Kinship Message 1. The example of God’s truth embedded in your life. Examples Jesus used in parables. The Wise and the Foolish Builders , Matt 7:24-27 The Sower , Matt 13:3-23 Mark 4:1-20 Luke 8:5-15 The Tares (weeds) , Matt 13:24-30
Kinship Message 1 The example of God’s truth embedded in your life.
Examples Jesus used in parables • The Wise and the Foolish Builders, Matt 7:24-27 • The Sower, Matt 13:3-23Mark 4:1-20Luke 8:5-15 • The Tares (weeds), Matt 13:24-30 • The Mustard Seed, Matt 13:31-32Mark 4:30-32Luke 13:18-19 • The Leaven, Matt 13:33, Luke 13:20-21 • The Hidden Treasure, Matt 13:44 • The Pearl, Matt 13:45-46
Examples Jesus used in parables • Drawing in the Net, Matt 13:47-50 • The Lost Sheep, Matt 18:12-14, Luke 15:1-7 • Unmerciful Servant, Matt 18:23-35 • Laborers in the Vineyard, Matt 20:1-16 • The Two Sons (one says they will work…) Matt 21:28-32 • The Wicked Husbandmen (vineyard owner who sends his son), Matt 21:33-46, Mark 12:1-12, Luke 20:9-19
Examples Jesus used in parables • The Wedding Feast, Matt 22:1-14, Luke 14:16-24 • The Fig Tree, Matt 24:32-36, Mark 13:28-32, Luke 21:29-33 • The Ten Virgins, Matt 25:1-13 • Ten Talents, Matt 25:14-30, Luke 19:11-27 • The Seed Growing Secretly, Mark 4:26-29 • The Two Debtors, Luke 7:41-47
Examples Jesus used in parables • The Good Samaritan, Luke 10:30-37 • The Friend at Night (knocking), Luke 11:5-8 • The Rich Fool, Luke 12:16-21 • The Faithful Servant, Luke 12:35-48 • The Barren Fig Tree, Luke 13:6-9 • The Guests (not giving the rich the best places), Luke 14:7-15
Examples Jesus used in parables • Building a tower and waging war (counting the cost), Luke 14:28-33 • Lost Money, Luke 15:8-10 • The Prodigal Son, Luke 15:11-32 • The Unjust Steward, Luke 16:1-9 • The Rich Man and the Beggar Lazarus, Luke 16:19-31 • The Master and Servant, Luke 17:7-10 • The Importunate Widow (persisting prayer), Luke 18:1-8 • Pharisee and the Publican, Luke 18:9-14
And he still speaks to us today • His word is illuminating the stuff he made in the world around us…checked by his word. • John 1:1-5
And he still speaks to us today • And the heavens (universe) declare his glory • Psalm 19:1-2 The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands. Day after day they pour forth speech; night after night they display knowledge. • It is said by physicists that all we see around us is mathematics…
Introducing something Jesus made… • The Mandelbrot Set. (But discovered by Benoît ("ben-wa" [bənwa]) Mandelbrot. • What is it? • A simple mathematical equation. • Zn = Zn-12 + C • Where you plot the results on…
Then you do something simple but weird with the numbers you plug in to it. • You plug in something called an imaginary number… • What is that? • Remember square roots?
What do you do with a negative number? • You call it Imaginary or i
How do you do it? • You test each point on the graph… • The colorcomes fromhow fastit zingsaway fromthe startpoint
Where is this leading to? • We’re getting there…hang on… • Quickly, lets take a look deeper and deeper into this creation of God’s… • (Run Programs)
Each zoomed level is different, but there is a similarity that keeps showing up. • I say that is the same for all of us. • No matter how deep you go, there is a similar pattern that God paints there.
Our testimonies. • Be thinking about your testimony and the repeated truth he has spoken to and through your life and give us a Bible verse or Biblical truth (if you can’t think of the specific verse) that is illustrated by you on all levels.