|Another Sermon Outline By Brian A. Yeager
“Praise God, He is saving not only a few but an uncountable
multitude. He will break down every cultural barrier and make
these peoples into One Bride for His own glory. And praise
God, He will bring all this multitude in through the narrow
door of Jesus” (Coty Pinckney, Desiring God Community
Church, Charlotte, NC, 7/20/03; Sermon Titled: “Will Only Few
Be Saved” http://www.expository.org/luk13a.htm).
believe (Nahum 1:1-3 and Hebrews 10:26-31).
2. People fail to realize that God promised destruction to
the disobedient (Romans 2:5-11, Ephesians 5:1-6, II
Thessalonians 2:10-12, and II Peter 3:15-18) and He is a
keeper of His word (I Samuel 15:29 and Titus 1:2).
other way (John 10:1; cf. II Pete 2:1-3; 12-19).
consider: Proverbs 20:24; 21:16, and Isaiah 55:7.
2. Sinners need converted from their way, not to remain
in it (James 5:19-20).
is your choice (Acts 2:40, Romans 10:11-13 [cf. Acts 22:
16], Philippians 2:12, and Revelation 22:14-15).
2. The Lord instructs us to enter “The strait gate”.
“Strait” means (according to Strong’s/ Thayer): “narrow;
restricted” (cf. Luke 13:23-24).
3. The “wide gate” is the broad way with many on that
most be lost (I Timothy 2:1-4, Titus 2:11-14, and II
b. Remember how longsuffering God had to be even
before Jesus came into the world (Exodus 32:8-14, I
Kings 11:31-33, I Kings 15:1-4, and II Kings 8:16-19).
that means (Matthew 5:29-30, Matthew 25:41; 46, II
Thessalonians 1:7-9, and Revelation 21:8).
5. Since many have chosen this path, let’s always be
mindful not to follow the way of the majority (Proverbs 1:
10-18 and III John 11; cf. Psalms 118:8, Psalms 1:1-2).
are truly looking: (Deuteronomy 4:29, I Chronicles 28:9, Isaiah
55:6, Jeremiah 29:13, and Luke 11:9).
and Matthew 22:1-14).
2. The narrow way through the strait gate leads to life.
Consider what eternal life means (John 14:1-3, II
Corinthians 4:18-5:1, Hebrews 11:8-16; 13:14, and I Peter
3. There is work to be done to inherit eternal life (John 4:
4. Jesus is the strait gate or narrow way (John 14:6, Acts
4:10-12, and I John 5:11; 13; 20).
III. Conclusion: There is a right way (Proverbs 12:28)!
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for your own studies if such is helpful! Preachers are welcome to this work, but please do not use my
work so that you can be lazy and not do your own studies. – Brian A. Yeager
|The Sermon On The Mount (Part 20)