The Cross Applied 1Co 15:3 For I delivered to you first of all that which I also received: that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures, 1Co 1:18 For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God. 1Co 2:2 For I determined not to know anything among you except Jesus Christ and Him crucified. Gal 6:14 But God forbid that I should boast except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ,by whom the world has been crucified to me, and I to the world
The Cross Applied (Faith) Rom 1:17 For in it the righteousness of God is revealed from faith to faith; as it is written, "THE JUST SHALL LIVE BY FAITH.“ Gal 3:11 But that no one is justified by the law in the sight of God is evident, for "THE JUST SHALL LIVE BY FAITH." Heb 10:38 NOW THE JUST SHALL LIVE BY FAITH; BUT IF ANYONE DRAWS BACK, MY SOUL HAS NO PLEASURE IN HIM." Gal 2:20 I have been crucified with Christ; it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me; and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by the faith of the Son of God, who loved me and gave Himself for me. Hab 2:4 "Behold the proud, His soul is not upright in him; But the just shall live by his faith.
The Cross Applied (Faith) Heb 11:6 But without faith it is impossible to please Him, for he who comes to God must believe that He is, and that He is a rewarder of those who diligently seek Him. Rom 10:17 So then faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of God. Joh 8:32Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free."
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Source of Faith Mar 11:21 And Peter calling to remembrance saith unto him, Master, behold, the fig tree which thou cursedst is withered away. Mar 11:22 And Jesus answering saith unto them, Have the faith of God Gal 2:20 I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ liveth in me: and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by the faith of the Son of God, who loved me, and gave himself for me.
Measure of Faith Great Faith or Little Faith Luk 17:3 Take heed to yourselves. If your brother sins against you, rebuke him; and if he repents, forgive him. Luk 17:4 And if he sins against you seven times in a day, and seven times in a day returns to you, saying, 'I repent,' you shall forgive him." Luk 17:5 And the apostles said to the Lord, "Increase our faith." Luk 17:6 So the Lord said, "If you have faith as a mustard seed, you can say to this mulberry tree, 'Be pulled up by the roots and be planted in the sea,' and it would obey you.
Measure of Faith (NKJV) For I say, through the grace given to me, to everyone who is among you, not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think, but to think soberly, as God has dealt to each one a measure of faith.
Do you know, I now think that this striving, longing, hoping for better days to come is not the true way to holiness, happiness or usefulness. It is better, no doubt, far better than being satisfied with poor attainments, but not the best way after all. I have been struck with a passage from a book entitled Christ Is All. It says, "The Lord Jesus received is holiness begun; the Lord Jesus cherished is holiness advancing; the Lord Jesus counted upon, as never absent would be holiness complete. . -
"He is most holy who has most of Christ within, and joys most fully in the finished work. It is defective faith which clogs the feet and causes many a fall" This last sentence, I think I now fully endorse, To let my loving Saviour work in me His will, my sanctification, is what I would live for by His grace. Abiding, not striving nor struggling; looking off unto Him; trusting Him for present power; . . -resting in the love of an almighty Saviour, in the joy of a complete salvation, "from all sin"-this is not new, and yet 'tis new to me. I feel as though the dawning of a glorious day had risen upon me. I hail it with trembling, yet with trust. I seem to have got to the edge only, but of a boundless sea; to have sipped only, but of that which fully satisfies. Christ literally all seems to me, now, the power, the only power for service, the only ground for unchanging joy. -
Position of Faith Looks away from self and feeling and experience to the Truth in Jesus Col 2:6 As you therefore have received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in Him, Col 2:7 rooted and built up in Him and established in the faith, as you have been taught, abounding in it with thanksgiving.
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Simplicity of Faith Luk 18:17 Assuredly, I say to you, whoever does not receive the kingdom of God as a little child will by no means enter it.“ To consent to being loved while unworthy is the great secret No matter what you feel or who you are or what you have done Mar 7:27 But Jesus said to her, "Let the children be filled first, for it is not good to take the children's bread and throw it to the little dogs." Mar 7:28 And she answered and said to Him, "Yes, Lord, yet even the little dogs under the table eat from the children's crumbs."
Simplicity of Faith Faith does not create It Rests on God Knowing reckoning and yielding to God because of the facts . Christ has done all to place us in Himself. Do not chase your feelings. Do not put it to your account because you feel it but because it is so. Do not hold up your sincerity as if that will win the day Being earnest and sincere is not the answer The day has been won by Jesus Believe it
1. For our sins 1Co 15:3 For I delivered to you first of all that which I also received: that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures, Mat 1:21 And she shall bring forth a son, and thou shalt call his name JESUS: for he shall save his people from their sins. dead to sins punishment
JUSTICE (LAW OF THE LAND) PUNISHMENT CRIME
JUSTICE (Law of GOD) MY DEATH My SIN Rom 6:23 For the wages of sin is death
JUSTICE (Law of GOD) CHRIST’S DEATH My SIN Rom 6:23 For the wages of sin is death
3.Defeat the Devil Col 2:15 Having disarmed principalities and powers, He made a public spectacle of them, triumphing over them in it. Col 1:13 He has delivered us from the power of darkness and conveyed us into the kingdom of the Son of His love, Col 1:14 in whom we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of sins. dead to the devils power
Isa:14:12: How you are fallen from heaven, O Lucifer, son of the morning! how you are cut down to the ground, which did weaken the nations!13: For you hast said in your heart, I will ascend into heaven, I will exalt my throne above the stars of God: I will sit also upon the mount of the congregation, in the sides of the north:14: I will ascend above the heights of the clouds; I will be like the most High.15: Yet you shall be brought down to hell, to the sides of the pit.
'Thus says the Lord GOD: "You were the seal of perfection, Full of wisdom and perfect in beauty. Eze 28:13 You were in Eden, the garden of God; Every precious stone was your covering: The sardius, topaz, and diamond, Beryl, onyx, and jasper, Sapphire, turquoise, and emerald with gold. The workmanship of your timbrels and pipes Was prepared for you on the day you were created.
Eze 28:14 "You were the anointed cherub who covers; I established you; You were on the holy mountain of God; You walked back and forth in the midst of fiery stones. Eze 28:15 You were perfect in your ways from the day you were created, Till sin was found in you. Eze 28:16 "By the abundance of your trading You became filled with violence within, And you sinned; Therefore I cast you as a profane thing Out of the mountain of God; And I destroyed you, O covering cherub, From the midst of the fiery stones.
2. To remove the law's power over you Col 2:14 having wiped out the handwriting of requirements that was against us, which was contrary to us. And He has taken it out of the way, having nailed it to the cross. Rom 7:6 But now we have been delivered from the law, having died to what we were held by, so that we should serve in the newness of the Spirit and not in the oldness of the letter. dead to the law
4. To put you to death Gal 2:20 I have been crucified with Christ; it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me; and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave Himself for me. Gal 6:14 But God forbid that I should boast except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, by whom the world has been crucified to me, and I to the world. Rom 6:6 knowing this, that our old man was crucified with Him, that the body of sin might be done away with, that we should no longer be slaves of sin. Rom 6:7 For he who has died has been freed from sin. dead to the power of sin and self
New creation out with the old in with the new clear the slate (2 Cor 5:17) • patch old garments new (Mark 2:22) • Don’t try to train the flesh • application of this truth is by faith • life that I now live Gal 2:20 • By Jesus alone • take up the cross • grain of wheat • Death in the moment
(Mat 10:38) And he who does not take his cross and follow after Me is not worthy of Me. (Mat 16:24) Then Jesus said to His disciples, "If anyone desires to come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow Me. (Mar 8:34) When He had called the people to Himself, with His disciples also, He said to them, "Whoever desires to come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow Me Luke 9:23 And he said to them all, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow me.
Joh 12:20 Now there were certain Greeks among those who came up to worship at the feast. Joh 12:21 Then they came to Philip, who was from Bethsaida of Galilee, and asked him, saying, "Sir, we wish to see Jesus." Joh 12:22 Philip came and told Andrew, and in turn Andrew and Philip told Jesus. Joh 12:23 But Jesus answered them, saying, "The hour has come that the Son of Man should be glorified.
Joh 12:24 Most assuredly, I say to you, unless a grain of wheat falls into the ground and dies, it remains alone; but if it dies, it produces much grain. Joh 12:25 He who loves his life will lose it, and he who hates his life in this world will keep it for eternal life. Joh 12:26 If anyone serves Me, let him follow Me; and where I am, there My servant will be also. If anyone serves Me, him My Father will honor.
5. Dead to the world Gal 6:14 But God forbid that I should boast except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, by whom the world has been crucified to me, and I to the world. • 1Pe 2:10 Once you were not a people, but now you are the people of God; once you had not received mercy, but now you have received mercy. • 1Pe 2:11 Dear friends, I urge you, as aliens and strangers in the world, to abstain from sinful desires, which war against your soul.
1Co 6:9 Do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived. Neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor homosexuals, nor sodomites, 1Co 6:10 nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners will inherit the kingdom of God. 1Co 6:11 And such were some of you. But you were washed, but you were sanctified, but you were justified in the name of the Lord Jesus and by the Spirit of our God.
Practical Application of this Truth Truth will set you free Joh 8:32 Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free." Joh 8:36 So if the Son sets you free, you will be free indeed.
6.Peace with God Col 1:20 and by Him to reconcile all things to Himself, by Him, whether things on earth or things in heaven, having made peace through the blood of His cross. Eph 2:13 But now in Christ Jesus you who once were far off have been brought near by the blood of Christ. Rom 5:10 For if, when we were God's enemies, we were reconciled to him through the death of his Son, how much more, having been reconciled, shall we be saved through his life!
God is community Three Persons in One God Father Son And Holy Spirit Perfect Harmony
Gen 1:26 Then God said, "Let Us make man in Our image, according to Our likeness; let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, over the birds of the air, and over the cattle, over all the earth and over every creeping thing that creeps on the earth." Gen 1:27 So God created man in His own image; in the image of God He created him; male and female He created them.
In the image of God We are community God created more than one Male and Female He created them We were invited into God’s Community
Fellowship with God And with one another Gen 3:8 And they heard the sound of the LORD Godwalking in the garden in the cool of the day,
Then Came the Fall Gen 2:17 but of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil you shall not eat, for in the day that you eat of it you shall surely die."
Death in relationship Communion with God lost Communion with one another lost Gen 3:9 Then the LORD God called to Adam and said to him, "Where are you?" Gen 3:12 Then the man said, "The woman whom You gave to be with me, she gave me of the tree, and I ate."
God the Father Son and Holy Spirit Sin Barrier Spiritual Life Lost Sin Barrier Sin Barrier
God’s Redemptive Plan • To restore us to community with God • To Restore us to community with one another Luk_10:27 So he answered and said, "'YOU SHALL LOVE THE LORD YOUR GOD WITH ALL YOUR HEART, WITH ALL YOUR SOUL, WITH ALL YOUR STRENGTH, AND WITH ALL YOUR MIND,' and 'YOUR NEIGHBOR AS YOURSELF.'"
Heb 10:19 Therefore, brothers, since we have confidence to enter the Most Holy Place by the blood of Jesus, • Heb 10:20 by a new and living way opened for us through the curtain, that is, his body,
7 Peace with others (one family) Eph 2:16 and that He might reconcile them both to God in one body through the cross, thereby putting to death the enmity. Eph 2:17 And He came and preached peace to you who were afar off and to those who were near.
Made Alive in Him • Eph 2:4 But God, who is rich in mercy, because of His great love with which He loved us, • Eph 2:5 even when we were dead in trespasses, made us alive together with Christ (by grace you have been saved), • Eph 2:6 and raised us up together, and made us sit together in the heavenly places in Christ Jesus,
Eph 1:15 Therefore I also, after I heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus and your love for all the saints, • Eph 1:16 do not cease to give thanks for you, making mention of you in my prayers: • Eph 1:17 that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give to you the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of Him, • Eph 1:18 the eyes of your understanding being enlightened; that you may know what is the hope of His calling, what are the riches of the glory of His inheritance in the saints,
Heb 10:24 And let us consider one another in order to stir up love and good works, Heb 10:25 not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as is the manner of some, but exhorting one another, and so much the more as you see the Day approaching.
Body • Rom 12:5 so we, being many, are one body in Christ, and individually members of one another. • 1Co 12:12 For as the body is one and has many members, but all the members of that one body, being many, are one body, so also is Christ. • Co 12:13 For by one Spirit we were all baptized into one body—whether Jews or Greeks, whether slaves or free—and have all been made to drink into one Spirit.