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NOTE: This sermon is part 5 and 6 of a 12 part sermon series. Two sermons outlines are included in this download.
Part 5: Paul with the Lid Off
I. Paul Takes a Backward Look.
A. I was apprehended. v. 12 - lit. caught, arrested.
1. Christ stopped him.
2. Christ saved him.
3. Christ started him.
B. I forget the past. v. 13
1. He didn't brook over forgiven sins.
2. He didn't dwell on old problems.
3. He didn't live on former victories.
II. Paul Takes an Upward Look. v. 14
A. He thinks of a goal. See 1 John 3:2
Part 6: The Importance of Attitudes
I. A Mature Attitude. v. 15a
Note: Perfect, lit. mature. c.f. v. 12
A. Mature aspiration.
B. Mature application.
C. Mature anticipation.
II. An Open Attitude. v. 15b
A. Open to instruction.
B. Open to revelation.
C. Open to correction.
III. A Practical Attitude. v. 16