Clearbranch UMC
Sunday February 18, 2018
ClearBranch is a United Methodist Church serving the Trussville/Argo area of northeast Jefferson County, Alabama. Our Mission is to ENGAGE people through relational ministry, to EQUIP disciples for Christ, and to EMPLOY their gifts through missions. The Vision of Clearbranch UMC is Transformed Lives offering the Transforming Love of Christ
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  • Clearbranch UMC
    8051 Glenn Rd, Trussville, AL 35173, USA
    Sunday 9:30 AM
Sermon Title: Christ in the Wilderness
Key Scriptures: Matthew 4:1-11 (ESV)

1 “Then Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil. 2 And after fasting forty days and forty nights, He was hungry. 3 And the tempter came and said to Him, ‘If you are the Son of God, command these stones to become loaves of bread.’ 4 But He answered, ‘It is written, ‘“Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that comes from the mouth of God.’” 5 Then the devil took Him to the holy city and set Him on the pinnacle of the temple 6 and said to Him, ‘If you are the Son of God, throw Yourself down, for it is written, and stone.’” ‘“He will command His angels concerning you.’” ‘“On their hands they will bear you up, lest you strike your foot against a 7 Jesus said to him, ‘Again it is written, ‘“You shall not put the Lord your God to the test.’” 8 Again, the devil took Him to a very high mountain and showed Him all the kingdoms of the world and their glory. 9 And he said to Him, ‘All these things I will give You, if You will fall down and worship me.’ 10 Then Jesus said to him, ‘Be gone, Satan!’ For it is written, ‘“You shall worship the Lord your God and him only shall you serve.’” 11 Then the devil left Him, and behold, angels came and were ministering to Him.”
1.) Jesus is the NEW and PERFECT ADAM.

Romans 5:12-19 (ESV)
2.) Jesus is the ETERNALLY satisfying BREAD of LIFE.

Matthew 4:2-4 (ESV)

John 6:32-35 (ESV)

Psalm 34:8 (ESV)

Psalm 16:11 (ESV)
3.) Jesus is the ROCK that was STRUCK for our SALVATION.

Exodus 17:3-6 (ESV)

1 Corinthians 10:1-5 (ESV)
Challenge Questions:
1.) Who will you share the Gospel with this week?

2.) How will you enjoy Christ more in your own life? He is eternally satisfying!

3.) Why was it important that the Rock was only struck once?
a.) How will this truth propel you to faith and worship?
b.) How will this free you from “self righteousness?”
Worship Set List;

Oceans - Hillsong United;

Song of Moses - Aaron Keyes;

Man of Sorrows - Hillsong United;

Do It Again - Elevation Worship;

Worthy of Your Name - Passion

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