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Using three Bible characters, on Sunday we talked about how to be rescued from rejection. Leah taught us that you can’t manipulate people into loving you or buy your way into their good graces. David taught us that you have to trust God’s anointing and calling on your life even when people like your family reject what God has created you to be and do. Finally, we learned from Jesus that you have to have courage to walk through the crowd and to continue to live for an audience of One. People will come into your life and leave your life, but God will never fail you!

Here were the three concluding tips:

  • Rest in God’s love.
    Before Jesus was rejected in Galilee, before He went toe to toe with the devil in the Garden, He heard the words of His Heavenly Father in Luke 3 at His baptism say, “This is my beloved Son, and in Him I am well-pleased.” Jesus knew what He had been sent to do, and because the Father loved Him and promised to be with Him, He knew He could do it no matter how many followed Him or rejected Him.
God has put it on my heart to address three expressions in our culture that don’t exactly line up with
Matthew 7 “Do not judge, or you too will be judged. 2 For in the same way you judge others, you will be
I want to challenge this cultural misconception.  “God won’t give you more than you can handle.”  That phrase sounds as