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It's Who You Know That Matters!

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It’s Who You know That Matters!

The Little Prince: “ A conversation between a fox and a boy”

English and misunderstandings

“Words are the source of all misunderstandings”

What is a Christian?

What is a Christian?
Is someone who truly accepts Christ as their personal savior. They have a relationship with Jesus, they have been baptized by the Holy Spirit, the fruit of the Spirit are seen in their lives. someone who does justice, who loves mercy, and who walks humbly with God.

Are we saved because we do good things?

NO!!!!
No!!! Because we are saved by the covenant relationship with Christ.

Is the following statement true or false? A person will never go to hell, for doing bad things!

False !!! because people go to hell for not having a relationship .

How are we saved?

We are saved because “Knowing God and Jesus”
John 17:3 NLT
And this is the way to have eternal life—to know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, the one you sent to earth.
John 17:3 The Message
And this is the real and eternal life: That they know you, The one and only true God, And Jesus Christ, whom you sent.
John 17:3 LEB
Now this is eternal life: that they know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom you have sent.

Who spoke the words found in this verse?

Jesus

Based on this verse, how do you get enteral life?

Knowing God and by knowing Christ

If there is a someone you wish to get to know, how do you do it? What are some things that you would do together to get better acquainted?

Give an example of a relationship

How would you go about getting to know Jesus and the Father? According to and what sort of people are denied entrance? Do they sound like bad people? Why are the people denied entrance?

How would you go about getting to know Jesus and the Father? According to and what sort of people are denied entrance? Do they sound like bad people? Why are the people denied entrance?

Be purposeful with your relationship with Jesus

Do they sound like bad people? Why are the people denied entrance?

Spend time in prayer and devotion. Listen
Matthew 25:1–12 NKJV
“Then the kingdom of heaven shall be likened to ten virgins who took their lamps and went out to meet the bridegroom. Now five of them were wise, and five were foolish. Those who were foolish took their lamps and took no oil with them, but the wise took oil in their vessels with their lamps. But while the bridegroom was delayed, they all slumbered and slept. “And at midnight a cry was heard: ‘Behold, the bridegroom is coming; go out to meet him!’ Then all those virgins arose and trimmed their lamps. And the foolish said to the wise, ‘Give us some of your oil, for our lamps are going out.’ But the wise answered, saying, ‘No, lest there should not be enough for us and you; but go rather to those who sell, and buy for yourselves.’ And while they went to buy, the bridegroom came, and those who were ready went in with him to the wedding; and the door was shut. “Afterward the other virgins came also, saying, ‘Lord, Lord, open to us!’ But he answered and said, ‘Assuredly, I say to you, I do not know you.’

Who is the groom? What does the wedding celebration represent?

Jesus
the second coming of Christ

What reason does the groom give for denying some people entrance?

He does not know them

Now that you know this, what are you going to do about it?

appeal to know Christ
how many of you tonight would like to be in a covenant relationship with Jesus and beginning to get to know him?
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