Luke 5:27-39Page 861 in our guest Bibles.Today’s Scripture:
“What aboutothers who areHONEST,SINCERE, &GOODpeople?”image: Julija...!
Learn toLOVE YOURSELFJust WORK HARDER atbeing a good person12CONVENTIONAL WISDOM:
Luke 5:27-39“You’re Invitedto theCelebration!”image: BlakJakDavy
After this, he went out and saw aLUKE 5:27tax collector named Levi, sitting atthe tax booth. And he said to him,“Follow me...
After this, he went out and saw aLUKE 5:27-28tax collector named Levi, sitting atthe tax booth. And he said to him,thing, ...
And Levi made him a great feast inLUKE 5:29his house, and there was a largecompany of tax collectors andothers reclining a...
And the Pharisees and their scribesLUKE 5:30grumbled at his disciples, saying,“Why do you eat and drink with taxcollectors...
And Jesus answered them, “ThoseLUKE 5:31-32who are well have no need of aphysician, but those who are sick.but sinners to ...
“This is theCLIMATIC MOMENTto which the whole storyhas been building.Here Jesus makesone of his greatMISSION STATEMENTS.
“He did NOT come tospend time with peoplewho had it all together.Rather, he came to savepeople who really neededhim: MESSE...
And they said to him, “The disciplesLUKE 5:33of John fast often and offer prayers,and so do the disciples of thePharisees, ...
And Jesus said to them, “Can youLUKE 5:34-35make wedding guests fast while thebridegroom is with them? The daystaken away ...
He also told them a parable: “No oneLUKE 5:36tears a piece from a new garmentand puts it on a old garment. If hepiece from...
An no one puts new wine into oldLUKE 5:37-38wineskins. If he does, the new winewill burst the skins and it will beed. But ...
And no one after drinking old wineLUKE 5:39desires new, for he says, “The oldis good....”
Why does Luke include this storyin his historical biographyof Jesus?Important Question
Following Jesus is likeJOINING A CELEBRATIONyou never thought you’d be invited to
Following Jesus is likeJOINING A CELEBRATIONyou never thought you’d be invited to&
&Following Jesus is likeJOINING A CELEBRATIONyou never thought you’d be invited tobeing given the privilege ofINVITING OTH...
image: Zach K
R.S.V.P1image: Ben Cumming
When Jesus eats withLevi, the message isclear: Jesus has comefor LOSERS, peopleon the MARGINS,people who havemade a MESS o...
Jesus has come foryou. The ONLYpeople left out arethose who think theydon’t need God: theSELF-RIGHTEOUSand theSELF-IMPORTA...
2 INVITEimage: godutchbaby
“Heaven goesby FAVOR.If it went by merit,YOU wouldSTAY OUTand YOUR DOGwould GO IN.”~ Mark Twainimage: Eve Dia
cartharticflux: http://www.flickr.com/photos/catharticflux/2484317019/Julija...!: http://www.flickr.com/photos/wcmcwi/42592811...
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Following Jesus is like joining a celebration you never thought you’d be invited to and being given the privilege of inviting others to join in the celebration with you.

The message was given on June 9, 2013 at New City Church in Calgary by Pastor John Ferguson. For more info, go to www.NewCityChurch.ca.

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You're Invited to the Celebration - Luke 5:27-39

  1. 1. Luke 5:27-39Page 861 in our guest Bibles.Today’s Scripture:
  2. 2. “What aboutothers who areHONEST,SINCERE, &GOODpeople?”image: Julija...!
  3. 3. Learn toLOVE YOURSELFJust WORK HARDER atbeing a good person12CONVENTIONAL WISDOM:
  4. 4. Luke 5:27-39“You’re Invitedto theCelebration!”image: BlakJakDavy
  5. 5. After this, he went out and saw aLUKE 5:27tax collector named Levi, sitting atthe tax booth. And he said to him,“Follow me....”
  6. 6. After this, he went out and saw aLUKE 5:27-28tax collector named Levi, sitting atthe tax booth. And he said to him,thing, he rose, and followed him....“Follow me.” And leaving every-
  7. 7. And Levi made him a great feast inLUKE 5:29his house, and there was a largecompany of tax collectors andothers reclining at table with them....
  8. 8. And the Pharisees and their scribesLUKE 5:30grumbled at his disciples, saying,“Why do you eat and drink with taxcollectors and sinners...?”
  9. 9. And Jesus answered them, “ThoseLUKE 5:31-32who are well have no need of aphysician, but those who are sick.but sinners to repentance....”I have not come to call the righteous
  10. 10. “This is theCLIMATIC MOMENTto which the whole storyhas been building.Here Jesus makesone of his greatMISSION STATEMENTS.
  11. 11. “He did NOT come tospend time with peoplewho had it all together.Rather, he came to savepeople who really neededhim: MESSED-UP,BROKEN-DOWN,LAW-BREAKINGsinners.”
  12. 12. And they said to him, “The disciplesLUKE 5:33of John fast often and offer prayers,and so do the disciples of thePharisees, but yours eat and drink...”
  13. 13. And Jesus said to them, “Can youLUKE 5:34-35make wedding guests fast while thebridegroom is with them? The daystaken away from them, then theywill come when the bridegroom iswill fast in those days....”
  14. 14. He also told them a parable: “No oneLUKE 5:36tears a piece from a new garmentand puts it on a old garment. If hepiece from the new will not matchdoes, he will tear the new, and thethe old....”
  15. 15. An no one puts new wine into oldLUKE 5:37-38wineskins. If he does, the new winewill burst the skins and it will beed. But new wine must be put intospilled, and the skins will be destroy-fresh wineskins....”
  16. 16. And no one after drinking old wineLUKE 5:39desires new, for he says, “The oldis good....”
  17. 17. Why does Luke include this storyin his historical biographyof Jesus?Important Question
  18. 18. Following Jesus is likeJOINING A CELEBRATIONyou never thought you’d be invited to
  19. 19. Following Jesus is likeJOINING A CELEBRATIONyou never thought you’d be invited to&
  20. 20. &Following Jesus is likeJOINING A CELEBRATIONyou never thought you’d be invited tobeing given the privilege ofINVITING OTHERSto join the celebration with you.
  21. 21. image: Zach K
  22. 22. R.S.V.P1image: Ben Cumming
  23. 23. When Jesus eats withLevi, the message isclear: Jesus has comefor LOSERS, peopleon the MARGINS,people who havemade a MESS of theirlives, people who areORDINARY.
  24. 24. Jesus has come foryou. The ONLYpeople left out arethose who think theydon’t need God: theSELF-RIGHTEOUSand theSELF-IMPORTANT.”
  25. 25. 2 INVITEimage: godutchbaby
  26. 26. “Heaven goesby FAVOR.If it went by merit,YOU wouldSTAY OUTand YOUR DOGwould GO IN.”~ Mark Twainimage: Eve Dia
  27. 27. cartharticflux: http://www.flickr.com/photos/catharticflux/2484317019/Julija...!: http://www.flickr.com/photos/wcmcwi/4259281193/BlakJakDavy: http://www.flickr.com/photos/blakjakdavy/2364414484/Ben Cumming: http://www.flickr.com/photos/80867599@N00/243740125/godutchbaby: http://www.flickr.com/photos/godutchbaby/5124796418/Eve Dia: http://www.flickr.com/photos/21756501@N00/3120547782/flickr images courtesy of:Zach K http://www.flickr.com/photos/98411817@N00/319267510/

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