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Order of Service

Music……………………..Worship Team
Real Love
Welcome……………………….Bill Butler
Music……………………..Worship Team
Every Beat
Forgiven
Reckless Love
Message…………………..Nathan Buck
The Doormats
Offering & Announcements
Music……………………..Worship Team
Real Love
Dismissal………………………Bill Butler

Message notes

The Doormats - February 10, 2019

Soon afterward, Jesus went to a town called Nain, and his disciples and a large crowd went along with him. As he approached the town gate, a dead person was being carried out—the only son of his mother, and she was a widow. And a large crowd from the town was with her.  When the Lord saw her, his heart went out to her and he said, “Don’t cry.” Then he went up and touched the bier they were carrying him on, and the bearers stood still. He said, “Young man, I say to you, get up!” The dead man sat up and began to talk, and Jesus gave him back to his mother. They were all filled with awe and praised God. “A great prophet has appeared among us,” they said. “God has come to help his people.” This news about Jesus spread throughout Judea and the surrounding country.

-Luke 7:11-17

1. Jesus always sees, of .

2. When I have , Jesus gives me He has.

When one of the Pharisees invited Jesus to have dinner with him, he went to the Pharisee’s house and reclined at the table.   A woman in that town who lived a sinful life learned that Jesus was eating at the Pharisee’s house, so she came there with an alabaster jar of perfume.  As she stood behind him at his feet weeping, she began to wet his feet with her tears. Then she wiped them with her hair, kissed them and poured perfume on them. When the Pharisee who had invited him saw this, he said to himself, “If this man were a prophet, he would know who is touching him and what kind of woman she is—that she is a sinner.”   Jesus answered him, “Simon, I have something to tell you.”  “Tell me, teacher,” he said. “Two people owed money to a certain moneylender. One owed him five hundred denarii and the other fifty.  Neither of them had the money to pay him back, so he forgave the debts of both. Now which of them will love him more?” Simon replied, “I suppose the one who had the bigger debt forgiven.” “You have judged correctly,” Jesus said.

-Luke 7:36-43

3. I must examine my , to recognize #potential.

Then he turned toward the woman and said to Simon, “Do you see this woman? I came into your house. You did not give me any water for my feet, but she wet my feet with her tears and wiped them with her hair.  You did not give me a kiss, but this woman, from the time I entered, has not stopped kissing my feet. You did not put oil on my head, but she has poured perfume on my feet.   Therefore, I tell you, her many sins have been forgiven—as her great love has shown. But whoever has been forgiven little loves little.” Then Jesus said to her, “Your sins are forgiven.” The other guests began to say among themselves, “Who is this who even forgives sins?” Jesus said to the woman, “Your faith has saved you; go in peace.”

-Luke 7:44-50

Trust may be how I replace my inability with God's ability...

4. , - is the signthat I am ready to reach my #potential.

LIFE APPLICATION
To discuss during the week with your family or Life Group

1. What do I see every day in people, that causes me not to see them or what's going on with them?  
2. Do I have the heart of Jesus in wanting to redeem those who are lost, and far from God?
3. Have I been forgiven little, or much?
4. Do I bother to relate and see someone and their full condition with God, or do I assume their situation based on my experiences, or perceptions only?
5. Is it important to know when someone is in rebellion, and when someone is stuck but willing to receive help?  How do I best do that?
6. What is my next step as a result of this message?