Signposts Along 2 Roads - Mourning
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Signposts Along 2 Roads - Mourning



04/27/14 Sermon

04/27/14 Sermon
Pastor Seth Gatchell
Pacific Church of Irvine
2nd message of 8 in a series: Signposts Along 2 Roads



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Signposts Along 2 Roads - Mourning Presentation Transcript

  • 1. Mourning: Four Doors to Finding God Signpost #2
  • 2. Two Roads Matthew 7:13 "Enter through the narrow gate. For wideis the gate and broad is the road that leads to destruction, and many enter through it."
  • 3. Two Roads Matthew 7:14 "But small is the gate and narrow the road that leads to life, and only afewfind it."
  • 4. Signpost #2 Matthew 5:4 Blessedare those who mourn,for they willbecomforted.
  • 5. Signpost #2 Mourning #1: over ____.loss
  • 6. Signpost #2 Matthew 5:4 Blessedare those who mourn,for they willbecomforted.
  • 7. Signpost #2 Ecclesiastes 3:4 …a time to weep and a time to laugh, a time to mournand a time to dance…
  • 8. Signpost #2 1 Thessalonians 4:13 Brothers,wedo not want you to be ignorant about those whofall asleep, or to grieve like the rest of men,whohave no hope.
  • 9. Signpost #2 2 Corinthians 6:10 … sorrowful,yet always rejoicing;poor, yet making many rich;having nothing, and yet possessing everything.
  • 10. Signpost #2 Mourning #2: when people ___________ you.disappoint
  • 11. Signpost #2 Jeremiah 17:5 This is what the LORD says: "Cursed is the onewhotrusts in man, who depends on fleshfor his strength and whose heart turns away fromthe LORD."
  • 12. Signpost #2 Mourning #3: over our "_______"failure
  • 13. Signpost #2 2 Corinthians 7:10 Godly sorrowbrings repentance that leads to salvation and leaves no regret, but worldly sorrow bringsdeath.
  • 14. Signpost #2 "Death" -
  • 15. Signpost #2 Matthew 27:3 When Judas, whohad betrayed him,saw that Jesus was condemned,he was seized withremorseand returnedthe thirty silver coins to the chief priests and the elders.
  • 16. Signpost #2 4"I have sinned,"he said, "for Ihave betrayed innocentblood." "What is that to us?" they replied. "That's your responsibility."
  • 17. Signpost #2 5So Judas threw the moneyinto the templeand left. Then he went away and hanged himself.
  • 18. Signpost #2 Mourning #4: repentance/____________.brokenness
  • 19. Signpost #2 2 Corinthians 7:10 Godly sorrowbrings repentance that leads to salvation and leaves no regret, but worldly sorrow brings death.
  • 21. Signpost #2 Luke 22:59 About an hour later another asserted, "Certainly this fellow was withhim, for he is a Galilean."
  • 22. Signpost #2 60Peter replied, "Man, I don't know what you're talking about!" Just as he was speaking, the rooster crowed.
  • 23. Signpost #2 61The Lord turned and looked straight at Peter. Then Peter remembered the wordthe Lord had spoken to him: "Beforethe rooster crows today, you will disown methree times."
  • 24. Signpost #2 62 And he went outside and wept bitterly.
  • 25. Signpost #2 Acts 2:14 Then Peter stood up with the Eleven, raised his voiceand addressed the crowd:...
  • 26. Signpost #2 Acts 2:36"Therefore letall Israel beassured of this: God has madethis Jesus, whom you crucified,both Lord and Christ."
  • 27. Signpost #2 37When the people heard this, they were cut to the heart and said to Peter and the other apostles, "Brothers, what shall we do?"
  • 28. Signpost #2 38Peter replied, "Repent and be baptized, every oneof you, in the name of Jesus Christ forthe forgivenessof your sins. And you willreceive the gift ofthe Holy Spirit.
  • 29. Signpost #2 MOURNING #1: MourningOverLoss. Psalms 34:18 The LORD is near to the brokenhearted, and saves the crushedin spirit.(Psalm147:3)
  • 30. Signpost #2 MOURNING #2: MourningWhenPeople DisappointYou. Isaiah51:12 "I, even I, am he who comforts you. Who are you that you fear mortal men, the sons of men, who arebut grass,"
  • 31. Signpost #2 MOURNING #3: Mourning OverPerceived Failure. Psalms 30:5 For his anger lasts only a moment, but his favor lasts a lifetime;weepingmay remainfor a night, but rejoicingcomes in the morning.
  • 32. Signpost #2 MOURNING #4: Mourning OverPersonalSin: Repentance. Isaiah52:9 Burst into songs of joy together, you ruins of Jerusalem,for the LORD has comfortedhis people, he has redeemedJerusalem.
  • 33. Signpost #2 Matthew 8:12 "But the subjects of thekingdom will be thrown outside, into the darkness, where there willbe weeping and gnashing of teeth."
  • 34. Signpost #2 Revelation 21:4 He willwipe every tear from their eyes. There will be no moredeath or mourningor crying orpain, forthe old order of things has passed away."
  • 35. Mourning: Four Doors to Finding God Signpost #2