FBC Long Beach, MS
Worship Service Mar. 19th, 2023
Locations & Times
  • First Baptist Church Long Beach
    300 N Cleveland Ave, Long Beach, MS 39560, USA
    Sunday 9:00 AM
Preparing for Your Life Purpose
Matthew 26:17-19
(Parallel passages are Mark 14:12-26; Luke 22:7-38; John 13:1-30)

I. Jesus teaches that his time was at hand, v.18
Do you understand that your time is at hand?
A. Betrayal was a present reality and a risk for all
“…one of you will betray me.” Matthew 26:21
B. Personal sacrifice was required now to fulfill God’s purpose
“…this is my body… this is my blood.” Matthew 26:26,28
II. Jesus teaches the need for cleansing, John 13:4-5
Do you understand your need for cleansing?
A. The literal cleansing: the foot washing, vv. 1-17.
B. The figurative cleansing: the removal of the betrayer, vv.18-30.
III. Jesus teaches the essentials of fulfilling our life purpose, Jn 13:31-34.
Do you understand the essentials needed to fulfill your life purpose?
A. The foundational principle is loving as God loves, v.34.
B. Four foundational questions, 13:36; 14:5,8,22.
C. Four foundational chapters, 14, 15, 16, 17.