Presentation on theme: "The Saviors Tender Invitation Come to Me...I will give you rest Matthew 11:28-30."— Presentation transcript:
The Saviors Tender Invitation Come to Me...I will give you rest Matthew 11:28-30
Jesus speaks to those burdened... By the guilt of sin Ro 3:23; Ja 2:10 By the effects of sin Isa 48:22; 59:1-2 By the enslavement of sin Jn 8:34; Ti 3:3 By the end result of sin Ro 6:23; Re 21:8 The Saviors Tender Invitation Come to Me, all you who labor and are heavy laden...
Jesus offers rest for our souls... From the guilt of sin Jn 1:29; Ro 5:8-9 From the effects of sin Doubt -> hope Jn 11:25; Re 14:13 Anxiety -> peace Jn 14:27 Fear -> love Jn 15:9; 1Jn 4:18 Depression -> joy Jn 15:11 The Saviors Tender Invitation I will give you rest...you will find rest for your souls
What Jesus requires in return... Come to Me... cf. Isa 55:3; Jn 7:37-38 Take My yoke upon you (yoke=discipleship) Learn from Me Mt 28:19-20; Jn 8:31 My yoke is easy 1Jn 5:3 My burden is light Ph 2:12-13; 4:13 The Saviors Tender Invitation We must become disciples of Jesus Christ!
How one accepts this invitation... It begins with baptism Mt 28:19 For the remission of sins Ac 2:38; 22:16 Rising to newness of life Ro 6:3-4 It continues with learning and doing Mt 28:20 Through the apostles doctrine Ac 2:41-42 Growing in grace and knowledge 2Pe 3:18 The Saviors Tender Invitation