Work Out Your Own  SALVATION Philippians 2:12-13 Ephesians 2:8-10
Philippians 2:12-13 <ul><li>12. So then, my beloved, even as ye have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now mu...
If you have a problem… <ul><li>“work it out” </li></ul><ul><li>Man has a problem </li></ul><ul><ul><li>However, it is a bi...
The most direct effect of sin <ul><li>Separation from God </li></ul><ul><li>Isaiah 59:1-2 </li></ul><ul><li>Behold, Jehova...
Working ON the problem <ul><li>God has provided a WAY </li></ul><ul><ul><li>To remove sin: forgiveness </li></ul></ul><ul>...
Acts 2:36-41 <ul><li>The message: </li></ul><ul><li>Christ was crucified & resurrected </li></ul><ul><li>“what shall we do...
SAVE YOURSELVES <ul><li>Acts 2:40 And with many other words he testified, and exhorted them, saying, Save yourselves from ...
<ul><li>For by grace have ye been saved through faith; and that not of yourselves, it is the gift of God;   </li></ul>Grac...
The Works involved in <ul><li>God’s Work – Philippians 2:12-13 </li></ul><ul><li>Man’s work – Acts 2:40 </li></ul><ul><ul>...
Working out my own Salvation <ul><li>New birth </li></ul><ul><li>New life </li></ul><ul><li>New beginning </li></ul>Initia...
Conversion Faithful Service repentance TRANSFORMATION A process Living the Truth A life Christ in me
Working out my own Salvation Knowledge Living Preaching Faith The Word TRUTH of God
Whose responsibility? <ul><li>It is my own responsibility to work out my own salvation </li></ul><ul><li>You must be born ...
 
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Work Out Your Own Salvation

  1. 1. Work Out Your Own SALVATION Philippians 2:12-13 Ephesians 2:8-10
  2. 2. Philippians 2:12-13 <ul><li>12. So then, my beloved, even as ye have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling; 13. for it is God who worketh in you both to will and to work, for his good pleasure. </li></ul>
  3. 3. If you have a problem… <ul><li>“work it out” </li></ul><ul><li>Man has a problem </li></ul><ul><ul><li>However, it is a bigger problem than we can handle </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Look at the world in which we live </li></ul></ul>Sin
  4. 4. The most direct effect of sin <ul><li>Separation from God </li></ul><ul><li>Isaiah 59:1-2 </li></ul><ul><li>Behold, Jehovah's hand is not shortened, that it cannot save; neither his ear heavy, that it cannot hear: but your iniquities have separated between you and your God, and your sins have hid his face from you, so that he will not hear. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Working ON the problem <ul><li>God has provided a WAY </li></ul><ul><ul><li>To remove sin: forgiveness </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Available through GRACE </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Jesus is the WAY </li></ul><ul><ul><li>John 14:6 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Acts 4:12 (the ONLY way) </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Acts 2:36-41 <ul><li>The message: </li></ul><ul><li>Christ was crucified & resurrected </li></ul><ul><li>“what shall we do?” – vs. 37 </li></ul><ul><li>REPENT & BE BAPTIZED – vs. 38 </li></ul><ul><li>The promise: Salvation – vs. 39 </li></ul><ul><li>A calling… an admonition… </li></ul>
  7. 7. SAVE YOURSELVES <ul><li>Acts 2:40 And with many other words he testified, and exhorted them, saying, Save yourselves from this crooked generation. </li></ul><ul><li>vs. 41 They then that received his word were baptized: and there were added unto them in that day about three thousand souls. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>For by grace have ye been saved through faith; and that not of yourselves, it is the gift of God; </li></ul>Grace Faith Works
  9. 9. The Works involved in <ul><li>God’s Work – Philippians 2:12-13 </li></ul><ul><li>Man’s work – Acts 2:40 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>If we do nothing… we will be lost </li></ul></ul>SALVATION
  10. 10. Working out my own Salvation <ul><li>New birth </li></ul><ul><li>New life </li></ul><ul><li>New beginning </li></ul>Initial Obedience Submission To the commands of God A step
  11. 11. Conversion Faithful Service repentance TRANSFORMATION A process Living the Truth A life Christ in me
  12. 12. Working out my own Salvation Knowledge Living Preaching Faith The Word TRUTH of God
  13. 13. Whose responsibility? <ul><li>It is my own responsibility to work out my own salvation </li></ul><ul><li>You must be born again – John 3:3-7 </li></ul><ul><li>Why do you delay? – Acts 22:16 </li></ul><ul><li>You must “change” </li></ul><ul><li>You must “live” a new life in Christ </li></ul>

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