We Must Accept the Reality of Spiritual Depression and Deal with it Biblically
Psalm 41 God blesses our charity with his charity Three testimonies to God’s faithfulness (1) God’s faithfulness according to David a. The Principle (1-3) b. The Plea (4-10) c. The Proof (11-12) d. The Praise (13) (2) God’s faithfulness according to Christ (3) God’s faithfulness according to Us
Big Idea: Hope results in a holy Life (1) Be hopeful in God (13) (2) Be holy like God (14-16) (3) Be reverent before God (17-21)
A Great Salvation Your salvation should encourage you to stand firm until the end! Five reasons your salvation should encourage you to stand firm until the end! 1. It was Prioritized for your Life in Christ through Peter’s Letter (1:1-12) Doxological Incentives Theological Indicatives Paradoxical Inclusio 2. It was Prepared for you by Christ through the Prophets of Old (10b, 11, 12)…
Salvation joy is an expression of genuine faith.
Praise God, the author of our salvation from beginning to end. The Author of Salvation (3a-b) The Nature of Salvation (3c-4a) The Security of Salvation (4b-5)
1 Peter 1:1-2 Our new identity was planned and procured by the Triune God Three descriptions of how we came to be who we are: (1) The Source- Foreknowledge of the Father (2) The Means- Sanctification of the Spirit (3) The Goal- Obedience and Sprinkling of the blood of Jesus Christ
Text: 1 Peter 1:1-2 BI: The key to standing firm is knowing our identity Outline: Three introductory matters for acclimation: (1) Author of the Letter (1) (2) Addressees of the Letter (1, 2) (3) Aim of the Letter (5:12)
If Jesus’ glory surpasses even what has been written by John, will you not follow him?
Jesus is worthy to be loved and followed in life and in death.