August 16, 2020 By Pastor Adam Hall
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Context is key!
We look at what precedes and follows this passage to understand the context:
Matthew 11:2-6 - Isaiah 35:4-6
Matthew 12:15-21 - Isaiah 42:1-4
1) (11:25-26) Prayer Of Jesus
Matthew 6:9 "This, then, is how you should pray: "'Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name,
Romans 9:18 Therefore God has mercy on whom he wants to have mercy, and he hardens whom he wants to harden.
2) (11:27) Power Of Jesus
Matthew 28:18 Then Jesus came to them and said, "All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me.
John 3:35 The Father loves the Son and has placed everything in his hands.
John 17:2 For you granted him authority over all people that he might give eternal life to all those you have given him.
3) (1:28-30) Three Pleas of Jesus
a) Plea #1 __________________________________________
Matthew 4:19 "Come, follow me," Jesus said, "and I will make you fishers of men."
b) Plea #2 __________________________________________
c) Plea #3 __________________________________________
1) Looking For Rest In All The Wrong Places
Psalm 16:4 The sorrows of those will increase who run after other gods. I will not pour out their libations of blood or take up their names on my lips.
Prepare for NEXT Sunday:
• Memory verse Challenge: Genesis 1:1-5
• Read and think on the book of Genesis
• Sermon Title: God Is The All Powerful Sovereign Creator: Genesis 1!
Genesis 1:1-5 In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth. 2 The earth was without form and void, and darkness was over the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God was hovering over the face of the waters.
3 And God said, “Let there be light,” and there was light. 4 And God saw that the light was good. And God separated the light from the darkness. 5 God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night. And there was evening and there was morning, the first day.