“WALKING IN FAITH” (Hebrews 11:5-6)

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“WALKING IN FAITH”

(Hebrews 11:5-6)

Enoch shows our destiny “In Christ”:

W________/F_______________ with God.

Genesis 5:21-24

Enoch shows us a life that p__________ God.

ENOCH BELIEVED GOD IS

N___________ can please God apart from f________________.

How can we know God is?

1 John 5:10

ENOCH SOUGHT GOD’S REWARD

Not enough to believe God is, must also believe God is:

Can God be found?  Be known?

1 Chronicles 28:9     Psalm 58:11            Proverbs 8:17         Jeremiah 29:13        Luke 11:10

The rewards for faith?

John 3:16                Matthew 6:33

EVERYTHING GOD HAS IS A REWARD FOR FAITH!

THEREFORE, ENOCH:

WALKED WITH GOD, PREACHED FOR GOD,

AND ENTERED GOD’S PRESENCE.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“MY PEOPLE” (2 Chronicles 7)

“MY PEOPLE”

(2 Chronicles 7)

Who are “My People”?

THE CONTEXT

The Dedication of the Temple and the Dedication of the People.

THE CONDITIONS

“My People” – then and now?

IF:

H___________ Selves -

Psalm 5:4-5                            2 Chronicles 16:7-9

P___________ -

S________ God -

T_______ from e______ ways.

Psalm 139:23-24

BUT IF:

“Byword”/”Object of Ridicule” – a J____________.

(Not God – but M_____)

THE CONSEQUENCE?

IF/THEN

James 4:7-10

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“FAITHFUL WORSHIP Part 2” (Hebrews 11:4)

“FAITHFUL WORSHIP”

(Hebrews 11:4)

Dead men tell tales?

Theme of Hebrews 11:  F_______________.

Cain and Abel   (Genesis 3-4)

Cain means:  _________________________________

Abel means:  _________________________________

THE POINT?

ABEL OFFERED A TRUE SACRIFICE

A Place to Worship –

A Time to Worship –

A Way to Worship –

Acts 4:12                Proverbs 14:12

ABEL OBTAINED RIGHTEOUSNESS

GOD WANT FROM US?

  1. Accept and Trust in Jesus Christ’s ________________ sacrifice.
  2. Be a _____________ sacrifice.

(Romans 12:1-2)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“FAITHFUL WORSHIP Part 1” (Hebrews 11:4)

“FAITHFUL WORSHIP”

(Hebrews 11:4)

Dead men tell tales?

Theme of Hebrews 11:  F_______________.

Cain and Abel   (Genesis 3-4)

Cain means:  _________________________________

Abel means:  _________________________________

THE POINT?

ABEL OFFERED A TRUE SACRIFICE

A Place to Worship –

A Time to Worship –

A Way to Worship –

Acts 4:12                Proverbs 14:12

ABEL OBTAINED RIGHTEOUSNESS

GOD WANT FROM US?

  1. Accept and Trust in Jesus Christ’s ________________ sacrifice.
  2. Be a _____________ sacrifice.

(Romans 12:1-2)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“CHOOSE” (Joshua 24)

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“CHOOSE!”

(Joshua 24)

CHOICES.  CHOICES.  CHOICES!

Simple/Difficult                         Short Term/Long Term

THE CONTEXT (VS.1-13)

What G____ has done!

THE CHOICE (vs. 14-15)

“Gotta serve s_________________.”

Romans 6

THE CLAIM (vs. 16-21)

We will serve the L________!

THE CONSEQUENCES (vs. 22-31)

If so –

If not –

Witnesses?  A stone?  Really y______________.

Your inheritance?  The next generation?

WE WILL SERVE THE LORD!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“WHAT IS FAITH? Part 2” (Hebrews 11:1-3)

“WHAT IS FAITH?”

(Hebrews 11:1-3)

THE DEFINITION OF FAITH (vs. 1)

Assurance of things hoped for.

Living in a hope that is so real it gives an assurance so real –

that we build our l________________ on it.

Titus1:1-2

Certain of things not seen.

Implies a r_________________.

THE TESTIMONY OF FAITH (vs. 2)

God’s approval is gained only by f_________________.

How do you explain the “supernatural”?

THE ILLUSTRATION OF FAITH (vs. 3)

Where did it all come from?  How?

Colossians 2:8                       Ephesians 2:8-9

How can you explain it all?

1 Corinthians 2:9-10

An illustration of faith?  You?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“WHAT IS FAITH? Part 1” (Hebrews 11:1-3)

“WHAT IS FAITH?”

(Hebrews 11:1-3)

Works in the Old Testament – Grace in the New Testament?

ALWAYS BEEN BY F_______________.

Faith is the way to l_________ and the way to l___________.

Assurance of things hoped for.

Living in a hope that is so real it gives an assurance so real –

that we build our l________________ on it.

John 20:29

Moses?  (11:26)

Titus 1:1-2

Epicurus:  “The chief end of life is pleasure.”  Agree?

What will give you the most pleasure in the E___________?

“Sure” –                                                 Hebrews 1:3; 3:14

Faith looks through the certain lens – the lens of f_______ in G_______.

Certain of things not seen.

Implies a r_________________.

Noah?

Live by faith?  Faith in _______________?

Ephesians 2:8

Thank God for the gift of faith!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“DON’T FORGET!” (Deuteronomy 8)

“DON’T FORGET!”

(Deuteronomy 8)

The purpose of memorials is to ______________________.

How good is your memory?

REMEMBER THE GOOD TIMES. 

REMEMBER THE BAD TIMES.

In the Bible, God tells his people often to REMEMBER!

Deuteronomy 6 and 8                            Hebrews 10:32

REMEMBER (in the Bible) means to:

REMEMBER what God has done & why you should REMEMBER!

When is it easier to remember God?

Good Times – satisfaction and plenty leads to FORGETTING.

FORGETTING LEADS TO D____________________.

DISOBEDIENCE LEADS TO S_______.

FORGETTING LEADS TO P__________.  (8:14)

“I did it?”                       Who did it?  (8:17-18)

FORGETTING LEADS TO D_______________.

REMEMBER – DON’T FORGET!

(Where you were.  Where you are going.  Who’s taking you there.)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“DANGER OF ABANDONMENT Part 2” (Hebrews 10:26-39)

“DANGER OF ABANDONMENT”

(Hebrews 10:26-39)

 

THE NATURE OF APOSTASY (What is it?)

The i_____________ falling away from the t___________.

1 Timothy 4:1-2       2 Timothy 4:1-5       Hebrews 2:1-3

THE CHARACTERISTICS OF APOSTASY

Truth is k___________ and r___________.  Truth is r____________.

2 Corinthians 13:5-6

THE CAUSES OF APOSTASY

THE RESULTS OF APOSTASY? (vs. 26-31)

  1. N__ sacrifice for sins remains.
  1. Brings g___________ judgment.

Matthew 13:38-43; 49-50         2 Thessalonians 1:7-9

John 19:11              Luke 12:47-48          Acts 17:30-31

Apostates reject the F________, the S______ and the H_____ S______.

THE CURE FOR APOSTASY? (vs. 32-39)

Look B_______________ - Look F_________________

Matthew 13:20-21; 7:22-23

”Remember”:  ______________________________________________

SUFFERING IS P____________ - GOD’S PROMISES ARE C__________!

In the meantime: Live righteously by F_________________.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“WHAT MATTERS?” (Deuteronomy 6)

“WHAT MATTERS?”

(Deuteronomy 6)

THE PREDICAMENT

God is preparing his people for:

A_________/P___________       Competitive R__________

I____________ I________________.

THE PROMISE (vs. 1-3)

“Enjoy Long Life” - ________________________________

Exodus 20:12                         Ephesians 6:1-3

THE PLEA (vs 4-5)

“Shema” means ___________________________________________.

“Your/You” is s____________.  Each of you!

Love God with all your:

H________     S_______     S___________     M___________

THE PLAN (vs. 6-19)

“Impress” means to ________________________________.

Talk/Sit/Walk/Lie down/Get up

THE PAST (vs. 20-25)

Tell G__________S_______________

The PLEA is to follow the PLAN in telling the story of the PAST with a PROMISE for the future before/during the PREDICAMENT.