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The sons of god edited


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The sons of god edited

  2. 2. CHILD1. Under guardians (Gal 4:1-7)2. Needs to be fed (1Cor 3:1)3. Controlled by fleshly appetites4. Needs to be led5. Spiritually Unstable (Eph 4:14)
  3. 3. SONS OF GOD Romans 8:14 – 17Spiritual Birth = Children of GodLed by the Spirit = Sons of God
  4. 4. CHARACTERISTICS OF SONS1. Led by the Spirit of God (Romans 8:14-17)2. They are peacemakers (Matthew 5:9)3. Love their enemies and pray for those that persecute them (Matthew 5:44-45)
  5. 5. CHARACTERISTICS OF SONS4. Learn obedience through suffering (Heb 5:8)5. Are chastised by the Lord (Heb 12:5-8)6. Live a separate life from unbelievers (2 Cor 6:14-18)
  6. 6. GOD SOWS SONS Matthew 13: 36-391. God is sowing sons of the Kingdom2. Sons are sown into the world3. There are two types of sons in the world4. These two types are always in contention for space and influence
  7. 7. Zechariah 9:13“For I have bent Judah, My bow, fitted the bow with Ephraim, and raised up your sons O Zion, against your sons, O Greece, and made you like the sword of a mighty man.”
  8. 8. Jeremiah 51:20“You are my battle-ax and weapons of war: For with you I will break the nations in pieces; I will destroy kingdoms……I will break in pieces the governors and rulersI will repay Babylon and all the inhabitants of Chaldea for all the evil they have done in Zion in your sight”
  9. 9. THE RESPONSIBILITY OF SONS1. Psalms: 2: 7-8; Isaiah 61:4-5Sons are the only ones who have the mandate to ask for nations
  10. 10. THE RESPONSIBILITY OF SONS Matthew 3:16: Mark 9:72. They receive affirmation from heaven - God Himself3. They receive and earn the right to be listened to.
  11. 11. THE RESPONSIBILITY OF SONS John 3:16, Romans 8:194. They bring release, freedom, salvation into a situation, into society Sons are God’s gifts to society, to nations.
  12. 12. WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO BECOME A SON1. Christian disciplines: a) Study of God’s word b) Prayer c) Fasting d) Fellowship
  13. 13. WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO BECOME A SON John 1:1,14; Romans 13:142. The Word must become flesh“But clothe yourself with the Lord Jesus Christ and make no provision for the flesh to gratify its desires.”
  14. 14. WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO BECOME A SON3. The way of the cross Philippians 1:29 “For to you it has been granted on behalf of Christ, not only to believe in Him but to suffer for His sake.” Acts 14:22“ We must through many tribulations enter the kingdom of God.”
  15. 15. SONS OF GODThe kingdoms of this world will become the kingdoms of our God as the sons of God are revealed and take their place.