by Stuart Briscoe

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NOTE: This sermon is part 11 and 12 of a 12 part sermon series. Two sermons outlines are included in this download.


Part 11: Improving Your Attitudes
Series: Where To Find Help
Stuart Briscoe
Hebrews 13:1-6

Clement Stone said, "There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. That little difference is attitude."

I. Improving Attitudes Toward People.

A. The prevailing attitude of the believer. v. 1
1. A loving attitude to brothers-"philadelphia."
a. Brothers of one brother. 2:11

b. Children of one Father. 12:9

c. Members of one family. 2:11

2. A lasting attitude to dissidents-"let it remain."

B. The practical applications to believers. vv. 2-3
1. Loving strangers-"philoxenia."
a. An investment in people…

b. Paying surprising dividends.

2. Loving prisoners.
a. You have your burdens…


Part 12: Following Your Leaders
Series: Where To Find Help
Stuart Briscoe
Hebrews 13:7 25

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow said, "Some must follow, and some command, though all are made of clay." In today's climate we are so aware of the "clay" factor that leaders are reluctant to lead and followers are resistant to following. But what does Scripture say?

I. There Should Be Recognition of Leaders.

A. Recognize them because of their authority.
1. The need for someone to accept responsibility.

2. The need for somebody to exercise authority.

B. Recognize them because of their activity.

Note: "Hold them in the highest regard in love because of their work." 1 Thessalonians 5:13

1. They spoke the Word of God to you. v. 7
a. To focus your attention on Jesus Christ. v. 8

b. To protect you from "strange teachings." v. 9a

c. To strengthen your hearts by grace. v. 9b

d. To teach you holiness through Christ's blood. v. 12

e. To orientate you to eternal realities. vv. 13-14
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