What Does it Mean to Follow Jesus?

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Session 6

Fix Your Eyes on Jesus

Hebrews 12:2a — Let us fix our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of our faith …Why? — Because it’s through our relationship with Him that we receive all the resources we need to live a life full of joy, peace and love.

But we can’t do this unless we have received Him into ourselves.We need to ask Him by committing ourselves or recommitting ourselves to Him.

Open the Door to Your Heart

Now is the time to be honest with yourself. Admit to God that you have done wrong things (sinned), and ask for His forgiveness.

Believe that Jesus died for you, and open your heart to Him. Ask Him to send His Holy Spirit to help you live life to the full. Turn to Him today, and receive His forgiveness. Accept His free offering of eternal life, and don't look back.

If this is what you want then all you have to do is pray the prayer of commitment. Why not do it today?

Session 6.1 Keynote

Prayer of Commitment

If this is what you want then all you have to do is pray the prayer of commitment. Why not do it today?

Why Pray?

Mark 1:35 — This one of several examples mentioned in the Gospels that Jesus spends priority time with His Father.He wants us to imitate Him, to become like Him and it all flows out of time spent listening and talking to Him as well as learning about Him in Scripture.Its our time with Him that brings transformation in us without our trying to change. It also creates a desire for more. And there is always more because He is infinite.

​First, we need to understand in our hearts what we mean to God.

John 3:16 —For this is how God loved the world: He gave His One and only Son, so that everyone who believes in Him will not perish but have eternal life.

To make it personal, read it again having replaced ‘The world’ with ‘Me’.

This is how God loves ME:
He gave His One and only Son,
so that everyone who believes in Him
will not perish but have eternal life.

Ephesians 1:4-5 We are chosen. Why? For His pleasure and will.

What is His will?

Ephesians 1:10 and John 14:12

God wants us to carry on doing what He did to help Him bring those who we love (family, friends, neighbours, colleagues) to know Him.

We ‘co-labour’ or ‘partner’ with Jesus through His Spirit working in us.

Session 6.2 Keynote

(to be used in conjunction with Worship and Ministry)

Co-Labouring with Jesus

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    We can start by going to Church each week.
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    Then by asking God to give us words of encouragement for each other.
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    You may be reminded of something that struck you about a person in your Church so that you can compliment them.