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NOTE: This sermon is part 3 and 4 of a 12 part sermon series. Two sermons outlines are included in this download.
Part 3: Knowing Christ
I. The Experience of Knowing Christ.
A. Predatory knowledge.
e.g. Knowing about but not knowing.
1. His existence.
2. His validity.
3. His relevance.
B. Personal knowledge.
Note: My lord. v. 8
1. Personal introduction.
2. Personal acceptance.
3. Personal surrender.
II. The Excellency of Knowing Christ.
Part 4: Going Deeper
There are deeper depths of spiritual experience than any of us realize. God longs for us to explore them. This was Paul's desire:
I. A Deeper Acquaintance with Christ's Person.
Note: 2 Peter 3:18
A. Starting with an initial introduction.
B. Continuing with an increasing involvement.
C. Producing an increasing intimacy.
Note: Three key words: time, talk, trust.
II. A Deeper Appreciation of Christ's Power.
A. Resurrection: a historical fact.
B. Resurrection: a theological necessity.
C. Resurrection: a personal experience.
1. The power of the resurrection regenerates.