The "Big Finish"

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Sermon by Pastor Glenn Harvison, October 2, 2011

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The "Big Finish"

  1. 1. The “Big Finish” Matthew 7:13-29
  2. 2. The Sermon on the Mount <ul><li>“ A description of the righteous life of someone who is following Jesus” </li></ul>
  3. 3. The Sermon on the Mount <ul><li>“ A description of the righteous life of someone who is following Jesus” </li></ul><ul><li>8 beautiful attitudes of a right heart </li></ul><ul><li>6 areas of right behavior </li></ul><ul><li>3 acts of right worship </li></ul><ul><li>2 right priorities </li></ul><ul><li>4 guidelines for right living </li></ul>
  4. 4. What does the “big finish” tell me <ul><li>About Jesus? </li></ul>
  5. 5. What does the “big finish” tell me <ul><li>About Jesus? </li></ul><ul><li>Jesus is the gate, </li></ul><ul><li>the road, and the </li></ul><ul><li>final destination </li></ul><ul><li>of salvation </li></ul>
  6. 6. What does the “big finish” tell me <ul><li>About Jesus? </li></ul><ul><li>Jesus is the </li></ul><ul><li>uniquely authorized </li></ul><ul><li>revealer of the </li></ul><ul><li>Father’s will </li></ul>
  7. 7. What does the “big finish” tell me <ul><li>About Jesus? </li></ul><ul><li>Jesus is the </li></ul><ul><li>righteous Judge </li></ul><ul><li>of the earth </li></ul>
  8. 8. What does the “big finish” tell me <ul><li>About the Christian Life? </li></ul>
  9. 9. What does the “big finish” tell me <ul><li>About the Christian Life? </li></ul><ul><li>I am responsible to </li></ul><ul><li>pursue Jesus to the </li></ul><ul><li>end of my life on </li></ul><ul><li>earth, Mt. 7:13-14 </li></ul>
  10. 10. What does the “big finish” tell me <ul><li>About the Christian Life? </li></ul><ul><li>I am responsible to </li></ul><ul><li>discern good </li></ul><ul><li>Christian leadership </li></ul><ul><li>and fellowship, </li></ul><ul><li>Mt 7:15-20 </li></ul>
  11. 11. What does the “big finish” tell me <ul><li>About the Christian Life? </li></ul><ul><li>I am responsible to </li></ul><ul><li>discover and do </li></ul><ul><li>the will of the </li></ul><ul><li>Father, Mt 7:21-23 </li></ul>
  12. 12. What does the “big finish” tell me <ul><li>About the Christian Life? </li></ul><ul><li>I am responsible to </li></ul><ul><li>apply Jesus’ words </li></ul><ul><li>to my life, </li></ul><ul><li>Mt 7:21-23 </li></ul>
  13. 13. What does the “big finish” tell me <ul><li>About the Final Judgment? </li></ul>
  14. 14. What does the “big finish” tell me <ul><li>About the Final Judgment? </li></ul><ul><li>Judgment Day is </li></ul><ul><li>most certainly </li></ul><ul><li>coming </li></ul>
  15. 15. What does the “big finish” tell me <ul><li>About the Final Judgment? </li></ul><ul><li>Judgment Day is </li></ul><ul><li>not a day of </li></ul><ul><li>decision , but a </li></ul><ul><li>day of revelation </li></ul>
  16. 16. What does the “big finish” tell me <ul><li>About the Final Judgment? </li></ul><ul><li>Judgment Day is </li></ul><ul><li>not here yet! </li></ul>
  17. 17. My “big finish” <ul><li>Jesus is the builder of all who look to Him! </li></ul><ul><li>“ Therefore everyone </li></ul><ul><li>who hears these words </li></ul><ul><li>of mine and puts them </li></ul><ul><li>into practice shall </li></ul><ul><li>become like a wise </li></ul><ul><li>man who built his house </li></ul><ul><li>upon the rock.” </li></ul>

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