The Kingdom | Week 1 | It’s a Big Deal
Speaker: Grant Agler
Then Jesus asked, “What is the kingdom of God like? What shall I compare it to?
It is like a mustard seed, which a man took and planted in his garden. It grew and became a tree, and the birds perched in its branches.”
“I tell you the truth, of all who have ever lived, none is greater than John the Baptist.
Yet even the least person in the Kingdom of Heaven is greater than he is!
The Kingdom is composed of people who strive to be the least
The #1 enemy of Kingdom advancement is
The #1 enemy of Kingdom advancement is the self focus of its citizens
Then he said to them all: “Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross daily and follow me.
For whoever wants to save their life will lose it, but whoever loses their life for me will save it.
What good is it for someone to gain the whole world, and yet lose or forfeit their very self?
Whoever is ashamed of me and my words, the Son of Man will be ashamed of them when he comes in his glory and in the glory of the Father and of the holy angels.
“Truly I tell you, some who are standing here will not taste death before they see the kingdom of God.”
Life Bridge Specific
Moving from consumer to contributor
Funding the mission
Advance The Kingdom
- Join a team
- Set up reoccurring giving
- Consider sacrificial leadership