Sermon Outline, February 4, 2018, “Pursuing the Heart of Jesus”
Pursuing the Heart of Jesus
Luke 9:23; Luke 9:24; Luke 9:58; Luke 9:63; Luke 14:26: Luke 14:33
Following Jesus requires Confidence!
Following Jesus requires Confidence in His Wisdom.
~ Colossians 2:3 in whom are hidden all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge.
~ James 1:5 But if any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all generously and without reproach, and it will be given to him.
Following Jesus requires Confidence in His Provision.
~ Psalm 23:1 The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want.
~ Philippians 4:19 And my God will supply all your needs according to His riches in glory in Christ Jesus.
Following Jesus requires Confidence in His Power.
~ Romans 1:16 For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek.
~ I Corinthians 1:18 For the word of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God.
Following Jesus requires Obedience!
Following Jesus requires Immediate Obedience!
~ John 14:15 If you love Me, you will keep My commandments.
Following Jesus requires Complete Obedience!
~ John 14:21 He who has My commandments and keeps them is the one who loves Me; and he who loves Me will be loved by My Father, and I will love him and will disclose Myself to him.
Following Jesus requires Allegiance!
Following Jesus requires Complete Loyalty!
~ Luke 14:33 So then, none of you can be My disciple who does not give up all his own possessions.
~ Luke 9:25 For what is a man profited if he gains the whole world, and loses or forfeits himself?
~ Luke 14:26 If anyone comes to Me, and does not hate his own father and mother and wife and children and brothers and sisters, yes, and even his own life, he cannot be My disciple.
~ Luke 6:46 Why do you call Me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ and do not do what I say?
Following Jesus requires Complete Commitment!
~ Matthew 6:33 But seek first His kingdom and His righteousness, and all these things will be ]added to you.
~ Philippians 1:21 For to me, to live is Christ and to die is gain.
~ Galatians 2:20 I have been crucified with Christ; and it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me; and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave Himself up for me.