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MISPLACED AFFECTIONS [PART 4]

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John 6:60-71
There is a word that describes an action that every parent, husband or wife would hate to hear or see! A word called “abandon” By definition this word means “to leave completely and finally; forsake utterly; desert: to abandon a child; to abandon a sinking ship.  To give up; discontinue; withdraw from: to abandon a project; to abandon hope. We are about to see this word in action as the crowd begins to walk away because what Jesus said was too hard for them to understand or to demanding and not what they expected. Again they had misplaced affections that blinded them to the truth and to whom Jesus truly was and why he came in the first place. This is a sad part of the conversation that Jesus had with the multitudes! Why? The bible says they walked with Him no more from this point on. To me, this is very sad, maybe it because I’m a preacher. Not only are we about to see that they walked away from the truth, but they also walked away from the gift of salvation! Church family…

MISPLACED AFFECTIONS [PART3]

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John 6:41-59
The biggest problem with man [meaning mankind] is that they cannot get pass the idea that they need saving. Blinded by their own ignorance to the fact they are dead! Not literally but spiritually. The Bible teaches that man, since the fall, in his natural corrupt state, has lost all ability of the will to do any spiritual good accompanying salvation and is not able, by his own strength, to convert himself. Hence the fact, people don’t think they need saving because they already think they’re? Good people. The bible declares differently about the state of natural man. The sinfulness of man’s natural state: “Then the LORD saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every intent of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually” Gen. 6:5. The misery of man's natural state: “We.. .were by nature children of wrath, just as the others” Eph. 2:3. Man’s utter inability to recover himself “For when we were still without strength, in due time Christ died…

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