INDIVIDUAL AND FAMILY – Lesson 5
March 10, 2021
HEAVEN’S REPRESENTATIVES ON EARTH
INDIVIDUAL AND FAMILY
“At that time Jesus said, “I praise You, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that You have hidden these things from the wise and intelligent and have revealed them to infants. Yes, Father, for this way was well-pleasing in Your sight. All things have been handed over to Me by My Father; and no one knows the Son except the Father; nor does anyone know the Father except the Son, and anyone to whom the Son wills to reveal Him.” Matthew 11:25-27 (NASB1995)
Three Realms of God’s Kingdom
1. The life
A. If you’re going to become a kingdom disciple, you have to become .
The moment human thinking overrules heaven’s point of view, you have rendered inoperative God’s work, authority, and rule in your life.
“Having no regard for the command of God, you hold fast to human tradition.” Mark 7:8 (NET)
B. After you’re saved, you must but not with human wisdom.
“Come to Me, all who are weary and heavy-laden, and I will give you rest.” Matthew 11:28 (NASB 1995)
The Yoking Process
“Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and YOU WILL FIND REST FOR YOUR SOULS.” Matthew 11:29 (NASB 1995)
A. The purpose of yoking is so that you are becoming His disciple.
1. The deterioration of the is the greatest social catastrophe we are facing in our country and in our culture.
“Remember the Lord, who is great and awesome, and fight for your families, your sons and your daughters, your wives and your homes.”” Nehemiah 4:14b
“And God blessed them, and God said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it:” Genesis 1:28a (KJV)
2. God wanted us to have so He could colonize the earth with His image.
“So God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them.” Genesis 1:27 (KJV)
1. The first area of discipleship is not the church house; it’s your .
“Your wife shall be like a fruitful vine. Within your house, your children like olive plants
around your table.” Psalm 128:3 (NASB 1995)
2. Kingdom discipleship must be in the home. The church can’t replace the .
“Hear, O Israel! The LORD is our God, the LORD is one! You shall love the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your might. These words, which I am commanding you today, shall be on your heart. You shall teach them diligently to your sons and shall talk of them when you sit in your house and when you walk by the way and when you lie down and when you rise up. You shall bind them as a sign on your hand and they shall be as frontals on your forehead. You shall write them on the doorposts of your house and on your gates.” Deuteronomy 6:4-9