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"A Family Resemblance" Following Jesus Sermon Series #9

"A Family Resemblance" Following Jesus Sermon Series #9

Most of us have been told from time to time that we might look like one of our parents, or maybe even sound like them. We can't help it; our genes play a role in the inherited traits and spending the first eighteen to twenty years of our lives around them play a major role in the learned traits. Whether we like it or fight it; most of us end up seeing our parents influences lived it in our own lives. What about our Heavenly Father? As Christians we are called the "children of God" and are a part of the family, so what do we do or say that most sounds or looks like our Heavenly Father? Or a better way to ask might be, "When do we most resemble God?" While the easy, sunday school answer might be, "When we love" because the Bible does teach that the world will know we are his followers by our love; but that is followers, or disciples - what about His children? When do God's children most look like their Father? Jesus gives us some straight answers in His Sermon on the Mount and the 7th Be