Summary: To show that we believe by faith in JESUS and that saves us.
Do you believe in CHRIST?
II. AUDIENCE PROFILE:
To show that we believe by faith in JESUS and that saves us.
Genesis 27:8 (King James Version)
27:8 Now therefore, my son, obey my voice according to that which I command thee.
Praise, worship and thank You very much LORD JESUS for our belief in You have saved us. You are our Salvation.
Grace says obey my voice
A. Author: Moses (commonly accepted)
B. Date written: 1450 - 1410 B.C.
C. Purpose: The book of Origins
D. To whom written: People of Israel
E. Main theme: Man's sin and the initial steps taken for his redemption by a divine covenant made with a chosen race whose early history is here portrayed.—Thompson Chain - Bible Book Outlines
F. Keyword: Beginning
G. Key verse: First Messianic Promise,—Genesis 3:15.—Thompson Chain - Bible Book Outlines
Genesis 3:15 (Amplified Bible)
3:15 And I will put enmity between you and the woman, and between your offspring and her Offspring; He will bruise and tread your head underfoot, and you will lie in wait and bruise His heel.
VIII. MAIN BODY:
A. Obey my voice
"Now therefore, my son, obey my voice"
Obey or "shama" in Hebrew meaning:
1. to hear intelligently
2. consider, consent, be content, diligently
3. declare, publish, discern, perceive, publish, understand
Voice or "qol qol" in Hebrew meaning:
1. call aloud, a voice or sound
2. thundering voice, yell
We obey GOD's voice by just listening to it through the preaching of GOD's WORDS.
Acts 4:19 (Amplified Bible)
4:19 But Peter and John replied to them, Whether it is right in the sight of God to listen to you and obey you rather than God, you must decide (judge).
Rebekah is a type of Grace because it works for us so we can receive the blessings of grace and it absorbs every curse.
Genesis 27:13 (Amplified Bible)
27:13 But his mother said to him, On me be your curse, my son; only obey my word and go, fetch them to me.
Acts 5:29 (Amplified Bible)
5:29 Then Peter and the apostles replied, We must obey God rather than men.
We obey GOD rather than men, we please GOD rather than men because we know CHRIST has already absorbed all curses on our behalf.
Galatians 3:12-13 (Amplified Bible)
3:12 But the Law does not rest on faith [does not require faith, has nothing to do with faith], for it itself says, He who does them [the things prescribed by the Law] shall live by them [not by faith].
3:13 Christ purchased our freedom [redeeming us] from the curse (doom) of the Law [and its condemnation] by [Himself] becoming a curse for us, for it is written [in the Scriptures], Cursed is everyone who hangs on a tree (is crucified);
B. According to my command
"according to that which I command thee"
And the command is this:
Acts 15:11 (Amplified Bible)
15:11 But we believe that we are saved through the grace (the undeserved favor and mercy) of the Lord Jesus, just as they [are].
Acts 16:31 (Amplified Bible)
16:31 And they answered, Believe in the Lord Jesus Christ [give yourself up to Him, take yourself out of your own keeping and entrust yourself into His keeping] and you will be saved, [and this applies both to] you and your household as well.