Summary: Jesus’ first independant action, teaching in the Temple at the age of 12, introduces His life-long urgency of helping people find God.
Even a child is known by his doings,
whether his work be pure, and whether it be right.
“I must be about my Father’s business”
We must teach others how to find God.
I. Through Worship (41-42)
B. Family oriented
C. Centers on praise for God’s help and deliverance
II. Through Learning (43-47)
A. At God’s house with God’s people
B. In both listening and asking
C. By both building and using life
III. Through Actions (48-52)
A. Preparing to use God’s gifts
B. Taking our own place
1. For sin
2. For evaluation
Are we obediently in God’s place now?