Presentation on theme: "Standing of the Promises of God"— Presentation transcript:
1Standing of the Promises of God 2 Peter 1:2-4Standing of the Promises of God
2The Promises of God Exceedingly great and precious, 2 Pet. 1:4 Reliable and trustworthy, 2 Cor. 1:20God has given us His word and God cannot lie, Heb. 6:18Are we standing on the promises or sitting on the premises?!
3The Promises made to the Fathers (Rom. 15:8-13) Promised redemption in the Seed of Abraham, Gen. 12:1-3Turn sinners, Acts 3:25-26Redeemed from the curse of the law (sin and death), Gal. 3:10-16Of faith / Christ’s / Abraham’s seed, Gal. 3:5-9, 29 (26-28)Children of promise, Rom. 9:6-8Christians, Gal. 4:28
4The Promises made to the Fathers (Rom. 15:8-13) “That the Gentiles might glorify God for His mercy” (v. 9)All nations, Gen. 12:3; Acts 10:35Standing on the promises (Rom. 15:13) we have…Joy and peace in faithHope that abounds by the power of Holy Spirit, Col. 1:5; Gal. 5:5
5The Promises made to the Fathers (Rom. 15:8-13) Standing on the promise we have… Heb. 6:13-20Strong encouragementAbraham obtained the promiseGod shows the heirs of promise (Christians) that His purpose is unchangeable, 6:17-18Promise + Oath = Strong EncouragementGOD CANNOT LIE!
6The Promises made to the Fathers (Rom. 15:8-13) Eternal life, Titus 1:1-3Before time began, Eph. 3:11Revealed and obtained through preaching the word of GodJesus is the Word of Life, Jno. 1:1, 4; 14:6; 1 Jno. 1:1-2Gospel is the word of life, Acts 13: 47-48; Phil. 2:16
8The Promises of GodReliable and trustworthy, giving us the full assurance of hope, Cor. 1:20Must be “in Christ” to have the promises, Gal. 3:26-29Put on Christ by being baptized into Christ and become an heir of His “exceedingly great and precious promises”!