IT’S YOUR CHOICE
THE GOLDEN RULE
Do we genuinely seek to treat others as we would have them treat us?
Begins with following Jesus.
John 10:9 John 14:6 Proverbs 14:12 Luke 13:23-24
OUR FATHER’S HEART
A. How to read 7:7-8
We’re not in charge.
God’s kingdom has to be first (see 6:33).
He knows our needs
B. Contrast: Two kinds of receiving (outcomes)
Trampled and Torn (7:6)
Easier Said Than Done…
- We can’t control our feelings, we can control our response.
How to Calm Your Fears:
Matthew 6:25-34 Philippians 4:4-9
Know your heavenly Father.
Maintain the right …
A Real Treasure
Let’s compare TREASURES.
- Earthly Treasures ARE Selfish and Temporary.
1 John 2:15-16 Joshua 7:21
2 Kings 5:22 Luke 12:16-21
- Heavenly Treasures ARE Relational.
John 3:16 Job 1:6-12
WHICH JESUS WOULD YOU SET FREE
1 Corinthians 15
THE DIFFERENCE IT MAKES THAT HIS TOMB WAS EMPTY
1 Corinthians 15:17-20 Matthew 28:1-10
THREE THINGS WE NEED THAT HE GIVES US
A clean slate.
LOVE BEYOND THE LAW
- Don’t retaliate.
- Don’t think of your rights, but of your responsibilities.
- Go the …
TRUE to your WORD
Matthew 5:33-36 Leviticus 19:12
Matthew 23:16-22 Mark 7:9-13
Remember, God is always witnessing what you say.
KEEP IT SIMPLE
Kingdom living involves honesty, integrity, …
THE LURE OF LUST
Matthew 5:27-30 Colossians 3:5-6
- The Law says, “No adultery”; Jesus says “No lust”.
- Remove whatever leads you to lust.
THE DANGER OF DIVORCE
Matthew 5:31-32 Ephesians …
THE TRUTH ABOUT ANGER
It’s not a sin to be angry.
We can’t control our feelings, but we can control our response.
THE IMPORTANCE OF RECONCILIATION
It’s more important than we think.