Distracted by the Tests
~ Luke 9:62 But Jesus said to him, “No one, after putting his hand to the plow and looking back, is fit for the kingdom of God.”
- One out of every four car accidents in the United States is caused by texting and driving.
- Nearly 390,000 injuries occur each year from accidents caused by texting while driving.
- In 2017 ~ 3,166 people killed due to texting and driving.
- Texting while driving is six times more likely to cause an accident than driving while drunk.
The Cost of following Jesus tests our walk with Jesus.
Refuse to be distracted by the Cost of following Jesus!
~ Luke 9:23 And He was saying to them all, “If anyone wishes to come after Me, he must deny himself, and take up his cross daily and follow Me.
~ Luke 13:3 I tell you, no, but unless you repent, you will all likewise perish.
~ John 15:18 “If the world hates you, you know that it has hated Me before it hated you.
The Secular World tests our walk with Jesus.
Refuse to be distracted by the Secular World.
~ I John 2:15- 17 Do not love the world nor the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him. 16 For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh and the lust of the eyes and the boastful pride of life, is not from the Father, but is from the world. 17 The world is passing away, and also its lusts; but the one who does the will of God lives forever.
Our Relationships test our walk with Jesus.
Refuse to be distracted by Relationships.
~ II Corinthians 6:14-16 Do not be bound together with unbelievers; for what partnership have righteousness and lawlessness, or what fellowship has light with darkness? 15 Or what harmony has Christ with Belial, or what has a believer in common with an unbeliever? 16 Or what agreement has the temple of God with idols? For we are the temple of the living God; just as God said,
“I will dwell in them and walk among them;
And I will be their God, and they shall be My people.