Greater #7 – Greater Response
> We’ve been challenged to have a Greater:
Perspective, Passion, Spirit, Faith, Courage, & Generosity
> How has God spoken to you during this series?
> What step(s) of obedience has He asked you to take?
16 As Jesus walked beside the Sea of Galilee, he saw Simon and his brother Andrew casting a net into the lake, for they were fishermen. 17 “Come, follow me,” Jesus said, “and I will send you out to fish for people.” 18 At once they left their nets and followed him.
Deute – “Come here! Come now!”
19 When he had gone a little farther, he saw James son of Zebedee and his brother John in a boat, preparing their nets. 20 Without delay he called them, and they left their father Zebedee in the boat with the hired men and followed him.
Opisō – to come in behind
14 As [Jesus] walked along, he saw Levi son of Alphaeus sitting at the tax collector’s booth. “Follow me,” Jesus told him, and Levi got up and followed him.
Akoloutheō – “Join us!”
When God calls us, what should our response be?
1) We follow His leading
> How do you know where God is leading you?
A) Talk to Him
B) Read His Word
C) Talk with people who challenge you
2) We follow His leading together
3) We follow His leading immediately
57 As they were walking along the road, a man said to him, “I will follow you wherever you go.”
58 Jesus replied, “Foxes have dens and birds have nests, but the Son of Man has no place to lay his head.” 59 He said to another man, “Follow me.” But he replied, “Lord, first let me go and bury my father.” 60 Jesus said to him, “Let the dead bury their own dead, but you go and proclaim the kingdom of God.” 61 Still another said, “I will follow you, Lord; but first let me go back and say goodbye to my family.” 62 Jesus replied, “No one who puts a hand to the plow and looks back is fit for service in the kingdom of God.”