Sun, 8 March 2015
#JesusSpeaks to Impossibilities
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