THE CHURCH IS:
THE ASSEMBLY OF PEOPLE
CALLED OF GOD
TO FOLLOW JESUS A NEW AGE IS COMING Final Instructions - Do not leave Jerusalem - Wait for the promise of God Final Remarks - You will be baptized with the Spirit - You will receive power by the Spirit - You will by My witnesses WAITING ON THE SPIRIT They remained in Jerusalem They gathered in the upper room They were of one mind They were devoted to prayer They chose a replacement for Juda
Text: Luke 20:1-19 The Occasion Jesus was being questioned regarding His authority. The Sanhedrin were seeking to entrap Him. A Parable about a Vineyard An owner hires some new servants to tend his vineyard.
When the time for harvest arrives, he sends three of
his regular servants or slaves to receive his portion.
In each circumstance the slave is beaten, mistreated
and given nothing for the owner. The owner then sends his son to receive his portion,
Text: Luke 19:11-27 * The Occasion Because they were near Jerusalem Because they thought the Kingdom was imminent The Parable of the Minas A king was going to another land to receive a kingdom,
and then was returning to his present kingdom. He called 10 of his servants and gave each one “a mina.”
(about three months wages.) They were instructed to invest it on the king’s behalf
until he returned. The Defiant Servants These citizens hate