The Gospel Of Accommodation by Ronnie Floyd

C Y/j FBC-PALACIOS (AM)
9-12-82
"THE FIFTH GOSPEL: THE GOSPEL OF ACCOMMODATION"
MATTHEW 10:34-39
INTRODUCTION: THE FOUR GOSPELS AND THEIR MESSAGE OF LIVING FOR CHRIST AS THE LIFESTYLE!
Some time the gospel that we live by is not the gospel that Jesus talked
about-We try to accommodate the gospel of Christ to our lifestyle!
The Christian life is a lifestyle of its own! We are to re-position our
lives to it, not it to us!
(34-37) Jesus was speaking in a hyperbole-for sake of emphasis-This would show the
commitment that he demanded.
(38-39) He demands that we take a cross and follow after him.
Found his temperal life will lose it! Lost his temperal life will find eternal li
Where are emphases placed in our lives?
Matthew is called away from the world to be adisciple of Jesus! Andrew and Peter
left their fishing to follow Jesus! (A TOTAL LIFE COMMITMENT)
WHAT IS A DISCIPLE: (MATHATEUS) A LEARNER
FOUR CHARACTERISTICS OF A DISCIPLE: 1. Has a personal relationship with teacher.
2. Under the total authority of teacher.
3. Possesses and demonstrates character of
teacher.
4. Be prepared to suffer for teacher's sake!
Are we sold out to him? WE ATTEMPT TO ACCOMMODATE HIM INTO OUR LIVES!
WHAT IS OUR GOSPEL? THE GOSPEL O ...


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