DenialMarch 10, 2019
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)
- 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.