Has Jesus Failed With You?

TEXTMatt. 23:37

INTRODUCTION:

A.      BLASPHEMY TO SUGGEST JESUS COULD NOT DO SOMETHING.

B.      YET, IN WHAT HE DESIRED, HE FAILED IN THIS VERSE.

          1.       "How often would I" - He desired there salvation.

          2.       "And ye would not" - They refused his instruction.

          3.       2 Pet. 3:9.  God has done all he can.  He waits for us.

C.      THO HE CANNOT FAIL, HE CAN FAIL WITH US.

THE LORD HAS NOT FAILED       BUT HE FAILS WITH US IF WE

I.  TO LOVE US.                                 I.  FAIL TO LOVE HIM.

A.  John 3:16                                                       A.  1 John 5:3.

B.  1 John 4:7-11                                                 B.  AND OTHERS( 4:20 ).

II.  TO DIE AND RISE AGAIN.          II.  DENY HE AROSE.

A.  Acts 2:22-24.                                                 A.  1 Cor. 15:12-19.

B.  1 Cor. 15:1-4.                                                 B.  IN OUR LIVES(2 Tim.3:1-5).

III.    PERFECT SACRIFICE.             III.  ABUSE THE SACRIFICE.

A.  Heb. 7:26-28.                                                 A.  Rom. 6:1-2.

B.      Heb. 10:1-14.                                             B.  Heb. 10:26-30.

IV.   EXTEND GRACE TO ALL.       IV.  RECEIVE GRACE IN VAIN.

A.  Eph. 2:-5.                                                       A.  Neglect( Heb. 2:1-3 ).

B.  Titus 2:11-12.                                                B.  PUT IT OFF( 2 Cor. 6:1-2 ).

V.  PROCLAIM SALVATION.           V.  TRUST IN SELF.

A.  Matt. 28:19-20.                                            A.  FEELINGS( 2 Thes.2:10-12 ).

B.  James 1:18, 21-22.                                                 B.  WISDOM( Eph. 4:17-18 ).

VI.  CLEAR EXPLICIT                       VI.  REFUSE TO OBEY

        COMMANDS.                                     THOSE COMMANDS.

A.  Acts 2:38,  Mark 16:16.                              A.  Matt. 7:21.

B.  2 Tim. 3:16-17.                                              B.  Heb. 5:8-9

CONCLUSIONHAS JESUS SUCCEEDED OR FAILED WITH YOU?