Special Message: Jesus Sent You an Invitation – Have You RSVP’s Yet?

Matthew 28:11-30

by Thom Bacon

  • 1.  “ Come to me, all who are weary and heavy-laden, and I will give you rest”
    • Jesus says to come.
    • Jesus says to come to me.  Isaiah 55:3 & Mark 10:13-15
    • Who is Jesus inviting?   All who are weary and heavy-laden. Matthew 11:19 and Matthew 8:1-3; 8:13-16
    • What did Jesus promise?  I will give you rest. Mark 6:31; Genesis 2:2-3; Exodus 20:8-11; Exodus 23:12; Exodus 34:21
  • 2.  “Take My yoke upon you”     Romans 5:1; Philippians 4:6-8; Genesis 1:26-28; Genesis 2:15; Genesis 3:16-19
    • What incentive did Jesus give us for taking His yoke?  For My yoke is easy and My burden is light.    Matthew 9:35-36
    • “Easy” doesn’t mean simple.  It means good or well-fitting.
  • 3.  “Learn from Me”.   Psalm 23
    • We are not to just learn about Him, but directly from Him.  John 14:26; John 16:13-15
    • How does Jesus describe Himself?  gentle and humble in heart
    • What is the final result of coming, taking and learning from Him?  YOU WILL FIND REST FOR YOUR SOULS.  I John 1:9; Luke 6:37; John 14:27; Psalm 55:22
  • Application:      Jeremiah 6:16