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A life worthy of living! Phil.1:20-28

A. Preface:

1. At first Euro authority did not care to count Covid-19 deaths in care home, nursing home in US!

2. Someone thought they might be suit!  Yes, lawyer love this word!

3. According to what I know in law, it depends on how much this life worth by itself!

4. In turn this depends on its working worth!  Death in nursing home may have much negative work earning!

5. Government authority care how much tax you can pay from your work earning!

    When you failed to pay… take what is in your bank account and auction your property….

6. A neighborhood Nursing Home had 60 deaths due to Covid-19!  Anyone think about their souls?

B. Jesus lived this life! Luke 2:42-49

1. When he was twelve years old, they went up to the Feast, according to the custom. Lk.2:42

2. After the Feast was over, while his parents were returning home, the boy Jesus stayed behind in Jerusalem,

    but they were unaware of it. Lk.2:43

3. Thinking he was in their company, they traveled on for a day.

    Then they began looking for him among their relatives and friends. Lk.2:44

4. When they did not find him, they went back to Jerusalem to look for him. Lk.2:45

5. After three days they found him in the temple courts, sitting among the teachers,

    listening to them and asking them questions. Lk.2:46

***If your 12 year old boy missing, where you think he would be?

6. Everyone who heard him was amazed at his understanding and his answers. Lk.2:47

7. When his parents saw him, they were astonished. His mother said to him:

    Son, why have you treated us like this? Your father and I have been anxiously searching for you. Lk.2:48

8. He asked: Why were you searching for me?  Didn't you know I had to be in my Father's house? Lk.2:49

9. And Jesus grew in wisdom and stature, and in favor with God and men. Lk.2:52

C. Jesus lived this life! John 2:13-17

1. When it was almost time for the Jewish Passover, Jesus went up to Jerusalem. Jn.2:13

2. In the temple courts he found men selling cattle, sheep and doves,

    and others sitting at tables exchanging money. Jn.2:14

3. So he made a whip out of cords, and drove all from the temple area, both sheep and cattle;

    he scattered the coins of the money changers and overturned their tables. Jn.2:15

4. To those who sold doves he said: Get these out of here!

    How dare you turn my Father's house into a market! Jn.2:16

5. His disciples remembered that it is written:  Zeal for your house will consume me. Jn.2:17

D. Jesus lived this life! John 18:3-6

1. So Judas came to the grove, guiding a detachment of soldiers and some officials from the chief priests and

    Pharisees. They were carrying torches, lanterns and weapons. Jn.18:3

2. Jesus, knowing all that was going to happen to him, went out and asked them: Who is it you want? Jn.18:4

3. They replied: Jesus of Nazareth.  Jesus said: I am he. Jn.18:5

4. When Jesus said: I am he. They drew back and fell to the ground. Jn.18:6

***This is the kind of life I like to live!

5. Please remember these are a detachment of soldiers carrying torches, lanterns and weapons!

E. Apostle Paul lived this life! Phil.1:20-27

1. According to my earnest expectation and hope, that in nothing shall I be put to shame, but with all boldness,

    as always, now also Christ shall be magnified in my body, whether by life, or by death. Phil.1:20

2. For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain. Phil.1:21

3. But if to live in the flesh, this shall bring fruit from my work, then what I shall choose I know not. Phil.1:22

4. But I am in a strait betwixt the two, having the desire to depart and be with Christ;

    for it is very far better: yet to abide in the flesh is more needful for your sake. Phil.1:23-24

5. And having this confidence,

    I know that I shall abide, yea, and abide with you all, for your progress and joy in the faith. Phil.1:25

6. That your glorying may abound in Christ Jesus in me through my presence with you again. Phil.1:26

7. Only let your manner of life be worthy of the gospel of Christ: that, whether I come and see you and be absent,

    I may hear of your state that ye stand fast in one spirit, with one soul striving for the faith of the gospel. 1:27

***Be unbreakable bedrock for the defending of the truth in the New Testament Bible!

F. Conclusion:  What life will you live?  May God grant you good health and peace!  Preach this April 26, 2020.

 

 VIDEO SERMON BY BROTHER CHAN ON April 26, 2020

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rI4PeQDe60A

 
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