#4 How To Stay Christian

#4 How To Stay Christian

Deuteronomy 8, Luke 12:13-21 and Matthew 4:1-11

Supplied Notes:

1. About this series

  • Deut 5: How to live God’s way
  • Deut 6: How to love and fear God (at the same time!)
  • Deut 7: How to relate to the world around us
  • Deut 8: How to stay Christian

2. This week’s issue: how can I be sure I will persevere to the end?

3. Deuteronomy 8

  • i. Our biggest threat is “self-sufficiency” (vv12-14)
  • ii. Our only hope is in God’s word (vv2-3)

4. Some Christian reflections (via Lk 12:13-21 and Mt 4:1-11)

  • i. Why does God’s word always “taste the same”?
  • ii. Do I really need to feed on God’s word daily?
  • iii. But my bible reading just feels like a boring habit …

Memory verse: 2 Tim 3:16-17

For discussion: what might YOU do differently this week to better feed on God’s word?

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