Istrouma Baptist Church Podcast
Conversations: Week 7, March 22, 2015
#JesusSpeaks to the Outcast
Luke 19:1-10
Key Verse. “For the Son of Man came to seek and to save the lost” (Luke 19:10)
1.  He was restless
a.  Despite his position
b.  Despite his possessions
2.  He was responsive
a.  Jesus knew his name
b.  Jesus knew his need
3.  He was rejoicing
a.  You can grumble at grace
b.  You can be glad for grace
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Conversations:   Week 6, March 15, 2015





Jeasus speaks to unbridled ambition

  • The Desire for personal glory impacts our behavior in mor ways than we know
  • Jesus calls his followers to a life of radical servanthood.
  • We are called to God glorifying self=sacrifice
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Conversations:  Week 5, March 8, 2015


#JesusSpeaks to Impossibilities

Luke 18:18-30


Key Verse: But he said, “What is impossible with man is possible with God” (Luke 18:27).


1.     Jesus speaks with a ruler

And a ruler asked him, “Good Teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?”  And Jesus said to him, “Why do you call me good? No one is good except God alone  (Luke 18:18-19).


a.     He had some positives

b.     He had some problems

2.     Jesus speaks of a requirement

When Jesus heard this, he said to him, “One thing you still lack. Sell all that you have and distribute to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; and come, follow me”  (Luke 18:22).


a.     Learn about your lack

b.     Trade your treasure

3.     Jesus speaks to a regret

But when he heard these things, he became very sad, for he was extremely rich (Luke 18:23).

a.     The regret of leaving

b.     The regret of losing

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#JesusSpeaks to the Hopeless

John 5:1-18


Key Verses: When Jesus saw him lying there and knew that he had already been there a long time, he said to him, “Do you want to be healed?” 7 The sick man answered him, “Sir, I have no one to put me into the pool when the water is stirred up, and while I am going another steps down before me.” 8 Jesus said to him, “Get up, take up your bed, and walk.” . . .  14 Afterward Jesus found him in the temple and said to him, “See, you are well! Sin no more, that nothing worse may happen to you.” (John 5:6-8, and 14).


1.     Jesus speaks to hopelessness

a.     His choice of this invalid

b.     His conversation with this invalid

2.     Jesus speaks to heal

a.     He tells us to stand up

b.     He tells us to stop

c.     He tells us to step out

3.     Jesus speaks to holiness

a.     His grace to us

b.     His goal for us

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