GRACE IS ENOUGH

Book of Galatians
Why Grace?
The Emphasis:

To?

From?

The Point?
Find yourself in Galatians?

PRIORITY OF THE CHURCH


Why church?

 

CHURCH IS G _________ IDEA!

 

 

   Why do we do what we do?

 

 

Matthew 28:19-20                          Acts 1:8

 

 

 

E _________________

 

Ephesians 2:11     Acts 5:28

 

 

 

E __________________

 

Ephesians 4:11-16 Colossians 1:28

I Thessalonians 5:11

Hebrews 10:25

 

   HOW DO WE DO WHAT WE ARE TO DO?

 The M _____________ never change —
M ____________ do! 

I Corinthians 1:21

PRIORITY OF GOD’S WORD

PRIORITY OF GOD’S WORD

 

Because God is our priority:

 

God is L _________

 

God has A ________

 

God has S _________

 

 

Psalm 19:7-14        Hebrews 4:12                       II Timothy 2:15

 

 

SCRIPTURE IS GOD’S WORD W ____________.

 

II Timothy 3:16      I John 1:1-5

 

I Corinthians 2:11     I Corinthians 4:1-2

 

 

GOD STILL S___________THROUGH WHAT HE

 

             HAS SPOKEN.

 

     Living Word to Living People from Living God.

 

Galatians 4:21, 22, 30 Hebrews 3:7-13 (Psalm 95)

 

 

  • “Having studied the doctrine of scripture from a
    generation; the most satisfactory model is to describe it thus
    — The Bible is God preaching.”  Dr. James Packer

 

GOD’S WORD IS P____________.

 

When God speaks, He acts.

 

Isaiah 55:11    Romans 1:16

 

I Thessalonians     Jeremiah 23:29

 

Psalm 119:105     James 1:18, 22, 29

 

I Peter 1:23-2:2 Psalm 19:10

 

GOD’S WORD DEMANDS OUR R________.

 

    

           “A DEAF CHURCH IS A DEAD CHURCH”

 

“In the Beginning…” (Genesis — Revelation)

 

In the Beginning…”

(Genesis — Revelation)

 

Paradise Made/ Paradise Lost/ Paradise Regained

 

 

 

“In the beginning — God!”

 

 

                    Evolution?

 

                    Creation?

 

 

 

Romans 1:18-32

 

 

Bias? What is the best bias to be biased about?

 

 

Absolutes?

 

 

       6 Days? Why? (Hebrews 10:25-26)

 

 

Hebrews 9:22 John 5:45-47   Psalm 11:8

 

 

The Foundation?

 

 

Give a R _____________ — not an O ________!

 

 

Who sets the rules?

 

(Marriage/ Sexuality/ Authority?)

 

 

If no God –- set your O __________ rules.

 

 

God is Creator!

 

A HEART OF CONTENTMENT

A HEART OF CONTENTMENT

(Philippians 4)

 

Happy = __________________________

 

Content = _________________________

 

Psalm 63:3-5; 65:1-4; 107:4, Psalm 23, Matthew 6:25-34

 

Sinful contentment???

 

Great gain — I Timothy 6:6                          Hebrews 13:5-6

 

Not what ________ — Who ________ ME!

 

SIN OF DISCONTENT:

 

  1. Denies God has the _______ to do what He wants.

 

  1. Ignores his P ___________.

 

  1. Not believe God’s B __________ for me.

 

SO THE BIG ?

         HOW DO I GET A HEART OF CONTENTMENT?

 

  1. L ____________ OTHERS

 

             L ____________ yourself in O ________.

 

  1. MAKE REJOICING A H _________. (4:4)

 

“In the Lord”       A command that can be O _______!

 

  1. LEARN TO ACCEPT L _______ THAN THINK IS

 

       D _________.

 

  1. CONFIDENT F ________ IN THE LORD. (VS. 5)

     “My Rights”       4:5 — “Gentleness” =

 

  1. REACT TO PROBLEMS WITH T ______ P______.

                                       (VS. 6-7)

 

         I Peter 4:7           “God of Peace — Peace of God”

 

  1. THINK G ________ THINKS (VS. 8)

 

Don’t feed the monster!

 

  1. FOLLOW GOOD E _________. (VS. 9)

 

Yet — “Holy Discontent”

Psalm 17:15

 

Still Thankful?

Still Thankful?

James 1:17

How do I get my Thanksgiving “Out of Control”?

 

2 Bible stories: Exodus 12:35-36; Exodus 35 & 36

II Corinthians 8:1-5

4 LESSONS:

 

  1. Catch a bigger V _____________.

 

For God’s G _________!

 

  1. S _________, Not S ________.

 

  1. Tune in to God’s _____________.

 

II Corinthians 9:7

 

  1. Experience the J _________.

 

Make the connection —

Look behind the plate!

 

When learn / practice 1-4 —

WATCH OUT!

Stuff

“Stuff”
(I Chronicles 29)

? Who’s Stuff?

The Context …
The Challenge …

Who am I?

The issue?

Heart like that?

Ask God —

God Loves – God Gives

God Loves — God Gives!”

 

I Timothy 6:17-19

 

 

Old Testament? Tithe? Freewill?

 

NEW TESTAMENT?   7 Principles:

 

  1. S __________ INVESTMENT. (Sure thing!)

 

Luke 6:38       Matthew 6:19-21                          II Corinthians 9:6-8

 

  1. S __________.

 

                    Mark 12:41-44 Luke 16:10-12

 

II Corinthians 8 / 9

 

  1. S __________ RICHES.

 

Luke 16:11-12

 

  1. S __________ DETERMINED. (Holy Spirit)

 

Luke 19:1-8 II Corinthians 8:3-4

 

  1. S _________ NEEDS.

 

II Corinthians 9:12

 

  1. S _________ Sympathy. (Love!)

 

II Corinthians 8:8-9

 

  1. S _________.

 

I Corinthians 16:1-2

 
“Treasury”

 

RESULT OF ALL?

 

 

I Timothy 6:19 —

 

II Corinthians 9:6, 10, 11 —

 

Acts 20:35 —

 

“The Lord be with You!” Part 3 (II Thessalonians 3:16-18)

“The Lord be with You!”
(II Thessalonians 3:16-18)

The Lord is with you! And gives 4 Blessings:

PEACE
STRENGTH
TRUTH
GRACE

Saved by Grace — Ephesians 2:8-9

Grace not over!

Grace is:

Essential for salvation, and:
E _________ (II Corinthians 12:9-10; Proverbs 3:34)
S ________ (Romans 12:6; I Timothy 1:12-14; I Peter 4:10; Ephesians 2:10)

G ________ (Acts 20:31; II Peter 3:18)
G ________ (II Corinthians 8:1-9)
A MYSTERY / PARADOX!
Balance: Colossians 1:28-29

AMAZING GRACE!

SO: E ___________
Serve/Give/Grow/Live Worthy

S __________ with unbelievers.

S __________ with believers.

Colossians 3:12-14

HOW SWEET THE SOUND!

The Lord be with You! Part Two (II Thessalonians 3:16-18)

The Lord be with You!”

(II Thessalonians 3:16-18)

 

4 Blessings from God — Who is with you!

 

PEACE (vs. 16)

 

STRENGTH (vs. 16)

 

Psalm 46:1

 

Benefits?

  1. Resist T _______. (I Corinthians 10:13; Hebrews 4:15)

 

  1. Fight S _______ & D ________. (Ephesians 6:10-13)

 

  1. S _________ Him effectively. (Ephesians 3:7;

Colossians 1:29; I Timothy 1:12; Hebrews 13:20-21)

 

  1. To P _____________. (Jude 24)

 

  1. To endure T _________. (II Corinthians 12:9-10)

 

  1. To effectively W _________.

(Acts 1:8; Matthew 28:18-20)

 

He is with you! (Ephesians 3:16-19)

 

Philippians 4:13 Romans 8:37

 

TRUTH (vs.17)

 

“By my Hand” II Thessalonians 2:2

 

II Corinthians 4:2

 

God is T ________ Numbers 23:19; I Samuel 15:29

Titus 1:1-3; Hebrews 6:18

 

Christ is T _______ John 14:16; John 1:14, 17

Ephesians 4:21; Revelation 19:11

 

Holy Spirit is T ______

John 14:17; 15:26; 16:13; I John 5:6

 

So the church is to be a pillar of the T _________!

I Timothy 3:14-15

 

II Thessalonians 2:15; 3:6 James 1:18 I Peter 1:22-25

Hebrews 4:12

 

The Lord is with you —

         Therefore have Peace, Strength & Truth!