“DANGER OF ABANDONMENT Part 1” (Hebrews 10:26-39)

“DANGER OF ABANDONMENT”

(Hebrews 10:26-39)

APOSTASY (Not a good word)

1 John 2:19             Deuteronomy 13:12-13            1 Samuel 15:10-11

2 Chronicles 25:14-15, 27

THE NATURE OF APOSTASY (What is it?)

The i_____________ falling away from the t___________.

1 Timothy 4:1-2

THE CHARACTERISTICS OF APOSTASY

Truth is k___________ and r___________.  Truth is r____________.

“Knowledge” means: _________________________________________

“Deliberately” means: ________________________________________

2 Corinthians 13:5

THE CAUSES OF APOSTASY

  1.   P______________________ (Matthew 24:9-14)
  2.   F__________ T___________ (2 Timothy 4:3)
  3.   T_______________ (2 Timothy 4:10)
  4.   N_______________ (Hebrews 2:1-3)
  5.   Holding on to the O__________ (Matthew 5:29-30)
  6.   F___________ Christian f__________

THE RESULTS AND THE CURE FOR APOSTASY?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“DRAW NEAR Part 2” (Hebrews 10:19-25)

“DRAW NEAR”

(Hebrews 10:19-25)

Since – all we know from the Book of Hebrews (Doctrinal).

Now – what do we do with it? (Practical).

LET US:  (Continual Commands!)

Draw Near to G___________.  (vs. 22)

How?  By the blood of Jesus – His d____________.

With s___________ and c________ heart, conscience, and body.

Hold on to the H______________.  (vs. 23)

John 8:31                Luke 8:11-15           John 12:42-50

“Unswerving” means:  _________________________________________

Holding on does not keep us s__________ - it shows we are s_________. 

Why can we hold on?  He who promised is f___________________.

1 Thessalonians 5:24                             1 Corinthians 15:58

Encourage in L____________.  (vs. 24-25)

“Spur/Provoke” each other to l__________ and good d________.

We n___________ each other.   (The “One Anothers”) 

THE DAY APPROACHING?

COME!  STAY!  FELLOWSHIP WITH GOD’S PEOPLE!

ENJOY GOD’S COMPANY FOREVER!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Easter Service – “GAME OVER?” Mark 16:1-14

“GAME OVER?”

     Mark 16:1-14

“Places of No Return?”

THE EXCEPTION:  J______________ C____________

EASTER CHANGES E________________________!

  1. When the game is over, it all goes back in the b______________.
  1. No one asks to be b________ - but we were.
  1. No one asks to d___________ - but we will.

IN THE MEANTIME – ANY HOPE?

EASTER BRINGS H_________________!

Acts 2:22-24

Romans 8:1-8; 6:8-14; 8:22-25

1 Corinthians 15:1-8; 14-19; 26-28; 50-58

Living on “New Time”!

Revelation 1:17-18

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“TEARFUL ENTRY” (Luke 19:25-44; John 12:12-19)

“TEARFUL ENTRY”

(Luke 19:25-44; John 12:12-19)

THE SCENE

“The Next Day?”                                               John 12:1-11

A week before Passover -

Passover celebrated: ________________________________.

“Large crowd” - How large?

A donkey?

Genesis 49:10-11

“Hosanna” means: _____________________________________.

The Crowd was hailing – Jesus was c______________.

THE DAY

Right on schedule – God is in total c___________________.

Daniel 9:24-27

A donkey represented P____________.  White Horse meant W_____.

Next time he comes as C_____________________.

Revelation 19:11-16

HOSANNA – GOD HAS SAVED US!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“DRAW NEAR Part 1” (Hebrews 10:19-25)

“DRAW NEAR”

(Hebrews 10:19-25)

Since – all have learned from Book of Hebrews (doctrinal)

Now, therefore, - what to you do with it? (practical)

We can enter the Most Holy Place by the b___________ of Jesus.

If we try to enter some other way – there is N_____ Access!  Closed!

Matthew 7:21-23

Why the “Blood of Jesus” – His death?

That, and that only, satisfies God’s j_________________.

Only way?

“Opened up” –

“New” –

Christ’s D____________ is the only way to L_____________.

How must I come?

“Sincere” = ______________________________________________

Jeremiah 3:10; 24:7                Deuteronomy 4:29

“Sprinkled Hearts” –

“Washed Bodies” –

In Christ, we are:

Positionally satisfying to G_______________.

And      Practically being changed - t______________.

DRAW NEAR – NEARER!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“THE PERFECT SACRIFICE Part 3” (Hebrews 10:1-18)

“THE PERFECT SACRIFICE”

(Hebrews 10:1-18)

THE NEW PERFECT SACRIFICE: 

  1. Reflects God’s eternal w____________. (vs. 5,7)

Isaiah 53:4-5 

  1. R___________ the Old. (vs. 8-9)

Psalm 40:6-9

  1. S____________ the believer. (vs. 10)

“Sanctified” means to “make h_______” – “to be set a_________” 

1 Peter 1:18            Leviticus 11:44               Colossians 2:9-10      2 Peter 1:3-4 

Position/Practice 

  1. R______________ sin. (vs. 11-12) 
  1. Destroys God’s e_______________. (vs. 13)

Hebrews 2:14          Colossians 2:13-15                 Philippians 2:10

  1. Perfects the saints f____________. (vs. 14) 
  1. Fulfills the P_______________. (vs. 15-17) 

Jeremiah 31:33-34 

If accept Jeremiah – must accept ________________.

If reject Jesus – must reject Jeremiah and the H_______ S________. 

10:18 – IT IS DONE!

IF REJECT JESUS CHRIST – NO HOPE OF FORGIVENESS – EVER! 

2 Peter 3:9

 

“THE PERFECT SACRIFICE Part 2” (Hebrews 10:1-18)

“THE PERFECT SACRIFICE”

(Hebrews 10:1-18)

We preach Christ c______________!     (1 Corinthians 2:2)

WHY did the sacrifices of the Old Testament fail?

  1. Could not bring a__________ to God.

WHY, then, did God ever establish the Old Covenant?

  • To point to the s_____________ to come.
  • To remind that the penalty for sin is d_______________.
  • Sacrifice was a c______________ for sin.
  1. Could not r___________ sin.

Our Conscience?  (10:2; 9:9; 10:22; 13:18)

In Christ?

Romans 8:1            Psalm 51:3              1 John 1:8-2:2         Proverbs 28:13

  1. Were only e____________. 

Impossible!  WHY?

Amos 4:4-5; 5:21-25                              1 Samuel 15:22-26

To use the s___________ as a s___________ is a form of m_________.

To go through the r_________ without f_______ is mockery/hypocrisy! 

Psalm 51:17                           Isaiah 1

GOD DESIRES (AND DESERVES) YOUR H______________!

 

“THE PERFECT SACRIFICE Part 1” (Hebrews 10:1-18)

         “THE PERFECT SACRIFICE”

(Hebrews 10:1-18)

We preach Christ c______________!     (1 Corinthians 2:2)

WHY did the sacrifices of the Old Testament fail?

  1. Could not bring a__________ to God.

The Old were s___________ - not r____________.

Colossians 2:17

“Shadows” –

“Realities” –

“Make Perfect” – bring to c____________.  (the aim/goal)

WHY, then, did God ever establish the Old Covenant?

  • To point to the s_____________ to come.

1 Peter 1:10-12

  • To remind that the penalty for sin is d_______________.
  • Sacrifice was a c______________ for sin.

IF – from a p__________ and t____________ heart.

IF NOT – God’s p_______________

  1. Could not r___________ sin.
  2. Were only e____________.

WE PREACH CHRIST C_________________!

 

 

“THE NEW COVENANT Part 2” (Hebrews 9:15-28)

                     “THE NEW COVENANT”

(Hebrews 9:15-28)

Why did Jesus have to die?

  1. A Testament/Covenant/Will requires D_________________.
  2. Forgiveness requires B_________________.

Christ’s sacrifice was “O__________ for A________.”

“The end of the ages”                1 John 2:18             James 5:8               1 Peter 4:7

Perpetual Sacrifice?      ____________!

At Communion (Lord’s Supper) we r__________ Christ’s sacrifice-

We do not try to r_______ it.

  1. Judgment demands a S__________________.

Everyone has an appointment with d______. - After that comes J______.

Either you pay – or you have a s__________ to pay for you.

2 Corinthians 5:21

Waiting for Him?                       Revelation 19:11-16

3 Appearances of Jesus Christ:

Vs. 26 – to be c_________________

Vs. 24 – in h___________ after his death

Vs. 28 – to e____________ again

3 Crosses…

Barabbas never made it to the cross – someone took his place

Jesus went to the cross – to take our place

 

“THE NEW COVENANT Part 1” (Hebrews 9:15-28)

                     “THE NEW COVENANT”

(Hebrews 9:15-28)

How do you attempt to justify your sin?

“For this reason” refers to:

Ezekiel 18:4            Acts 4:12 1             1 Corinthians 1:23

Why did Jesus have to die?

  1. A Testament/Covenant/Will requires D_________________.
  2. Forgiveness requires B_________________.

Exodus 24:6-8                        Matthew 26:28                        Leviticus 17:11

Forgiveness is a _____________ thing!

God does not _________________ our sin.

Sin demands _______________.

John 3:16

God was so satisfied with Jesus – Philippians 2:9-11

But God is _________ satisfied with us!

Nor does he accept us as we ___________.

He is only satisfied with __________.

So the only way I can come to God is ____________ Jesus,

and be presented to him ________ Jesus.

Luke 18:10-14

THROW YOURSELF ON GOD’S MERCY!