By Brunstad Christian Church
Of Jesus’ laws I with joy will sing
SONG: This song compares Jesus’ laws for us to “a string of jewels of countless worth,” and says, “like precious diamonds are all His commands.”
Aksel J. Smith
Now I am safe
SONG: When I build my whole life in God, learning of Christ Jesus, then I get an established, safe, secure life.
Sarah: She judged Him faithful who had promised
It would have been totally normal for Sarah not to believe that she’d have a son … after all, she was nearly 100.
What does the Holy Spirit do for us?
Anything of eternal value in this life and in eternity comes through the work of the Holy Spirit in us.
What does it take to be longsuffering?
“Longsuffering” is perhaps not a common word in everyday vocabulary, but it is a fruit of the Spirit, the result of an inner cleansing process.
What does the baptism of the Holy Spirit do?
The baptism of the Holy Spirit will ultimately lead to growth in the fruit of the Spirit.
Righteousness: An investment with incredible long-term results
Have you thought about what righteousness entails and what its benefits are?
What is the fruit of the Spirit?
The fruit of the Spirit is the divine nature (love, longsuffering, goodness, etc.) that becomes my nature when I die to sin.
What is sin?
What is sin – original sin, deeds of the body, sin in the flesh? What is the difference between having sin and committing sin?
What is the difference between justification, salvation and sanctification?
Grace and faith are the only way to justification, salvation, and sanctification. So what do I myself need to do?
What does it mean to have grace?
What is the purpose of Jesus’ gift of grace? Is grace something I receive to cover my sins, or does it mean something much different?
Shifting the blame
We all know this never helps the situation, yet this knee-jerk reaction lies in our nature from the beginning …