Posted: Tue Sep 08, 2009 9:50 pm Post subject: 2 PETER 1 1-9 BUILDING BLOCKS FOR EFFECTIVE-FRUIT LIFE
BUILDING BLOCKS FOR AN EFFECTIVE AND FRUITFUL LIFE
I. IF WE DO DEVELOPE THESE EIGHT CHRARACTERISTICS
THEN GOD WILL DO THE FOLLOWING: VERSE 8-9 1. HELP US KEEP GROWING IN KNOWLEDGE OF HIM
2. ELECTION CALLING IS SURE
3. NEVER FALL
4. RECEIVE A RICH WELCOME IN HEAVEN
5. BE WITH JESUS CHRIST OUR SAVIOR FOREVER
II. IF WE DON'T DEVELOP THESE WE WILL BE
3. NEARSIGHTED INTO BLINDED
III. NOW GOD WANTS TO HELP US VERSES 3-4
1. GOD WILL GIVE US EVERYTHING WE NEED
FOR LIVING SPIRITUALLY AND GODLY
2. HE HAS ALSO PRECIOUS PRO9MISES SO WE
CAN PARTICIPATE IN HIS DIVINE NATURE
AND ESCAPE CORRUPTION.
IV. HERE'S OUR PART WITH HARD WORK AND DILIGENCE TO
DEVELOPE THESE RELIGIOUS TRAITS.
A commitment to God, His demands and promises.
Believe and live the Word of God.
Romans 4:16 2 Cor. 13:5 2 Thes. 1:3 James 1:3 James 2:26
1 Peter 1:7
Excellence of character lilving the Christ like with courage,being real, goodness. Courage, fortitude, justice, enables us to live, stand, profess our faith before others.
Philip. 4:8 Fix your thoughts on what is true and honorable and right. Think about things that are pure and lovely and admirable. Think about things that are excellent and worthy of praise.
Philip. 1:9 I pray that you will keep on growing in your knowledge and understanding.
Ephes. 1:17 ... asking God, the glorious Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, to give you spiritual wisdom and understanding, so that you might grow in your knowledge of God.
Matthew 13:12, Romans 1:19, Romans 11:33, 2 Cor. 8:7
Sober, moderate, proper and limited use of life. Proper restrait.
Live Christ life. Take a girpe of oneself. Fight lust, laziness, stiff neckedness, anger and pride.
2 Peter 1:6 Knowing God leads to self-control.
Self-control leads to patient endurance,
and patient endurance leads to godliness.
Bearing trials and troubles and an even mind. Trust in the
Lord no matter what for you know He has the whole world
in His hands which includes you. Change the letters after
the "t" of "trouble" to "TRUST" and wait on the Lord and
be patient. Turn whatever happens into, "...all things work
together for good."
Romans 15:5 May God, who gives this patience and
encouragement,...—each with the attitude of
Christ Jesus toward the other.
Galatians 5:22 Col. 1:11 Col. 3:12 Hebrews 6:12
A deep reverent piety toward God. Totally constantly,
worship God. Serve others know they are God's. Right
relationship with God and all humans.
2 Peter 1:6-7 Knowing God leads to self-control.
Self-control leads to patient endurance, and
patient endurance leads to godliness.
 Godliness leads to love for other Christians,
and finally you will grow to have genuine love
Matthew 10:41, 1 Tim. 5:4
Caring concern for God's people reveal in acts of kindness.
A genuine warmth because we really care. Knowking all
Christians are in the family of God and we must love them
all for it is command and because the love of Christ and God
flow more freely in us when it flows through us.
2 Cor. 6:6 We have proved ourselves by our purity, our
understanding, our patience, our kindness,
our sincere love, and the power of the
Col. 3:12 2 Tim. 1:9 2 Tim. 1:18 Titus 3:4
Love for all the people of all the world. Letting God's
and Christ's love flow through us to others in actions and
as well as words.
1 Cor. 13:1 1 Cor. 13:4
1 Cor. 13:13 There are three things that will endure—faith,
hope, and love—and the greatest of these is love.
[14:1] Let love be your highest goal...
1 Cor. 16:14 And everything you do must be done with love.
Col. 3:14 1 Peter 4:8 2 Peter 1:7 Rev. 2:19
NOW, GO BACK AT THE BEGINNING AND SEE WHAT GOD WILL DO
IF WILL DO!
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