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God calls men to the old paths; few make the right choice (Jer. 6:16). People, prophets, and priests were guilty of ignoring God’s word (Jer. 6:13-17). They lived to please themselves, not the Lord. …

God calls men to the old paths; few make the right choice (Jer. 6:16). People, prophets, and priests were guilty of ignoring God’s word (Jer. 6:13-17). They lived to please themselves, not the Lord.

All men must seek the old paths to be right with God.

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  • 1. • Introduction1. Jer. 6:16 God calls men to the old paths— few make the right choice16 Thus saith the LORD, Stand ye in theways, and see, and ask for the old paths,where is the good way, and walk therein,and ye shall find rest for your souls.But they said, We will not walk therein. 2
  • 2. • Introduction2. Jer. 6:13-17 People, prophets, & priests were guilty of ignoring God’s Word 3
  • 3. 2. Jer. 6:13-17 People, prophets, & priests were guilty of ignoring God’s Word13 For from the least of themeven unto the greatest of themevery one is given to covetousness;and from the prophet even unto the priestevery one dealeth falsely.14 They have healed also the hurt of the daughterof my people slightly, saying, Peace, peace;when there is no peace. 4
  • 4. 2. Jer. 6:13-17 People, prophets, & priests were guilty of ignoring God’s Word15 Were they ashamedwhen they had committed abomination?nay, they were not at all ashamed,neither could they blush:therefore they shall fall among them that fall:at the time that I visit them they shall be castdown, saith the LORD. 5
  • 5. 2. Jer. 6:13-17 People, prophets, & priests were guilty of ignoring God’s Word16 Thus saith the LORD, Stand ye in the ways,and see, and ask for the old paths,where is the good way, and walk therein,and ye shall find rest for your souls.But they said, We will not walk therein.17 Also I set watchmen over you, saying,Hearken to the sound of the trumpet.But they said, We will not hearken. 6
  • 6. • Introduction3. All men must seek the old paths: Identify the old paths Seek the old paths Only few walk in the old paths Filipinos ask for the old paths 7
  • 7. I. Identify the Old Paths A. God’s Way Is Revealed in His Word Jer. 11:1-4 God’s original instructions to Israel are the old paths of truth 8
  • 8. 1 Jer. 11:1-4 God’s original instructions to Israel The word that came to Jeremiah from theLORD, saying, are the old paths of truth 2 Hear ye the words of this covenant,and speak unto the men of Judah,and to the inhabitants of Jerusalem; 3 And say thou unto them,Thus saith the LORD God of Israel;Cursed be the man that obeyeth notthe words of this covenant, 4 Which I commanded your fathers in the daythat I brought them forth out of the land ofEgypt, from the iron furnace, saying,Obey my voice, and do them,according to all which I command you:so shall ye be my people, and I will be your God: 9
  • 9. I. Identify the Old Paths A. God’s Way Is Revealed in His Word Jer. 23:16-17 False teachers substitute their own word for God’s revealed Word 10
  • 10. Jer. 23:16-17 False teachers substitute their own word for God’s revealed Word 16 Thus saith the LORD of hosts,Hearken not unto the words of the prophetsthat prophesy unto you:they make you vain:they speak a vision of their own heart,and not out of the mouth of the LORD. 17 They say still unto them that despise me,The LORD hath said, Ye shall have peace;and they say unto every one that walkethafter the imagination of his own heart,No evil shall come upon you. 11
  • 11. I. Identify the Old Paths B. God’s Way Has Been Followed by the Faithful Heb. 11:7-8 Heroes of faith followed His Word 12
  • 12. Heb. 11:7-8 Heroes of faith followed His Word 7 By faith Noah,being warned of God of things not seen asyet, moved with fear,prepared an ark to the saving of his house;by the which he condemned the world,and became heir of the righteousnesswhich is by faith. 8 By faith Abraham,when he was called to go out into a placewhich he should after receive for aninheritance, obeyed;and he went out, not knowing whither he went. 13
  • 13. I. Identify the Old Paths C. God’s Way Is Distinguished from False Ways Jer. 6:13-14 False prophets & priests justify sin 14
  • 14. Jer. 6:13-14 False prophets & priests justify sin13 For from the least of themeven unto the greatest of themevery one is given to covetousness;and from the prophet even unto the priestevery one dealeth falsely.14 They have healed also the hurt of the daughterof my people slightly, saying, Peace, peace;when there is no peace. 15
  • 15. I. Identify the Old Paths D. God’s Way Brings Peace to Our Souls Matt. 11:28-30 Christ calls sinners to find peace in him & his word 16
  • 16. Matt. 11:28-30 Christ calls sinners to find peace in him & his word 28 Come unto me,all ye that labour and are heavy laden,and I will give you rest. 29 Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me;for I am meek and lowly in heart:and ye shall find rest unto your souls. 30 For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light. 17
  • 17. II. Seek the Old Paths A. God Seeks Us, We Must Seek Him Jer. 6:10, 16-17 God seeks men without forcing them to obey Him 18
  • 18. Jer. 6:10, 16-17 God seeks men without forcing them to obey Him 10 To whom shall I speak, and give warning,that they may hear?behold, their ear is uncircumcised,and they cannot hearken:behold, the word of the LORD is unto them a reproach;they have no delight in it. 19
  • 19. Jer. 6:10, 16-17 God seeks men without forcing them to obey Him16 Thus saith the LORD, Stand ye in theways, and see, and ask for the old paths,where is the good way, and walk therein,and ye shall find rest for your souls.But they said, We will not walk therein.17 Also I set watchmen over you, saying,Hearken to the sound of the trumpet.But they said, We will not hearken. 20
  • 20. II. Seek the Old Paths A. God Seeks Us, We Must Seek Him Matt. 7:7 Jesus calls men to seek the kingdom of God 7 Ask, and it shall be given you;seek, and ye shall find;knock, and it shall be opened unto you: 21
  • 21. II. Seek the Old Paths B. God Sent His Son to Call Us to Repent Acts 17:27-31 God rules the world so that we can seek & find Him in Christ 22
  • 22. Acts 17:27-31 God rules the world so that we can seek & find Him in Christ 27 That they should seek the Lord,if haply they might feel after him, and findhim, though he be not far from every one of us: 28 For in him we live, and move, and have our being;as certain also of your own poets have said,For we are also his offspring. 29 Forasmuch then as we are the offspring ofGod, we ought not to think that the Godheadis like unto gold, or silver, or stone,graven by art and mans device. 23
  • 23. Acts 17:27-31 God rules the world so that we can seek & find Him in Christ 30 And the times of this ignorance God winked at;but now commandeth all men every where to repent: 31 Because he hath appointed a day,in the which he will judge the world in righteousnessby that man whom he hath ordained;whereof he hath given assurance unto all men,in that he hath raised him from the dead. 24
  • 24. III. Only Few Walk in the Old Paths A. Few Obeyed God in the Patriarchal Age 1 Pet. 3:19-20 The Lord pled with Noah’s generation: few were saved 25
  • 25. 1 Pet. 3:19-20 The Lord pled with Noah’s generation: few were saved 19 By which also he went and preachedunto the spirits in prison; 20 Which sometime were disobedient,when once the longsuffering of God waitedin the days of Noah,while the ark was a preparing,wherein few, that is, eight souls were saved by water. 26
  • 26. III. Only Few Walk in the Old Paths B. Few Obeyed God in the Mosaic Age Jer. 23:3 The Lord saved a remnant of the Jews, through whom Christ came 27
  • 27. Jer. 23:3 The Lord saved a remnant of the Jews, through whom Christ came3 And I will gather the remnant of my flockout of all countries whither I have driven them,and will bring them again to their folds;and they shall be fruitful and increase. 28
  • 28. III. Only Few Walk in the Old Paths C. Few Obey in the Gospel Age Matt. 7:13-14 Jesus said only few will repent & walk in the way of salvation13 Enter ye in at the strait gate: for wide is thegate, and broad is the way, that leadeth todestruction,and many there be which go in thereat:14 Because strait is the gate, and narrow is the 29
  • 29. IV. Filipinos Ask for the Old Paths A. Christ Revealed the Old Paths of Salvation Matt. 28:18-20 Christ’s love, authority, & teaching are revealed in the New Testament 30
  • 30. Matt. 28:18-20 Christ’s love, authority, & teaching are revealed in the New Testament18 And Jesus came and spake untothem, saying, All power is given unto me in heavenand in earth. 19 Go ye therefore, and teach all nations,baptizing them in the name of the Father,and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost: 20 Teaching them to observe all thingswhatsoever I have commanded you:and, lo, I am with you alway,even unto the end of the world. Amen. 31
  • 31. IV. Filipinos Ask for the Old Paths A. Christ Revealed the Old Paths of Salvation Matt. 28:19 He taught sinners how to receive salvation: hear, believe, repent, confess Christ, submit in water baptism 32
  • 32. IV. Filipinos Ask for the Old Paths A. Christ Revealed the Old Paths of Salvation Matt. 16:18-19 He gave the pattern for his true church in the New Testament: its work, worship, organization, doctrine, discip line, & unity 33
  • 33. IV. Filipinos Ask for the Old Paths A. Christ Revealed the Old Paths of Salvation Jn. 13:34-35 He taught us to love each other as much as he loves us 1 Pet. 1:14-16 He taught us to live holy lives Col. 3:18-21 He gave the only plan for true happiness in the home 34
  • 34. IV. Filipinos Ask for the Old Paths A. Christ Revealed the Old Paths of Salvation 2 Pet. 1:3 He gave all things necessary for life & godliness 35
  • 35. IV. Filipinos Ask for the Old Paths B. 45th Trip Feb. 7-27, 2012 Ron & Donna Halbrook, David & Starla Halbrook (Batesville, AR) 1st principles, VBS, & the home 42 lessons, David 40, ladies 12 24 baptized (+20) David 1st in New Zealand, Australia36
  • 36. IV. Filipinos Ask for the Old Paths C. Feb. 10 Kapitbahyan, Manila Work with Elias Cruz, Jerry Toreja 70 attend Man’s Leadership in the Home, David on Saul’s Conversion & A New Creature in Christ, ladies classes 37
  • 37. IV. Filipinos Ask for the Old Paths D. Feb. 11-15 Tuguegarao, Cagayan Work with Rody Gumpad Home study at Cilia Lim house Tabuk, Kalinga with Ben Vistro Metro church in Tuguegarao Manaring, Ilagan, Isabela with Santos Basilio 38
  • 38. IV. Filipinos Ask for the Old Paths E. Feb. 16-19 Cebu City, Cebu Work with Jonathan Carino VBS How to Study the Bible, Lordy Salunga help teach Sunday classes, worship services 39
  • 39. IV. Filipinos Ask for the Old Paths F. Feb. 20-24 Angeles City Work with Lordy Salunga Home & Family, Jonathan Carino help teach 50 men plus ladies attended 40
  • 40. IV. Filipinos Ask for the Old Paths G. Feb. 25-26 Manila Work with Jimmy Battung, Atoy Franco, & Elijah Sikat Work with Willie & Kenneth Pastor in Bilibid Prison 41
  • 41. • Invitation1. Jer. 6:16 God calls men to the old paths— few make the right choice16 Thus saith the LORD, Stand ye in the ways,and see, and ask for the old paths,where is the good way, and walk therein,and ye shall find rest for your souls.But they said, We will not walk therein. 42
  • 42. • Invitation2. All men must seek the old paths: Identify the old paths Seek the old paths Only few walk in the old paths Filipinos ask for the old paths 43
  • 43. • Invitation3. Christ revealed the old paths of salvation Matt. 28:19 He taught sinners how to receive salvation: hear, believe, repent, confess Christ, submit in water baptism 19 Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost: 44