When Jesus comes to town He comes as King.
|The Beliefs of Post-Modern Culture
|The highest good is individual freedom, happiness and self-expression.
||For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give His life a ransom for many.
|The way up is down. Only when you declare spiritual bankruptcy do you get rich in God.
|Humans are inherently good.
||He made Him who knew no sin to be sin on our behalf, so that we might become the righteousness of God in Him.
2 Corinthians 5:21
|You are more wicked and flawed than you dared believe and yet you are more loved than you ever dared hope at the same time.
|It’s all about you
||Jesus said to him, ‘I am the way, and the truth and the life; no one comes to the Father but through Me.’
|It’s all about God
Jesus comes as King to call you to respond to Him.
Questions To Consider
- If Jesus knocked on your door today, how would you react? Is there a room or place in your home or life that you would be reluctant to allow Him to see? Why or why not?
- Read Matthew 21:1-17
What is the significance of Matthew quoting Old Testament passages in this account of Jesus coming to town?
How did people respond to Him? Why?
3. Read Matthew 21:18-22; 28-32
What do these parables teach us about Jesus?
What do these parables reveal to us about ourselves?