How to Follow Jesus
(1) How to be saved
--Romans 10:9 If you openly declare that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.
(2) How to make Jesus your Lord
--Mark 8:34-35 If any of you wants to be my follower, you must give up your own way, take up your cross, and follow me. 35If you try to hang on to your life, you will lose it. But if you give up your life for my sake and for the sake of the Good News, you will save it.
(3) How to fight sin
--Matthew 6:12-13 forgive us our sins, as we have forgiven those who sin against us. 13And don’t let us yield to temptation, but rescue us from the evil one.
(4) How to avoid these 3 spiritual killers
--Luke 8:14-15 The seeds that fell among the thorns represent those who hear the message, but all too quickly the message is crowded out by the cares and riches and pleasures of this life. And so they never grow into maturity. 15 … who hear God’s word, cling to it, ...
(5) How to grow deep roots - 4 practices
--James 1:25 But whoever looks intently into the perfect law that gives freedom, and continues in it—not forgetting what they have heard, but doing it—they will be blessed in what they do. (NIV)
(6) How to have peace
--Philippians 4:6-7 Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank him for all he has done. 7Then you will experience God’s peace, ... as you live in Christ Jesus.
(7) How to treat others
--Matthew 7:12 Do to others whatever you would like them to do to you.
(8) How to help non-Christians
--Luke 9:60 Your duty is to go and (NLT) tell others about God’s kingdom. (NIRV)
(9) How to help Christians
--Hebrews 3:13 encourage one another daily, … so that none of you may be hardened by sin’s deceitfulness.
(10) How to make disciples
--Matthew 28:19-20 make disciples … 20Teach these new disciples to obey all the commands I have given you.