Secure in Christ

Big Idea: The Gospel is Good News because it declares that we are secure in Christ. 

  1. Our _________ is secure – Foreknowledge and Calling
  • God chose you to lavish His love on you and adopt you as His son or daughter!
  • You cannot earn or deserve this relationship…relax and enjoy it.
  • You are no longer chained to your past. He has forgiven you and justified you.
  1. Our _______________ is secure – God causes all things to work together for our good.
    Predestined: God’s goal is that we would be conformed to the image of Christ.
    God promises to use the good, the bad and the ugly for our good!
  • The good – The kindness of God leads us to repentance and thankfulness.
  • The bad – God uses difficulties and trials to make us more like Jesus.
  • The ugly – God uses traumatic events and even abuse at the hands of others.
  1. Our _____________ is secure – Glorified – It is good as done!
  • A New Creation – the New Heaven and New Earth
  • A New Body – Our resurrected bodies just like Jesus’ (No more sin, pain, sorry)