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Jesus In Context - The Sermon You Wished You Missed (33 of 68)
Series: 30 A.D. The Jesus Story
Pastor Chris Brown
Luke 12:49-50 Jesus' Main Goal:
Fire = Judgment - convicting us of our sin and disobedience.
12:51-53 This Will Cost You:
Christianity demands a loyalty beyond any other priorities.
12:54-56 Open Your Eyes:
Just like farmers and sailors can read the weather, everyone should see this is the plan of God and prepare for it.
12:57-59 Use Common Sense:
A wise person settles their case before they're judged.
The point is that we all have a bad case that will go against us.
13:1-5 Deal With Death:
Everyone is guilty, will die, and needs to repent.
13:6-9 Deal With God:
A patient and just God expects fruit.
The tree is given every opportunity to grow.
God gives grace in 2nd chances.
There will be a final judgment.
Food for Thought
(Questions and Scriptures for further study)
1. The topic of judgment can be uncomfortable or even confusing to many people and it's hardly politically correct these day ...
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