Summary: The Church does not exist for itself. but for the fulfilling: Kingdom Purposes. One of those purposes are the bringing of others to Jesus Christ. Let’s see some examples together!
Text: Mark 2:1-5
The teacher of the fifth grade Sunday School Class asked did anyone have a special song they’d like to sing, to which one little girl said, "Let’s sing the laundry song...you know, "Bringing In The Sheets."
You can’t blame her for trying!
While on the subjecting of "bringing in.." That’s one of the major Kingdom Purposes. i.e. bringing others to Jesus Christ!
Four young men provide us with the best example and examplify the characteristics and compassion in bringing others to Jesus Christ. Let’s see what was involved.
I. Their Determination (2:1-3a)
II. Their Difficulty (2:3b-4)
III. The Deliverance (2:5)
Conclusion: Got what it takes?