The Life of Jesus: Learning to Listen

(NOT learning to "Obey")

(Presented Nov 4, 2012 to Mar 16, 2014)

 

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The Life of Jesus: Learning to Listen

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1. Origin of the 4 Gospels

Ask not: “What would Jesus do?”

Rather ask: “How did Jesus live?”

Closing: Southern Rail, "I love to Tell the Story"

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2. The 4 Gospels -- Jesus as Messiah, Servant, Man, God

Jesus, the Perfect Man, learned to listen to His Father

Closing: "Open Our Eyes"

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3. Gabriel's Announcements of 2 supernatural Births & 2 different Responses

Faith does not move God's hand; Lack of faith does not block God's hand

Closing: Burl Ives, "Standing on the Promises"

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4. Jesus born in Bethlehem in "the Fullness of Time"

Closing: "Oh Little Town of Bethlehem"

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5. Shepherds visit the Savior

Why Jesus empathizes with our fallen nature

Closing: Johnny Mathis, "What Child is This"

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6. "Simeon Says" Luke 2:25-38

Jesus presented at the Temple

Dr. Thomas Bohmfalk, Speaker

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7. Who were the Wise Men (Magi)?

God Meets Us Where We Are

Closing: "We Three Kings"

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8. Herod, the Magi, & the Flight to Egypt, Matthew 2:1-23

Jesus' Light available to All who are interested

Closing: "Shine, Jesus Shine"

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9. Why are People Evil and Insane?

Herod and the Little Children at Bethlehem

Closing: Glen Campbell, "Love Lifted Me"

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10. Jesus learning to listen - His first recorded Thoughts

Freedom is Soul Food

Closing: "Open Our Eyes"

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11. For the first time Jesus hears the Father directly

Wrestling with God in Times of Discouragement

Closing: "How Firm A Foundation"

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12. Jesus Lined up with Sinners to Take Our Number at His Baptism

Jesus stands before the judgment seat of God as The Substitute for every Believer

Closing: "He Leadeth Me"

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13. Jesus's Baptism: Identity Theft

Jesus takes Our ID Card and gives Us His

Closing: Ferlin Husky, "On the Wings of a Snow White Dove"

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14. Jesus’ Identification with Us challenged at the Temptation

Why Jesus answers / refuses to answer at His Trials

Closing: Jimmy Swaggart, "He Just Put Himself In My Place"

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15. Jesus meets His first Disciples

No Cookie Cutter Christians ! ! !

Closing: Dixieland Quartet, "Just A Closer Walk"

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16. Jesus' first Miracle -- The Wedding at Cana

Changing Water to Wine Brings Joy

Closing: "Hava Nagila"

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17. The Wedding at Cana: An Allegory

Self is the Enemy, NOT Sin ! !

Closing: Chuck Berry, "You Never Can Tell"

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18. Jesus Disrupts Commerce in the Temple Courtyard

Judgment: God's Strange Work

Closing: Frankie Laine, "Rawhide"

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19. Jesus and Nicodemus

Believing precedes Understanding

Closing: Jim Reeves, "Whispering Hope"

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20. The Serpent in the Wilderness: A Picture of Jesus

A Picture of Jesus taking Our Curse

Closing: "At Calvary" (Bluegrass Style)

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21. Jesus & the Samaritan Woman at Jacob's Well

Well of the Soul vs. Well of the Spirit

Closing: Maame Lucy Crentsil, "Jesus the Living Waters"

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22. Jesus' Teaching in the Synagogue at Nazareth

Initial Favor Turns to Rage

Closing: "Havenu Shalom Aleichem" ("We Bring You Peace")

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23. The first Day of Jesus' Great Galilean Ministry

Jesus casts out a Demon in the Capernaum Synagogue on the Sabbath

Jesus Commits 2 Felonies: Breaking & Entering, Kidnapping

Closing: Bob Dylan, "You Gotta Serve Somebody"

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24. The first Day of Jesus' Great Galilean Ministry (continued)

Jesus heals Peter's Mother-in-Law

There is no such Gift as "the Gift of Healing"

Closing: "My Faith Has Found a Resting Place"

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25. Jesus heals a Man full of Leprosy

Believers saved by Jesus’ Death / justified (vindicated) by His Resurrection

Closing: The Beatles, "Free As A Bird"

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26. Jesus heals a paralyazed Man lowered through the Roof

Our new Lives: Freed ! -- Not Forced ! !

Closing: Johnny Nash, "I Can See Clearly Now"

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27. Jesus is Lord over the Sabbath

Are you free to break the law?

Closing: Chuck Berry, "School Days"

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28. The Sermon on the Mount

Not Rules to Follow ! ! !

Closing: George Gershwin, "I Got Plenty of Nothing"

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29. The Lord's Prayer infused with the New Covenant

"My Dad who is in Heaven..."

Closing: Michael W. Smith, "Glory Overture"

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30. Jesus heals the Centurion's Servant long Distance

Measuring Faith Weakens It ! ! !

The Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle

Closing: Amy Grant, "Faith Walking People"

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31. None Greater than John the Baptist ~ Except You!

Closing: Alan Jackson, "Blessed Assurance"

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32. Parable of the Sower & the 4 Soils

When we feel detached, Jesus is lifting us above the things of the world

Closing: The Doobie Brothers, "Jesus is Just Alright With Me"

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33. Three Parables of the Kingdom – Tares in the Field, Mustard Seed, & Leaven

Kingdom of God vs. Kingdom of Heaven

(Clue: Satan dominates the Kingdom of Heaven)

Closing: Bob Dylan, "You Gotta Serve Somebody"

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34. Parables: the Hidden Treasure, the Pearl of great Value, the lost Sheep,
and the lost Coin

Jesus as a Farmer, a Merchant, a Shepherd, and a Woman

Jesus pursues us because we have Infinite Value

Closing: "O the Deep, Deep Love of Jesus"

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35. The Miraculous Feeding of the 5000+

Look for Miracles in the Ends, not in the means

Closing: Tennessee Ernie Ford, "How Great Thou Art"

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36. Jesus & Peter Walk on Water

Jesus: "Cheer up! It's Me! Don't be afraid."

Peter: "Talk me into it!"

Closing: Johnny Cash, "Troublesome Waters"

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37. Jesus casts out 2000+ Demons at Gadara

Demonic possession foreshadows unbelievers in hell

Closing: Richard Strauss "Also Sprach Zarathustra"

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38. Crisis at Caesarea Philippi

"Is Anybody Getting It?"

Closing: "There's a Sweet, Sweet Spirit"

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39. Jesus to Peter, "Get behind me, enemy!"

Embrace being an enemy of the state!

Closing: Johnny Cash, "I was There When it Happened"

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40. The Transfiguration

Jesus filled full the Law and the Prophets for every born again Believer

Closing: "Believe" (Bluegrass Style)

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41. Martha and Mary

Remedies for anxiety and worry

Closing: "As the Deer"

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42. Keep Asking, Seeking, Knocking

Is the universe just a computer simulated replay ?

Closing: John Williams, "Raiders of the Lost Ark"

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43. Parable of the Wise Foolish Farmer

Living rich towards God – Living, not giving !

Closing: Southern Rail, "I Love to Tell the Story"

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44. Parable of the Loving Father (aka "the Prodigal Son")

Father, Bad Boy & Homeboy

Closing: Alan Jackson, "Softly and Tenderly"

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45. Parable of the Unjust Steward

Will you be judged by THE Book or the books?

Closing: David Slater, "He Paid a Debt"

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46. The true Story of Lazarus & the Rich Man

Everyone makes his own reservations for eternity

Closing: John Williams, "Theme from Star Wars"

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47. Parable of the Workers in the Vineyard

Picture of the Bematos -- Blessing Place ! ! !

Crowns: Not what we work for, rather what we wait for!

Closing: Andrae Crouch, "My Tribute (To God be the Glory)"

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48. Jesus heals the blind beggar Bartimaeus

Spiritual Advantages of blind People

Asking God to turn us in the right Direction better than
asking for clearer understanding

Closing: Glen Campbell, "Amazing Grace"

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49. Jesus & Zacchaeus

Fairy Tales reflect the Son of Man seeking and saving the Lost

Everyone longs to be safe at home

Closing: Ralph Stanley & The Clinch Mountain Boys, "Zacchaeus" (Bluegrass Style)

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50. The Triumphal Entry - God Persistently Rewinds

God's purpose for us will not be thwarted

There is no Plan "B" for a Believer

Closing: Jerry Harrison, "I Saw the Light"

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51. Parable of the Wicked Tenants

Grapes of the Gospel produce Wine of Joy

The 12 Apostles are the new Guardians of the Gospel

Closing: Jimmy Swaggart, "Joy Unspeakable"

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52. Parable of the Corner Stone

Jesus fulfills all Dimensions of Quantum Mechanics in the Universe

Closing: Joseph Garlington,"Cornerstone"

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53. Parable of the Wedding Feast

"Many are called, but few are chosen"

("Everyone is invited, but only few accept")

Closing: Jerry Harrison, "Love Lifted Me"

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54. The Sadducees' Subversive Question about Marriages in Heaven

All Believers will be Married unto Eternity

Closing: Natalie Cole, "This will be an Everlasting Love"

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55. The Olivet Discourse with the Church's Rapture Inserted

Psalm 2God laughing at world’s leaders openly hostile to Him

Closing: Bob Dylan, "Are You Ready?"

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56. Parable of the Wise and Foolish Attendants (aka "Virgins)

The Bridegroom draws Born Again Believers out

from the Wrath which is coming

Closing: Smoky Mountain Jubilee Choir, "Give me oil in my lamp"

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57. You have not desired sacrifice and offering; You have prepared a Body

How God dealt with the Poison of Sin

Closing: The Don Marsh Chorus and Orchestra, "Oh How He loves you and me"

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58. Upper Room Discourse and Gethsemane

Jesus Reels from the Impact of Sins Placed on Him in the Garden

Closing: Jimmy Swaggart, "He Just Put Himself In My Place"

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59. Jesus at the Cross - "I Am the Tolah, not a Man"

A Moment can encompass all of Eternity, and

Eternity can be contained in a Moment

Closing: "At Calvary" (Bluegrass Style)

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60. Jesus was raised for our Vindication

Why a person who has trusted in Jesus as Savior is never out
of fellowship with God

Closing: The Imperials, "I'm Forgiven"

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61. Redneck Peter's slippery slope - 5 steps that lead to despair and failure

Jesus recalibrates Peter's thinking to release the Flow of Resurrection Power through him

Closing: The Doobie Brothers, "Jesus is Just Alright With Me"

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62. The Book of Mark's Abrupt Ending: "Struck with Fear"

Beware of Forged Additions to Scripture !

Closing: Gerry and the Pacemakers, "You'll Never Walk Alone"

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