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Bible examples are the best examples God chose them, 2 Tim. 3:16, 17

Bible examples are the best examples God chose them, 2 Tim. 3:16, 17

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Bible examples are the best examples God chose them, 2 Tim. 3:16, 17

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  1. John The Immerser • Bible examples are the best examples • God chose them, 2 Tim. 3:16, 17 • Guaranteed to help, Rom. 15:4

  2. John The Immerser • John is a great example, Mt. 11:1-15 • Cousin to Jesus • Immersed people • No greater man

  3. John The Immerser Dedicated To God Plain & Forceful Force For The Kingdom

  4. John The Immerser Dedicated To God • Forerunner to Christ • Prophets, Mal. 3:1; Isa. 40:3-5 • Zacharias, Lk. 1:76-79 • John embraced duty

  5. John The Immerser Dedicated To God • What is your focus? • Material gain, Mt. 6:25-34 • Entertainment, Ecc. 2:1, 2 • Pleasure, Ecc. 2:3 • Hobbies, Ecc. 2:4-6 • Career advancement, Ecc. 2:7, 8 • Knowledge, Ecc. 2:12-17 Serving God, Ecc. 12:13, 14

  6. John The Immerser Plain & Forceful • He did not give with the wind • Pharisees, Sadducees, Mt. 3:1-12; Lk. 3:10-14 • Herod, Herodias, Mk. 6:14-29 • Preacher with prison record; hated by elite

  7. John The Immerser Plain & Forceful • Do you bend with the wind? • Pressure & opposition to truth • Beating, Acts 5:40-42 • Threats, Acts 4:18-20 • Verbal attacks, Acts 13:45, 46

  8. John The Immerser Plain & Forceful • Do you bend with the wind? • Popular opinion • Mocking, Acts 17:31, 32 • Slander, 1 Pt. 4:3, 4

  9. John The Immerser Force For The Kingdom • Interesting observations – McGarvey/Johnson • John was not in the Kingdom of God • None greater than John, none in Kingdom yet • Kingdom not yet established – in John’s day • All in the Kingdom, even the humblest, • have a superior station to John, • because they have superior privileges

  10. John The Immerser Force For The Kingdom The least born of the Spirit is greater Than the greatest born of women Jn. 1:12, 13; 3:5, 6

  11. John The Immerser Force For The Kingdom • What is your standing with the Kingdom? • Not in it? • No peace here, Col. 3:15 • No rest there, Rev. 14:9-11

  12. John The Immerser Force For The Kingdom • What is your standing with the Kingdom? • Wayward? • Withered & weary, Jn. 15:6 • Certain punishment, Heb. 10:26-31

  13. John The Immerser Force For The Kingdom • What is your standing with the Kingdom? • Opportunity to change, 2 Pt. 3:9

  14. John The Immerser Force For The Kingdom • What is your standing with the Kingdom? • In it & faithful • Thank you! • Peace here, Phil. 4:6, 7 • Rest there, Rev. 14:13

  15. John The Immerser Dedicated To God Plain & Forceful Force For The Kingdom

  16. John The Immerser • Bible examples are the best examples • God chose them, 2 Tim. 3:16, 17 • Guaranteed to help, Rom. 15:4

  17. John The Immerser • John is a great example, Mt. 11:1-15 • Cousin to Jesus • Immersed people • No greater man