Can I find refuge in ChristPresentation Transcript
Can I Find Refuge in Christ? Psalm 9:7-10
The world is filled with trouble, everywhere people are seeking refuge. Let us study this little sentence and see what we can learn. This is a QUESTION. CAN I find refuge in Christ? Jesus tells us in Mt. 11:28… Jeremiah told of this… Jer. 6:16 We can do something…1 Peter 5:7 Yes, I CAN find refuge in Christ! CAN I Find Refuge In Christ?
Take away the can and now the sentence is an AFFIRMATION! Let us all tell the world, I have found refuge! Phillip told his nephew Jn. 1:43-45. Psalm 23 Let all the world know that the Lord is your shepherd. Take away the I and what do you have? I Find Refuge In Christ?
An EXHORTATION for others to do as you have done. Paul tells Felix the gospel story – Find refuge Felix. Acts 24-25 Paul to Agrippa, “I know that you believe” Acts 26:27-29 You will find true refuge in Christ! FIND refuge in Christ
Take away the FIND and you have refuge in Christ. That’s CONSOLATION! There is that consolation, nothing can compare! Christ with all authority will be with us always. Matthew 28:18-20 Peter asked what do I get in return? Mark 10:28-30 Listen to Christ’s answer. In Hebrews 13:5 Christ says, I will never leave or forsake thee. REFUGE in Christ
Erase the word refuge and you have IN Christ! In Christ is EXALTATION! It’s the highest place man can be elevated to. Paul wrote about the difference. 2 Cor. 5:17 Can share a mansion with the Christ. John 14:1-6 IN Christ
CHRIST Erase the word in and all you have left is Christ. That’s SATISFACTION - above all. Christ says seek first my kingdom and all other things will be added. Mt. 6:33 If in this life only we have hope we are of all men most miserable. 1 Cor. 15:19-20 We have satisfaction in knowing Him. 1 Jn. 5:20 Let us all live that at the end of life we will have nothing but Christ.
You can have refuge in Christ this hour! If you believe the gospel. 1 Cor. 15:3-4; Rom. 1:16-17 When you repent of sin. Acts 2:38 By confessing Christ. Acts 8:37; Rom. 10:10 By being baptized into Christ through the watery grave of baptism, and raising to walk in newness of life. Romans 6:3-6 By being faithful to Jesus, obeying His word. Hebrews 5:9; Rev. 2:10 Have You Found Refuge in Christ?