99 vs 1

99 vs 1

November 05, 2023 | David Deputy

Series Information

The Life of Christ series is a comprehensive study of the life of Jesus Christ, from before His birth to His last breath. Using accounts from all four of the gospels (Matthew, Mark, Luke and John), we hear Jesus' teaching to His audience then and to us today.

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The Life of Christ: Study 97

99 vs. 1

God’s concern for the Lost (Matthew 18:10)

  1. Jesus is talking about those who belong to him.
  2.   = to look down, devalue, think little.
  3. Angels are:
    •  of God.
    • Sing the praises of God.
    •  to God’s will.
    • Minsters to  .
  4. Significant = surpass in value, better than, excel.
  5. Lift up and honor the  of God.

Seeking the Lost (Matthew 18:12)

  1. Shepherds go after lost sheep.
    • First, they make sure the  are safe.
    • Second, they look for the lost sheep.
  2. God is the good  , who seeks the lost.
  3. We too need to be seekers of the wandering believer.
  4. We all need to act in our  .

Rejoicing over the Found (Matthew 18:13)

  1. Some sheep are not found as a result of a  
  2. Some sheep just move on.
  3. When a lost sheep is found there is great rejoicing.

The Will of the Father (Matthew 18:14)

  1. This passage deals with the  child of God not unbelievers.
  2. Free will and God’s sovereignty are not at odds.
  3. “Will” is being used in an  

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