7/19/15 – Taking Off the Masks of a False Indentity

Taking Off the Masks of a False Indentity

John Stange

Luke 19:1-10

I. Gaining a greater glimpse of Jesus (v. 1-4)

Matthew 18:3 – “and said, “Truly, I say to you, unless you turn and become like children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven.”

II. Receiving Christ joyfully (v. 5-7)

Revelation 3:20 – “Behold, I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and eat with him, and he with me.”

Ecclesiastes 7:20 – “Surely there is not a righteous man on earth who does good and never sins.”

Romans 3:10-12 – “as it is written: “None is righteous, no, not one; no one understands; no one seeks for God. All have turned aside; together they have become worthless; no one does good, not even one.”

III. Repenting to Jesus Openly (v. 8-10)

Mark 1:15 – “and saying, “The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand; repent and believe in the gospel.”