Jan 21, 2018
GOSPEL HOPE . . .
“Behold, the LORD’s hand is not shortened, that it cannot save, or His ear dull, that it cannot hear.” Isaiah 59:1
RELENTLESS PURSUIT . . .
“But when He who had set me apart before I was born, and who called me by His grace, was pleased to reveal His Son to me in order that I might preach Him among the Gentiles . . .” Galatians 1:15-16
“ . . . Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, of whom I am the foremost. But I received mercy for this reason, that in me, as the foremost, Jesus Christ might display His perfect patience as an example to those who were to believe in Him for eternal life.” 1 Timothy 1:15-16
“Where shall I go from Your Spirit? Or where shall I flee from Your presence?” Psalm 139:7
“For we will all stand before the judgment seat of God; for it is written, ‘As I live, says the Lord, every knee shall bow to Me, and every tongue shall confess to God.’ So then each of us will give an account of himself to God.” Romans 14:10-12
OBEDIENCE OVER FEAR . . .
GOSPEL TRANSFORMATION . . .
“And immediately he (Saul) proclaimed Jesus in the synagogues, saying, ‘He is the Son of God.’”
“So he (Saul) went in and out among them at Jerusalem, preaching boldly in the name of the Lord . . . So the church throughout all Judea and Galilee and Samaria had peace and was being built up. And walking in the fear of the Lord and in the comfort of the Holy Spirit, it multiplied.” Acts 9:28, 31