Dr. Danny Campbell
This young convert was deeply impressed and determined to make these the rules of his life. From that day onward throughout his life he made it a rule to spend the first moments of his day alone with God and God's Word. Before he read a letter, looked at a paper or even read a telegram, he went first to the Bible, that the first impression of the day might be what he got directly from God.
- Series: Luke
- Scripture: Luke 11:37-54
Wash your woes away! Luke 11:37-54
Today we are going to study a word that describes well what a wicked and unrepentant individual or nation hears from Jesus – __________!
A God pleasing faith starts with cleaning our _________________ V. 37-41
Verse 41 is hard to translate, but here is the sense of it in the Greek language – “But rather give the ____________________ of yourself (what’s inside you) to God, and behold, all things are clean to you.”
‘Woe’ is a word that appears more in the Old Testament than the New but more in the mouth of ________________ than anyone else!
Woe is a pronouncement of denunciation, of grief. To say “woe” is an expression of ______________ for those under divine wrath!
Three rebukes for those who live a mostly external religion V. 42-44
V. 42 Don’t major on the __________________
V. 43 Don’t seek the __________________ of men
V. 44 Don’t ____________ like you’ve got it all together
Three rebukes for those who preach a mostly external religion V. 45-54
V. 46 Don’t ask others to do what you _____________ do!
V. 47-51 Don’t celebrate past Christians you won’t _________!
V. 52-54 Don’t keep people from Jesus!
“The question is not, how may our people be pleased; but how they may be warned, instructed, and saved.” -Charles Bridges (1794-1869), The Christian Ministry, p 297