“The LORD JESUS CHRIST.” The combination of all three names together—“Lord Jesus Christ”— is found 87 times in the Bible.
Chastisement lead David to “take heed” to his ways. That is what chastening should do—Lead a believer to take inventory of his life and reconsider what he is doing.
“Whom do men say that I the Son of man am?” Jesus did NOT ask this question because He was insecure or having an identity crisis. He was not taking a poll to determine the effectiveness of His ministry. He already knew what people believed about Him.
I. His Reputation Was Despised Read: Luke 19:2 A. A chief publican B. A rich person II. His Reason Was Deliberate Read: Luke 19:3-4 A. To see Jesus B. To meet Jesus III. His Reception Was Delightful Read: Luke 19:5-7 A. Jesus pursued Zacchaeus B. Zacchaeus received Jesus IV. His Riches Were Distributed Read: Luke 19:8-9 A. To the poor […]
Most modern ministers who only emphasize the positive aspects of Jesus’ teaching, avoid Matthew 23 like the plague. In Matthew 23, Christ
denounces the religious leaders of Israel as hypocrites for their outward show of religion, but had no inward heart for God. They failed to discern what is most important in their religious activities.