Aug 16, 2015
“What In The World: The Judgment of God”
And God Gave Them Up . . .
o God gave them up to the lusts of their hearts. (Romans 1:24)
o God gave them up to dishonorable passions. (Romans 1:26)
o God gave them up to a debased mind. (Romans 1:28)
“But because of your hard and impenitent heart you are storing up wrath for yourself on the day of wrath when God’s righteous judgment will be revealed.” Romans 2:5
“But God shows His love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us. Since, therefore, we have now been justified by His blood much more shall we be saved by Him from the wrath of God.” Romans 5:8-9
“Truly, truly, I say to you, whoever hears My words and believes Him who sent Me has eternal life. He does not come into judgment, but has passed from death to life.” John 5:24
“But when we (followers of Christ) are judged by the Lord, we are disciplined so that we may not be condemned along with the world.” 1 Corinthians 11:32
“My son, do not regard lightly the discipline of the Lord, nor be weary when reproved by Him. For the Lord disciplines the one He loves, and chastises every son whom He receives.” Hebrews 12:5-6
God’s Kindness . . .
To have the opportunity to hear the gospel and respond in obedience to the gospel is an expression of God’s kindness that is to lead you to repentance.
“ . . . God’s kindness is meant to lead you to repentance.” Romans 2:4