The Supreme Worth of Jesus - Matthew 10:37-39

October 10, 2021 Pastor: Terry Embke Series: Gentle and Lowly

Topic: Gentle and Lowly Passage: Matthew 10:37–10:39

101021-“The Supreme Worth Of Jesus” Matthew 10:37-39. “The person who loves father or mother more than Me is not worthy of Me; the person who loves son or daughter more than Me is not worthy of Me. And whoever doesn’t take up his cross and follow Me is not worthy of Me. Anyone finding his life will lose it, and anyone losing his life because of Me will find it.” -Matthew 10:37-39

Sermon In A Sentence:The eternal value of your life will ultimately be determined by how much you value Jesus in this life.

“Therefore, to you who believe, He (Jesus) is precious…” -1 Peter 2:7, NKJV.

“Jesus was the most worthy person suffering the worst sufferings for the least deserving.” -John Piper

The Supreme Worth Of Jesus Means He Is:
-Worth more than mom and dad
-Worth more than son or daughter
-Worth more than life itself

“He answered them, ‘And why do you break God’s commandment because of your tradition? For God said: Honor your father and your mother; and, The one who speaks evil of father or mother must
be put to death’” -Matthew 15:1-4

“Jesus answered: Do not murder; do not commit adultery; do not steal; do not bear false witness; honor your father and your mother; and love your neighbor as yourself.” -Matthew 19:18-19

“If anyone comes to Me and does not hate his own father and mother, wife and children, brothers and sisters—yes, and even his own life—he cannot be My disciple.” -Luke 14:25-27