Exodus: Deliverance from Bondage

[All passages cited are from the book of Exodus unless otherwise indicated.] Bondage Oppressive slavery in Egypt – 1:8-22; 5:6-19 Unable to save themselves – 2:23-25; 14:10-12 God had a plan to deliver them – 3:6-10 Deliverance God demonstrated His power over Pharaoh – 9:16 Passover Lamb – 11:4-7; 12:3-7,12-13,29 Crossing the Red Sea – […]

Genesis: A Book of Beginnings

Beginning of Creation – Genesis 1:1 Beginning of Man – Genesis 1:26-27 Beginning of Sin – Genesis 3:1-6 Beginning of Sacrifices – Genesis 3:21 Beginning of Redemption – Genesis 3:15

Making Sacrifices

Text: Romans 12:1 Useless Sacrifices: That which costs us nothing – 2 Samuel 24:21-24 That which comes from self-made religion – Colossians 2:20-23 Necessary Sacrifices: Give up sin – Romans 6:2,11 Give up that which causes our brother to stumble – 1 Corinthians 8:4-13 Give up that which distracts us from serving God – Luke […]

The Sacrifice of Christ

Text: John 3:13-17; Numbers 21:3-9 The Coming Sacrifice – John 12:27; Acts 2:22-23 The Need for a Sacrifice – Romans 3:23; 6:23 The Nature of the Sacrifice – Universal (2 Corinthians 5:14-15); atonement, delayed the wrath of God (Romans 2:4-6)

Christ and the Church

Text: Ephesians 5:22-33 Christ is the Head of the Church Christ Sacrificed His Life for the Church The Church Must Submit to Christ The Church Must Love Christ The Church Must Serve Christ The Church Must be Faithful to Christ

What is Necessary for Forgiveness?

Sin – Colossians 1:14 Sacrifice – Hebrews 9:22,28 Instruction – Acts 2:36-37 Repentance – Acts 2:38 Desire for Forgiveness – Acts 2:37 Willingness to Forgive – Psalm 86:5

Lessons from Christ in His Death

Love – John 15:13 Restraint / Self-control – Matthew 26:52-54 Endurance / Patience – Hebrews 12:2 Humility – Philippians 2:6-8 Obedience – Philippians 2:8; Hebrews 5:8