December 23, 2001
John 1:1-3 He who made the worlds stood as a Lamb
slain from the foundation of the earth”
The scheme of redemption, the plan of salvation is from
Gal. 4:4-5 How did He do that? Phil. 2:5-8
II Cor. 5:19-21 Why did He do that?
Heb. 2:14-15, 9-10
“fear not” “good tidings” “great joy”
“to all people” “unto you is born” “a Savior” - Matt. 1:21
“Glory to God” “peace” “good will towardmen”
“be sure your sin will find you out”
“in the day thou eatest thereof thou shalt surely die”
“sin is a reproach to any people”
“there is no peace, saith my God, to the wicked” - Is. 57:20-21
Luke 1:17 Malachi 4:6
“Prepare to meet thy God, O Israel”
Are you prepared? Are any preparations being made?
Do you have peace? Any good news to make you optimistic?
Do you have joy in your life? Are you happy?
How do you feel towards your fellow man? Any good will?
Luke 2 is the account of the start of God’s redemption to
mankind! A spiritual makeover! A factory reset!
The body is the link between the soul and the world,
the soul is the link between the body and the spirit,
the spirit is the link between the soul and God.
The body is to be at the service of the soul, the soul
to be regulated by the spirit, and God is to govern all!
I Cor. 6:15-20
Rev. 5:11-14, 7:9-12 the eternal fruition of the plan
The strangle hold that sin has on people today.
Story of Dwight L. Moody - preaching in a prison
- governor - announced at end of service a pardon - the joy-
“Thy people shall be willing in the day of thy power”
“O God, thou art my God, early will I seek thee: my soul
thirsteth for thee, my flesh longeth for thee in a dry and
thirsty land where no water is” - Ps. 63:1
“Thy people shall be willing in the day of they power”
Last week we studied 1st - 4th Commandments in
relationship to God.
Today, I would like to take the last six and see if
there is a connection between our lack of peace
and joy and our attitude towards God’s will in
Refer to last week’s lesson driving home
after each one the thoughts in Luke 16:10-14