Summary: People need to know what they believe in.
WHAT WE BELIEVE
Acts 15: 11 But we believe that through the grace of the LORD Jesus Christ we shall be saved, even as they.
It’s what we believe that makes us what we are.
What we say tells all of what we are.
Where we go tells who we are.
The main thing is that we believe------
1. We are guilty of sin.
Rom:3: 19 Now we know that what things soever the law saith, it saith to them who are under the law: that every mouth may be stopped, and all the world may become guilty before God.
20Therefore by the deeds of the law there shall no flesh be justified in his sight: for by the law is the knowledge of sin.
Breaking Gods laws
Morals laws “Thou shalt not”
Spiritual mandate laws “Thou Shall”
Health laws that “Thou shall and shall not “
2. GOSPEL OF CHRIST
1st Cor:15:1 Moreover, brethren, I declare unto you the gospel which I preached unto you, which also ye have received, and wherein ye stand;
2 By which also ye are saved, if ye keep in memory what I preached unto you, unless ye have believed in vain.
3 For I delivered unto you first of all that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures;
4 And that he was buried, and that he rose again the third day according to the scriptures:
Its not denominationalism.
Not baptism, consecration , not joining the church.
Only the finished work of Christ plus nothing , minus nothing.
3.GRACE OF GOD
Titus 2:11 For the grace of God that bringeth salvation hath appeared to all men,
4. GIFT OF GOD
John 3:16 For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.
Rom: 6:23 For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.
John 10:28 And I give unto them eternal life; and they shall never perish, neither shall any man pluck them out of my hand.
The gift of God is eternal life.
The gift of God is election law.
The gift of God is envied in works.
The gift of God is to all that are lost.
5.GOODNESS OF GOD
Psalm 23:6 Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the LORD for ever.
Providing for us
Planning for us
6. GREATNESS OF GOD
Psalm 145: 3 Great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised; and his greatness is unsearchable.
Promises he will keep and fulfill.
Provisions furnishes all our needs.
Pardon fully all our sins.
7.GLORY OF GOD
John 17:5 And now, O Father, glorify thou me with thine own self with the glory which I had with thee before the world was.
Glory of his person -- absolute sinless.
Glory of his power --- absolute strength.
Glory of his purity -- absolute Sovereignty.