The
Overflow
of our
Hearts
~ Luke 6:43-45

image: qthomasbower
God Gives Us His Words of Eternal Life
Today’s Scripture:

Luke 6:43-45

Found on page 863 in our guest Bibles.
The
Overflow
of our
Hearts
~ Luke 6:43-45

image: qthomasbower
Luke 6:41-42

Why do you see the speck that is in
your brother’s eye, but do not notice
the log that is in your own eye? H...
Luke 6:41-42

log in your own eye? You hypocrite,
first take the log out of your own
eye, and then you will see clearly to
...
Luke 6:43-44

For no good tree bears bad fruit, nor
again does a bad tree bear good
fruit, for each tree is known by its
o...
Luke 6:45

The good person out of the good
treasure of his heart produces good,
and the evil person out of his evil
heart ...
~ Jesus of Nazareth in
The Gospel of Mark
7:21-23

“For from within, out of
the heart of man, come
evil thoughts, sexual
i...
gossip
immorality

envy

theft

lies

slander

hatred
evil thoughts
There is a living, organic
connection between the
people we are on the
inside and the lives we
lead out in the world.
What...
We can only produce the
kind of spiritual fruit that
it is in our nature to
produce. The reason we
say the things we say a...
Luke 6:45

The good person out of the good
treasure of his heart produces good,
and the evil person out of his evil
heart ...
Your words
reveal
your heart.
demonstrate
illustrate
Your
words

prove
confirm
give you an idea
let people see

what is in
your heart.
My words
reveal
my heart.
“[Our mouth] is the hinge on which
the door into our souls swings
open in order to reveal our
spirit. In effect, our words...
1
Examine
your
fruit

image: darwin Bell
“How can you speak
good when you are evil.
For out of the abundance
of the heart the mouth
speaks.... I tell you on
the da...
2

Trace the fruit...

...to the root
“Word problems reveal
heart problems. The
people and situations
around us do not make
us say what we say;
they are only th...
Cry out for
3
a good heart
image: Nina Matthews
The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace,
patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,
gentleness, self-control.
~ The A...
flickr images courtesy of:
qthomasbower: http://www.flickr.com/photos/55943778@N00/3470650293/
darwin Bell: http://www.flick...
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Your words reveal what's in your heart.

The message was given on October 13, 2013 at New City Church in Calgary by Pastor John Ferguson. For more info, go to www.NewCityChurch.ca.

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The Overflow Of Our Hearts - Luke 6.43-45

  1. 1. The Overflow of our Hearts ~ Luke 6:43-45 image: qthomasbower
  2. 2. God Gives Us His Words of Eternal Life Today’s Scripture: Luke 6:43-45 Found on page 863 in our guest Bibles.
  3. 3. The Overflow of our Hearts ~ Luke 6:43-45 image: qthomasbower
  4. 4. Luke 6:41-42 Why do you see the speck that is in your brother’s eye, but do not notice the log that is in your own eye? How can you say to your brother, “Brother, let me take out the speck that is in your eye,” when you do not see the
  5. 5. Luke 6:41-42 log in your own eye? You hypocrite, first take the log out of your own eye, and then you will see clearly to take out the speck that is in your brother’s eye....
  6. 6. Luke 6:43-44 For no good tree bears bad fruit, nor again does a bad tree bear good fruit, for each tree is known by its own fruit. For figs are not gathered from thornbushes, nor are grapes picked from a bramble bush....
  7. 7. Luke 6:45 The good person out of the good treasure of his heart produces good, and the evil person out of his evil heart produces evil, for out of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaks.
  8. 8. ~ Jesus of Nazareth in The Gospel of Mark 7:21-23 “For from within, out of the heart of man, come evil thoughts, sexual immorality, theft, murder, adultery, coveting, wickedness, deceit, sensuality, envy, slander, pride, foolishness. All these evil things come from within, and they defile a person.”
  9. 9. gossip immorality envy theft lies slander hatred evil thoughts
  10. 10. There is a living, organic connection between the people we are on the inside and the lives we lead out in the world. Whatever fruit we produce —whether good or evil— is rooted in the true condition of our souls.
  11. 11. We can only produce the kind of spiritual fruit that it is in our nature to produce. The reason we say the things we say and do the things we do is that we are the people we are.
  12. 12. Luke 6:45 The good person out of the good treasure of his heart produces good, and the evil person out of his evil heart produces evil, for out of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaks.
  13. 13. Your words reveal your heart.
  14. 14. demonstrate illustrate Your words prove confirm give you an idea let people see what is in your heart.
  15. 15. My words reveal my heart.
  16. 16. “[Our mouth] is the hinge on which the door into our souls swings open in order to reveal our spirit. In effect, our words are like so many media people rushing to file their reports on the condition of our soul.” ~ Sinclair Ferguson “The Power of the Tongue”
  17. 17. 1 Examine your fruit image: darwin Bell
  18. 18. “How can you speak good when you are evil. For out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks.... I tell you on the day of judgment people will give account for every careless word they speak...” ~ Jesus of Nazareth Gospel of Matthew, 12:37
  19. 19. 2 Trace the fruit... ...to the root
  20. 20. “Word problems reveal heart problems. The people and situations around us do not make us say what we say; they are only the occasions for our hearts to reveal themselves in words.”
  21. 21. Cry out for 3 a good heart image: Nina Matthews
  22. 22. The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control. ~ The Apostle Paul Galatians 5:22-23
  23. 23. flickr images courtesy of: qthomasbower: http://www.flickr.com/photos/55943778@N00/3470650293/ darwin Bell: http://www.flickr.com/photos/53611153@N00/7769021444/ Nina Matthews; http://www.flickr.com/photos/21560098@N06/4226494705/ other images: Photos.com: Orlando Rosu / 120694184

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