Message today is How to Change the World in One Easy Lesson. I believe Jesus wants us to change the World. Look at the sermon on the Mount. Jesus is teaching the Sermon on the Mount in Matt 5-7 . He teaches the Beatitudes: Blessed are the Poor in Spirit… those who mourn... When Jesus preached that sermon,…
The Demands of Christ
Chris Brewster • The Well Church OKC • Sermon • • 52 views • 1:05:38
As people, it is apparent that we are remarkably bad at choosing people for the best reasons. We are predictably drawn to what we see, to the outward appearance. This is often the natural inception of our understanding of others, and this is not always a bad thing. However, we have to move to a much more accurate assessment of someone by viewing who they are in the inside. When we miss this, we end up with all kinds of trouble. We elect, hire, marry, reward attractive people, or people who perform well, but miss the much more important beauty of so many who may not have the appearance of others. In the same way, we have learned to have the outside of our cups clean and decorated in specific ways in order to be accepted.
My sermon is going to be different today. If you are visiting, I’m so glad you are here, but I need to inform you that today’s sermon is nothing like every other sermon I preach from week to week. And this is why: According to Bob Smietana, from LifeWay Research, “more than half of Americans have read…