Thursday, October 29, 2009   1
Thursday, October 29, 2009   1
Thursday, October 29, 2009   2
• Luke 10:21




Thursday, October 29, 2009   2
• Luke 10:21
       • John 2:13-17; Mark 3:5




Thursday, October 29, 2009        2
• Luke 10:21
       • John 2:13-17; Mark 3:5
       • Luke 4:2



Thursday, October 29, 2009        2
“A man of sorrows and acquainted
       with grief” (Isaiah 53:2-5, 7).
       •   Luke 10:21
       •   John 2:13-17; Mar...
Thursday, October 29, 2009   3
Thursday, October 29, 2009   3
Thursday, October 29, 2009   4
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• Matthew 26:37-38




Thursday, October 29, 2009   5
• Matthew 26:37-38
      • Mark 14:37




Thursday, October 29, 2009   5
• Matthew 26:37-38
      • Mark 14:37
      • Luke 22:44




Thursday, October 29, 2009   5
Thursday, October 29, 2009   6
• Dread of physical suffering




Thursday, October 29, 2009             6
What forced these tears
       from his eyes?
        • Dread of physical suffering
        • Dread of death (Hebrews 2:9, ...
Thursday, October 29, 2009   7
Thursday, October 29, 2009   7
Thursday, October 29, 2009   8
• Dread of shame (Hebrews 12:2)




Thursday, October 29, 2009                8
What forced these tears
       from his eyes?
        • Dread of shame (Hebrews 12:2)
        • Dread of spiritual contami...
Thursday, October 29, 2009   9
• Dread of separation (Matthew
          27:46).




Thursday, October 29, 2009               9
Thursday, October 29, 2009   10
Take the hurt and stricken look in the eyes . . .
Thursday, October 29, 2009                                   10
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Thursday, October 29, 2009   11
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Multiply it by infinity and then stand at
      Golgotha . . .




Thursday, October 29, 2009                       13
Thursday, October 29, 2009   14
One of the great functions of the
          cross is to open man’s eyes to the
          indescribable horror of sin (cf.
...
Thursday, October 29, 2009   15
What put Him there?
          Only a dead soul can see Jesus
          being crucified on the cross without
          mourn...
Thursday, October 29, 2009   16
Thought Question:
          How much mourning have we
          done over our sins?
          Psalm 38:18; Isaiah 6:5; Joe...
Thursday, October 29, 2009   17
My eyes were wet?




Thursday, October 29, 2009   17
When is the last time
         My eyes were wet?
         I thought of the cross
         when I sinned?




Thursday, Oct...
Thursday, October 29, 2009   18
“Be afflicted, and mourn, and weep:
          let your laughter be turned to
          mourning, and your joy to
          h...
Thursday, October 29, 2009   19
When Jesus came to Golgotha,
       they hanged Him on a tree;




Thursday, October 29, 2009           19
When Jesus came to Golgotha,
       they hanged Him on a tree;
      They drove great nails through hands
       and feet,...
When Jesus came to Golgotha,
       they hanged Him on a tree;
      They drove great nails through hands
       and feet,...
When Jesus came to Golgotha,
       they hanged Him on a tree;
      They drove great nails through hands
       and feet,...
Thursday, October 29, 2009   20
When Jesus came to Jacksonville,
      they simply passed Him by,




Thursday, October 29, 2009              20
When Jesus came to Jacksonville,
      they simply passed Him by,
     They never hurt a hair on Him,
      they only let ...
When Jesus came to Jacksonville,
      they simply passed Him by,
     They never hurt a hair on Him,
      they only let ...
When Jesus came to Jacksonville,
      they simply passed Him by,
     They never hurt a hair on Him,
      they only let ...
Thursday, October 29, 2009   21
“Blessed are they that can mourn.”




Thursday, October 29, 2009                 21
Thursday, October 29, 2009   22
Some people worry
     about hardening of
Thursday, October 29, 2009   22
Thursday, October 29, 2009   23
The capacity of a sensitive conscience, to
      mourn, to feel pain, is a clear indication of
      life and health.

   ...
Thursday, October 29, 2009   24
Suppose there were a
    car wreck . . .
Thursday, October 29, 2009   24
Thursday, October 29, 2009   25
Thursday, October 29, 2009   25
Thursday, October 29, 2009   26
If we can commit a sin
      —knowingly violate God’s law—
      without pain of conscience,

    then something is wrong
...
Thursday, October 29, 2009   27
The Belgian
          Catholic
          missionary
          Damien de
          Veuster went as
          a missionary t...
Thursday, October 29, 2009   28
“I see no harm in it.”
      • Ephesians 4:18-19; cf. 1 Timothy 4:2




Thursday, October 29, 2009                     28
Thursday, October 29, 2009   29
“What makes me behave like I do?”
      • Psalm 51:3; 1 John 3:20




Thursday, October 29, 2009              29
Thursday, October 29, 2009   30
• Saul




Thursday, October 29, 2009   30
Two outstanding sinners in
       the Old Testament . . .
        • Saul
        • David



Thursday, October 29, 2009    ...
Thursday, October 29, 2009   31
• Saul (1 Samuel 19:1-24; 23:1-28)




Thursday, October 29, 2009                 31
Both Sinned and sinned deeply

      • Saul (1 Samuel 19:1-24; 23:1-28)
      • David (2 Samuel 11)




Thursday, October ...
Thursday, October 29, 2009   32
• Saul (1 Samuel 15:24, 30; 26:21).




Thursday, October 29, 2009                    32
Both confessed
        • Saul (1 Samuel 15:24, 30; 26:21).
        • David (2 Samuel 12:13; 19:20; 24:10,
          17; 1 ...
Thursday, October 29, 2009   33
• Saul confessed when he was in
        a tight corner.




Thursday, October 29, 2009              33
Both mourned.
      • Saul confessed when he was in
        a tight corner.
      • David (Psalm 51:1).




Thursday, Octo...
Thursday, October 29, 2009   34
• Saul: sorrow of the world (1
        Samuel 31:1-6)




Thursday, October 29, 2009             34
Both illustrate 2 Corinthians
      7:10
      • Saul: sorrow of the world (1
        Samuel 31:1-6)
      • David: godly ...
Thursday, October 29, 2009   35
• Peter




Thursday, October 29, 2009   35
Two outstanding sinners in
       the New Testament …
         • Peter
         • Judas



Thursday, October 29, 2009     ...
Thursday, October 29, 2009   36
Judas
      • Cried the world’s tears (Matthew
        27:3-10).




Thursday, October 29, 2009                 36
Thursday, October 29, 2009   37
• Jesus could hardly wait till He
        got to the door of His tomb
        before He spoke of restoring
        Peter’s...
Peter (Matthew 27:69-75;
      Luke 22:61)
      • Jesus could hardly wait till He
        got to the door of His tomb
   ...
Thursday, October 29, 2009   38
“The Lord hath sent me to
               bind up the
               brokenhearted” (Isaiah 61:1;
               Luke 4:18)...
Thursday, October 29, 2009   39
No one can say, “Thanks be to God,
       through Jesus Christ our Savior” until
       he has first said
      • “O wretch...
Thursday, October 29, 2009   40
• “repent” (Matthew 3:2).




Thursday, October 29, 2009        40
The very first word of John the
      Baptist was
      • “repent” (Matthew 3:2).
      • Repentance brings “seasons
      ...
Thursday, October 29, 2009   41
Closing Thought:
          We should never
          sympathize with
          ourselves when we are
          in sin.


T...
Thursday, October 29, 2009   42
Thursday, October 29, 2009   42
Thursday, October 29, 2009   43
Thursday, October 29, 2009   43
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Happy Mourners 2

  1. 1. Thursday, October 29, 2009 1
  2. 2. Thursday, October 29, 2009 1
  3. 3. Thursday, October 29, 2009 2
  4. 4. • Luke 10:21 Thursday, October 29, 2009 2
  5. 5. • Luke 10:21 • John 2:13-17; Mark 3:5 Thursday, October 29, 2009 2
  6. 6. • Luke 10:21 • John 2:13-17; Mark 3:5 • Luke 4:2 Thursday, October 29, 2009 2
  7. 7. “A man of sorrows and acquainted with grief” (Isaiah 53:2-5, 7). • Luke 10:21 • John 2:13-17; Mark 3:5 • Luke 4:2 • John 4:7; 19:28 Thursday, October 29, 2009 2
  8. 8. Thursday, October 29, 2009 3
  9. 9. Thursday, October 29, 2009 3
  10. 10. Thursday, October 29, 2009 4
  11. 11. Thursday, October 29, 2009 5
  12. 12. • Matthew 26:37-38 Thursday, October 29, 2009 5
  13. 13. • Matthew 26:37-38 • Mark 14:37 Thursday, October 29, 2009 5
  14. 14. • Matthew 26:37-38 • Mark 14:37 • Luke 22:44 Thursday, October 29, 2009 5
  15. 15. Thursday, October 29, 2009 6
  16. 16. • Dread of physical suffering Thursday, October 29, 2009 6
  17. 17. What forced these tears from his eyes? • Dread of physical suffering • Dread of death (Hebrews 2:9, 15) Thursday, October 29, 2009 6
  18. 18. Thursday, October 29, 2009 7
  19. 19. Thursday, October 29, 2009 7
  20. 20. Thursday, October 29, 2009 8
  21. 21. • Dread of shame (Hebrews 12:2) Thursday, October 29, 2009 8
  22. 22. What forced these tears from his eyes? • Dread of shame (Hebrews 12:2) • Dread of spiritual contamination (2 Corinthians 5:21; Galatians 3:13). Thursday, October 29, 2009 8
  23. 23. Thursday, October 29, 2009 9
  24. 24. • Dread of separation (Matthew 27:46). Thursday, October 29, 2009 9
  25. 25. Thursday, October 29, 2009 10
  26. 26. Take the hurt and stricken look in the eyes . . . Thursday, October 29, 2009 10
  27. 27. Thursday, October 29, 2009 11
  28. 28. Thursday, October 29, 2009 11
  29. 29. Thursday, October 29, 2009 12
  30. 30. Thursday, October 29, 2009 12
  31. 31. Thursday, October 29, 2009 13
  32. 32. Multiply it by infinity and then stand at Golgotha . . . Thursday, October 29, 2009 13
  33. 33. Thursday, October 29, 2009 14
  34. 34. One of the great functions of the cross is to open man’s eyes to the indescribable horror of sin (cf. Romans 7:13). Thursday, October 29, 2009 14
  35. 35. Thursday, October 29, 2009 15
  36. 36. What put Him there? Only a dead soul can see Jesus being crucified on the cross without mourning because it was necessary for Him to have to die. Thursday, October 29, 2009 15
  37. 37. Thursday, October 29, 2009 16
  38. 38. Thought Question: How much mourning have we done over our sins? Psalm 38:18; Isaiah 6:5; Joel 2:12-13; Luke 18:13; Matthew 26:75; 1 Kings 16:31 Thursday, October 29, 2009 16
  39. 39. Thursday, October 29, 2009 17
  40. 40. My eyes were wet? Thursday, October 29, 2009 17
  41. 41. When is the last time My eyes were wet? I thought of the cross when I sinned? Thursday, October 29, 2009 17
  42. 42. Thursday, October 29, 2009 18
  43. 43. “Be afflicted, and mourn, and weep: let your laughter be turned to mourning, and your joy to heaviness” (James 4:8-10). Thursday, October 29, 2009 18
  44. 44. Thursday, October 29, 2009 19
  45. 45. When Jesus came to Golgotha, they hanged Him on a tree; Thursday, October 29, 2009 19
  46. 46. When Jesus came to Golgotha, they hanged Him on a tree; They drove great nails through hands and feet, and made a Calvary. Thursday, October 29, 2009 19
  47. 47. When Jesus came to Golgotha, they hanged Him on a tree; They drove great nails through hands and feet, and made a Calvary. They crowned Him with a crown of thorns, red were His wounds and deep, Thursday, October 29, 2009 19
  48. 48. When Jesus came to Golgotha, they hanged Him on a tree; They drove great nails through hands and feet, and made a Calvary. They crowned Him with a crown of thorns, red were His wounds and deep, For those were crude and cruel days, and human flesh was cheap. Thursday, October 29, 2009 19
  49. 49. Thursday, October 29, 2009 20
  50. 50. When Jesus came to Jacksonville, they simply passed Him by, Thursday, October 29, 2009 20
  51. 51. When Jesus came to Jacksonville, they simply passed Him by, They never hurt a hair on Him, they only let Him die. Thursday, October 29, 2009 20
  52. 52. When Jesus came to Jacksonville, they simply passed Him by, They never hurt a hair on Him, they only let Him die. For men had grown more tender, and they would not give Him pain, Thursday, October 29, 2009 20
  53. 53. When Jesus came to Jacksonville, they simply passed Him by, They never hurt a hair on Him, they only let Him die. For men had grown more tender, and they would not give Him pain, They only just passed down the street, and left him in the rain. Thursday, October 29, 2009 20
  54. 54. Thursday, October 29, 2009 21
  55. 55. “Blessed are they that can mourn.” Thursday, October 29, 2009 21
  56. 56. Thursday, October 29, 2009 22
  57. 57. Some people worry about hardening of Thursday, October 29, 2009 22
  58. 58. Thursday, October 29, 2009 23
  59. 59. The capacity of a sensitive conscience, to mourn, to feel pain, is a clear indication of life and health. • Exodus 7:13-14, 22; 2 Chronicles 36:13; Mark 6:52; 8:17; John 12:40 Thursday, October 29, 2009 23
  60. 60. Thursday, October 29, 2009 24
  61. 61. Suppose there were a car wreck . . . Thursday, October 29, 2009 24
  62. 62. Thursday, October 29, 2009 25
  63. 63. Thursday, October 29, 2009 25
  64. 64. Thursday, October 29, 2009 26
  65. 65. If we can commit a sin —knowingly violate God’s law— without pain of conscience, then something is wrong (cf. Matthew 13:5-7). Thursday, October 29, 2009 26
  66. 66. Thursday, October 29, 2009 27
  67. 67. The Belgian Catholic missionary Damien de Veuster went as a missionary to the lepers of Molokai. For thirteen years . . . Thursday, October 29, 2009 27
  68. 68. Thursday, October 29, 2009 28
  69. 69. “I see no harm in it.” • Ephesians 4:18-19; cf. 1 Timothy 4:2 Thursday, October 29, 2009 28
  70. 70. Thursday, October 29, 2009 29
  71. 71. “What makes me behave like I do?” • Psalm 51:3; 1 John 3:20 Thursday, October 29, 2009 29
  72. 72. Thursday, October 29, 2009 30
  73. 73. • Saul Thursday, October 29, 2009 30
  74. 74. Two outstanding sinners in the Old Testament . . . • Saul • David Thursday, October 29, 2009 30
  75. 75. Thursday, October 29, 2009 31
  76. 76. • Saul (1 Samuel 19:1-24; 23:1-28) Thursday, October 29, 2009 31
  77. 77. Both Sinned and sinned deeply • Saul (1 Samuel 19:1-24; 23:1-28) • David (2 Samuel 11) Thursday, October 29, 2009 31
  78. 78. Thursday, October 29, 2009 32
  79. 79. • Saul (1 Samuel 15:24, 30; 26:21). Thursday, October 29, 2009 32
  80. 80. Both confessed • Saul (1 Samuel 15:24, 30; 26:21). • David (2 Samuel 12:13; 19:20; 24:10, 17; 1 Chronicles 21:8; Psalm 41:4). Thursday, October 29, 2009 32
  81. 81. Thursday, October 29, 2009 33
  82. 82. • Saul confessed when he was in a tight corner. Thursday, October 29, 2009 33
  83. 83. Both mourned. • Saul confessed when he was in a tight corner. • David (Psalm 51:1). Thursday, October 29, 2009 33
  84. 84. Thursday, October 29, 2009 34
  85. 85. • Saul: sorrow of the world (1 Samuel 31:1-6) Thursday, October 29, 2009 34
  86. 86. Both illustrate 2 Corinthians 7:10 • Saul: sorrow of the world (1 Samuel 31:1-6) • David: godly sorrow (Psalm 32:1) Thursday, October 29, 2009 34
  87. 87. Thursday, October 29, 2009 35
  88. 88. • Peter Thursday, October 29, 2009 35
  89. 89. Two outstanding sinners in the New Testament … • Peter • Judas Thursday, October 29, 2009 35
  90. 90. Thursday, October 29, 2009 36
  91. 91. Judas • Cried the world’s tears (Matthew 27:3-10). Thursday, October 29, 2009 36
  92. 92. Thursday, October 29, 2009 37
  93. 93. • Jesus could hardly wait till He got to the door of His tomb before He spoke of restoring Peter’s faith (cf. Mark 16:7). Thursday, October 29, 2009 37
  94. 94. Peter (Matthew 27:69-75; Luke 22:61) • Jesus could hardly wait till He got to the door of His tomb before He spoke of restoring Peter’s faith (cf. Mark 16:7). • John 21; Acts 2 Thursday, October 29, 2009 37
  95. 95. Thursday, October 29, 2009 38
  96. 96. “The Lord hath sent me to bind up the brokenhearted” (Isaiah 61:1; Luke 4:18). Thursday, October 29, 2009 38
  97. 97. Thursday, October 29, 2009 39
  98. 98. No one can say, “Thanks be to God, through Jesus Christ our Savior” until he has first said • “O wretched man that I am” (Romans 7:24-25, Paul describing his condition under the Old Law). Thursday, October 29, 2009 39
  99. 99. Thursday, October 29, 2009 40
  100. 100. • “repent” (Matthew 3:2). Thursday, October 29, 2009 40
  101. 101. The very first word of John the Baptist was • “repent” (Matthew 3:2). • Repentance brings “seasons of refreshing” (Acts 3:19). Thursday, October 29, 2009 40
  102. 102. Thursday, October 29, 2009 41
  103. 103. Closing Thought: We should never sympathize with ourselves when we are in sin. Thursday, October 29, 2009 41
  104. 104. Thursday, October 29, 2009 42
  105. 105. Thursday, October 29, 2009 42
  106. 106. Thursday, October 29, 2009 43
  107. 107. Thursday, October 29, 2009 43

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