Don’t Get Ahead of Yourself

By Brandon Grayson, April 21, 2020

“Don't Get Ahead of Yourself”

Matthew 16:21-24

21 From that time Jesus began to show to His disciples that He must go to Jerusalem, and suffer many things from the elders and chief priests and scribes, and be killed, and be raised the third day.

22 Then Peter took Him aside and began to rebuke Him, saying,“Far be it from You, Lord; this shall not happen to You!”

23 But He turned and said to Peter, “Get behind Me, Satan! You are an offense to Me, for you are not mindful of the things of God, but the things of men.”

24 Then Jesus said to His disciples, “If anyone desires to come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow Me.

Seven Ways to NOT Get Ahead of God

  1. Just because we strongly doesn’t mean it is Gods will.
2. Just because says is right doesn’t mean it is what God says is right.
3. Gods ways will always lead to in Him. Not to trust in , reason or ourselves.
4. Our place is Jesus not in front of Him.
5. We will either be for God or for the world.
6. We become tools for the world when our are anything other than God.
7. We become tools for God when we ourselves and .