The Making Of A Movement (1 of 4) by Benny Perez

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The Making Of A Movement (1 of 4)
Series: The Making Of A Movement
Benny Perez
Joshua 2:23; 3:14-4:7

Today I am beginning a New Series: The Making Of A Movement!. You see we are not a religious people following a religious system. Rather we are Followers of Jesus And Fulfilling His Mission.

You see Jesus did not come to establish another Religious system but Jesus came to establish a movement of People who understood that they were part of something that is bigger than just themselves. A Movement of people who understand that they are put on this planet to make a difference and help bring change.

If we really take the scriptures seriously then we are really not part of this World's system. We are people who have been captured by the Love of Jesus and now we are on mission to share this message.

Text: Joshua 2:23; 3:14-4:7

Background: Israel has crossed through the Red Sea (type of salvation) and has been wandering in the Wilderness of unbelief. Moses (the law) cannot lead them into their promise land. Joshua is now chosen by God to lead Israel into the Promised land. Joshua is a type of Jesus in the Old Testament.

They are now on the banks of the Jordan. Israel is in the Making of Being a Movement. Now they have to cross the Jordan.

Because of Jesus Finished Work On The Cross

I. Jesus Produces Fear In The Enemy Joshua 2:23

A. The enemy is terrified of us.

1. Israel's enemies were terrified of them.

2. Not because of what Israel had done but because of what the Lord has done.

Key Pt: Israel was feared because of the greatness and power of God. Not because
Of their efforts or accomplishments.

B. Jesus has done the same thing for us. Colossians 1:13-14

1. Jesus has now taken us out of the Kingdom of darkness

2. Before Christ we were subject to Satan and his weapons.

3. You are now in a new Kingdom.

C. Jesus has defeated the enemy for you. Colossians 2:13-15

1. God made you alive in Christ ...

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