Chapter # 6 Paragraph # 5 Study # 1
September 30, 2007
Lincolnton, N.C.

<382> Thesis: Jesus was looking for heirs for His Father's Kingdom and He saw people who had already displayed some degree of interest in the Truth of Love. Introduction: Last week we considered Luke's introduction to Jesus' teaching as the Kingdom-Builder. We saw that this introduction focused upon people; but we also saw that the people were focused upon the superficial issues of physical life. Clearly, as a kingdom-builder, Jesus had His work cut out for Him. This morning we are going to begin an extended study of Jesus' teaching in light of the Kingdom. The first question with which we are going to deal is this: When Jesus "lifted up His eyes upon His disciples", what was He looking for and what did He see?