Jesus Is Lord: Who Is Jesus to Me?

Sunday June 10, 2012

Offering message: Josh. 1:8. You make your way prosperous. Find out why you aren’t winning and look for victory. Take care of what you have, but know that God wants to bring you more. Meditate on success and on the truth that you are victorious. Sermon: Matt. 16:13-25.Who do you say that Jesus is? You must receive Jesus as LORD, the way, the truth, and the life. Your response to His lordship is obedience and faithfulness. You must lose your life, deny yourself, take up your cross, and follow Jesus. I John 4:17. In Mark 7:20-22 Jesus said that it’s what comes out of a man’s heart that defiles him, and in Gal. 5:19-25 Paul mentions almost the same list of things that defile, but he said that the defilement comes from works of the flesh. Why? Jesus was speaking to unsaved men, because He hadn’t died or been resurrected, whereas Paul was talking to born-again people. Die to self and make Jesus LORD of your life.