Coming In Second_ by dffhrtcv3


									Coming In Second!
         John the Baptist

His greatness was overshadowed.

Luke 3:16
    John answered them all, saying, "I
 baptize you with water, but he who is
 mightier than I is coming, the strap of
 whose sandals I am not worthy to
 untie. He will baptize you with the Holy
 Spirit and with fire.
Do You Belong In Second Place?

We are competitive by nature.

  Acts 8:9-13 – Simon the sorcerer
Do You Belong In Second Place?

Psalm 8:6-8
     You have given him dominion over
 the works of your hands;you have put
 all things under his feet, all sheep and
 oxen, and also the beasts of the field,
 the birds of the heavens, and the fish of
 the sea, whatever passes along the
 paths of the seas.
Do You Belong In Second Place?

1 Peter 2:9
      But you are a chosen race, a royal
  priesthood, a holy nation, a people for
  his own possession, that you may
  proclaim the excellencies of him who
  called you out of darkness into his
  marvelous light
We Are Challenged to Humility
Mathew 18:1-4

Matthew 20:25-28
We Are Challenged to Humility
 God shows us what is good and what He
  requires of us
                 Micah 6:8
    He has told you, O man, what is good;
      and what does the Lord require of you
    but to do justice, and to love kindness,
      and to walk humbly with your God?
We Are Challenged to Humility
God Has Chosen the weak to be mighty.
 (1 Corinthians 1:26-31)
The happiness of God’s people.
  (Matthew 5:3-10)
 Being humble doesn’t make us doormats.
  (Matthew 21:12)
Second Place in The Kingdom
    Is a Place of Honor
Least in Kingdom greater than John.
 (Luke 7:28)
Do not grow weary in well doing.
 (Galatians 6:9)
We Are Called to Be in Second Place

Galatians 2:20
     It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives
 in me. And the life I now live in the flesh I live by
 faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave
 himself for me.
Colossians. 1:18
     And he is the head of the body, the church.
 He is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead,
 that in everything he might be preeminent.
       Coming In Second Place

Second place is where the Christian
 should strive to remain.

 Won’t you put Jesus first in your life
 beginning Tonight?

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