Saturday, May 28, 2011

Dangers in Living for Jesus

Acts 19:23-41

Living for Jesus Could Cause You to:

  • Not have as much money as you would like (v.27) 1 Timothy 6:6-8, 10; Luke 12:15
    • Because you are financially generous in supporting the work of the Lord
    • Because you volunteer time in serving the Lord
  • Reject your religious upbringing  (v.27) Matthew 10:34
  • Confront the idols in your life (v.26) Exodus 20:3-4 – first two of the ten commandments; Romans 1:25; Matthew 6:24
  • Be hated by others (v.29) John 15:18-19
    • People might hate you when Satan blinds them to the truth about Jesus. 2 Corinthians 4:4; 1 Corinthians 2:14
    • People might hate you when your lifestyle exposes their sinful ways. John 3:19-20
  • See God do amazing things (v.41) Romans 8:26-28

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