Greatness in the Kingdom: A Fresh Sermon Animation Featuring Tim Keller

The disciples asked Jesus, “Who is the greatest in the Kingdom of heaven?” (Matthew 18:1). Jesus responds by pointing to a helpless, innocent child—a person who held one of the lowest places in society.

Jesus said, “Truly, I say to you, unless you turn and become like children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. Whoever humbles himself like this child is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven” (Matthew 18:3–4).

The world tells us that greatness is something that we have to struggle and compete to achieve. To achieve greatness, we have to spend time with those who elevate our own social standing. There is no room for humility on the path to worldly greatness. But Jesus says that the path to greatness is not rejecting the lowly—it’s welcoming them. With his own life, Jesus modeled this seemingly inverted path to greatness.

The greatest is the one who becomes the lowest. Jesus Christ was tried and executed as a human criminal, though he was equal with God (Phil. 2:6). He’s the greatest in the Kingdom.

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Get powerful, insightful perspective with the recently updated, Tim Keller Sermon Archive. This tagged and searchable database contains transcripts of over 1,300 sermons taught by Tim Keller—author, speaker, and senior pastor of Redeemer Presbyterian Church in New York City. With the Logos digital edition, these transcripts spring to life, ready for you to search, study, and share. You can even search for sermons based on specific passages, helping you dig even further into Keller’s preaching.

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7 Revitalizing Quotes on Our Personal Relationship with God

Christians constantly need to be refreshed in the amazing grace they live beneath. As we get yanked into busyness and to-do lists, we have tendencies to make light of the redemptive gift purchased on the cross. Here are seven quotes specifically chosen to revitalize your intimate connection with God:


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“Faith is the gaze of a soul upon a saving God.” —A.W. Tozer


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“Some people think God does not like to be troubled with our constant coming and asking. The way to trouble God is not to come at all.” —D.L. Moody


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“A rule I have had for years is to treat the Lord Jesus Christ as a personal friend. It is not a creed, a mere empty doctrine, but it is Christ Himself we have.” —D.L. Moody


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” . . . the chief end of man is to glorify God by enjoying Him forever.” —John Piper


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“Occasionally God rips aside the veil, and you begin to see this very fact: All things happen for you. All things. Everything is knit together.” —Tim Keller


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“You don’t give God authority over your life. He has it, totally.” —John Piper


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“All places are places of worship to a Christian. Wherever he is, he ought to be in a worshiping frame of mind.” —Charles Spurgeon

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Sermons are a great way to add insights to your spiritual diet. With sermon archives and Logos 5, it’s easier than ever to get your daily dose of wisdom. Devotionals are excellent bite-sized nuggets of truth, but when you start or end your day with a sermon, you’re getting a full meal.

Listening to a sermon in church is an entirely different experience than reading a book—you read the pastor. A facial expression or hand gesture can change the way you process their words—positively or negatively. But have you ever listened to a sermon in church and thought, “Wait, what did that pastor say?” Even if you take great notes, chances are, without the manuscript right in front of you, you’re probably going to miss something.

Sermon archives help you experience sermons in new ways and use them how you want. Logos Bible Software compiles thousands of sermons by your favorite pastors and teachers, and provides you with manuscripts you can read right alongside your Bible or commentaries. Every archive is fully searchable. Some of these archives include audio and video formats as well, so you can choose the format that best fits your learning style.

You can get sermon archives by Timothy Keller, John Piper, and Greg Laurie, and you can pre-order the archives of John MacArthur, D.A. Carson, Jimmy Evans, and Skip Heitzig. If you’re a pastor, this means you have thousands of models right in front of you as you prepare your own sermons. And if you’re not a pastor, who better to learn from than some of the best teaching pastors in the country?

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When you get a sermon archive, Logos organizes all of those sermons, whether there are hundreds or thousands of them. The Sermon Finder synchronizes with Logos 5’s Passage Guide and Sermon Starter Guide, making it even easier to jump right into the sermons you want to study. The Passage Guide lets you search across your library for all references to a particular passage—so whether you’re teaching on that passage or just wanting to learn more about it, all your sermons that discuss that passage come up. The Sermon Starter Guide finds all the tools you need to write compelling sermons and puts them right at your feet. When you search a passage or sermon theme, the Sermon Starter Guide pulls up all related passages, illustrations, quotations, media, and even sermon outlines. When you add sermon archives to your library, you’ll find all your relevant sermons here too.

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Faithlife Study Bible Contributors: Dr. Timothy Keller

Tim KellerThe Faithlife Study Bible gives you a wealth of study tools and information: in addition to rich media, smart searches, and three layers of study notes, you’ll get the outstanding articles from leading pastors, theologians, scholars and teachers.

The Faithlife Study Bible features dozens of articles from celebrated Christians, like Dr. Timothy Keller, New York Times bestselling author and senior pastor of Redeemer Presbyterian Church. Dr. Keller contributes his in-depth “Old Testament Law and the Charge of Inconsistency,” which explains the relationship of the New Testament to the Old Testament Law. You’ll get instant access to this article when you download the free FSB.*

“Old Testament Law and the Charge of Inconsistency” takes a look at common objections to Christianity based on perceived inconsistencies in the Old Testament Law. Have you ever heard objections to Christianity that stem from OT commands that are no longer practiced today?

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  • Avoiding raw meat, pork, or shellfish
  • Executing people for breaking the Sabbath
  • Not wearing clothes woven with two kinds of materials

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