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The Call to Heavenly Significance                  Luke 6:12-26

When you look back on this past week, what have you been a part of that will still matter 10,000 years from now?

Jesus privately prays over a _____________ decision         V. 12

Here Jesus models for us a truly important tool in our discipleship toolbox – periodic times of ______________________ prayer over major things in our lives.

Jesus publicly _______________ those who will lead the disciples                                                                                                V. 13-16

A disciple is one who follows Jesus, learning as His student & applying His teaching in their lives; An apostle is a messenger, one sent out by Jesus with God’s authority to instruct & lead God’s people.

Jesus ___________________ His ministry with His apostles                                                                                                           V. 17-19

Jesus ________________ His disciples with the hardships of ministry                                                                                           V. 20-23

What kind of blessing awaits them and all who diligently represent Christ’s name on earth?

Over the centuries, many people have sought to be leaders in Christ’s church thinking it will bring fame, a decent paycheck, and a non-demanding career. Jesus ________________ that expectation the very day He chose the first church leaders!

Those who sow in tears, shall reap in joy. He who continually goes forth weeping, bearing seed for sowing, shall doubtless come again with rejoicing, bringing his sheaves with him.”                       -Psalm 126:5-6

Jesus warns those who only live for earthly success and riches                                                                                                      V. 24-26