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Luke 4                                             Feb. 14, 2016

That’s Not Fair!

Pastor Scott Suskovic

 

I. Who Has the Greatest Sense of Fairness? _____________________

Confirmands: Do you agree?

II. Luke 4—Your Greatest Weakness

Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan and was led by the Spirit into the wilderness, where for forty days he was tempted by the devil.

Confirmands: what is “the wilderness?”

The devil said to him, “If you are the Song of God, command this stone to become a loaf of bread.

Confirmands: what is not fair?

Then the devil led him up and showed him in an instant all the kingdoms of the world. And the devil said to him, “To you I will give their glory and all this authority; for it has been given over to me, and I give it to anyone I please. If you, then, will worship me, it will all be yours.

Confirmands: what’s not fair?

Then the devil took him to Jerusalem and placed him on the pinnacle of the Temple, saying to him, “If you are the Son of God, throw yourself down from here, for it is written, “He will command his angels concerning you, to protect you

Confirmands: what’s not fair?

III. Greatest Weakness

Confirmands: what is Jesus’ greatest weakness?

Confirmands: How is this being “unfair” the greatest statement of God’s grace?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Iv. Set Free to Serve

“You may choose to look the other way but you can never say again that you did not know.”