by Benny Perez

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Right Thinking towards God (6 of 6)
Series: Thinking For a Change
Benny Perez
Mark 6: 1- 6; Matthew 16: 13 -20

Today I am finishing our series ''Thinking For A Change.'' I believe that what God is looking for is change. We don't call it change but rather maturity. But we must realize that maturity is really about change. Everyone of us want to mature so that we can be more successful in all areas of our lives. In order for us to change we must recognize that change is a process not an event.

It is the process of change that I want to help all of us with in this sermon series. I believe that the Process of Change begins with our thinking. The Bible declares in Proverbs 23:7 ''For as a man thinks in his heart, so is he...'' The way we are is the result of how we think about ourselves. Many times the way other people view us is the result of how we view ourselves.

Remember this: You will never change your life until you change the way you think.

Proverbs 23:7 ''As a man thinks in his heart, so is he...''

What Do You Think About Jesus? In your mind is God an awesome God or a common God? Because the way you look at God is the way you will relate to God.


Jesus is healing the sick, raising the dead and casting out devils. He then comes to His own country and it is there that people's thinking about Jesus made a difference.

I. Your Thinking About Jesus Is Important
Mark 6:1 - 6

A. Jesus comes to His Own Home Town

1. He is identified as having wisdom and power.

2. He is linked to being a carpenter, and just a son of Mary.

3. They made Jesus out to be a common person like everybody else.

Key Pt: His home town looked at him as a Home Town Boy. It was the sin
of familiarity or looking on the sacred as common.

B. The Thinking Of The People Determined The Outcome

1. Jesus declares something important ''A prophet is not without honor
except in his own country, relatives and in his own house.'' Mark 6:4

2. Jesus ...

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