46…Messiah — Getting Ready — Matthew 25:31-46…Handout

The Olivet_______is a teaching where Jesus describes the judgment at the close of our world. Matthew 24:3~ …he sat on the Mt of Olives…disciples came…saying, “Tell us…what will be the______ of your coming…(ESV) Getting Ready: More Than,_________ , and Bypass.

1) More Than_____Distancing (25:31-33) Matthew 25:31~ …the Son of Man comes in his glory, then he will sit on his_____ throne. (ESV) Jesus’ most prolific description Himself is the Son of_____. It confirms His identity with humanity. Psalm 24:8~Who is this King of glory? The _____strong and mighty…(NIV) Matthew 25:32~Before him will be________all the nations, and he will separate people…as a shepherd separates sheep from goats… 

2) A________Attaboy (25:34-40) What type of hat are you? _______ Matthew 25:34~Then the King will say to those on his right, ‘Come, you who are________by my Father,  inherit…(ESV) Notice the first word Jesus says,_____. It is a favorite. Matthew 11:28 14:29, 16:24; 19:14, 21; 22: 4; 25:34. Our salvation bears________ in our righteous works. Matthew 25:35-36~For I was______…thirsty…a stranger…naked…sick…in prison and you came to me. (ESV) How’s this even possible? Believers__________in the moment of God’s in-breaking as they minister. Yes, we have been________apart, but so many on you have been in_______ contact allowing our community of faith to flourish. This is what Jesus says about you,_______! Ephesians 2:10~For we are God’s handiwork, created_ in Christ Jesus to do______ works, which God prepared in advance for us to do. (NIV) Many of you have done these things so________you were not thinking about a reward. Matthew 25:40~And the King will answer them, Truly, I say to you, as you did it to one of the______ of these my brothers, you did it to me. (ESV) Jesus says in Matthew 22:39~You shall____your neighbor as yourself. (ESV) This is about_________ obeying God’s command. 

3)_____The Bypass (25:41-46) Our world is flowing the wrong way. A bypass is an alternate route. John 14:6~…I am the____…truth and life…(NIV) If we want to______ punishment for our sin, Jesus is the only way. Matthew 7:13~Enter through the______gate…(NIV) You don’t have to go with the____of our world. There is an______ route that leads to new life in Jesus Christ. Matthew 7:22~On that day many will say to me, Lord, Lord…And then will I declare…I______knew you…(ESV) Philippians 2:11~and every tongue_________that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father. (ESV) When the time comes, everyone, both saved and lost, will______Jesus is Lord. Understand neglecting the needs of deserving believers is the same as_________Jesus. 1John3:10~This is how we know who the children of God are…Anyone who does not do what is right is not God’s child, nor is anyone who does not love…(ESV) He says it is by doing what is_____. There was a man named Saul, meaning ______, who later becomes Paul, meaning____, who was on his way to persecute believers. Those who are not truly saved show no____concern for other believers.  Proverbs 14:31~Whoever_____the poor shows contempt for their Maker, but whoever is kind to the needy honors God. (NIV)
Our Takeaway:________________________________________________________________________

This Week’s Reference Corner: Matthew 24:3, Psalm 24:8, James 1:12, Revelation 2:10, Matthew 11:28; 14:29, 16:24; 19:14, 21; 22:4; 25:34, Ephesians 2:10, Matthew 22:39, Romans 13:9, John 13:34-35, John 14:6, Matthew 7:13, Matthew 7:22-23, Philippians 2:11, 1 John 3:10, Acts 9:4, Proverbs 14:31, 2 Timothy 4:8

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