Bob Ryver - 26/05/2019

Jesus Our Savior, Our Example- Luke 3:21-38closeERROR: The IP key is no longer supported. Please use your access key, the testing key 'TEST'closeERROR: The IP key is no longer supported. Please use your access key, the testing key 'TEST'

  1. Genealogy of Jesus as a _____ verses 23-38
  2. The inauguration of Jesus’ ministry verses 21-22

4 facts

  1. Jesus gets ___________.
  2. Jesus is __________. (v. 21; 5:16; 6:12; 9:18, 29; 22:32, 40–44; 23:46). 5:16 Jesus often withdrew into the wilderness to pray.   
  3.  Jesus has the ______ _________ come upon Him. Isaiah 42:1closeERROR: The IP key is no longer supported. Please use your access key, the testing key 'TEST'closeERROR: The IP key is no longer supported. Please use your access key, the testing key 'TEST'; Isaiah 11:1-2closeERROR: The IP key is no longer supported. Please use your access key, the testing key 'TEST'closeERROR: The IP key is no longer supported. Please use your access key, the testing key 'TEST'
  4. Jesus hears Words of Assurance and ___________ from His Father.

III. Do you have a servant’s heart?

Doulos – _________ – One who willingly gives up their life in service to a Master.

  1. There is a deeply rooted misunderstanding in the traditional church in America.
  2. Ephesians 4:11-16closeEphesians 4:11-16 11 And he gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the shepherds and teachers, 12 to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building up the body of Christ, 13 until we all attain to the unity of the faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to mature manhood, to the measure of the stature of the fullness of Christ, 14 so that we may no longer be children, tossed to and fro by the waves and carried about by every wind of doctrine, by human cunning, by craftiness in deceitful schemes. 15 Rather, speaking the truth in love, we are to grow up in every way into him who is the head, into Christ, 16 from whom the whole body, joined and held together by every joint with which it is equipped, when each part is working properly, makes the body grow so that it builds itself up in love. (ESV) closeEphesians 4:11-16closeEphesians 4:11-16 11 And he gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the shepherds and teachers, 12 to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building up the body of Christ, 13 until we all attain to the unity of the faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to mature manhood, to the measure of the stature of the fullness of Christ, 14 so that we may no longer be children, tossed to and fro by the waves and carried about by every wind of doctrine, by human cunning, by craftiness in deceitful schemes. 15 Rather, speaking the truth in love, we are to grow up in every way into him who is the head, into Christ, 16 from whom the whole body, joined and held together by every joint with which it is equipped, when each part is working properly, makes the body grow so that it builds itself up in love. (ESV) 11 And he gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the shepherds and teachers, 12 to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building up the body of Christ, 13 until we all attain to the unity of the faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to mature manhood, to the measure of the stature of the fullness of Christ, 14 so that we may no longer be children, tossed to and fro by the waves and carried about by every wind of doctrine, by human cunning, by craftiness in deceitful schemes. 15 Rather, speaking the truth in love, we are to grow up in every way into him who is the head, into Christ, 16 from whom the whole body, joined and held together by every joint with which it is equipped, when each part is working properly, makes the body grow so that it builds itself up in love. (ESV)   3 points

> We ________ have a part to play. Vs 12 and 16

> And we all need to grow into ______ Christlikeness while we are serving. Vs 13 and 15

> And the __________ of the church are to help you grow into those two areas. Service and Christlikeness.

  1. 4 Essentials for being an Effective Servant of God
  2. ______________ Obedience – Is there anything you are doing that you know is wrong but you haven’t done anything about it?
  3. Develop A Life of ____________
  4. Ask God to ______________ you by His Spirit
  5.  Anchor your _____________ in the knowledge that you are Loved by your Father.

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