Milk vs. Meat: Why Society Needs Jesus

Milk vs. Meat: Why Society Needs Jesus

Milk vs. Meat: Why Society Needs Jesus
Hebrews 5:11-14
Deepening our perspective on God, his view of the world and thus our desires…

How do we view society? What’s broken in our culture?

How do you view the bible?
-Self help book?
-Basic instructions before leaving earth?
-A story book?
-The old part and the relevant part?

-The bile is a dictionary of God’s character.

John 5:6-10
WWJD?? What Would “Jonathan” Do?

What didn’t Jesus do?
-He didn’t ask/expect the man to clean out his spiritual house prior to healing
-He didn’t tell the man how/why he was in the mess he was
-He didn’t give the 5 steps to take to do better on his own

God’s character of reaching the lost

Adam and Eve
-In the account of Adam and Eve , who did wrong?
–Who/what was cursed?
–Who had consequences?
-God still provided for Adam and Eve
–Atonement for Sin
–Coverings
–Sustained life

Noah
-Evil was prevalent on the earth
-God would not deal with all of those who had turned away from him
-Genesis 6:8 But Noah found grace in the eyes of the Lord.
–What testimony did Noah have before the world
–What would have happened if they repent?

Moses
-Who did Moses minister to?
-How did God reveal Himself through Moses?
-In the end God didn’t only bring out the Israelites
–Exodus 12:37-38.

Prophets
-The prophets of the old testament were constantly trying to get the people to turn from other god’s and return to the Lord
-Have you not done this to yourself
–Jeremiah 2:17-18

Jesus
-What was Jesus’ ministry full of?
-Who did he reveal Himself and thus the Father to?
-Jesus responded, “Salvation has come to this home today, for this man has shown himself to be a true son of Abraham. For the Son of Man came to seek and save those who are lost” Luke 19:9-10

Disciples & Us
-Who are we to minister to?
-How can God reveal himself through us?
-Jesus came and told his disciples, Matthew 28:18-20

What is the real battle??
-Adam and Eve: The serpent
-Noah: The Nephilim
-Moses: The gods of Egypt
-Prophets: The gods of other societies
-Jesus: The devil’s temptation
-Disciples: Judas’ betrayal
-Us:???

When We Minister
-We need to remember who we are fighting for and who we are fighting against.
-A final word Ephesians 6:10-12

The criminal on the cross Luke 23:40-43

How do we get here?
-1 Corinthians 13:1-3

Action comes after forgiveness
-John 8:4-11

How do we view society?
What’s broken in our culture?

Don’t miss Jesus
-Many people have missed Jesus throughout history because they were looking for something that Jesus was not.
–Matthew 27:40
–Luke 12:13-14
–Mark 10:37

Being “Legalistic”
Matthew 7:21-23
Matthew 22:37-40

Who is Jesus?
-Jesus was not a political revolutionary then and he still isn’t today
-Jesus is a savior concerned about our eternal condition
-It isn’t about what we DO but what has been DONE!

John 3:16

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