Summary: A Mighty Saviour Mighty to save.
Isaiah 63:1-6 A Mighty Saviour Mighty to save.
I. The Reach Of His Salvation 1 Who is this that cometh from Edom, with dyed garments from Bozrah? this that is glorious in his apparel, travelling in the greatness of his strength?
I that speak in righteousness, mighty to save.
Salvation Not Just From The Penalty Of Sin. (Our Past)
Salvation Not Just From The Presence Of Sin (Our Prospect)
Salvation Not Just From The Possibility Of Sin (Our Purchase)
But Salvation From The Power Of Sin (Our Promise)
Salvation From The Plague Of Sin (Our Protection)
Jude 1:24 Now unto him that is able to keep you from falling, and to present you faultless before the presence of his glory with exceeding joy,
Salvation From The Price Of Sin (Our Plea)
Rev 5:9 And they sung a new song, saying, Thou art worthy to take the book, and to open the seals thereof: for thou wast slain, and hast redeemed us to God by thy blood out of every kindred, and tongue, and people, and nation;
II. The Reality Of His Salvation
HOW CAN WE PROVE THAT CHRIST IS "MIGHTY TO SAVE?"
(a) He Has Done It.
Jesus Saved :- The Rich, The Righteous, The Reprobate, The Rebellious.
All Kinds, All Classes, All Conditions, All Creeds.
(b) He Will Do It.
John 6:37 All that the Father giveth me shall come to me; and him that cometh to me I will in no wise cast out.
(c) He Can Do It.
Mat 1:21 And she shall bring forth a son, and thou shalt call his name JESUS: for he shall save his people from their sins.
(d) He Must Do It.
Rom 10:13 For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved.
III. The Reason For His Salvation
WHY IS CHRIST "MIGHTY TO SAVE?"
(a) Christ is mighty to save, because of the Efficacy of his Blood.
1 Peter 1:18 Forasmuch as ye know that ye were not redeemed with corruptible things, as silver and gold, from your vain conversation received by tradition from your fathers;
19 But with the precious blood of Christ, as of a lamb without blemish and without spot:
(b) Christ is mighty to save, because of the Energy of his Spirit.
John 3:6 That which is born of the flesh is flesh; and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit.
(c) Christ is mighty to save, because of the Eternality of his Priesthood.
Heb 7:25 Wherefore he is able also to save them to the uttermost that come unto God by him, seeing he ever liveth to make intercession for them.
IV. The Results Of His Salvation
(a) There is Consolation for The Preacher - to preach in faith,
2 Tim 4:2 Preach the word; be instant in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all longsuffering and doctrine.. "
Isa 55:11 So shall my word be that goeth forth out of my mouth: it shall not return unto me void, but it shall accomplish that which I please, and it shall prosper in the thing whereto I sent it.
(b) There is Consolation for The Pray-er - to keep on praying.
A father once had been a pious man for many years, yet never had he the happiness of seeing one of his sons converted. He had his children round his bed, and he said to them when dying, "My sons, I could die in peace, if I could but believe you would follow me to heaven; but this is the most sorrowful thing of all—not that I am dying, but that I am leaving you to meet you no more."
"Oh! that I had died a happy death, for that would have been a testimony to my sons; but now, O God, this darkness and these clouds have in some degree taken away my power to witness to the truth of thy religion."
"Brother, I have been thinking, father was always a pious man, and if his death was yet such a gloomy one, how gloomy must ours be, without God and without Christ!"
(c) There is Consolation for The Penitent - to come.
Rev 22:17 And the Spirit and the bride say, Come. And let him that heareth say, Come.
And let him that is athirst come. And whosoever will, let him take the water of life freely.