avoiding spiritual slothfulness or excessiveness
October 28, 2018 - Pastor Patrick Severson
Then Jesus came to them and said, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. 19 Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, 20 and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.”
(G)____________ us to be with Him (Genesis 1 – 2).
“In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.”
“So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them.”
(O)____________________ us from God (Genesis 3).
“Then the woman saw that the fruit of the tree was good for food and pleasing to the eye, and also desirable for gaining wisdom, she took some and ate it. She also gave some to her husband, who was with her, and he ate it. 7 Then the eyes of both of them were opened, and they realized they were naked; so they sewed fig leaves together and made coverings for themselves.”
“So the Lord God banished him from the Garden of Eden to work the ground from which he had been taken.”
“Therefore, just as sin entered the world through one man, and death through sin, and in this way death came to all men, because all sinned— 13 for before the law was given, sin was in the world. But sin is not taken into account when there is no law. 14 Nevertheless, death reigned from the time of Adam to the time of Moses, even over those who did not sin by breaking a command, as did Adam, who was a pattern of the one to come.”
(S)ins ________be removed by ________________.
“Before this faith came, we were held prisoners by the law, locked up until faith should be revealed. 24 So the law was put in charge to lead us to Christ that we might be justified by faith. 25 Now that faith has come, we are no longer under the supervision of the law.”
“For the wages of sin is death”
(P)_____________ for sin, Jesus died and rose again.
“Do not think that I have come to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I have not come to abolish them but to fulfill them.
“This is what is written: The Christ will suffer and rise from the dead on the third day.”
“It is Finished”
(E)___________ trusts in Him alone has __________.
“For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith - and this not from yourselves, it is the gift of God - 9 not by works, so that no one can boast.”
“I tell you the truth, whoever hears my word and believes him who sent me has eternal life and will not be condemned; he has crossed over from death to life.”
(L)______________ starts now and lasts __________.
“The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full.”