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Palm Sunday

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Palm Sunday sermon - 4 Essentials to worshiping God. Understand that God deserves to be worshiped. We were created to worship. We must worship Jesus as both Savior and Lord. We must worship God with our whole lives.

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Palm Sunday

  1. 1. Six days before the Passover, Jesus came to Bethany, where Lazarus lived, whom Jesus had raised from the dead. Meanwhile a large crowd of Jews found out that Jesus was there and came, not only because of him but also to see Lazarus, whom he had raised from the dead. John 12:1&9
  2. 2. The disciples went and did as Jesus had instructed them. They brought the donkey and the colt and placed their cloaks on them for Jesus to sit on. A very large crowd spread their cloaks on the road, while others cut branches from the trees and spread them on the road. Matthew 21:6-8
  3. 3. The crowds that went ahead of him and those that followed shouted, “Hosanna to the Son of David!” “Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord!” “Hosanna in the highest heaven!” Matthew 21:9
  4. 4. When Jesus entered Jerusalem, the whole city was stirred and asked, “Who is this?” The crowds answered, “This is Jesus, the prophet from Nazareth in Galilee.” Matthew 21:10-11
  5. 5. The 4 essentials to worship 1. God deserves worship
  6. 6. The whole crowd of disciples began joyfully to praise God in loud voices for all the miracles they had seen: “Blessed is the king who comes in the name of the Lord!” “Peace in heaven and glory in the highest!” Some of the Pharisees in the crowd said to Jesus, “Teacher, rebuke your disciples!” “I tell you,” he replied, “if they keep quiet, the stones would immediately cry out.” Luke 19:38-40
  7. 7. The 4 essentials to worship 1. God deserves worship 2. We were created to worship
  8. 8. Because I provide water in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland, to give drink to my people, my chosen, the people I formed for myself that they may proclaim my praise. Isaiah 43:20-21
  9. 9. For in Jesus all things were created: things in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or powers or rulers or authorities; all things have been created through him and for him. Colossians 1:15-16
  10. 10. The 4 essentials to worship 1. God deserves worship 2. We were created to worship 3. We need to worship Jesus as our Lord and Savior
  11. 11. Jesus: “The kingdom of God has come near. Repent and believe the good news!” Mark 1:15 Paul: “I have declared to both Jews and Greeks that they must turn to God in repentance and have faith in our Lord Jesus”. Acts 20:21
  12. 12. For the kind of sorrow God wants us to experience leads us away from sin and results in salvation. There's no regret for that kind of sorrow. But worldly sorrow, which lacks repentance, results in spiritual death. 2 Corinthians 7:10
  13. 13. The 4 essentials to worship 1. God deserves worship 2. We were created to worship 3. We need to worship Jesus as our Lord and Savior 4. We worship God with our whole lives
  14. 14. Therefore, I urge you, brothers, in view of God's mercy, to offer your bodies as living sacrifices, holy and pleasing to God-this is your spiritual act of worship. Do not conform any longer to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God's will is-his good, pleasing and perfect will. Romans 12:1-2

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