How to Lose Friends and Irritate People

In a pre-election newspaper column, a man posed the question, “what do you do when the candidate you support takes a position you don’t like, or when the candidate you oppose takes a stand that you admire?” You would normally switch sides of allegiance. Jesus gets down to business as he thins the crowd of people who are following him for the wrong reasons. It’s another reminder to us that the gospel is offensive. We are about to witness the fastest shrinking church in history. Last week I talked you into surrendering your life to the lord. This week, I want you to reconsider your decision with a question: “do you really want Him?” John 6:60, “therefore, when many of his disciples heard this, they said, “this teaching is hard! Who can accept it" Jesus, knowing in himself that His disciples were complaining about this, asked them, “does this offend you?” Read More
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