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basing your Christianity on love—not obligation

Teaching Notes by Joyce Meyer
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March 13-15, 2008 Winston-Salem, North Carolina

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Portrait Of A Legalistic Person
Foundation Scripture: Galatians 3:10-11 I. The Law Produces Works Of The Flesh. A. B. C. Works of the flesh produce struggle. They are our human effort trying to do God’s job. Jeremiah 2:13 – Don’t spend your life digging “empty wells” that have no water in them. Isaiah 30:1-3 – Our plans always fail and leave us humiliated and confused. 1. We should pray for the following proverb to be a reality in our daily lives. Proverbs 16:9 – A man’s mind plans his way, but the Lord directs his steps and makes them sure. D. E. Hebrews 5:13-6:1 – Lay aside dead works. Legalism in any area steals the joy of it. 1. 2. 3. 4. Prayer Giving Bible study Exercise
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5. F.

Cleaning your house

Legalistic thinking says, “I have to.” The person who is free says, “I want to, and I am going to discipline myself to do it.” 1. Stop saying, “I have to exercise; I have to clean the house; I have to go to church; I have to pray; I have to give my tithe, etc.” Practice saying, “I want to.” It will make you feel free instead of oppressed. 2. It is amazing how our own words affect us emotionally.

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The Legalistic Person Is Always Struggling With Something. A. Are you struggling with your marriage? 1. 2. B. If so, you are trying to change it instead of trusting God. Your main thought and even your prayer is, “What can I do?”

Are you struggling on your job? 1. If so, you are not securing strength from God to go there daily and be a light for Him. You are more than likely complaining all the way to work and thinking about how much you hate the place.

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Are you struggling with yourself? Trying to change yourself? 1. You cannot change yourself; but God can, as you stay in the Word and trust Him to complete you and make you what you ought to be. a. Seek spiritual growth because you love God – not to get Him to love and accept you.

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Hebrews 13:20-21 – May the God of peace strengthen (complete, perfect) and make you what you ought to be. Philippians 1:6 – He that hath begun a good work in me is well able to complete it and bring it to its finish.

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Are you struggling with family members and friends? Are you trying to change them? 1. 2. Try prayer! It works!! Cast your care for He cares for you.

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The legalistic person works at something all the time. The legalistic person cannot rest mentally because they are always trying to figure something out. They cannot rest emotionally because they are always upset about something that is not working out the way they desired. 1. They are not adaptable; they are rigid and narrow in their views. It is their way or no way.

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Legalistic people are very critical and judgmental. They are hasty and premature in their judgments

Judge Nothing Before It’s Time. A. B. I Corinthians 4:5 – Beware of forming quick judgments. John 8:1-16 explains the woman taken in adultery, and how Jesus handled her and her religious, legalistic accusers. 1. Man judges according to the flesh, but God sees the heart.

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We quickly judge what we do not understand and have had no experience with. We judge based on “our carnal opinions” or the “lies” that Satan tells us. Examples: a. You might look at a possession that someone has and “judge” that they should not be spending money on that item. The reality may be that someone gave it to them, or they received it as part of an inheritance. We might see someone out shopping, purchasing something expensive; and it is a person whom we know to be struggling financially. We judge that they should not be buying that; when in reality, they may be shopping for someone else.

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Isaiah 11:2 – Jesus walked in discernment – not natural opinions or hasty, premature judgments. 1. 2. 3. Taking time to let emotions and natural thinking settle helps us in discerning the truth. Truth or facts? Waiting helps us discern the difference. Jesus was never in a hurry – it is part of walking according to the Spirit.

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We love the following Scripture when applied to us, but are we willing to apply it to others? 1. I Samuel 16:7 – But the Lord said to Samuel, Look not on his appearance or at the height of his stature, for I have rejected him. For the Lord sees not as man sees; for man looks on the outward appearance, but the Lord looks on the heart.
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God is a god of hearts. 1. 2. 3. Acts 13:22 – David was a man after God’s own heart. I Peter 3:3-4 – The hidden man of the heart is more important than the outward appearance. The Bible speaks of serving God with a whole heart, a willing heart, a pure heart, a contrite heart, a new heart, a clean heart, a repentant heart, and a heart of compassion. Serving God with a whole heart seems to be VERY IMPORTANT to the Lord. HE IS A GOD OF HEARTS!

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John 7:24 – Do not judge at a glance (superficially and by appearances); but judge fairly and righteously. 1. Religious people are very big on appearance!

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Matthew 6:1-7; 23:2-5a; 23:23-27 – These scriptures describe a legalistic, religious person.

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Religion Or Relationship?
Opening Comment: Jesus did not die so we could have a religion, but a deep, intimate relationship with God through Him. I. What Religion Are You?

JM PROP: List of various churches, especially within denominations A. B. Each one has its own rules and beliefs, and there are a great number of them. Some say to baptize we must sprinkle babies; others say immerse older children or adults after they believe. 1. C. Some baptize in the name of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit; others in Jesus’ name only.

Gifts of the Spirit. 1. Some believe in some of them, but not all. Example: Speaking in tongues.

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Casting out demons 1. 2. Can a Christian have one or not? Mark 16:17

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Healing and prosperity 1. 2. Shall we be sick and poor, or well and have our needs met? III John 2 is fairly simple and straightforward.

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F.

Some believe women can be used by God. Some say yes, use women – but they can’t pastor. 1. Others say don’t use them at all.

G. H. I.

Some believe “once saved, always saved” no matter what you do – others say you can lose your salvation if you turn from God. Some believe the church will be raptured out of the world before the tribulation – others believe we will be here for the tribulation. The result: 1. Confusion, division and powerlessness

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Religion Does Not Give You Power. A. Philippians 3:10 – That I may know Him and His power. 1. B. C. I was religious for years and had no power or witness.

II Timothy 3:5 – They hold a form of religion, but they deny the power. Matthew 23:23-24 – Pharisees (religious people) strain at a gnat and swallow a camel. 1. Followed rules, but did not help anybody

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How religious are you? (See James 1:26-27.) 1. 2. How many people have you helped in the last year? How much do you gossip? How much do you complain?

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Religion Is Usually About What I Can Do – Not What Jesus Has Done. A. Luke 18:9-14

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B. C.

Romans 3:20 – No one is justified by works of the Law. Matthew 7:21-23 – Lord, Lord, we did this and that in Your name. 1. He will say, “I never knew you.”

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Close Relationship A. B. Colossians 1:27-28 – Christ in us, the hope of glory. We are the home of God. 1. I Corinthians 3:16 – Do you not discern and understand that you [the whole church at Corinth] are God's temple (His sanctuary), and that God's Spirit has His permanent dwelling in you [to be at home in you, collectively as a church and also individually]? Ephesians 3:17 – May Christ through your faith [actually] dwell (settle down, abide, make His permanent home) in your hearts! May you be rooted deep in love and founded securely on love… II Timothy 1:14 – Guard and keep [with the greatest care] the precious and excellently adapted [Truth] which has been entrusted [to you], by the [help of the] Holy Spirit Who makes His home in us. I John 3:24 – All who keep His commandments [who obey His orders and follow His plan, live and continue to live, to stay and] abide in Him, and He in them. [They let Christ be a home to them and they are the home of Christ.] And by this we know and understand and have the proof that He [really] lives and makes His home in us: by the [Holy] Spirit Whom He has given us. I John 4:15 – Anyone who confesses (acknowledges, owns) that Jesus is the Son of God, God abides (lives, makes His home) in him and he [abides, lives, makes his home] in God.

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C. D.

All religion is the upward reach of man searching for a way to please God, of Whom he is afraid. John 16:7 – Close fellowship 1. I was amazed when I heard God say, “Ask Me to help you bowl,” and “Ask Me to help you fix your hair.”

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Psalm 138:6 – He has regard for the lowly and brings them into fellowship with Himself. Joel 2:12 – Let every hindrance be removed so fellowship can be restored. Fellowship (defined/Hebrew) – Friend, companion, husband or lover. (defined/Greek) – Sharing in common communication, contribution, partnership, partner, companion – to communicate is a big part of the meaning. 1. What would happen if Christians put emphasis on fellowship with God rather than keeping rules?

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“In Him” A. B. Romans 10:11-13 – Salvation is in Him. Romans 11:36 – All things in Him, for Him, to Him and through Him. 1. C. It is all about Him.

We are justified in Him. 1. 2. 3. 4. II Corinthians 5:21 – Made right with God Ephesians 1:6 (KJV) – Made acceptable Ephesians 1:7 – Redeemed Ephesians 2:6 – seated in heavenly places
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We are all equal in Him. We are strengthened in Him. II Corinthians 13:4 – We are weak in Him. II Corinthians 5:17 – New creatures Ephesians 1:12 – Our confidence is in Him. Ephesians 4:13 – We are complete in Him. Philippians 3:1 – Continue to rejoice that you are in Him. Philippians 3:9 – Paul said, “That I might be found and known as in Him.” He didn’t pray to keep the rules!!

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I John 3:6, 9 – We cannot knowingly or habitually sin if we abide in Him.

Romans 7:24; 8:2 – For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus has set me free from the law of sin and death.

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Are You Merciful Or Legalistic?
I. Legalism And Critical Attitudes A. B. C. Matthew 11:16-19 – They found fault with everybody. Matthew 11:28-30 – Jesus offered to help those burned out from legalism. John 9:1-28 – The religious, legalistic people could not stand the idea of mercy! 1. D. Helping someone for no reason except to do it!

Matthew 12:1-8 – I desire mercy. Go learn what it means. 1. Mark 2:27-28 – The Sabbath was made for man to rest – not to rule him and prevent him from being led by the Spirit.

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Mark 3:1-6 – They were always trying to discredit Jesus. 1. 2. 3. They had no goodness, no mercy and no love. They only had rules, a critical spirit and a judgmental attitude. Legalistic people always try to discredit those who are helping others. a. Discredit (defined) – To deprive of credit or good reputation, to make less reputable or honorable, to dis-esteem, to bring a level of disgrace. This is huge today – Satan uses it to create distrust and dishonor toward Christians and ministers.

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There is especially an attack on television evangelists – perhaps because they can reach so many people at once.

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Luke 13:10-16 – He healed on the Sabbath and the hypocrites tried to discredit Him.

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Spiritual Burn-Out. A. Religion equals binding oneself to the keeping of rules that govern conduct, rituals and formulas by which we approach God. We do it to please God and be accepted by Him. 1. B. John 6:28

God gave Moses ten commands. The Pharisees created 2,000 fence laws – laws designed to help us keep the ten. 1. Built into this system is a lot of pride. The climber of the ladder is proud of his rule-keeping ability, but feels it is his duty to destroy all those who do not have and keep the rules.

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Religion cannot change man’s nature. 1. Fred was a dog who bit people on the legs if they approached the house. Finally Fred was muzzled so he could no longer bite people, but he became more and more vicious and frustrated. He sat and lusted after legs all day. Rules are like a muzzle – they don’t change us. Relationship with God through Christ changes us! (See Matthew 11:28-30.)

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God’s Law is simple. 1. Love God and love people.

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2. 3. E. F.

Religion is uncomfortable with simplicity. It never says, “How shall we keep God’s Law?” It says, “How shall we not break it?”

II Corinthians 3:6 – The Law kills – the Spirit gives life. The veil of the Law.

JM PROP: Use wedding veil example 1. 2. III. II Corinthians 3:13-18 When intimacy begins, the veil is lifted.

New Wine And Old Wineskins A. B. Matthew 9:17 What is our old wineskin? 1. Old ways of approaching God – no longer by works but by faith, expecting grace and mercy. Hebrews 4:15-16 2. Old ways of doing things. a. b. c. Is music from the organ holy and a guitar and drums unholy? Does God approve of polyester more than denim? Do the flashing colored lights and fog machine bother God? Job 41:18-21 – Smoke goes out of His nostrils, a burning torch out of His mouth; when He sneezes, flashes of light go forth.

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Revelation 19:3-4 – The sanctuary was filled with smoke, the people shouted, “Hallelujah, praise the Lord.” The twenty-four elders prostrated themselves and cried out, “Amen! Hallelujah (praise the Lord)!” 1. Are you ready to get rid of your rules and be passionate about God?

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September 18, 2004 St. Louis, Missouri

Religious Attitudes
I. Do We Need Revival Or A Revolution? A. Revival (defined) – An act of reviving renewed attention or interest in something; a new presentation or publication of something old; a period of renewed religious interest; a highly emotional series of evangelistic meetings. 1. I believe we could say that revival is basically stirring up the old thing that was stirred at one time and has now fallen into a state of merely going through the motions.

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Revolution (defined) – A sudden, radical, and complete change. A well-known head of a worldwide ministry recently said to me, “In most instances, the church as we know it today is totally unprepared, unequipped, and unable to meet the needs of the current generation.” He further said, “The church does not need a revival, it needs a revolution.” 1. That is why the average church size is 80-150 people while millions are lost, hurting, and in need. Churches and the people in them are often not willing to change in order to be relevant to today’s culture. We don’t change the message, but we may need to be willing to change the package we present it in. 2. That is why even some of the larger churches in a city merely trade people back and forth depending on who is the most popular this week, rather than having radical growth through people being born again. Are we really meeting people’s needs? Does the church have a reputation that it is equipped and ready to help people who have serious needs?

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JM NOTE: I hear things like, “I wrote fifteen ministries when my husband died, and yours was the only one that wrote me back.” 3. How is it possible to attend a church for ten years, witness ten to twenty-five people come to the altar and give their lives to Jesus each week, and yet the church never really grows? If people are going out the back door as fast as they come in the front door, something is wrong. 4. 5. If we ever want to see true change, we must be willing to ask ourselves these questions. We started noticing a decline in some of the conferences around the country. We have asked ourselves lots of questions and made some decisions that will meet the needs of a wider variety of people.

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The prodigals are three groups of people: 1. 2. Those who have served God and totally backslidden into a life apart from God. Those who love God but for various reasons have left the church.

JM NOTE:

Everyone needs to be hooked up with and accountable to a group of people. Isolation gets us in trouble. a. b. c. d. Their church was not meeting their needs at all; and they don’t know where else to go, so they go nowhere. They moved and never found a new church. They got hurt or offended at their church and left. They got too busy; and as the weeks went by, they didn’t know how to go back. They were embarrassed and did not want to face answering the questions they knew they would be asked.

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They went through something traumatic and withdrew from everyone due to their pain.

Those who are completely lost – they have never accepted Jesus Christ as their Savior.

Do we really want the revival we pray for in weekly prayer meetings? 1. If the lost suddenly filled our church, how would it change our lives? Do you even associate with unbelievers for the purpose of being an example to them? 2. They would all be very different than us – are we ready to include them, to have the Father’s heart toward them, or would we act like the elder brother when his backslidden brother returned home? Do we realize that they won’t change overnight, and some of the things they do may be distasteful to us for a while? One pastor that I know from England finally got tired of “church as usual” and he decided they needed a revolution. One of the things God led him to do was begin a huge innercity ministry. They began busing in the homeless and those who lived in shelters. Soon the church was packed, but the people who had been there a long time started leaving because they did not want to sit next to “those bus people.” Luke 14:16-21 – Anytime the church is not full, all you have to do is go where people are really hurting and get them. Acts 10:38 a. Do we want this type of people? They may not smell nice. They probably can’t give in to the offering. THEY WON’T BE LIKE US! To be honest, we are not very good at including people who are not like us!!
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The Father’s Spirit Versus The Elder Brother’s Spirit (Attitude). A. Luke 15:11-32 – Read the story of the prodigal son and his return. 1. The prodigal son teaches us a big lesson. Self-will, pleasure seeking, impatience and excess all end in moral bankruptcy and spiritual destitution. 2. B. If you are a prodigal – come home! The Father is waiting with open arms.

The elder brother 1. Was in the family but not in the house a. b. 2. Example: A Christian, but no real relationship with the Father. Being in the house represents a close intimate relationship with God.

People with a religious spirit or a spirit of legalism are in the family legally, but they are not in the house. a. b. If they had any real intimacy with the Father, they would learn His heart. We see the father’s heart in Verse 20.

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The elder brother was angry. There were things happening he didn’t like (he wasn’t in control and he didn’t like it). The elder-brother spirit wants to be in control – religious legalism wants control. He was angry about the party. The elder brother does not enjoy life and people who irritate him.

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a. b. c.

He could have had a party at anytime, or he could have given a party for his dad. Luke 10:38-41 – Consider Martha and her attitude toward Mary. Pharisees want work, work, work. John 10:10

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The elder brother was angry at the father’s generosity toward his brother who (in his opinion) did not deserve a party, a robe, a ring, sandals or a fattened calf. Are you jealous of anyone because they have what you want? a. Matthew 23:23 – He followed all the rules but had no mercy. He did not have a truly generous spirit. True generosity involves a lot more than your money. When you have a generous spirit, you love to see people blessed who would never be blessed if someone did not show them mercy. A generous spirit is merciful. It looks for ways to help! b. Matthew 20:1-15 – The owner of an estate paid those who started near quitting time the same as those who worked all day. The people that worked all day were angry and resentful; they thought they deserved more. The master said, “Do you begrudge my being generous?” What kind of an awful spirit do we have when we begrudge God being good to someone? The religious spirit says, “They don’t deserve it.”

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The elder-brother spirit is a workaholic spirit and resents those who get anything they did not earn. This spirit can make the returning prodigals feel they don’t deserve to be there. They feel they don’t belong. They feel unworthy when they come in – we don’t need to help them feel bad. a. b. He thought he deserved special treatment for being the son he should have been. Luke 17:10 – Jesus said that after you have done everything required of you, you should say: “We are unworthy servants (possessing no merit, for we have not gone beyond our obligation); we have (merely) done what was our duty to do.”

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The elder brother was jealous. He had unforgiveness toward his brother and his father. (The elder-brother spirit is always unhappy about something.) a. b. The church is full of people like that. Their lack of joy shows. One pastor said he decided to stop the practice of the elders sitting on the platform when he realized that anybody looking at them could never get into praise and worship. They were sour-looking men with an elder-brother attitude.

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The elder brother was bitter and resentful. He was self-righteous and proud. Luke 18:9-14 Religious people always are.

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The elder-brother spirit always keeps score. They know how many mistakes everyone has made and how many they haven’t made. They are proud of what they have done right and critical of what others have done wrong.

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God’s Attitude Toward The Proud And Self-Righteous A. Proverbs 6:16-17 – He hates it. It is a spirit that makes one overestimate himself and underestimate others. Romans 12:2-3 1. B. Luke 18:9-14 – The Pharisee and the tax collector

The self-righteous judge and categorize people at a glance. 1. John 7:24 – Be honest in your judgment and do not decide at a glance (superficially and by appearances); but judge fairly and righteously. Matthew 15:17-20 – The interior of a man is more important to God than the exterior.

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We often categorize people at a glance. 1. 2. 3. By their address Clothing style Hair color and style – red is acceptable but what about blue? There are certain denominations that I could walk into and be quickly judged as being all wrong just because I wear makeup, cut my hair, and my clothes are pretty and colorful. 4. If they smoke, they go in a category. a. I don’t advocate smoking – the Bible says nothing about smoking, yet it says plenty about gossip and judgment. It says nothing about smoking, but it says plenty about eating and gluttony. The sin of self-righteousness is worse than smoking.

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If they ever take a drink of alcohol, they go in a category. If they ever use a word we consider foul language, they go in a category. a. What those words are change with each culture. The word bloody is a terrible curse word in some countries, while the pastors in those countries use the word damn and hell (and sometimes from the pulpit). In that same country, a very popular phrase is “kick-butt.” I was told my message was “kick-butt.” b. c. I am not advocating that we curse. Don’t be like the Pharisees who strained at a gnat and swallowed a camel. Remember Jesus told them they made sure they tithed on every leaf of mint, but they had no mercy toward anyone – which was much more important. Stop categorizing people because some of their choices are not exactly like yours.

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If they have tattoos or any body piercing, we immediately put them in a category. If a man wears earrings, we put him in a category. (Men wore earrings in biblical times and some wore nose rings.)

We categorize people as either: 1. Not Christians at all
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Inferior Christians – Christians who are not truly committed. 2. E. There is more love in some bars than in some churches.

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They feel it and it drives them away. They may think God feels the way we do. People feel our rejection and disapproval.

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God’s Attitude Toward Exclusion And Inclusion A. Romans 12:16 – Don’t be exclusive. 1. 2. 3. B. If we are not exclusive, then we will be inclusive. Don’t say you are not exclusive if you are not including people. Go out of your way to make the prodigals and those different than others feel welcome.

Be no respecter of persons. 1. Acts 10:34 – And Peter opened his mouth and said: Most certainly and thoroughly I now perceive and understand that God shows no partiality and is no respecter of persons . . . Peter, like other Jews, considered Gentiles to be unclean. They did not eat with them or fellowship with them. God had just told Peter in a vision to go and minister to them. 2. James 2:1-4 – Do not show prejudice or partiality. You cannot practice the faith of the Lord Jesus with snobbery. If one person comes into your congregation and is rich (and another poor) and you treat the rich person better if you give him the best seat just because he is rich, you have wrong motives. 3. Jesus gravitated toward the poor – He did not avoid them.

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Jesus included Mary Magdalene in His circle, and she had been a prostitute and full of demons.

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He included ordinary fisherman. It seems He chose them on purpose.

JM NOTE: See Jesus Chooses Disciples from anecdotes. 2. 3. 4. He included tax collectors. The rich and the poor A little short man named Zacchaeus was so desperate to see Jesus that he climbed a tree. (Jesus went to his house for dinner.) If we follow Jesus in the Gospels, we find He excluded no one and actually made a point of including those that other people were excluding. He always took time for children.

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What if your pastor started a bus ministry and began bringing in people from the streets, homeless shelters, nursing homes, and detention centers? 1. 2. 3. Would you sit next to them or conveniently find another seat? What if they smelled like alcohol and tobacco? Would you be afraid of getting your new dress dirty or catching some disease? Matthew 8:1-3 – Jesus reached out and touched the lepers. 4. 5. Would you shake their hand or give them a hug when the pastor says to greet someone? Would you conveniently feel led to go to another church?

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The church isn’t ready for what we call revival until she is ready to stop being exclusive and judgmental.

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I don’t think we need revival anyway – we need a spiritual revolution. WE NEED SOMETHING SO RADICAL THAT WE WILL END UP ACTING LIKE JESUS!

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