Sunday, December 16, 2012

Is Jesus In The House? ~ Chad Fatula ~ 12/16/12 AM

"Is Jesus In The House?"
Key Verse:  Mark 2:1-12

I.  Jesus must be the main attraction in our lives and homes.  Mark 2:1

     A.  Jesus came to:
         1.  Preach -  Luke 4:43
         2.  Seek and Save the Lost - Luke 19:10
         3.  Suffer, Be Rejected and Raise - Luke 9:22

     B.  We must follow Him - Luke 9:23:
        1.  Desire to follow Christ.
        2.  Deny ourselves.
        3.  Take up his cross (work on areas needed)
        4.  Follow if willing.

*Christ won't be in Christmas until He is in our lives!*

II. We must put others first.  Mark 2:3-4

     A.  A friend will get you to the feet of Jesus.

        Romans 12:10 - Be devoted to one another in brotherly love; give preference to one another in honor;

III.  Realize God is with you and God alone can forgive sins.  Mark 2:6-8

     A.  Isaiah 43:25 - “I, even I, am the one who wipes out your transgressions for My own sake,
And I will not remember your sins.

        1.  Do we realize God is in the Bible?
        2.  We can know Him if we open the pages.

IV.  There will be spiritual blessings.  Mark 2: 5, 10-12 

     A.  Spiritual House (Heart) - 1 Peter 2:5
     B.  Is Christ in your house?
     C.  Can people say, "We have never seen anything like this?" about you?

*Is Jesus the main attraction in our lives?*

Notes taken by Lettie from Chad Fatula's sermon.

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