The Gospel - Week 7

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There are things you’ll never do spiritually because you are not confident in His love and commitment toward you: Sacrifices you’ll never make. Prayers you’ll never pray. Risks you’ll never take.

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The reason you are weak in your ability to say no to sin is that you are weak in your understanding of Jesus‘ “yestoward you.

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Orphan vs. sonship.

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John 15:9

As the Father has loved me, so have I loved you. Abide in my love.

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John 14:18

“I will not leave you as orphans; I will come to you.

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John 14:1-3

“Let not your hearts be troubled. Believe in God; believe also in me. In my Father’s house are many rooms. If it were not so, would I have told you that I go to prepare a place for you? And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and will take you to myself, that where I am you may be also.

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John 15:16

You did not choose me, but I chose you…

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An orphan says “Hey, maybe God doesn’t accept me.”
He reminds you, “I didn’t accept you. I chose you.”

An orphan sees God as a Master.
A son sees God as a loving father.

An orphan feels insecure and lacks peace.
A son is at rest and in peace.

An orphan has to be holy for God to love him.
A son wants to be holy to have a right relationship with God.

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We will become slaves to either the world or religion if our revelation of God as a good Master doesn’t mature into a revelation of God as a good Father.

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1 John 5:13

I write these things to you who believe in the name of the Son of God, that you may know that you have eternal life.

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1 John 5:10-12

Whoever believes in the Son of God has the testimony in himself. Whoever does not believe God has made him a liar, because he has not believed in the testimony that God has borne concerning his Son. And this is the testimony, that God gave us eternal life, and this life is in his Son. Whoever has the Son has life; whoever does not have the Son of God does not have life.

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1. A testimony.

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1 John 1:8-10

If we say we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us… If we say we have not sinned, we make him a liar, and his word is not in us.

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1 John 1:9

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

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1 John 2:1-2

…we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous. He is the propitiation for our sins, and not for ours only but also for the sins of the whole world.

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Zechariah 3:4,9

…“Take off his filthy clothes.” …“See, I have taken away your sin, and I will put rich garments on you… and I will remove the sin of this land in a single day.

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Zechariah 3:9

See, the stone I have set in front of Joshua! There are seven eyes on that one stone, and I will engrave an inscription on it,’ says the LORD Almighty,

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Romans 4:5

But to the one who does not work, but believes on him who declares the ungodly to be righteous, his faith is credited for righteousness.

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2. The work of that testimony.

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1 John 5:10-12

Whoever believes in the Son of God has the testimony in himself… Whoever has the Son has life; whoever does not have the Son of God does not have life.

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1 John 2:3-6

And by this we know that we have come to know him, if we keep his commandments. Whoever says “I know himbut does not keep his commandments is a liar, and the truth is not in him, but whoever keeps his word, in him truly the love of God is perfected. By this we may know that we are in him: whoever says he abides in him ought to walk in the same way in which he walked.

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Believe the testimony, abide in God’s love.

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The answer to fruitlessness is not to focus on fruit production. The answer to fruitlessness is abiding in Jesus.

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John 15:16

You did not choose me, but I chose you…

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