Summary: We aren’t playing a game to win a prize; this is eternity we’re talking about.
Let’s Make a Deal
July 12, 2009 Morning Service
Immanuel Baptist Church, Wagoner, OK
Message Point: We aren’t playing a game to win a prize; this is eternity we’re talking about.
Focus Passage: Hebrews 11:1-3
I. Door Number One: The World (Las Vegas)
a. For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh and the lust of the eyes and the boastful pride of life, is not from the Father, but is from the world. (1 John 2:16 NASB)
II. Door Number Two: Money & Fame (Hollywood)
a. Your gold and your silver have rusted; and their rust will be a witness against you and will consume your flesh like fire. It is in the last days that you have stored up your treasure! (James 5:3 NASB)
b. "Then your fame went forth among the nations on account of your beauty, for it was perfect because of My splendor which I bestowed on you," declares the Lord GOD. "But you trusted in your beauty and played the harlot because of your fame, and you poured out your harlotries on every passer-by who might be willing. (Ezekiel 16:14-15 NASB)
III. Door Number Three: Eternal Life/Salvation (Heaven)
a. For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord. (Romans 6:23 NASB)
b. "My sheep hear My voice, and I know them, and they follow Me; and I give eternal life to them, and they will never perish; and no one will snatch them out of My hand. (John 10:27-28 NASB)
c. "For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish, but have eternal life. (John 3:16 NASB)