Sermon Notes 2017 06 04 AM

June 04, 2017 AM
Dr. Michael Catt – 1789
#9 in series

THE JESUS GENERATION
Jesus People Give Up Their Rights
John 12: 23-26

"He is no fool who gives up what he cannot keep to gain what he cannot lose." - Jim Elliot

I. GIVING UP MY RIGHTS IS NECESSARY FOR SPIRITUAL PROGRESS

II. GIVING UP MY RIGHTS IS ILLUSTRATED IN A GRAIN OF WHEAT

“There is both beauty and bounty when a seed ‘dies’ and fulfills its purpose. If a seed could talk, it would no doubt complain about being put into the cold, dark earth. But the only way it can achieve its goal is by being planted.” – Warren Wiersbe

III. GIVING UP MY RIGHTS BRINGS FREEDOM

IV. GIVING UP MY RIGHTS IS THE CALL TO ALL OF US

V. GIVING UP MY RIGHTS GLORIFIES GOD AND CHANGES THE CULTURE