Hillview Baptist Church
Morning Worship, January 27, 2019
- There Is Power In The Blood (Power In The Blood)
- My Hope Is In You
- Jesus I Come (Out of My Bondage)
- Amazing Grace (My Chains Are Gone)
- Scripture Reading: Matthew 26:31-46IntroductionSometimes we think that things come easy to people who are gifted in an areaGifted author...Two divisionsBig IdeaJesus’ Sacrifice was a True SacrificeInterrogativeIn what ways was Jesus’ Sacrifice true?Division OneThe first way Jesus’ sacrifice was true is becuaseI. All are guilty of the sin that nailed Christ to the cross (31-35)Explanation31 Then Jesus said to them, “You will all fall away because of me this night. For it is written, ‘I will strike the shepherd, and the sheep of the flock will be scattered.’This nightQuote from Zechariah 13:7It is written- shows that even the scattering of the sheep is in God’s sovereign plan.Context of Zechariah paints a picture of a false shepherd (Ch. 11) and a Shepherd who is close to YahwehThe shepherd is stricken, all the sheep scatter, 1/3 of the sheep are refined and return to the Shepherd forming the true people of GodStrike the shepherd- Related to Jesus arrest and execution32 But after I am raised up, I will go before you to Galilee.”Jesus predicts the ressurectionHis disciples simply cannot comprehend what He is telling them.33 Peter answered him, “Though they all fall away because of you, I will never fall away.”Peter shows his pridebe careful not to be too hard on Peter...34 Jesus said to him, “Truly, I tell you, this very night, before the rooster crows, you will deny me three times.”Sometimes we fall hardest when we think we can’tMy bike crash35 Peter said to him, “Even if I must die with you, I will not deny you!” And all the disciples said the same.Not just PeterIllustrationThe truth is/ we all fall/have fallen, just like me going over the handle barsArgumentationRealize that the disciples needed Jesus just as much as anyone else. They were guilty and so are you and so am I.ApplicationDon’t be proudDon’t believe the lie that people are beyond the reach of God’s graceGood news: Many turn to JesusDivision TwoII. Jesus’ truly desired another way yet freely yielded to God’s will (36-46)Explanation36 Then Jesus went with them to a place called Gethsemane, and he said to his disciples, “Sit here, while I go over there and pray.”Gethsemane- Oil pressFrequent place to visit for Jesus and His disciples.37 And taking with him Peter and the two sons of Zebedee, he began to be sorrowful and troubled.Inner circle; Peter, James, and John38 Then he said to them, “My soul is very sorrowful, even to death; remain here, and watch with me.”Lit. “Overwhelmed with sorrow”even to deathwatch with me39 And going a little farther he fell on his face and prayed, saying, “My Father, if it be possible, let this cup pass from me; nevertheless, not as I will, but as you will.”40 And he came to the disciples and found them sleeping. And he said to Peter, “So, could you not watch with me one hour?41 Watch and pray that you may not enter into temptation. The spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak.”42 Again, for the second time, he went away and prayed, “My Father, if this cannot pass unless I drink it, your will be done.”43 And again he came and found them sleeping, for their eyes were heavy.44 So, leaving them again, he went away and prayed for the third time, saying the same words again.45 Then he came to the disciples and said to them, “Sleep and take your rest later on. See, the hour is at hand, and the Son of Man is betrayed into the hands of sinners.46 Rise, let us be going; see, my betrayer is at hand.”IllustrationArgumentationApplicationRespond with worshipConclusionReiterationMain Point
- Thy Mercy My God
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