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Unfollowing
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Unfollowing

Introduction: Following Jesus results in overwhelming faith, but at times it can also be inconvenient, costly, and even embarrassing. It can cause us to miss opportunities, lose business, or stand out in the crowd when we’d rather fit in. Even Jesus’ earliest followers wrestled with this tension. But one of his disciples asked a question...

What I Want
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What I Want

Introduction: The people who first started following Jesus were misbehavers and non-believers. It took them a long time to believe in and then to follow Jesus. As Jesus was approaching the Cross, many of His closest disciples were captivated by human concerns more than they were given to God’s concerns. They eventually embraced God’s agenda...

Following Jesus Fearlessly
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Following Jesus Fearlessly

Introduction: If you know that you have already won the game, you can play more confidently and take more risks while living in peace. Michael Jordan predicted to his new coach, Doug Collins, that he would win his first coached game. Only Michael could make that promise and deliver. Jesus Christ has promised us PEACE...

Are You Following Jesus?
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Are You Following Jesus?

Introduction: Are you following Jesus? Are you listening to what He is saying? Are you responding to His requests? Are you working with Jesus to accomplish His mission in your life? Are you following Jesus and fulfilling His destiny for you? Listen to Jesus – Luke 5:1 Beginning a journey with Jesus starts with listening...

What Kind of People Can Follow Jesus?
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What Kind of People Can Follow Jesus?

Introduction: If you could erase all the misconceptions of what following Jesus really means and start with just the simple Gospel story, I believe you would find that the Gospel of Jesus is not a game of do’s and don’ts. It is a relationship of “Following Jesus!” Relationship Language of the Gospels · Father and...

Invite
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Invite

Introduction: When was the last time you felt like you didn’t belong where you were? Some may say, “When I walked into church the last time.” Deep inside every person there is a desire to belong; to be in a place where the people know your name and care about you and your family. It’s...