“The kingdom, class 3”
October 19, 2018

“The kingdom, class 3”

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Passage: Matthew 5-7
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“The Kingdom” Class 3

Becoming a kingdom person

“The community or people ruled by God and with whom he dwells, to some extent reality now but to be fully consummated in the future”

  1. What is reality?
  2. Who is well-off or blessed?
  3. Who is a truly good person?
  4. How do you become a truly good person?

Matt 5.1-12

  • 2…………….., Matt 7.13-14
  • 2…………….., Matt 7.16-20
  • 2…………….., Matt 7.24-27

1. How kingdom people live

  1. Brighter, Matt 5.13-16; Matt 7.1-5
  1. Deeper, Matt 5.17-20ff
  1. Sweeter, Matt 5.16; Matt 6:25ff
  1. Higher, Matt 5.17; Psalm 1

2. How kingdom people grow

    • Col 3.1-14; 2 Peter 1.1-11
    • Intentional cooperation with the Spirit through deliberate habit-forming choices empowered by the Spirit creating greater Christ-likeness in us over time
    • 1 Corinthians 9:24–27; 1 Timothy 4:7; Luke 6:40

Conclusion

  • What is the area of greatest temptation towards un-kingdom like behaviour in your life at the moment?
  • Which spiritual discipline could help your training to form Christlike habits in that area?

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