LOVE DOES: Follow Me!

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  • Date: Sunday, February 10, 2019
  • Speaker: Eric Van Scharrel
  • Series: LOVE DOES
  • Scripture: Matthew 9:9-13

“[Jesus said] Go and learn what this means, ‘I desire MERCY, and not sacrifice.’ For I came not to call the RIGHTEOUS but SINNERS.” -Matthew 9:13

Following Jesus is not a BUSINESS trip walked on a sidewalk; it’s an ADVENTURE worked out on a steep and sometimes difficult trail.

When Jesus called Matthew, He was calling a man who lived his life in a TOLL BOOTH to a life as a DISCIPLE and APOSTLE.

God calls us to leave one thing BEHIND for something better that is AHEAD.

God is gracious enough to INVOLVE us in His plan of salvation.

Jesus invited people to follow at the…

  • BEGINNING (the unknown),
  • MIDDLE (when it comes with a cost), and
  • END (when you fully know what you’re getting into) of His ministry.

INVITATION: Come back on Wednesday for our “Love Does” Bible study.

CHALLENGE: Take your first, next step toward addressing one of the world’s problems.