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Discipleship: the Tower and The King
Stories To Live By
"All that we call human history - money,
poverty, ambition, war, prostitution, classes,
empires, slavery - is the long ter...
James 4:1 What causes fights and quarrels
among you? Don't they come from your
desires that battle within you?
"Before the heart be is changed, our judgment
is depraved in regard of our hopes for deepest
happiness; we seek our happin...
Isaiah 44:18 They know nothing, they
understand nothing; their eyes are plastered
over so they cannot see, and their minds...
At root, sin is not wrongdoing, it's wrong adoring.
Exodus 20:3 "You shall have no other gods
before me."
4 "You shall not make for yourself an idol in
the form of anything in heaven above or on
the earth beneath or in the water...
5 "You shall not bow down to them or worship
them; for I, the LORD your God, am a jealous
God, punishing the children for ...
Genesis 6:5 the Lord saw that the wickedness
of man was great and that every imagination
of the thoughts of his heart was ...
The Call to Discipleship
Jesus, Lord over People
Luke 14:25 Large crowds were traveling with
Jesus…
The Call to Discipleship
Luke 14:26 "If anyone comes to me and does
not hate his father and mother, his wife and
children,...
The Call to Discipleship
Jesus, Lord over Pleasure
Luke 14:27 And anyone who does not carry
his cross and follow me cannot...
The Call to Discipleship
Jesus, Lord over Possessions
Luke 14:33 Whoever does not renounce all
that he has cannot be my di...
The Call to Discipleship
Matthew 6:24 "No one can serve two masters;
for either he will hate the one and love the
other, o...
The Call to Discipleship
Psalm 73:25 Whom have I in heaven and on
earth there is nothing I desire more than You.
The Call to Discipleship
Counting the cost of discipleship
Luke 14:28 "Suppose one of you wants to
build a tower. Will he ...
The Call to Discipleship
29 For if he lays the foundation and is not able
to finish it, everyone who sees it will ridicule...
The Call to Discipleship
Counting the consequences of not being a disciple
Luke 14:31 "Or suppose a king is about to
go to...
The Call to Discipleship
32 If he is not able, he will send a delegation
while the other is still a long way off and will
...
The Call to Discipleship
Luke 9:24 For whoever wants to save his life
will lose it, but whoever loses his life for me
will...
The Call to Discipleship
… Will he not first sit down and consider
whether he is able with ten thousand men to
oppose the ...
Discipleship: the Tower and The King
Stories To Live By
Stories to Live By, part 1 - Discipleship: The Tower and the King
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Stories to Live By, part 1 - Discipleship: The Tower and the King

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02/14/16 Sermon
Pastor Seth Gatchell
Pacific Church of Irvine
www.pacificchurch.com
1st message in a series entitled "Stories to Live by", from the parables of Jesus

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Stories to Live By, part 1 - Discipleship: The Tower and the King

  1. 1. Discipleship: the Tower and The King Stories To Live By
  2. 2. "All that we call human history - money, poverty, ambition, war, prostitution, classes, empires, slavery - is the long terrible story of man trying to find something other than God which will make him happy." C.S. Lewis
  3. 3. James 4:1 What causes fights and quarrels among you? Don't they come from your desires that battle within you?
  4. 4. "Before the heart be is changed, our judgment is depraved in regard of our hopes for deepest happiness; we seek our happiness where it is not to be found." Richard Sibbes.
  5. 5. Isaiah 44:18 They know nothing, they understand nothing; their eyes are plastered over so they cannot see, and their minds closed so they cannot understand.
  6. 6. At root, sin is not wrongdoing, it's wrong adoring.
  7. 7. Exodus 20:3 "You shall have no other gods before me."
  8. 8. 4 "You shall not make for yourself an idol in the form of anything in heaven above or on the earth beneath or in the waters below."
  9. 9. 5 "You shall not bow down to them or worship them; for I, the LORD your God, am a jealous God, punishing the children for the sin of the fathers to the third and fourth generation of those who hate me,
  10. 10. Genesis 6:5 the Lord saw that the wickedness of man was great and that every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil, continually.
  11. 11. The Call to Discipleship Jesus, Lord over People Luke 14:25 Large crowds were traveling with Jesus…
  12. 12. The Call to Discipleship Luke 14:26 "If anyone comes to me and does not hate his father and mother, his wife and children, his brothers and sisters - yes, even his own life - he cannot be my disciple."
  13. 13. The Call to Discipleship Jesus, Lord over Pleasure Luke 14:27 And anyone who does not carry his cross and follow me cannot be my disciple.
  14. 14. The Call to Discipleship Jesus, Lord over Possessions Luke 14:33 Whoever does not renounce all that he has cannot be my disciple.
  15. 15. The Call to Discipleship Matthew 6:24 "No one can serve two masters; for either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and mammon.
  16. 16. The Call to Discipleship Psalm 73:25 Whom have I in heaven and on earth there is nothing I desire more than You.
  17. 17. The Call to Discipleship Counting the cost of discipleship Luke 14:28 "Suppose one of you wants to build a tower. Will he not first sit down and estimate the cost to see if he has enough money to complete it?"
  18. 18. The Call to Discipleship 29 For if he lays the foundation and is not able to finish it, everyone who sees it will ridicule him, 30 saying, 'This fellow began to build and was not able to finish.'
  19. 19. The Call to Discipleship Counting the consequences of not being a disciple Luke 14:31 "Or suppose a king is about to go to war against another king….
  20. 20. The Call to Discipleship 32 If he is not able, he will send a delegation while the other is still a long way off and will ask for terms of peace.
  21. 21. The Call to Discipleship Luke 9:24 For whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for me will save it.
  22. 22. The Call to Discipleship … Will he not first sit down and consider whether he is able with ten thousand men to oppose the one coming against him with twenty thousand?
  23. 23. Discipleship: the Tower and The King Stories To Live By

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