"DOING WHAT COMES SUPERNATURALLY"
1 Corinthians 2:14
Intro: A song when I was in high school - "Doing What
Comes Naturally." A lot of folks are still doing that.
It's time we had better be doing what comes supernatur-
Three classes of human beings in the world, but closer
to home in this auditorium this morning.
The natural man 2:14 S o u l i s h / m i n d
E m o t I o n, w I l l
He that is spiritual 2:15
He that is worldly 3:1 "carnal"
You are in one of those three classes today! Upper
class/lower class - some classify according to the Blue
Book of society, or bank book of finance but God has
a classification according to truth. His book the Bible.
You classify yourself.
ILL. Dr. R. G. Lee preached a hard message
against sin. One day a lady met him at the door.
"Dr. Lee, I didn't appreciate that message one
little bit. Dr. Lee said, "The devil didn't either,
so classify yourself."
So you are one of these three today.
ILL. of signs in a well organized building. You
are here! Little arrow. You have to know where
you are in order to get to where you need to be.
This scripture is a road map to maturity.
I. THE NATURAL MAN
1. Born into the natural world.
By nature a natural born sinner.
Ephesians 2:3 "We are by nature the children of wrath."
Natural man born only once, physically.
ILL. Vice-President Rockefeller -when asked
about Jimmy Carter's being born again. "Have
you been born again?" "I certainly have not been
born twice. I was lucky to have been born the
first time." I pray God before he died he was
born twice. In hell people don't feel they are
lucky to have been born the first time.
Jesus spoke of one man and said, "It would have been
better for that man had he not been born." If you are
born only once you die twice, if you are born twice
you die once.
2. He is blind to the spiritual world.
"Receiveth not" ie to welcome. The natural man
has no i ...
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