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Genuine Believers Pt. 1

Lessons 1. According to the stories of Zaccheus and the Crucifixion thief, there are three necessary components needed for Jesus to declare someone a Christian: A. Confession – a disclosure to Jesus of one’s past rap sheet of wrongdoing (e.g. in prayer)(Luke 19:8;23:40,41) B. Repentance – leaving one’s old way of living behind and replacing it with the way of …

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Convenient Blind Spots

Lessons 1. Blind spots (Verse 2,9) Lowe key lying (Exo 23:1, Lev 19:16) Talking about other people in an inappropriate way (2 Cor 12:20, Eph 4:29, Exo 23:1) 2. Sometimes bad things happen things to Godly people because of their own disobedience A) Here in the text, God is Actively punishing (rare) for their selfish disobedience. – No food, water …