you should follow His steps.”

6 What Would Jesus Do? The correct answer is not based on speculation, feelings, emotions or “political correctness.”  Based on Bible Truth! Must examination SELF in truth  2 Cor. 13:5; 1 Ths. 5:21-22 We must ask: What Does Jesus Demand & Will I Obey Jesus? 3

7 Jesus was fully tempted like us – Heb. 4:14-15 (Jas. 1:12-16) Jesus Resisted the devil: Using God’s word – Matt. 4:4 Trusting God’s purposes & will – Matt. 4:7 Committed Himself to serve God only – Matt. 4:10 WHAT DOES JESUS DEMAND & WILL I OBEY HIM? When Faced with Moral Decisions? 4

8 Profane speech – Matt. 12:35-37; Eph. 4:29 Unholy entertainment –1 Pet. 4:1-3 Gambling – Col. 3:5 (1 Tim. 6:9-10) Alcohol & drugs – 1 Ths. 5:6-8 (Prov. 23:31-32) Smoking – 1 Cor. 9:25 Sexual immorality – 1 Cor. 6:18 (15, 19-20) WHAT DOES JESUS DEMAND & WILL I OBEY HIM? When Faced with Moral Decisions? 5

9 Jesus was often sinned against (enemies and friends, 1 Pet. 2:21-23) Did not sin when sinned against – 2:22 Did not return evil for evil – 2:23 Committed Himself to the Father – 2:23 Forgave ones who sinned against Him – Lk. 23:34 WHAT DOES JESUS DEMAND & WILL I OBEY HIM? When Someone Sins Against You? 6

10 When a Christian sins against you? Matt. 18:15-17 Discover someone has something against you – Matt. 5:21-25 Forgive those who sin against you! Matt. 18:21-22 (Lk. 17:3-4); Col. 3:13 Don’t get even; commit yourself to God –1 Pet. 2:23 Correct our sins immediately – Acts 8:22-23 WHAT DOES JESUS DEMAND & WILL I OBEY HIM? When Someone Sins Against You? 7

11 Jesus met lost people every day Matt. 9:35-38; Lk. 15:1 Moved by compassion – Matt. 9:36 Taught disciples to pray & work – Matt. 9:37-38 Talked to the lost about sin & salvation Jno. 4:6-26 Preached the word of God to them – Mk. 2:1-2 WHAT DOES JESUS DEMAND & WILL I OBEY HIM? When We Encounter Lost Souls? 8

12 We must always… Have compassion for the lost – Jude Show it by our speech – Col. 4:6 Pray for opportunities to help save – Matt. 9:38 Be an unashamed worker – Mark 8:38 WHAT DOES JESUS DEMAND & WILL I OBEY HIM? When We Encounter Lost Souls? 9

13 When we visit neighbors – Acts 8:30 When we are on the job – 1 Thess. 2:9 When faced with a sinning Christian Gal. 6:1-2; Jas. 5:19-20; Jude When faced with a false teacher Matt. 15:3; Jude 3-4 WHAT DOES JESUS DEMAND & WILL I OBEY HIM? When We Encounter Lost Souls? 10

14 What Does Jesus Demand? 11 Catchy marketing phrase Walk as He Walked! 1 Jno. 2:6; Lk. 6:40

15 1 John 2:6 & Luke 6:40 14 “He that saith he abideth in him ought himself also so to walk, even as he.” “The disciple is not above his master: but every one that is perfect shall be as his master.”


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