Upside Down Kingdom – Week 12
September 26, 2021
Upside Down Kingdom Matthew 7
“Enter through the narrow gate. For wide is the gate and broad is the road that leads to destruction, and many enter through it. But small is the gate and narrow the road that leads to life, and only a few find it.
There is a path before each person that seems right, but it ends in death.
=>The narrow path is
Discipline is simply choosing between what you want and what you want – Craig Groeschel
=>The narrow path is to
Beware of false prophets who come disguised as harmless sheep but are really vicious wolves. 16You can identify them by their fruit, that is, by the way they act. Can you pick grapes from thornbushes, or figs from thistles? 17A good tree produces good fruit, and a bad tree produces bad fruit. 18A good tree can’t produce bad fruit, and a bad tree can’t produce good fruit. 19So every tree that does not produce good fruit is chopped down and thrown into the fire. 20Yes, just as you can identify a tree by its fruit, so you can identify people by their actions.
=>We should be recognized by our fruits
By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.” … Your love for one another will prove to the world that you are my disciples.
3 things to do (application)
1st with God you will bear much fruit.
2nd the scriptures. Tether yourself to the words of God. Y
3rd in community.
Narrow or Wide…which way do you choose?