Rejecting God

Rejecting God Luke 10

Luke 10:1-16

I. The opportunity and responsibility to spread the gospel (Luke 10:2)

    A. The Great Commission (Matthew 28:19-20)
    B. The perpetual commission (1 Timothy 4:12,16; 2 Timothy 2:15; 4:3-4; 2:2; Titus 2:1,3-5)

II. Many will reject God

    A. Jesus predicted such (Matthew 7:21-23)
    B. Jesus’ instruction to the seventy (Luke 10:10-11)
    C. We must not waste time (Matthew 7:6), but do not doubt the power of the gospel (Romans 1:16)

III. Rejecting God puts one in an eternally dangerous position

    A. Sodom (Luke 10:12; Genesis 13:13; 18:32)
    B. Tyre and Sidon (Luke 10:13-15; Acts 21:3-4; 27:3)

IV. Rejection is hurtful and disappointing (Luke 10:16)

    A. Our success is measured in faithfulness
    B. Remember what God told Samuel (1 Samuel 8:4-7)

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