Luke 6:20-49 A sermon that doesn’t cater to the crowd
Blessings and Woes <ul><li>V. 20-22 Blessed means Happy </li></ul><ul><li>Jesus reverses the norm </li></ul><ul><li>V. 24-...
Love Your Enemies <ul><li>V. 27-28 - The Love that Jesus COMMANDS here is a non-selective love based on the very nature of...
Love Your Enemies <ul><li>V. 32-35  – Natural Love  = What you do anyway without God.  Human Nature. Love people  because ...
Judging Others <ul><li>V.   37-38 – Judge Not – Maybe referring to the “religious” people of the day who were uncharitable...
Definition of a Disciple <ul><li>V. 39 – If you ignore what Jesus says, its like the blind leading the blind. </li></ul><u...
Don’t be Hypocritical <ul><li>V. 41-42 – This shows Jesus’ humor. The bizarre nature of this picture would force thought a...
A Test of Goodness <ul><li>V. 42-45 – It is all about what is in your heart! </li></ul>
“ Do What I say” <ul><li>V. 46-29 –  House on the Rock  = Listen to Jesus’ words    and puts them into his or her everyday...
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  1. 1. Luke 6:20-49 A sermon that doesn’t cater to the crowd
  2. 2. Blessings and Woes <ul><li>V. 20-22 Blessed means Happy </li></ul><ul><li>Jesus reverses the norm </li></ul><ul><li>V. 24-26 – Woe is an expression of grief (Sad) </li></ul><ul><li>V. 23 – Do you want your reward on earth now or in the age to come? Your Choice! </li></ul>
  3. 3. Love Your Enemies <ul><li>V. 27-28 - The Love that Jesus COMMANDS here is a non-selective love based on the very nature of God Himself. </li></ul><ul><li>Do you know when Jesus eventually demonstrates this kind of love for enemies? (He practiced what he preached.) </li></ul><ul><li>V. 29-30 – Retaliation or protection of material possessions is less important than loving humans. </li></ul><ul><li>V. 31 – Golden Rule = “Think of the kindness you wish others would show you; do the same for them.” –The Voice </li></ul>
  4. 4. Love Your Enemies <ul><li>V. 32-35 – Natural Love = What you do anyway without God. Human Nature. Love people because they love you. </li></ul><ul><li>VS. </li></ul><ul><li>God’s Love = Loving people who may not love you back. </li></ul><ul><li>V. 36 – Compare this to Matthew 5:48, “be merciful” instead of “be perfect.” </li></ul>
  5. 5. Judging Others <ul><li>V. 37-38 – Judge Not – Maybe referring to the “religious” people of the day who were uncharitable to the sinners. </li></ul><ul><li>Condemn Not – Don’t try and be God </li></ul><ul><li>Forgive – Receiving God’s forgiveness is dependent upon a forgiving spirit towards others. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Definition of a Disciple <ul><li>V. 39 – If you ignore what Jesus says, its like the blind leading the blind. </li></ul><ul><li>V. 40 – To be a Disciple of Jesus is to be like Jesus! </li></ul><ul><li>*This is our theme verse for entire book of Luke. Luke is showing us through the book how to become a disciple of Jesus and what that looks like . </li></ul>
  7. 7. Don’t be Hypocritical <ul><li>V. 41-42 – This shows Jesus’ humor. The bizarre nature of this picture would force thought and reflection, which is what he intended. </li></ul>
  8. 8. A Test of Goodness <ul><li>V. 42-45 – It is all about what is in your heart! </li></ul>
  9. 9. “ Do What I say” <ul><li>V. 46-29 – House on the Rock = Listen to Jesus’ words and puts them into his or her everyday life. </li></ul><ul><li>House on the Sand = Listens to Jesus’ words but does not put them into practice. No foundation </li></ul>

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