Lesson 18 p. 73 God’s Will For His People (Part 1)
The Giving of God’s Law Genesis 1:27 Rom 2:14-15 Deut 10:4 Gal 3:19 God gave the world his law in two ways…
The Giving of God’s Law 2. He wrote it on 2 stone tablets at Mt. Sinai to instruct sin-dulled hearts. 1. He wrote it in man’s heart Understanding the Law VS. Gospel is very important!
The LawThe Gospel “Do” “Don’t do” Demands Shows our sins “Done” “Will be done” Promises Shows our Savior Fear Peace Love God! God loves!
In the beginning, perfect humans loved and obeyed God’s will. Sin has dulled (clouded) the hearts and consciences of humans. The Written Law instructs sin-clouded hearts in the knowledge of God’s Will. The Diagrams in the book (add the definitions).
Matt 19:16-22 Rom 3:19-20 1. mirror X-ray / clear reminder The Reason for God’s Law To show us our sin (S.O.S)
Ps 119:105 2. Guide show believer how To live a God-pleasing life. The next 2 diagrams visualize this
The Three uses of the Law 1st use: club 2nd: mirror / S.O.Sins 3rd: guide
Why Obey God’s Law I am the Lord your God Exodus 20:2
Why Obey God’s Law CONTINUED He created us. Psalm 100:3 …the work of the Father
Why Obey God’s Law CONTINUED He redeemed us, bought us. 1 Cor 6:20 …the work of the Son
Why Obey God’s Law CONTINUED He sanctified us, set us apart for himself 1 Cor 12:3 …the work of the Holy Spirit
Why Obey God’s Law CONTINUED Creator The Lord is our… Redeemer Sanctifier
Why Obey God’s Law CONTINUED Jn 14:15 1 Jn 4:19..Law because of God’s great love for us.
The Apple Tree helps us understand. love your neighbor as yourself love love God
A Summary of God’s Law 2 nd : love your neighbor as yourself love 1 st : love God above all
The 1st Commandment God requires… that he be… You shall have no other gods. First in our lives. * * * * * *
The 1st Com. Continued We fear God… when we… Hate the things God hates and love the things God love. Dan 3:1-18; Gen 39:1-9; Prov 8:13
The 1st Com. Continued We love God… when we… Consider him to be our greatest treasure and devote our whole lie to serving him. Gen 22:1-19; 1 Jn 4:9; 2 Cor 5:14-15
The 1st Com. Continued We trust God… when we… Put our whole confidence in his promises and always take him at his word. Dan 6:1-23, 1 Sam 17, Psalm 34:7 & 37:5
The 1st Com. Continued Idolatry Putting someone or something ahead of God. The sin against the 1 st Commd. Is called
1... False god, or idol …a false god. People commit idolatry when… 1 Kings 10:1-29, Ex 20:4-5, Mat 4:10, Jn 5:23
2... Respect, love or trust God. Examples: money, fame, popularity, friends, self People also commit idolatry when… Lk 12:15-21; Matt 6:24; 1 Jn 2:15, Prov 3:5
Jesus only…. us Romasn 5:19: By the obedience of one (Jesus) shall the many be made righteous. It takes a perfect record to live with God. Who has achieved this (perfect record)?
Assignment: Complete the “Assignment Box” (on page 75) numbers 1-6 for next class.