What’s in it for Me?

What’s in it for Me?

  1. SALVATION from Sin: Romans 3:10-30 (cf. Romans 6:23)
    1. Bringing great JOY
      1. Acts 2:36-42, 46-47
      2. Acts 8:5-8 – there was great joy in that city
      3.  Acts 8:35-40 – he went on his way rejoicing
      4. Phil 4:4 “Rejoice in the Lord always, and again I say, Rejoice.”
    2. Bringing PEACE to my heart and mind: Philippians 4:6-7
  2. SPIRITUAL Blessings: Ephesians 1:2-7
    1. ACCESS to the Father- Ephesians 2:17-18
    2. ADVOCACY of the Son- 1 John 2:1-2 “if any man sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous.
    3. APPEAL of the Spirit- Romans 8:26-28
  3. SECURITY for My Soul
    1. The DEVIL may come, but I can DEFEAT him:
      1. James 4:7-8 “Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.”
      2. Matthew 4:1-11 The example of Jesus in resisting the devil.
      3. 1 Corinthians 10:13 – “God is faithful…”
    2. John 10:27-29 “My sheep hear My voice, and I know them, and they follow Me: and I give unto them eternal life, and they shall never perish, neither shall any man pluck them out of My hand. My Father who gave them to Me is greater than all, and no man is able to pluck them out of My hand.” John 6:39
    3. Romans 8:35-39
    4. 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18
  4. A Home for my SOUL: John 14:1-3
    1. Ecclesiastes 12:7
    2. Matthew 10:28
    3. Luke 16:19-31
    4. Philippians 3:20 “For our citizenship is in heaven, from whence we look for the Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ.”
    5. Revelation 21:1-4
  5. A SECOND Chance
    1. Romans 6:23
    2. Psalm 51:10, 12 “Create in me a clean heart of God and renew a right spirit within me …. Restore unto me the joy of Thy salvation.”
      1. Acts 8:22-24 Simon the Christian made a great mistake
      2. 1 John 1:7-9

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