Summary: How Much Would You Pay Jesus For All The Work He Has Done? Sermon #3. Why Does He Need To Be Paid And What Do We Pay Him? (1 Timothy 5:17-18)
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How Much Would You Pay Jesus For All The Work He Has Done? Sermon #3. Why does he need to be paid & what do we pay him - 1 Tim. 5:17-18
Kevin Ernst Duclairon - Outreach Pastor, Preacher and Evangelist
1 Tim. 5:17-18 - 17 The elders who direct the affairs of the church well are worthy of double honor, especially those whose work is preaching and teaching. 18 For Scripture says, “Do not muzzle an ox while it is treading out the grain,”[a] and “The worker deserves his wages.”[b]
1. SERMON #1. WHO IS JESUS THAT WE SHOULD PAY HIM?
a. Matt. 16:13-20 - Son of God
b. John 4:25-26 - Messiah - deliverer
c. John 10:30-33 - God (deity)
d. John 19:12-22 - King of the Jews
e. 1 John 2:2 - Propitiation (offered sacrifice for sin)
f. 1 John 2:1 - Advocate (the lawyer, debater fighting for the freedom, justice of man.)
g. Heb. 2:17 - High Priest (chosen to stand before God in heaven in heaven in the Holy Holies on behalf of the people)
h. Mark 8:1-12 - Creator (Maker of Heaven and Earth)
i. John 14:6 - The way, the truth and the Life.
k. John 8:58 - "I AM" the Lord Emmanuel Jesus Christ King of Kings and Lord of Lords.
2. SERMON #2. WHAT WORK HAS HE DONE? HE'S BEEN GONE FOR 200 YEARS AND HAS NOT DONE ANYTHING?
a. His work of creation was before his incarnation.
b. During His incarnation
c. After His incarnation while in Heaven.
II. SERMON SERIES - HOW MUCH WOULD YOU PAY JESUS FOR ALL THE WORK HE HAS DONE? 1 TIM. 5:17-18
SERMON # 3. WHY DOES HE NEEDTO BE PAID AND WHAT DO WE PAY HIM? (1 TIM. 5:17-18)
1. Why Does He Need To Be Paid? (1 Tim. 5:17-18)
a) Because He worked on behalf of heaven and the Father.
b) To show him our respect and homage that we appreciate the work he has done for us on the cross, and the work he has done in our lives.
c) It is a divine mandate that the worker is worthy of his wages (Matt.10:10)
d) God doesn't support slavery (Exo. 3-14; Gal. 5:1; 1 Cor. 7:23)
e) To show that he is a Kingdom worker.
2. What Do We Pay Him?
a) His wages.
b) What are the wages of a divine king? Our entire lives.
c) We pay him for the positions he held as an: Advocate, Savior and Lord
III. CONCLUSION - (Acts 2:36-38) Today is the day of salvation. Repent and receive the Holy Spirit.
IV. PRAYER OF SALVATION - Say Lord, forgive me of my sins, I repent of my sins and want to receive Jesus as my Lord and Savior. Lord, Grant me your Holy Spirit in Jesus name, Amen.
V. CLOSING PRAYER - Father, thank you for your salvation. Save those who need to be saved, forgive those who need to be forgiven, and convict those who need to repent of their sins. In Jesus' name, Amen.
VI. RESPONSE - One couple stood to hear the gospel with a few others.
A group opposed the preaching by coming out with a loud speaker.
The city generator was too loud.
A small group asked me to quiet down because they could not hear themselves.