DenialMarch 10, 2019

IMPERFECT #6
“Denial”
Matthew 26:69-75 / March 10, 2019

“FOLLOWING AT A DISTANCE” - IN THE COURTYARD (v. 58; Mark 14:66-72; Luke 22:54-62; John 18:15-18,25-27)
  • Close (vs. 56&57, John 18:15-18)
  • Confused (vs. 51-52)
“ONE OF THEM” – DANGEROUS WITNESS OR DENIAL? 
  • Three witness opportunities (vs. 69, 71, 73)
  • Three denials (vs. 70, 72, 74)
“THE ROOSTER CROWED” – NOW WHAT?
  • Remember and repent (vs. 75, 34&35, II Corinthians 7:10)
  • Recover (Acts 4:8-12, I Peter 5:5b)
Prayer Requests:
  • Pray for strength to boldly associate yourself with Jesus this week.
  • Pray for the places your are in this week to lead to conversations about Jesus.
  • Pray that God will give you the words in that moment by His Spirit.
  • Pray for the three names of those you know need Jesus as their Savior and Lord.
  • Pray for God to give you courage to invite them to church in the next five weeks.
  • Pray that God will grow that invitation seed into a harvest of grace for your friend or family member.
  • Tell God your biggest fear concerning your Christ following.  Ask him to help you through those fears.