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Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Lightweight Answers for Heavyweight Questions-19


Today’s question is: “What does it mean when we say Jesus is the Lord?”

The simplest answer is: “I will do whatever You say to me, Lord Jesus.”


We read in, Luke 6:46;

"So why do you keep calling me 'Lord, Lord!' when you don't do what I say?

Greek text : Τί δὲ με καλεῖτε· κύριε κύριε, καὶ οὐ ποιεῖτε ἃ λέγω;


Word Study:

Κύριος, kýrios – properly, a person exercising absolute ownership rights; lord (Lord).

What He said, you and I must do it as His servants and children if we call Him “Lord”.


What did our Lord say for us to do?

  1. Believe in God and Jesus.

“Do not let your heart be troubled; believe in God, believe also in Me.John 14:1

  1. Love God and Neighbor.

“Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind; and, 'Love your neighbor as yourself.”  Luke 10:27

  1. Love one another.

“A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another.” John 13:34

  1. Enter through the narrow gate.

"Enter through the narrow gate. For wide is the gate and broad is the road that leads to destruction, and many enter through it. Matthew 7:13

  1. Make disciples of all nations.
Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them ina the name of

the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey

everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the
very end of the age.”  Matthew 28:19-20

 

God the Holy Spirit, we beg You to help us do what the Lord Jesus says to us!

There are too many things we should do.  In Jesus’ Name we pray, Amen.

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