Running the Race Set Before Us

Text: Hebrews 12:1-2 Follow the Example of the Faithful – Hebrews 12:1 Lay Aside Every Encumbrance – Hebrews 12:1 Lay Aside Sin – Hebrews 12:1 Run with Endurance – Hebrews 12:1 Fix your Eyes on Jesus – Hebrews 12:2 Run According to the Rules – 2 Timothy 2:5 Finish the Course – 2 Timothy 4:7

The Thief on the Cross

Text: Luke 23:39-43 Things the thief recognized: The Need to Fear God – Proverbs 1:7; Acts 10:34-35 That which is Just – Romans 2:2; 2 Thessalonians 1:6 The Innocence of Christ – 1 Peter 2:22 The Certainty of God’s Plan – Proverbs 30:5; Matthew 16:18-19

Deity of Christ

Those who deny the deity of Christ fall into 1 of 2 categories: He is a created being, therefore was never God (Jehovah’s Witnesses) He is eternal, but gave up His deity when He came to earth God is Unchangeable – Malachi 3:6; Hebrews 13:8 Jesus has All the Attributes of God Eternal – John […]

Faithfulness of God

Text: Lamentations 3:23 God has promised never to forsake us. How does this fit with the notion that the Father forsook Jesus on the cross? The Crucifixion – Matthew 27:33-54 The Prophecy – Psalm 22:1-24 The Application – We may be viewed with contempt, seen as forsaken, and surrounded by opponents, just like Christ. Yet […]

Jesus Christ – Our Perfect Example

Text: 1 Peter 2:21-25 His example shows us how we should be. An Example of Suffering – 2 Timothy 3:12; 1 Peter 4:12-16 An Example of Sinlessness – John 8:11; 1 John 2:1 An Example of Reliance upon God – Luke 22:42-43; Proverbs 3:5 An Example of Sacrifice – John 10:17-18; Romans 12:1; 1 John […]