Don't Take Grace for Granted!
Audio


Delivered By
Pastor Jack Peters
Delivered On
September 26, 2021 at 10:30 AM
Central Passage
2 Peter 1:1-11
Subject
Finishing Well- Studies in 2 Peter #3
Description

2 PETER 1:5, 10 – DON’T TAKE GRACE FOR GRANTED!

FINISHING WELL – STUDIES IN 2 PETER #3

  1. DILIGENCE REQUIRES DEVOTION
  • What moves you to be diligent as a Christian should be your appreciation for, and devotion to Christ. Isaiah 53:3-6
  • Love for Christ should make you diligent.

Galatians 2:20, 2 Corinthians 5:14-15

  • Jesus requires devotion of those who claim to love Him. Matthew 10:37-38, Mark 12:30
  1. DILIGENCE REQUIRES DEPENDENCE
  • If we can’t save ourselves, what makes us think that we can be diligent in our own power.
  • What I do with my own self-effort will not have good results. John 15:5 – “…for without me you can do nothing.” We have the resources:
  • The resource of the Word of God. Joshua 1:8
  • The resource of the control or filling of the Holy Spirit. John 14:16-18, Acts 1:8, Galatians 5:14
  • We have the resource of prayer. John 14:12-14, John 5:14-15
  • The resource of Christ’s authority. Colossians 3:17,
  1. DILIGENCE REQUIRES DETERMINATION
  • Paul’s Example – Philippians 3:10-15
  1. DILIGENCE INVOLVES DELIGHT
  • Victory over sin
  • Answered prayer
  • Fruit of the Spirit (Including joy)
  • Fellowship with other believers
  • Rewards – 2 Timothy 4:6-8
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