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Kingdom First: Session # 2

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Kingdom First: Session # 2

  1. 1. KINGDOM FIRST Matthew 6:33
  2. 2. But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and allthese things will be added to you.
  3. 3. 1. but…..2. seek….3. first….4. the kingdom of God…5. and his righteousness…6. and all these things shall be yours as well.6 pieces of information
  4. 4. 1.BUT… We need to take a look at the alternative kingdom what it is that wants to direct, shape and control what happens in our livesAn Alternative kingdom?
  5. 5. So do not worry, sayingwhat shall we eat orwhat shall we drink orwhat shall we wear.Unbelievers run after all these things and your heavenlyFather knows that you need them.Matthew 6:31,32ON THIS OCCASION:The kingdom of “material possessions”
  6. 6. THE KINGDOM OF THE KINGDOM “MATERIAL Vs. OF GOD POSSESSIONS”
  7. 7. THE KINGDOM OF THE KINGDOM“I WANT” Vs. OF GOD
  8. 8. THE KINGDOM OF THE KINGDOM OF Vs. “GOD WANT’S“I WANT” FOR ME”
  9. 9. 2. The kingdom of “I WANT”SEEK is already here. But if we want to the kingdom of God we need to make a decision to look for it.
  10. 10. 3.FIRSTWe need to make the kingdomof “What God wants for me”the priority
  11. 11. 4. • What God wants to do THE • IN ME KING- DOM • AROUND MEOF GOD • THROUGH MEEXAMPLES rather thanDEFINITIONS
  12. 12. 1. Jesus calling Andrew, Peter, James and John to follow him.2. Preaching in the synagogue at Capernaum3. Casting out a demon in the synagogue at Capernaum4. Healing Peter’s mother-in-law of a fever at their home5. Healing and casting out demons from people who came to the house6. Deciding to go to other places rather than just stay at Capernaum because people asked him to7. Healing a leperMARK 1:14“the kingdom of God is near”
  13. 13. The „kingdom of God‟ =WHAT GOD WANTS TO DO
  14. 14. 5. The second thing we are told to seek AND HISRIGHT-EOUS- DOING GOD’S PURPOSE NESS IN GOD’S WAY as an expression of his character
  15. 15. PURPOSE AND PROCESS
  16. 16. 1. Jesus calling Andrew, Peter, James and John to follow him.2. Preaching in the synagogue at Capernaum3. Casting out a demon in the synagogue at Capernaum4. Healing Peter’s mother-in-law of a fever at their home5. Healing and casting out demons from people who came to the house6. Deciding to go to other places rather than just stay at Capernaum because people asked him to7. Healing a leper MARK 1:14 “the kingdom of God is near”
  17. 17. 6.AND ALL THESE THINGSSHALL BE ADDED TO YOU
  18. 18. THE KINGDOM of ….. ME !
  19. 19. self-absorbed, self-actualization, self-aggrandizement, self-appointed, self-assured, self-centered, self-denial, self-titled, self-sustaining, self-serving, self-willed, self-taught, self-styled, self-rule, self-righteous, self-reliant, self-pity, self-proclaimed, self-preservation, self-possessed, self-made, selfish, self-interest, self-indulgent, self-improvement, self-imposed, self-important, self-government, self-fulfilling, self-destructive, self-determination, self-doubt, self-conscious, self-congratulatory, self-deceptionLearning toGET OVER YOURSELF
  20. 20. self-absorbed, self-actualization, self-aggrandizement, self-appointed, self-assured, self-centered, self-denial, self-titled, self-sustaining, self-serving, self-willed, self-taught, self-styled, self-rule, self-righteous, self-reliant, self-pity, self-proclaimed, self-preservation, self-possessed, self-made, selfish, self-interest, self-indulgent, self-improvement, self-imposed, self-important, self-government, self-fulfilling, self-destructive, self-determination, self-doubt, self-conscious, self-congratulatory, self-deceptionLearning toGET OVER YOURSELF
  21. 21. self-absorbed, self-actualization, self-aggrandizement, self-appointed, self-assured, self-centered, self-denial, self-titled, self-sustaining, self-serving, self-willed, self-taught,self-styled, self-rule, self-righteous, self-reliant, self-pity,self-proclaimed, self-preservation, self-possessed, self-made, selfish, self-interest, self-indulgent, self-improvement, self-imposed, self-important, self-government, self-fulfilling, self-destructive, self-determination, self-doubt, self-conscious, self-congratulatory, self-deceptionLearning toGET OVER YOURSELF
  22. 22. ME GODA TALE OF TWO KINGDOMS
  23. 23. GODMETHE ORIGIN will disclose THE KINGDOM
  24. 24. ME GODTHE PROCESS will disclose THE KINGDOM
  25. 25. GODME THE PURPOSE will disclose THE KINGDOM
  26. 26. But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and allthese things will be added to you.
  27. 27. If the kingdom of God fully came,what would it look like?If God’s nature was the processhow would it happen?
  28. 28. KINGDOM FIRST Matthew 6:33

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