Summary: Remember when we got real Salvation.
A REAL OLD TIME CONVERSION
I remember the days when people were being saved an serving the Lord?
Do you ? The world today does not know what it is like.
Psalms 13: 3 Consider and hear me, O LORD my God: lighten mine eyes, lest I sleep the sleep of death;
4 Lest mine enemy say, I have prevailed against him; and those that trouble me rejoice when I am moved.
5 But I have trusted in thy mercy; my heart shall rejoice in thy salvation.
6 I will sing unto the LORD, because he hath dealt bountifully with me.
1. God’s MERCY was accepted. V.5
2. God’s SALVATION left people rejoicing V.5
3. God’s BOUNTY TESTIFED of it V.6
(a) Mercy of God is the SINNERS trust.
Ephesians 2: 4 But God, who is rich in mercy, for his great love wherewith he loved us,
5 Even when we were dead in sins, hath quickened us together with Christ, (by grace ye are saved;)
(b) The SALVATION of God is the believers’Joy.
Psalms 40: 2 He brought me up also out of an horrible pit, out of the miry clay, and set my feet upon a rock, and established my goings.
3 And he hath put a new song in my mouth, even praise unto our God: many shall see it, and fear, and shall trust in the LORD.
(C) Shall show forth his virtues his work.
1st Peter 2: 7 Unto you therefore which believe he is precious: but unto them which be disobedient, the stone which the builders disallowed, the same is made the head of the corner,
8 And a stone of stumbling, and a rock of offence, even to them which stumble at the word, being disobedient: whereunto also they were appointed.
9 But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should shew forth the praises of him who hath called you out of darkness into his marvellous light: