October 30, 2022 PM
(#2 in series)
In Christ: You Are Blessed, Part 1
Points of application that will help you see what's at stake in studying these verses:
1) These truths set the stage for a lifetime of __ as a Christian.
2) These truths help guide our __ in every situation.
3) These truths result in a heart of __.
4) These truths bring __ even when life seems unstable.
These verses are nicely arranged around the three persons of the Trinity:
- Verses 3-6 describe the __ of the Father.
- Verses 7-12 describe the __ of the Son.
- Verses 13-14 describe the __ of the Spirit.
What do we have in the account?
The heart of the doctrine of election is that “__ comes from the Lord” (Jonah 2:9).
Paul makes God's role in salvation clear:
- God __ us (v. 4)
- Predestined us (v. 5)
- Gave us __ (v. 6)
- Forgave our sins (v. 7)
- __ His grace (v. 8)
- Made known His will (v. 9)
- __ all things (v. 9)
- Included us (v. 13)
- And __ us with the seal of the Holy Spirit (v. 13)