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Have You Been Crucified With Christ? (6 of 6)
Series: Get Busy Dying
Matthew 27:26-44; John 13:1-17; Luke 23:33-34
I want us to look at three passages that speak to this before we dive into our main passages of Scripture.
TEXT: Matthew 16:24-25; Philippians 3:10-11; Galatians 2:20
This is the last message in this series about dying to ourselves in order that we may really live.
We have been looking at how Jesus spent the last week of His life on earth in preparation for His death.
Jesus INTENTIONALLY died.
We've looked at the intentionality and proactive nature of dying to the flesh.
We first looked at dying to not begrudging God's generosity to others. We confessed that God is just, God is gracious, and God is sovereign.
We cannot begrudge what God may do to others.
Next, we looked at what happened when Jesus came to Jerusalem for what known as the Triumphal Entry.
He was exalted and given preeminence.
Matthew writes that the entire city was "stirred" up to earthquake like proportions.
When He came to Jerusalem he "shook" things up.
I shared that when Jesus is made preeminent in our lives and in churches that He shakes things up.
Then we saw where Jesus was angry with the scribes and Pharisees for their hypocrisy, and He delivered 7 "woes".
If we are going to die to ourselves we have to die to appearances; not being hypocritical to try and show others that we are more spiritual than we really are.
Last week we looked at dying to slothfulness; not being lazy when it comes to investing what God has given into the kingdom of heaven.
Today we are moving into the last hours of Jesus' life as He shared the Passover meal with His disciples, and then on to His crucifixion.
We are going to observe three qualities that are indicative of someone who has died to the flesh.
We saw this quality during His triumphal entry.
He entered the city of Jerusalem on a donkey rather than on a h ...
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