There Can Be Only One
Published May 19, 2019 at 7:41 PM
There Can Be Only One (Judges 20 & 21) Slide: “Collapse in the Christian life is rarely because of a sudden blow-out, but primarily due to a slow leak.” Jon Courson Slide: What is our responsibility in an increasingly ungodly culture? To maintain our doctrine in our home and churches. Slide: Deut. 6:6 "These words, which I am commanding you today, shall be on your heart. 7 "You shall teach them diligently to your sons and shall talk of them when you sit in your house and when you walk by the way and when you lie down and when you rise up. 8 "You shall bind them as a sign on your hand and they shall be as frontals on your forehead. 9 "You shall write them on the doorposts of your house and on your gates. Slide: Eph. 4:14 As a result, we are no longer to be children, tossed here and there by waves and carried about by every wind of doctrine, by the trickery of men, by craftiness in deceitful scheming; Slide: What is our responsibility in an increasingly ungodly culture? To live in purity and good works Slide: Eph. 2:10 For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand so that we would walk in them. Slide: 1Pet. 2:11 Beloved, I urge you as aliens and strangers to abstain from fleshly lusts which wage war against the soul. 12 Keep your behavior excellent among the Gentiles, so that in the thing in which they slander you as evildoers, they may because of your good deeds, as they observe [them,] glorify God in the day of visitation. Slide: What is our responsibility in an increasingly ungodly culture? To live at peace with and honor all men Slide: Rom. 12:17 Never pay back evil for evil to anyone. Respect what is right in the sight of all men. 18 If possible, so far as it depends on you, be at peace with all men. Slide: 1Pet.2:17 Honor all people, love the brotherhood, fear God, honor the king. Slide: What is our responsibility in an increasingly ungodly culture? To submit to governmental authorities Slide: 1Pet. 2:13 Submit yourselves for the Lord's sake to every human institution, whether to a king as the one in authority, 14 or to governors as sent by him for the punishment of evildoers and the praise of those who do right. Slide: Rom. 13:1 Every person is to be in subjection to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and those which exist are established by God. 2 Therefore whoever resists authority has opposed the ordinance of God; and they who have opposed will receive condemnation upon themselves. Slide: What is our responsibility in an increasingly ungodly culture? To proclaim the Gospel in word and deed to a lost and dying world Slide: 1Pet. 2:9 But you are A CHOSEN RACE, A royal PRIESTHOOD, A HOLY NATION, A PEOPLE FOR [God's] OWN POSSESSION, so that you may proclaim the excellencies of Him who has called you out of darkness into His marvelous light; Slide: Matt. 28:19 "Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit, 20 teaching them to observe all that I commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age." Slide: We must go to war with our sin. It has to be put to death. Slide: Don’t be lead by impulse. Be lead by the Word. Slide: There can be only one king! Slide: The cycle of sin: Sin – Slavery – Supplication - Salvation Slide: Cycle breakers: Word, Worship, Withness, and Witness Slide: When we seek Him, we will find Him!