Lessons from the Death of Christ

Text: 1 Corinthians 11:26 The Foreknowledge of God – Acts 2:23 The Wisdom of God – 1 Corinthians 1:18,22-23 Many Will Reject Christ – Luke 23:13,21 Truth is Made Evident in Conflict – Matthew 27:54 Death is not the End – Colossians 1:18

The Word of the Cross

Text: 1 Corinthians 1:18 Paul’s Duty to Preach (v. 17) Two Opinions of the Gospel (1:18-2:5) Why is it Seen as Foolishness? The rejection of Christ Spiritual, not physical kingdom Call to sacrifice How is it the Power of God? This is how He chose to save us It shows what God has done It […]

Press On toward the Goal

Text: Philippians 3:14 How do we reach the goal? Desire to reach the goal (v. 12) Be willing to sacrifice (v. 5-8) Forget the past (v. 13) Follow the word of God (v. 16-17)

Priesthood of Christ

Text: Hebrews 3:1 Purpose of a Priesthood – Hebrews 5:1-3; 7:25; 9:24 Comparison with Levitical Priesthood – Hebrews 7:23-28; 9:11-14, 23-28, 10:11-14; 7:3, 23-25 Qualifications of Christ to be High Priest – Hebrews 2:14-18; 4:14-16; 7:26; 5:5-6 Sacrifice – Hebrews 10:10; 9:14; 7:27 Work – Hebrews 9:24; 7:25 Benefit we Derive from Christ being High […]

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 […]

Lord’s Supper

Institution – Matthew 26:26-29; 1 Corinthians 11:23-26 Significance – Hebrews 10:4-10; Ephesians 1:7 Practice Proper elements – Matthew 26:17,29 (unleavened bread & fruit of the vine) Proper time – Acts 20:7 (first day of the week) Proper place – 1 Corinthians 11:33 (in the assembly) Proper participants – 1 Corinthians 11:33 (Christians) Proper focus – […]

For God So Loved the World

Text: John 3:16 Salvation is from God – Ephesians 2:8 Salvation is Available because of God’s Love – Romans 5:6-8 Salvation is Available to All Men – Acts 10:34-35 Salvation is Possible through the Death of Christ – Hebrews 9:22-28 Salvation is Conditional – Mark 16:16 Salvation is from Destruction – 2 Thessalonians 1:7-9 Salvation’s […]