Are We There Yet?
The Gospel of the Kingdom of God
“Are we there yet?” – Mark 12:28-34
You are not far from the kingdom of God
Kingdom Entrance: One decision – Faith in Jesus
Three Evidences of Love:
- Love for God – 12:28-30
Love the Lord your God with all your heart…
Devoted to God – Matthew 4:8-10 & Romans 10:9-13
Have we truly loved God as the single focus of our worship?
- Love for Others – 12:31-33
Love your neighbor as yourself
Devoted to one another – Romans 12:9-13
Have we truly loved others with a sincerely devoted love?
- Long Obedience in the same direction – 12:33-34
And this is love: that we walk in obedience – 2 John 1:6
Devoted to acts of love – Romans 13:8-10; 1 John 3:23-24
Have we truly loved the direction to step in obedience?
“The only thing that counts is faith expressing itself through love”