“THE PEOPLE OF FAITH” Galatians 3:1-14

“THE PEOPLE OF FAITH” Galatians 3:1-14

“THE PEOPLE OF FAITH” Galatians 3:1-14

Sermon Notes:    THE PEOPLE OF FAITH     Galatians 3:1-14         Sept 27, 2020

We are invited by God to become THE PEOPLE OF FAITH, who put their trust and belief in Jesus Christ and His promises.

  1. Abraham’s Belief was Reckoned as _____________  (vrs. 6)
    1. Hebrews 11:1,6
    2. This faith ________ logic, reason, comfort and experience.
    3.  ______________had this type of faith: Genesis 11
    4. Genesis 15:6
    5. … not perfect, but he kept   _________   to God.
    6. … considered as righteous ______                          before the Law.
  2. … God’s Conduit for a __________  upon all humanity. (vs.8)
    1. V7 All believers in God become ___________  of Abraham.                                                        Vs. 26-28 not just on                        , … on people outside his family, … women and children, … every classification
    2. Promise of a _____________________ through Abraham.     (Genesis 12:3)                          1. 25 years before Isaac’s birth.      2. a major building block of the hope of Israel.                        3. Isaac faith was like his father’s.
    3. v8 God was the first ________________.
    4. a ________________ to all passed through 20 centuries        ( John 1:14)
    5. Jesus made many promises and _________________ to all.  (John 3:16        Matthew 11:28-30,     John 11:25,      John 14:6)
    6. Physical fulfillment of Abraham’s blessing has come: Jesus.
  3. Abraham’s Belief is God’s Conduit for us to receive the Promise of the ______   _____________   and His Power. (vs. 13-14)
    1. God used Abraham’s faith as a conduit to the __________________
      1. . Through belief in Jesus, we have no                    left. Verse 13;
      2. blessing didn’t stop with Jesus … includes His                             
      3. John 14:16-17
    2. Promise of the _________________-not the first time He was mentioned.              Genesis 1:2, 26    II Peter 1:21                                            (Exodus 31:1-6)
    3. … upon all believers of Christ (Joel 2:28-32; Acts 2:1-21)
    4. Still                                           … become SONS OF ABRAHAM AND INHERIT ETERNAL PROMISES.  BE PEOPLE OF FAITH.

“THE GOSPEL GIVES FREEDOM” Galatians 2:1-10

“THE GOSPEL GIVES FREEDOM” Galatians 2:1-10

“THE GOSPEL GIVES FREEDOM” Galatians 2:1-10

Sermon Notes:  THE GOSPEL GIVES FREEDOM Galatians 2:1-10  Sept 13, 2020

God established certain limits, but Jesus Christ has removed some boundaries. The                                                                to serve God in a multitude of new ways.

WE ARE SET FREE FROM                                               (vs. 1-2, 10)

  1. Paul outlines the           – I Corinthians 15:3-4
  2. John 8:31-32 Jesus sets us free from the bondage of sin.
  3.                        from the Mosaic Law.
    • Free from three national holidays Exodus 23:14-16
    •               with Gentiles. Exodus 23:32-33.
    • Mosaic Law                        every aspect of living.
    • V.7-9 …not requiring                     . Leviticus 12:3
  4. Galatians addresses our                  in Christ.

 

WE ARE SET FREE TO                                           (ch.1:21 & 2:9)

  1. Words of small children:           .  Matthew 28:19-20a
    • The command of Jesus is                        .
    • “Everything”                   the command to teach.
    • Believers have the               NEWS EVER HEARD.
  2. Paul & Barnabas were actively                  the message.
  3. The Spirit had led                 to preach to Cornelius Acts 10.
  4. God has always been                       .

WE ARE SET FREE TO WORK                                          .

  1. Paul had the best                             , but Barnabas…?
  2. Paul & Barnabas were by God’s Spirit.
  3. …respectfully gone .
    • Paul & Barnabas were not .
    •                  was “hand-picked” by Christ (Galatians 1)
    • Matthew 5:17
  4. V. 8-9 these leaders each                        other equally.
  5. God has entrusted to                                a work to do.                 Matthew 5:14, 16; Colossians 3:23-24

“GOD’S PLAN FOR YOU”   Galatians 1:11-24

“GOD’S PLAN FOR YOU”   Galatians 1:11-24

“GOD’S PLAN FOR YOU”   Galatians 1:11-24

Sermon Notes: GOD’S PLAN FOR YOU   Galatians 1:11-24 Sept 8, 2020

Genesis 1:1; Psalm 147:5; Isaiah 46:9-10

God’s omniscience in Galatians 1. What is GOD’S PLAN FOR YOU? What kind of tool in the Master’s hands are you? Where will God send you to spend eternity?

Galatians 1:11-24

GOD’S PLAN WAS IN PLACE                                         . (vs. 11-12)

  1. Gospel means:                     . John 3:16
  2. Message from Christ Jesus in heaven.
  3. Savior of mankind. Genesis 3:15; Genesis 12:3; Genesis 22:8
  4. Old Testament prophesies pre-told Him.
  5. John 1:3; Colossians 1:16; Isaiah 46:8-11

GOD’S PLAN INCLUDES USING                              (vs. 13-14)

  1. Paul was zealous for                            .
  2. Acts 6:9f intro to Paul/Saul … false charges against .
    1. Acts 7 Stephen’s sermon about                  .
    2. Exodus 3:7-8; Deuteronomy; Judges
  3. God used the Assyrians, Babylonians, , King of Persia.
  4. God used the Greek and the Roman Empire

Galatians 4:3-5; Romans 8 & 9 (v.22-24)

GOD’S PLAN OF SALVATION IS                                         . (V. 16-24)

  1. Paul was taught by through revelation.
    1. Christians enabled Paul to .
    2. Nervous Ananias was told God’s plan for Paul. Acts 9:15-16     God’s Plan: Use this                            to MULTIPLY believers.
  2. John 3:16; Matthew 11:28-30; Ephesians 2:8 II Peter 3: 9-14

CONCLUSION:  Romans 8:28; Psalm 127:3; Psalm 139

Are you willfully obeying God through Jesus and preparing for heaven, or will God patiently endure your rebellion until He sends you to Hell?

“Delivered from Evil” – Galatians 1:1-5

“Delivered from Evil” – Galatians 1:1-5

Sermon Notes   “Delivered from Evil” – Galatians 1:1-5

Matthew 6:13; 28:18; Colossians 1:13; II Peter 3:9f

People who turn from sin and live for Jesus are delivered from evil.

CHRISTIANS ARE DELIVERED BY                  .  (Vs. 1)

  1. Paul’s          : sent through God, Christ & the Father. – 2nd Peter 1:15-21
  2. God repeatedly                  His people from evil. – Israelites  (Genesis 15:13; Book of Exodus)
  3. God still delivers His people from evil. Romans 8:28
  4. Acts 4:12; II Corinthians 5:20-21
  5. Jesus has conquered death with         . Ephesians 2:5-6

CHRISTIANS ARE DELIVERED BY . (V. 3-4)

  1. The only way man could enter God’s presence: ___   _____    _  – Hebrews 9:22
  2. Jesus was               .
  3. Hebrews 7:26-28
  4. John 15:13-14; First John 3:16; Romans 6:23
  5. Galatians 3:27; Romans 6:3-8; Acts 22:16

CHRISTIANS ARE DELIVERED FOR                             .  (V. 5)

  1. A craftsman’s finished work has a ___ __   ___  ____________
  2. Galatians 1:20; Ephesians 2:10
  3. Colossians 3:17; Romans 8:30
  4. Matthew 5:14; Galatians 5:19f
  5. The ultimate glory to God: when Christ Jesus ___________   – II Thessalonians 1:9

Christians: live as those who’ve already been delivered from evil

“Follow the Right Leader” – Galatians 1:1-12

“Follow the Right Leader” – Galatians 1:1-12

“Follow the Right Leader” – Galatians 1:1-12

Sermon Notes   “Follow the Right Leader” – Galatians 1:1-12

The Bible assures us that there is one relationship that we need to be confident in: that we follow the right leader !

  1. BEWARE OF THE DECEPTION OF   PEOPLE.
  2.       Paul’s letter of ________, encouragement & instruction.
    1. Paul warned the elders of Ephesus to guard the flock  (Acts 20:29)
    2. Our __________ has seen many persuasive deceiving speakers.

 

  1. BEWARE OF THE  OF SATAN’S POWERS.
  2. Jesus ____________ Satan, demons and the powers of darkness.
  3. Jesus gave His ____________ power to victoriously fight and win. Matthew 10, Mark 6 & Luke 9 & 10. That power CONTINUES!
  4. Companions of Jesus sometimes ________________ God’s will. (Matthew 16:23).
  5. Jesus gives us the ___________ to victoriously fight and defeat all evil. Believers of Christ are promised: 1) the Holy Spirit (Acts 2:38); 2) God in us (Galatians 4:6); 3) God limits evil (I Cor 10:13); 4) angels protect & assist us (Hebrews 1:14; Ps.91:11); 5) continual presence of Jesus (Matthew 28:20); and, 6) Spiritual armor to guard against and fight all evil (Ephesians 6:10-12), gained through LEARNING HIS SCRIPTURE.

              How much time do you devote to learn scripture in preparation for this spiritual battle?

  1. Satan ____________ his deception, appearing as an “angel of light” (II Corinthians 11:14-15)
  2. We are to _______ ________ every contradictory message. WE REJECT EVERY TEACHER OR GROUP WHICH CLAIMS SPECIAL MESSAGES WHICH CONFLICT WITH THE BIBLE.   First John 4:1-4

 

  • BEWARE OF THE DECEPTION OF SELF SUFFICIENCY.  BE COMMITTED TO                          __________ and the ___  ______.
  1. This message is from Jesus Christ II   (Peter 3:14-18)
  2. Jesus Christ is the                             (John 3:16-18)
  3. Jesus: the only one to                 Messianic Prophecy….       (Matthew 5:17-20)
  4. Jesus: the Word of God who became ____ ___ to give us life.       (John 1:1-14)
  5. Jesus: the Way – Truth – Life; only way to Father God.     (John 14:6)
  6. No other name … by which we must be saved.    (Acts 4:12)
  7. Psalm 119:11, 105; John 6:(48-)63 = “eat” His words & live.
  8. _____ ___ our self; be transformed to live His will.            (Romans 6:12-1)4

 

Righteousness is determined by God; not by popular poling, our feelings or majority vote. God does not change. His guideline = Bible.

Jesus says, “Come to Me… Learn from Me.” He warns us to watch out for the deception of the enemies of God.

ARE YOU FOLLOWING THE RIGHT LEADER ????

“Love the Lord” – Mark 12:28-31

“Love the Lord” – Mark 12:28-31

Sermon Notes  “Love the Lord” – Mark 12:28-31

Mark 12.28-31

    Deut 6.4-5

       Hebrews 8.10-12

         John 4.23-24 Spirit and Truth

           1 Tim 4.6-10

              Ezekiel 36.26

                 Phil 4.13

                    1 Kings 18.21

                        Luke 1.1-4

                           1 Corinthians 6.9-11

                               1 Corinthians 1.18-19

                                   Romans 1.8

                                       Ephesians 5.15-17

                                           1 Pet 3:15

 

“You were witnesses” – 1st Thessalonians 2:10-12

“You were witnesses” – 1st Thessalonians 2:10-12

“You were witnesses” – 1st Thessalonians 2:10-12

Sermon Notes  “You were witnesses” – 1st Thessalonians 2:10-12

Fathers, do not exasperate your children; instead, bring them up

in the ___________and ______________ of the Lord.

                          Ephesians 6.4 

because the Lord disciplines those he loves,
as a father the son he ____________ in.

                        Proverbs 3.11-12

 human fathers who _______________ us. 

                        Hebrews 12.7-10

 And I said, “Here am I. ___________ ________!”

                       Isaiah 6

He has saved us and _____________ us to a holy life

                      2 Timothy 1.9

“But we were gentle among you” – 1st Thessalonians 2:6-9

“But we were gentle among you” – 1st Thessalonians 2:6-9

“But we were gentle among you” – 1st Thessalonians 2:6-9

Sermon Notes  “But we were gentle among you” – 1st Thessalonians 2:6-9

 

As a mother ___________ her child

                Isaiah 66.13  

yet do it with _____________ and respect

                1 Peter 3:15 

would not be a __________ to any of you

               2 Thessalonians 3.6-10 

who labor in _________and __________

              1 Timothy 5:17-18

those who ___________ the gospel

             1 Corinthians 9:14

“Approved by God” – 1st Thessalonians 2:4-6

“Approved by God” – 1st Thessalonians 2:4-6

“Approved by God” – Thess 2:4-6

Sermon Notes     “Approved by God”  Thess 2:4-6           July 26, 2020

APPROVED

If I am trying to _________ men.

Galatians 1.10

as one ___________ ,

2 Timothy 2.15-16

whom the Lord ___________ .

2 Corinthians 10.18

 

ENTRUSTED

_______ the good deposit

2 Timothy 1.13-14

 

TESTS OUR HEARTS

Search me, O God, and know my _______;

Try me and know my anxious __________.

Psalm 139:23