The Time Has Come

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Jesus returned to Galilee in the power of the Spirit, and news about him spread through the whole countryside. He was teaching in their synagogues, and everyone praised him.

From that time on Jesus began to preach the good news of God: “The time has come,” he said, “The kingdom of God has come near. Repent and believe the good news!”

(Luke 4:14-15, Matthew 4:17, Mark 1:14-15)

Jesus’ first recorded sermon clocked in at a mere 17 words. Today, we’ll examine the first 11.

The Coming of the Kingdom

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Some religious leaders asked Jesus when the Kingdom of God would come. Here’s how he replied:

The Narrow Door

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Jesus traveled from town to town, teaching as he made his way again to Jerusalem.

Someone asked him, “Lord, are only a few people going to be saved?” Here was his response:

Don’t Worry, Have Faith

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After telling the story of the rich fool, Jesus gave his disciples this really very extremely incredibly comforting message, reiterating some of his key themes from the Sermon on the Mount: