A Disciple's Loyalty
Topic: Exposition Scripture: Luke 12:1–12:12
Are you a loyal person?
Main Point: Our loyalty to King Jesus must remain firm despite all the things that will test it.
A Loyalty Check: 3 Evidences of Loyalty
1. Our Loyalty Is Evident in How We Live (Luke 12:1–3)
- The Impact of Hypocrisy (Luke 12:1)
- The Exposure of Hypocrisy (Luke 12:2–3)
2. Our Loyalty Is Evident through What We Fear (Luke 12:4–7)
- A Call to Put Off the Fear of Man (Luke 12:4; cf. Proverbs 29:25)
- A Call to Put On the Fear of God
- Recognize the Unlimited Authority of God (Luke 12:5)
- Rejoice in the Meticulous Care of God (Luke 12:6–7)
3. Our Loyalty Is Evident in What We Confess (Luke 12:8–12)
- Our Confession Highlights Our Status (Luke 12:8–10)
- Our Confession Is Empowered by the Spirit (Luke 12:11–12)
Our loyalty to Jesus matters! It trumps all other loyalties. It informs all other loyalties. And our loyalty will be tested.