Two Roads
Humility:
The Road to Everything Important
Two Roads
Matthew 7:13 "Enter through the narrow
gate. For wide is the gate and broad is
the road that leads to destructio...
Two Roads
Matthew 7:14 “But small is the gate and
narrow the road that leads to life, and
only a few find it."
Signpost #1
Matt. 5:3 "Blessed are the poor in spirit
for theirs is the kingdom of heaven."
Signpost #1
“Poor in spirit’s” contrast:
1. Pride .
2. I am at the center of me.
Signpost #1
"Poor in spirit"
• "Poor" -
• "Blessed" -
“for theirs in the kingdom of
heaven.”
1. God forgives both our unbelieving
inclination to move away from Him for
joy; and...
“for theirs in the kingdom of
heaven.”
God forgives both our unbelieving
inclination to move away from Him
for joy; and th...
“for theirs in the kingdom of
heaven.”
2. Gives us a new identity as His
children who now belong in His presence.
Galatian...
“for theirs in the kingdom of
heaven.”
3. Creates a new heart characterized
by wisdom rather than foolishness, by a
first ...
“for theirs in the kingdom of
heaven.”
4. Sends the Holy Spirit to indwell us,
available as the power we need to desire,
k...
“for theirs in the kingdom of
heaven.”
Matthew 22:37 And he said to him, "You
shall love the Lord your God with all your
h...
“for theirs in the kingdom of
heaven.”
1 Peter 1:18 For you know that it was not
with perishable things such as silver or
...
“for theirs in the kingdom of
heaven.”
19 but with the precious blood of Christ, a
lamb without blemish or defect.
“for theirs in the kingdom of
heaven.”
20 He was chosen before the creation of
the world, but was revealed in these last
t...
“for theirs in the kingdom of
heaven.”
21 Through him you believe in God, who
raised him from the dead and glorified
him, ...
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Humility:
The Road to Everything Important
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04/20/14 Sermon
Pastor Seth Gatchell
Pacific Church of Irvine
www.pacificchurch.com
1st of an 8 part series: Signposts Along Two Roads

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Two Roads - Humility

  1. 1. Two Roads Humility: The Road to Everything Important
  2. 2. Two Roads Matthew 7:13 "Enter through the narrow gate. For wide is the gate and broad is the road that leads to destruction, and many enter through it.”
  3. 3. Two Roads Matthew 7:14 “But small is the gate and narrow the road that leads to life, and only a few find it."
  4. 4. Signpost #1 Matt. 5:3 "Blessed are the poor in spirit for theirs is the kingdom of heaven."
  5. 5. Signpost #1 “Poor in spirit’s” contrast: 1. Pride . 2. I am at the center of me.
  6. 6. Signpost #1 "Poor in spirit" • "Poor" - • "Blessed" -
  7. 7. “for theirs in the kingdom of heaven.” 1. God forgives both our unbelieving inclination to move away from Him for joy; and the ways in which we do so. Col. 1:13 For he has rescued us from the dominion of darkness and brought us into the kingdom of the Son he loves,
  8. 8. “for theirs in the kingdom of heaven.” God forgives both our unbelieving inclination to move away from Him for joy; and the ways in which we do so. 14 in whom we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins.
  9. 9. “for theirs in the kingdom of heaven.” 2. Gives us a new identity as His children who now belong in His presence. Galatians 4:6 And because you are sons, God has sent the Spirit of his Son into our hearts, crying, "Abba! Father!"
  10. 10. “for theirs in the kingdom of heaven.” 3. Creates a new heart characterized by wisdom rather than foolishness, by a first thing passion for God. Ezekiel 36:26 A new heart I will give you, and a new spirit I will put within you; and I will take out of your flesh the heart of stone and give you a heart of flesh.
  11. 11. “for theirs in the kingdom of heaven.” 4. Sends the Holy Spirit to indwell us, available as the power we need to desire, know, love, and enjoy God, others, & life. Romans 5:5 … and hope does not disappoint us, because God's love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit which has been given to us.
  12. 12. “for theirs in the kingdom of heaven.” Matthew 22:37 And he said to him, "You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind. 38 This is the first and greatest commandment. 39 And a second is like it, You shall love your neighbor as yourself.
  13. 13. “for theirs in the kingdom of heaven.” 1 Peter 1:18 For you know that it was not with perishable things such as silver or gold that you were redeemed from the empty way of life handed down to you from your forefathers,
  14. 14. “for theirs in the kingdom of heaven.” 19 but with the precious blood of Christ, a lamb without blemish or defect.
  15. 15. “for theirs in the kingdom of heaven.” 20 He was chosen before the creation of the world, but was revealed in these last times for your sake.
  16. 16. “for theirs in the kingdom of heaven.” 21 Through him you believe in God, who raised him from the dead and glorified him, and so your faith and hope are in God.
  17. 17. Two Roads Humility: The Road to Everything Important
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