Sermon Outline, February 19, 2017, “Zealous”
Be Zealous about our Personal Relationship with Jesus!
Be Zealous about the Person of Jesus Christ!
~ II Corinthians 1:20 For as many as are the promises of God, in Him they are yes; therefore also through Him is our Amen to the glory of God through us.
~ II Timothy 2:13 If we are faithless, He remains faithful, for He cannot deny Himself.
~ II Corinthians 5:17 Therefore if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creature; the old things passed away; behold, new things have come.
Be Zealous about interacting with the Person of Jesus!
~ Hebrews 11:5 By faith Enoch was taken up so that he would not see death; and he was not found because God took him up; for he obtained the witness that before his being taken up he was pleasing to God.
~ II Corinthians 5:9 Therefore we also have as our ambition, whether at home or absent, to be pleasing to Him.
~ Romans 8:14 For all who are being led by the Spirit of God, these are sons of God.
~ Galatians 5:16 But I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not carry out the desire of the flesh.
~ Philippians 4:6 Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.
~ I Thessalonians 5:17 pray without ceasing
Be Zealous about the Word of Jesus!
Desire to Learn the Word of Christ!
~ I Peter 2:2 like newborn babies, long for the pure milk of the word, so that by it you may grow in respect to salvation,
~ Psalm 1:1-2 How blessed is the man who does not walk in the counsel of the wicked, Nor stand in the path of sinners, Nor sit in the seat of scoffers! 2 But his delight is in the law of the Lord, And in His law he meditates day and night.
~ Psalm 119:97 O how I love Your law! It is my meditation all the day.
Desire to Implement the Word of Christ!
~ II Timothy 3:16 All Scripture is inspired by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, for training in righteousness;
~ Hebrews 4:12 For the word of God is living and active and sharper than any two-edged sword, and piercing as far as the division of soul and spirit, of both joints and marrow, and able to judge the thoughts and intentions of the heart.
~ Matthew 7:24-27 “Therefore everyone who hears these words of Mine and acts on them, may be compared to a wise man who built his house on the rock. 25 And the rain fell, and the floods came, and the winds blew and slammed against that house; and yet it did not fall, for it had been founded on the rock. 26 Everyone who hears these words of Mine and does not act on them, will be like a foolish man who built his house on the sand. 27 The rain fell, and the floods came, and the winds blew and slammed against that house; and it fell—and great was its fall.”
Be Zealous about the Work of Jesus!
Be Zealous about Evangelism!
~ Romans 1:16 For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek.
~ I Corinthians 9:16 For if I preach the gospel, I have nothing to boast of, for I am under compulsion; for woe is me if I do not preach the gospel.
Be Zealous about Discipleship!
~ Matthew 28:20 teaching them to observe all that I commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age.
~ Acts 2:42 They were continually devoting themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer.