Deeply Rooted Pt. 3 – The Kingdom

02.05.17 – Dave Riddle

Key Passages:

  • Matthew 9:35-38

Life as a Jesus-Follower:

  • Covenant Family
    • 1 John 3:1
  • Spiritual Body
    • 1 Corinthians 12:27
  • Kingdom Community

Learning from King Jesus:

  • He was Present
    • Matthew 9:35
    • Mark 1:14-15
    • Luke 5:29-32
  • He was Active
    • Teaching
      • didasko (Greek: διδάσκω): instruction which has the implied desire to transform the will (life) of the one being taught.
    • Gospelling
      • kerysso euanggelion basileia (Greek: κηρύσσω ευαγγελιων βασιλεια): proclaiming the gospel of the kingdom
    • Repairing
      • Healing every disease and sickness (Matthew 9:35)
  • He was Aware
    • When he saw the crowds (Matthew 9:36)
  • He was Moved
    • Compassion
    • Splagchnizomai (Greek: σπλαγχνίζομαι): to be moved even to ones bowels; hence to be moved with or to have compassion (for bowels were thought tone the seat of love and pity)
      • Matthew 9:36
  • He was Clear and Direct
    • Matthew 9:37
    • Matthew 9:38

Mark 12:31

  • We love each other
  • We reach out in love

Luke 6:40

  • our goal is to be like Jesus in the family, in the body, and in the community.