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Standing of the Promises of God 2 Peter 1:2-4. Exceedingly great and precious, 2 Pet. 1:4 Reliable and trustworthy, 2 Cor. 1:20 God has given us His word.

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1 Standing of the Promises of God 2 Peter 1:2-4

2 Exceedingly great and precious, 2 Pet. 1:4 Reliable and trustworthy, 2 Cor. 1:20 God has given us His word and God cannot lie, Heb. 6:18 Are we standing on the promises or sitting on the premises?! 2

3 T HE P ROMISES MADE TO THE F ATHERS (R OM. 15:8-13) Promised redemption in the Seed of Abraham, Gen. 12:1-3 –Turn sinners, Acts 3:25-26 –Redeemed from the curse of the law (sin and death), Gal. 3:10-16 Of faith / Christ’s / Abraham’s seed, Gal. 3:5-9, 29 (26-28) Children of promise, Rom. 9:6-8 Christians, Gal. 4:28 3

4 T HE P ROMISES MADE TO THE F ATHERS (R OM. 15:8-13) “That the Gentiles might glorify God for His mercy” (v. 9) –All nations, Gen. 12:3; Acts 10:35 –Standing on the promises (Rom. 15:13) we have… Joy and peace in faith Hope that abounds by the power of Holy Spirit, Col. 1:5; Gal. 5:5 4

5 T HE P ROMISES MADE TO THE F ATHERS (R OM. 15:8-13) –Standing on the promise we have… Heb. 6:13-20 Strong encouragement Abraham obtained the promise God shows the heirs of promise (Christians) that His purpose is unchangeable, 6:17-18 Promise + Oath = Strong Encouragement GOD CANNOT LIE! 5

6 T HE P ROMISES MADE TO THE F ATHERS (R OM. 15:8-13) Eternal life, Titus 1:1-3 –Before time began, Eph. 3:11 –Revealed and obtained through preaching the word of God Jesus is the Word of Life, Jno. 1:1, 4; 14:6; 1 Jno. 1:1-2 Gospel is the word of life, Acts 13: 47-48; Phil. 2:16 6

7 T HE P ROMISE OF H EAVEN (John 14:1-6) Habitation, 2 Cor. 5:1 Homeland, Heb. 11:13-16 Inheritance, 1 Pet. 1:4-5; Rom. 8:17 Rest, Rev. 14:13 Crown, 2 Tim. 4:6-8 (Rev. 2:10) 7

8 Reliable and trustworthy, giving us the full assurance of hope, 2 Cor. 1:20 Must be “in Christ” to have the promises, Gal. 3:26-29 Put on Christ by being baptized into Christ and become an heir of His “exceedingly great and precious promises”! 8


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