Friday, April 15, 2016

Luke 10.17-24 Rejoicing in the Gospel of God

Summary: The only proper response to the understanding of God's sovereign work in salvation is to rejoice. Jesus rejoiced in God's plan and exhorted his disciples, "Rejoice that your names are written in heaven."

 1. A. As we begin, consider the sermon title, “Rejoicing in the Gospel of God.” How would you describe the Gospel of God based on the following verses? Luke 10:1, 16-24, Romans 1:1

 B. Last week, we looked at Jesus sending out “seventy others.” How did He repeatedly refer to Himself? John 4:34, 5:22-24, 30, 37-38, 6:38-39, 7:16

C. As we consider being sent and sending, what prayer request did Jesus make? Luke 10:2

2. A. Last week we ended on Luke 10:16. Jesus did not just appoint and send the seventy. What did He do and what do we need to remember? Luke 10:16

B. What impact does verse 16 have? I Corinthians 3:6, John 15:20, Matthew 28:18-20

C.  What does obedience, particularly obedience in important things, bring? Luke 10:17

3. A. What caused the seventy to rejoice and what were they exhorted to rejoice in? Luke 10:17-20

B. Verse 18 is prophetic. What seals the deal here? Colossians 2:9-15, Ephesians 1:15-23

C. Is your name on the list that really matters? Luke 10:20, Revelation 20:11-15

4. A. What did Jesus do, “at that very time” and why did He do it? Luke 10:21-24

B. To whom should we look as the source of our salvation, and in what should we rejoice? Luke 9:35, 10:21-24, Romans 9:16, I Timothy 1:15-17, 2:3-6, II Timothy 1:9, Ephesians 1:3-4

C. What happens when you really hear the Gospel? Titus 3:4-8, Matthew 11:25-30

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