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This Little Light of Mine (6 of 9)
Series: The Most of My Life
Reverend: If you would pull out your outlines we are in a series title “One,” one life, one book, one story, the life of Jesus. And I am particularly excited for a couple reasons, one, I got some friends, guys that they just don’t come to Church, not interested in coming to Church, but as I've talked to them about this series, the life of Jesus, they like the idea of the Life of Jesus. They’ve gone and listened to the podcasts or gone online, couple of them are starting to come because people are interested in the history of Jesus. You know, we’re looking at Matthew, an eye witness account of the life of Jesus and so we get to see the stories and so I like that some of my friends, they're not interested in everything that the Church or we have to say, but they like the idea of Jesus so I am very excited about that.
And then I'm very excited for us, those of us that normally come to Church because it gives us a chance between now and Easter to look at who Jesus is. As we get towards Easter, News Week, Time, all the different publications will talk about Jesus and it gives us a chance to be ready for that, not only personally. And also Jesus is this life changing persons so I think this series is going to change our lives together, very excited about it.
So for us then we’ve looked, give you a context of where we are, Jesus is – you know these incredible claims are made about him already in the Book of Matthew at his Baptism. We see the Holy Spirit anoints Jesus, here he is the Anointed One, the King that’s promised through the Old Testament is now here. God affirms Jesus as His son, identifying him as divine and yet human, and then he’s led by the Holy Spirit into the wilderness and we see how he manages this whole deal of temptation, difficulties, challenges. We saw that a couple weeks ago, a very important message about what does it mean to walk in the Spirit, trust i ...
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