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2014-01-19 818Gathering Sermon Notes

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Pastor Raymond Scott
January 19, 2014
#818gathering @818fbc

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2014-01-19 818Gathering Sermon Notes

  1. 1. WELCOME TO 8:18 A new year. A new way. For His glory. Love • Reach • Grow | 8:18
  2. 2. LIFE LED BY FAITH OR LIFE LEANING ON THE FLESH? Sunday, January 19, 2014 Love • Reach • Grow | 8:18
  3. 3. Colossians 2:20-23 20 Since you died with Christ to the elemental spiritual forces of this world, why, as though you still belonged to the world, do you submit to its rules: 21 “Do not handle! Do not taste! Do not touch!”? Love • Reach • Grow | 8:18
  4. 4. Colossians 2:20-23 22 These rules, which have to do with things that are all destined to perish with use, are based on merely human commands and teachings. 23 Such regulations indeed have an appearance of wisdom, with their self-imposed worship, their false humility and their harsh treatment of the body, but they lack any value in restraining sensual indulgence. Love • Reach • Grow | 8:18
  5. 5. APPEARANCE VS. ACTUAL VALUE Love • Reach • Grow | 8:18
  6. 6. Worth Actual Value Appearance Truth Love • Reach • Grow | 8:18
  7. 7. Love • Reach • Grow | 8:18
  8. 8. A life pleasing to God? Love • Reach • Grow | 8:18
  9. 9. Our Struggle Love • Reach • Grow | 8:18
  10. 10. Hebrews 11:6 6 And without faith it is impossible to please God, because anyone who comes to him must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who earnestly seek him. Love • Reach • Grow | 8:18
  11. 11. Dead to Elementary Principles of this World • Having died: apothnesko meaning having been ruptured from • Now you have life • Elementary principles of the world: stoicheo meaning marching in line Old spiritual position of death • • When I died to that in Christ, life, by faith is now mine Love • Reach • Grow | 8:18
  12. 12. Colossians 2:8-11 8 See to it that no one takes you captive through hollow and deceptive philosophy, which depends on human tradition and the elemental spiritual forces of this world rather than on Christ. Love • Reach • Grow | 8:18
  13. 13. Colossians 2:8-11 9 For in Christ all the fullness of the Deity lives in bodily form, 10 and in Christ you have been brought to fullness. He is the head over every power and authority. 11 In him you were also circumcised with a circumcision not performed by human hands. Your whole self ruled by the flesh was put off when you were circumcised by Christ... Love • Reach • Grow | 8:18
  14. 14. Colossians 2:18 18 Do not let anyone who delights in false humility and the worship of angels disqualify you. Such a person also goes into great detail about what they have seen; they are puffed up with idle notions by their unspiritual mind. Love • Reach • Grow | 8:18
  15. 15. Dead to Elementary Principles of this World: Saved by Faith in Christ Love • Reach • Grow | 8:18
  16. 16. Dead to Decrees of the World • Teaching rules was more important than righteousness through Christ • A lot of DO NOTs and a few DOs • A faith that believes in Christ but requires more to life than Him is false! Love • Reach • Grow | 8:18
  17. 17. I DO THIS... ASCETICISM • Without the Spirit, it amounts to nothing! • No amount of depriving oneself from the world will take away the world 
 in you • There's no profit in your pillar Love • Reach • Grow | 8:18
  18. 18. I DON'T DO THIS... LEGALISM • Preoccupied with form instead of faith • Very narrow range of activity Love • Reach • Grow | 8:18
  19. 19. Charles H. Spurgeon 1834 - 1892 Love • Reach • Grow | 8:18
  20. 20. Dead to Elementary Principles of this World Dead to Decrees of the World Love • Reach • Grow | 8:18
  21. 21. Dead to Deeds that Don't Matter • Colossians 2:28 "Such regulations indeed have an appearance of wisdom, with their self-imposed worship, their false humility and their harsh treatment of the body, but they lack any value in restraining sensual indulgence." • Many seek it, none are satisfied in it. Love • Reach • Grow | 8:18
  22. 22. Dead to Elementary Principles of this World Dead to Decrees of the World Dead to the Deeds that Don't Matter Love • Reach • Grow | 8:18
  23. 23. LET'S GET REAL! • Does it benefit you? • Does it bless God? • Does it bless anyone else? Love • Reach • Grow | 8:18
  24. 24. Please use our tag #818gathering Twitter: @818fbc Facebook: First Baptist Elberton Love • Reach • Grow | 8:18

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