December 12, 2018

12/12, More Important than a Gift?

Passage: Matthew 2:20-26
Service Type:

Bible Text: Matthew 2:20-26 | Preacher: Pastor Bruce Carlson | Series: Magnify the Lord | Introduction:

Jesus then specifically wars about three forms of unrighteousness anger:

Anger without cause: danger of judgement (taken to the council)
Insulting a brother: danger of the council (trial before Sanhedrin)
Calling a person a fool: danger of hell fire (thrown into the burning dump of Gehenna)

The Priority of the Gift.

Secondary.
Qualified.

Similar to what we find in 1 Corinthians 11 with the instructions upon the Lord’s Supper.

The Problem of the Gift.

Hypocritical.
Whitewashing.
Bargaining.

Hebrews 13:15-16

The Principle of the Gift.

Principle of consecration.
Principle of offering.
Principle of pleasing.

Conclusion:

The Problems of Reconciliation:

Pride
Selfishness
Pretentiousness
Misunderstanding
Insecurity