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Opportunity Rejected - What Happens When We Won't Let God Be God (50 of 68)
Series: 30 A.D. The Jesus Story
Dr. Larry Osborne
Jesus Answers A Question and Picks A Fight
WHAT HAPPENS WHEN WE WON'T LET GOD BE GOD?
Life Lessons We Don't Want To Forget
JOHN THE BAPTIST:
Why The Religious Leaders Rejected Him
Luke 20:3-6/ Luke 7:29-30/ Mark 1:1-12 and Matthew 3:1-13
What Jesus Was Saying To Them and To Us
Luke 20:9-10/ Amos and 2 Peter 3:9-15/ Isaiah 14:12-15 and Ezekiel 28:12-18/
Genesis 3:1-24/ Romans 1:18-32/ Galatians 6:7-8 and 1 Corinthians 10:1-12
(1) They failed to fulfill their side of the contract
(2) God's incredible patience
(3) Their amazing and foolish arrogance
(4) What they had was given to others
LIFE'S MOST IMPORTANT QUESTION:
John 1:9-12/ John 14:6
Is your God, really your God?
TAKING IT HOME
1. One of the signs we understand that we are only managers of what we have, not owners, is an attitude of gratitude. That means we focus on what we have, not on what we want or don't have. Take a minute to make a list of what you have and then spend some time thanking God for it.
2. Is there anything you're currently waiting on God for that you'd like prayer for?
Growth Group Homework
Looking back at your notes from this week's teaching, was there anything that particularly caught your attention, challenged or confused you?
1. Although it seems like we spend a lot of time waiting - in traffic, at the DMV, in a doctor's waiting room - for most of us waiting is not something we enjoy or are good at. In what situations do you find it hardest to wait?
2. If you were asked to take inventory of ...
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