Sermon on the Mount: A Tree and Its Fruit

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  • Date: Sunday, November 11, 2018
  • Speaker: Pastor Dennis Hilken
  • Series: Sermon on the Mount
  • Scripture: Matthew 7:13–7:23

BEWARE (vs 15) A true prophet has

  1. A divine commission 2. A divine message

Three kinds of FALSE prophets

  1. heretics 2. apostates (Matthew 7:6 ~ hogs and dogs) 3. deceiver

The SHEPHERD continuum:

  1. Good shepherd 2. hired hand 3. WOLF

A false prophet is DAMNED (Matthew 7:19 & 23)

Other false prophets (Matthew 7:17-20)

Q: What is the purpose of The Sermon on the Mount? A: Upon hearing the truth – make a DECISION

(Matthew 7:13-14) The right view leads down the narrow road The wrong view leads down the wide road

Jesus pointed out that they had the wrong view of Self and their role in the world - The word of God Morality (anger-lust-divorce-oaths-revenge-love-generosity) Praying – Fasting – Giving – Money – Trust - Other people

 

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