A Sure Thing (8 of 13) by Michael Romero
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A Sure Thing
The Elevation of Jesus Christ
We have an abundance of encouragement and exhortation in a book that elevates Jesus Christ to be the sole reason for every single bit of hope we have.
Last week we went through the end of chapter 5 and the first 12 verses of chapter 6. We learned that we should be exercising our faith and developing our spiritual senses not going backwards but forwards, growing and moving in the direction of mature and fully devoted followers of the Lord Jesus Christ who inherit the promises that God gives unto those of us He has called to repentance.
Today we are going to dive into the next section of scripture which is in Chapter 6 and we are going to discover the Holy Spirits encouraging message in verses 13-20.
How many of you here this morning has ever had someone break their promise to you? It isn't fun, especially when that promise is attached to something you were supposed to do and you did it. You fulfilled your end of the bargain and then that person doesn't come through on their end.
Many of us here today are readers of "Our Daily Bread". You might remember a devotion where...
An elderly Christian was in much distress as he lay dying. "Oh, Pastor," he said, "for years I have relied upon the promises of God, but now in the hour of death I can't remember a single one to comfort me." Knowing that Satan was disturbing him, the preacher said, "My brother, do you think that GOD will forget any of His promises?" A smile came over the face of the dying believer as he exclaimed joyfully. "No, no! He won't! Praise the Lord, now I can fall asleep in Jesus and trust Him to remember them all and bring me safely to Heaven." Peace flooded his soul, and a short time later he was ushered by the angels into the light of God's eternal day.
—Our Daily Bread
In essence that is what today's message is all about, trusting God to fulfill His part in order that you and I ...
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