The Who, What, Why of Believing – Luke 9:1-6, John Hempstead, Teaching Team

The Who, What, Why of Believing

Text: Luke 9:1-6

Theme: Knowing

  1. Know Who You Believe   vs. 1,2

The Calling   After Jesus called… vs.1

The Partners  Then he called his twelve disciples together… vs.1

The Imparting   …he gave them power and authority… vs.1

The Commission   He sent them out to proclaim the kingdom of God and to heal the sick… vs.2

  1. Know What You Believe   vs. 3,4,5

Taking Notes   Take nothing for your journey… vs.3

Whatever It Takes   Whatever house you enter… vs.4

Wherever Leave a Testimony   Wherever they do not receive you Luke… vs.5

  1. Know Why You Believe

Depart With Trust Maintaining Belief  Then they departed…  vs.6

Leave With Hope Evidencing Faith  …went throughout the villages, proclaiming the good news… vs.6

Arriving At, The Place of Everywhere  …healing everywhere… vs.6

Some Observations

Winning a soul over is healthy and wise… Prov. 11:30; Luke 5:10; James 5:20

Love is the conduit of faith… Galatians 5:6

Love thinketh the best of things… 1 Corinthians 13:5