Sunday, November 2, 2014

The Certainties of the Christian Life Part 2


Sermon:  GM14-039

Series:  Christian Living in a World of Chaos and Contradiction

Setting:  North Kelso Baptist Church

Service:  Sunday AM

Subtitle:  The Certainties of the Christian Life (Part 2)

Scripture:  1 John 5:14-15

Subject:  It is good to be certain

Summary:  Genuine believers must understand the absolute certainties of the Christian life to live faithfully in a world of chaos and contradiction

Scheme:  That believers develop the confidence provided by God

Theme:  It is good to be certain

This is a good reminder for us all that our Christian experience is an experience of absolute certainties that we can count on which gives us the assurance to live faithfully in a world of chaos and contradiction

Proposition:  Genuine believers must understand the absolute certainties of the Christian life to live faithfully in a world of chaos and contradiction

Interrogatory Sentence:  What are the certainties provided by John that believers have in order to live godly in this world of chaos and contradiction?

Transitional Sentence:  This passage supplies us with three (3) facts that will provide you with the absolute certainty needed to live godly in this world:

1.  ...genuine believers are certain of abiding life
2.  ...genuine believers are certain of answered prayer
3.  ...genuine believers are certain of absolute victory

2A  THE CERTAINTY OF ANSWERED PRAYER  (14-17)

       1B  The Confidence Generated by Prayer  (14-15)

              1C  The Power of Prayer

              2C  The People of Prayer

              3C  The Problem of Prayer

                    1D  Prayer is outside of God's character
                              2D  Prayer is outside of God's course
                              3D  Prayer is outside of God's criteria

              4C  The Pause in Prayer

               5C  The Principles of Prayer

                       1C  Confidence that you are accepted by God
                                  2C  Confidence that your prayers are accepted by God
                                  3C  Confidence you have followed God's conditions for prayer

      



1 comment:

NASHVILLECATS said...

I enjoy these posts you put on Gregg, a wee bit late reading this week.

Enjoy your day.