Christ Community Brookside
Church for Monday - January 27 | Brookside
A Disciple Who's Ready for Monday Puts on The Yoke - 9:00am & 10:45am
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  • Christ Community - Brookside Campus
    400 W 67 St, Kansas City, MO 64113, United States
    Saturday 3:00 AM

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Title: A Disciple Who's Ready for Monday Puts on The Yoke
Scripture: Matthew 11:25-30
Speaker: Bill Gorman, BillG@ChristCommunityKC.org


>> There is no real rest outside of Jesus’s yoke.
>> A yoke of human expectation or a yoke of humble invitation.
“We do not want you in the zoo. Out you go! Out! Out with you.Why did they put me out this way? I should be in. I want to stay.Why should they put you in the zoo? What good are you? What can you do?” -Put Me In The Zoo
>> A yoke of human expectation or a yoke of humble invitation
>> A yoke of my endless striving or yoke of God’s rest
[The invitation to rest] does not mean that they are excused henceforth from hard work. On the contrary, to be a follower of Jesus is to enter a way of life that necessarily involves hard work. But there is nothing of the hopelessness about it that characterizes life for far too many of the world’s afflicted. —Leon Morris, Matthew
>> A yoke of human expectation or a yoke of humble invitation
>> A yoke of my endless striving or yoke of God’s rest
>> A yoke of trying harder or a yoke of training better
>> A disciple who’s ready for Monday puts on the yoke, pursuing intimacy with God through spiritual disciplines.
We know that embracing our unique Monday mission is difficult. So how do we prepare? Dallas Willard argues that to perform appropriately in those moments when we’re “on the spot,” we must be preparing while we’re “off the spot.” Preparation, he says, comes through regular engagement with the spiritual disciplines.
>> Bring back the Sabbath
>> Start and end your day with prayer
In prayer we intend to leave the world of anxieties and enter a world of wonder. We decide to leave an ego-centered world and enter a God-centered world. We will to leave a world of problems and enter a world of mystery. But it is not easy. We are used to anxieties, egos, and problems.; we are not used to wonder, God, and mystery. —Eugene Peterson, Answering God
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