Dr. Danny Campbell
This young convert was deeply impressed and determined to make these the rules of his life. From that day onward throughout his life he made it a rule to spend the first moments of his day alone with God and God's Word. Before he read a letter, looked at a paper or even read a telegram, he went first to the Bible, that the first impression of the day might be what he got directly from God.
- Series: General Topics
- Scripture: Philippians 2:12-13
The Gospel Changes Our “Workout” Routine
Today we will see that our actions do not make us Christians, but they do _____________________ our deep desire for the gospel to change every area of our lives!
1. Our call is to “Work Out” the _______________ of the Salvation that God has “Worked In” us! V. 12-13
The Three Tenses of Salvation:
Past Tense: Justification
I have been saved from the ____________________________________ of sin- I will not go to Hell when I die.
Present Tense: Sanctification
I am being saved from the ____________________________________ of sin – Sin only now has the power I give it through poor choices.
Future Tense: Glorification
I will be saved from the ______________________________________ of sin- When I go to Heaven I’ll never have to deal with sin again!
But now, since you have been liberated from sin and become enslaved to God, you have your fruit, which results in sanctification – and thee end is eternal life. -Romans 6:22
2. Two Overlooked Components of Growing in Christ V. 12
Your Christian “Work Out” Routine must include ___________ and ___________________.
The wording of verse twelve shocks us out of a faith that takes God for granted and puts us on our knees before God begging our King’s pardon for our _____________________ ways.
Not everyone who says to Me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the Kingdom of Heaven, but only the one who does the will of My Father in Heaven.
-Jesus in Matthew 7:21
If you love Me, you WILL keep My commands. -Jesus in John 14:15
A true believer will approach the Bible with fear and trembling, looking to let Jesus’ __________ change every area of their lives!
I will look favorably on this kind of person: one who is humble, submissive in spirit, and who trembles at My Word. -Isaiah 66:2b
Search me, O God, and know My heart; test me and know my concerns. See if there is any offensive way in me; lead me in the way everlasting.
3. Two Divine Helps in fulfilling God’s good ___________ in your life V. 13
Do you have a burning desire to see God’s purposes _______________ in your life?
Do you have a burning desire to _________________ actions in keeping with God’s purposes?
There is a Hell to shun and a Heaven to gain!