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Cautious, Curious, or Committed?

John Maxwell says there are three types of followers, “the cautious, the curious, and the committed.” Jesus didn’t beg others to follow Him. In fact, when the numbers grew large, He began to test for their level of commitment (Mat 8:18-27).

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Meekness is Not Weakness

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Meekness is not weakness.

It is power under control (Mat 11:29).

  • What are some of the reasons that Christ was meek?
  • In what ways are you meek?

Are You Under Pressure?

As a Roman governor, Pilate had pledged to uphold the law. As a politician, he knew he must keep the people reasonably happy to avoid a riot. Pilate found no fault with Jesus, but could not find a way to get the people to listen to reason (Mat 27:11-26). 

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