Presentation on theme: "“Who Have Fled For Refuge”"— Presentation transcript:
1“Who Have Fled For Refuge” Heb.6:11-201. Protection or shelter, as from danger or hardship.2. A place providing protection or shelter.3. A source of help, relief, or comfort in times of trouble.
2Why Do We Need To Flee For Refuge? TrialsTribulationsTroublesHeartachesStorms of LifeSicknessDisappointmentsAbuseTemptationsSorrowsToilsDeathBurdensPainNeglectOppression
3How Do We Get This Refuge? Not Come AutomaticallyMust Make a ChoiceLay Hold Upon the Hope Set Before Us, vs.18Obey the Gospel, Rom.5:1-2, 8:24Continue in the Faith, Col.1:23Set Before us Future Glory
4What Our Refuge Does For Us? Brings Strong ConsolationForcible, mighty, powerful, strongEncouragement, Solace, comfort, to call nearRom.8:18, 2 Cor.4:16-18, 1Cor.15:19An Anchor of the SoulNot the Body
5Why is Our Refuge Sure and Steadfast? Based on 2 Unchangeable thingsGod Made Promise, Impossible for God to Lie, vs.13, 17-18Based on Oath to Abraham, vs.13, Gen.22:16-18We can “Bank on it.”Like Sunrise, sunset, change of seasons, gravity
6Our Refuge Is Possible Because of Jesus! Jesus Our Forerunner, Precursor, Trailblazer, Jn.14:1-3Contrast to O.T. High Priest and Most Holy PlaceEntered Most Holy Place, so we can Follow, Heb.9:24-28Calvary Made it Possible
7Have You Laid Hold On This Hope? Hear the Gospel of Christ, Acts 18:8Believe in Jesus Christ, Rom.5:1Repent and Turn to God, Luke 24:47Confess Jesus Before Men, Acts 8:37Be Baptized for the Remission of Sins, Ac.2:38Be Thou Faithful Unto Death, Rev.2:10If Err From The Faith: Repent and Pray God Acts 8:22