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