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Uncommon Intro

By February 13, 2016February 15th, 2016Sermon Series Pre-Campaign), uncommon

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In the sermon on the mount Jesus calls us to an uncommon life. He leads us away from our natural tendencies of self-righteousness and self-indulgence to a life of uncommon ethics and dependence on himself as our Savior. In the conclusion of his sermon he leaves ball in your court. Will you choose to listen and live this uncommon life or listen and do nothing?

Sermon on the Mount: Matthew 5-7

Jesus points us to…

  1. A Standard
    1. In the Sermon on the Mount Jesus gives us his standard for ethics
    2. Ethical Approaches:
      1. Autonomy
      2. Utilitarian
      3. Absolute
    3. Why Our Children Don’t Think There Are Moral Facts
  2. A Savior
    1. Remember the Titans clip
    2. Although Jesus’ standard of ethics demands perfection he knows we will never achieve perfection – he makes up the difference for us.

Matthew 7:24-27

Don’t be like the guy that built his house here 

Big Idea: Listen and Do Something!

Discussion Questions