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Because He lives


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Lesson by Mike Smith

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Because He lives

  1. 1. Introduction: •Jesus should mean so much to us because of what His great sacrifice has accomplished. •As we consider our passage of Scripture let us learn some truths that God wants us to believe. •Because Jesus lives we have much to rejoice over…
  2. 2. More Sacrifices For Sin Are Not Needed! •The Old Law had… •Constant animal sacrifices which could not take away sin. Heb. 10:1-4 •This resulted in their being reminded of their sins every year. •But Jesus came to change this problem. Heb. 10:5-14
  3. 3. Jesus Paid the Price For All! •Now we are under a New Covenant! Heb. 10:16-18; 8:6; 12:24 •Now we’re reminded that God has forgiven us through Christ. Sins no longer remembered. •Christ’s sacrifice includes the blood of the perfect body to be offered for the sins of the world. Jn. 1:29; Mt. 26:28; Eph. 1:7
  4. 4. We Can Have Cheerful Confidence! •To approach God to worship Him. Heb. 10:19-22 •We now can approach God (draw near) with these needed qualities. 1 Peter 2:4-5, 9-10 •We can hold fast our profession without wavering! V.23 •We should also stir up love and good works. V.24
  5. 5. We Can Prepare For The Judgment! •With full assurance of faith we can assemble together and exhort one another looking forward to Christ’s return. V.25 •We are here for God and for each others benefit! •Because He lives we can rejoice and be comforted! 1 Thes. 4:13-ff
  6. 6. Will You Be Ready When Jesus Comes? •Get ready now! 2 Thes. 1:6-10 •To OBEY the Gospel of Christ and be saved, You must… •Hear & believe the gospel. 1 Cor. 15:1-4 •Repent of sinful living. Acts 3:19 •Confess faith in Jesus. Acts 8:37 •Be Baptized into Christ. Rom. 6:3-6 •Be faithful. Rev. 2:10