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Lesson draft-ccc-8-8-15-n-6

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The Joy of God's Presence

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Lesson draft-ccc-8-8-15-n-6

  1. 1. THERE IS Great joy when a christian’s heart is god’s home …IN YOUR PRESENCE THERE IS FULLNESS OF JOY;… Psalm 16:11 b
  2. 2. “CHRISTIAN” Saved-born FROM ABOVE- REGENERATED- ETERNAL LIFE in christ JN. 3: 3; 16
  3. 3. SPIRITUAL HEART- THE CORE OF OUR BEING HEART AFFECTIONS MIND WILL "SPIRITUAL SOUL" = DESIRES TREASURES A REGENERATED HUMAN SOUL; "BORN FROM ABOVE"-SAVED WAS SPIRITUALLY DEAD- NOW ALIVE IN CHRIST
  4. 4. JOHN 14: 15-20 “IF YOU LOVE ME, YOU WILL KEEP MY COMMANDMENTS AND I WILL ASK MY FATHER, AND HE WILL GIVE YOU ANOTHER HELPER, TO BE WITH YOU FOREVER, EVEN THE SPIRIT OF TRUTH, WHOM THE WORLD CANNOT RECEIVE, BECAUSE IT NEITHER SEES HIM NOR KNOWS HIM. YOU KNOW HIM, FOR HE DWELLS WITH YOU AND WILL BE IN YOU.” “I WILL NOT LEAVE YOU AS ORPHANS; I WILL COME TO YOU. YET A LITTLE WHILE AND THE WORLD WILL SEE ME NO MORE, BUT YOU WILL SEE ME. BECAUSE I LIVE YOU ALSO WILL LIVE. IN THAT DAY YOU WILL KNOW THAT I AM IN MY FATHER, AND YOU IN ME, AND I IN YOU.”
  5. 5. JOHN 14: 21-23 “WHOEVER HAS MY COMMANDMENTS AND KEEPS THEM, HE IT IS WHO LOVES ME. AND HE WHO LOVES ME WILL BE LOVED BY MY FATHER, AND I WILL LOVE HIM AND MANIFEST MYSELF TO HIM.” JUDAS (NOT ISCARIOT) SAID TO HIM, “LORD, HOW IS IT THAT YOU WILL MANIFEST YOURSELF TO US, AND NOT TO THE WORLD?” JESUS ANSWERED HIM, “IF ANYONE LOVES ME, HE WILL KEEP MY WORD, AND MY FATHER WILL LOVE HIM, AND WE WILL COME TO HIM AND MAKE OUR HOME WITH HIM.”
  6. 6. how can BELIEVERS LIVE IN the presence of our holy god? DAILY confession OF SIN IN PRAYER- ASKING FOR GOD’S FORGIVENESS AND cleansing FROM ALL UNRIGHTEOUSNESS. 1 JN. 1:9
  7. 7. Daily offering of self in worship- not conformed to the world- transformed by a renewed mind- RM. 12:1,2 every thought captive to obey christ 2 COR. 10:5
  8. 8. THE INDWELLING TRINITY “...THE FRUIT OF THE SPIRIT IS LOVE, JOY, PEACE,…” Gal. 5:22 THE HOLY SPIRIT HELPS US TO LOVE JESUS. “..YOU WILL RECEIVE POWER WHEN THE HOLY SPIRIT HAS COME UPON YOU…” Acts 1:8 THE HOLY SPIRIT GIVES US POWER TO OBEY JESUS
  9. 9. Indwelt by the holy spirit when we are saved jOHn. 14:16 & 1 COR. 6:19 and… The father and jesus chrisT WANT TO MAKE THEIR HOME IN US WHEN we LOVE JESUS AND obeY HIS commands: JN. 14:23 * love god wholeheartedly MT. 22:37 * love neighbor as yourself MT. 22:39 * GO & MAKE DISCIPLES OF ALL NATIONS… MT. 28:19 * DENY YOURSELF, TAKE UP YOUR CROSS AND FOLLOW ME MK. 8:34B
  10. 10. APPLICATIONS : 1. GREAT JOY- FOR GOD, OTHERS & YOU. 2. SANTIFICATION- ROB’T MURRAY McCHEYNE; “…LET THE HOLY SPIRIT FILL EVERY CHAMBER OF YOUR HEART; SO THERE WILL BE NO ROOM FOR FOLLY, OR THE WORLD, OR SATAN, OR THE FLESH.” 3. TESTIMONY- TO UNSAVED FAMILY, NEIGHBORS, FRIENDS. WHEN THE TRINITY IS AT HOME IN OUR HEARTS, WE WILL BE SALT AND LIGHT WHERE WE ARE.
  11. 11. …IN YOUR PRESENCE THERE IS FULLNESS OF JOY… IN UNION AND COMMUNION WITH GOD … TODAY - A FORE-TASTE FOREVER - FACE-TO-FACE
  12. 12. HAVE YOU turned TO GOD IN REPENTANCE AND FAITH (acts 20:21) AND RECEIVED GOD’S GIFT OF SALVATION- BY GRACE- THROUGH FAITH IN CHRIST JESUS? Eph.2:8,9 IF SO, THEN THANK GOD AND ENJOY His presence FOREVER

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