Sermon Outline, August 13, 2017, “God Adds the Broken”
GOD ADDS THE BROKEN
Luke 15:7 I tell you that in the same way, there will be more joy in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety-nine righteous persons who need no repentance.
Luke 15:10 In the same way, I tell you, there is joy in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner who repents.
Bless people with Love.
Bless people with Unconditional Love.
~ Romans 5:6 For while we were still helpless, at the right time Christ died for the ungodly.
~ Romans 5:8 But God demonstrates His own love toward us, in that while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.
Bless people with Proactive Love.
~ I John 4:19 We love, because He first loved us.
~ Luke 19:10 For the Son of Man has come to seek and to save that which was lost.
Bless people with Grace.
Grace welcomes people.
~ Revelation 22:17 The Spirit and the bride say, “Come.” And let the one who hears say, “Come.” And let the one who is thirsty come; let the one who wishes take the water of life without cost.
Grace accepts people.
~ Romans 15:7 Therefore, accept one another, just as Christ also accepted us to the glory of God.
Grace embraces people.
~ Matthew 11:28-29 “Come to Me, all who are weary and heavy-laden, and I will give you rest. 29 Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.
Bless people with Truth.
Bless people with the Truth of the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
~ I Corinthians 15:3-4 For I delivered to you as of first importance what I also received, that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures, 4 and that He was buried, and that He was raised on the third day according to the Scriptures,
~ Ephesians 1:7 In Him we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of our trespasses, according to the riches of His grace
Bless people with the Truth of the Forgiveness of Sins.
~ Psalm 103:12 As far as the east is from the west, So far has He removed our transgressions from us.
Bless people with the Truth of Eternal Life.
~ John 17:3 This is eternal life, that they may know You, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom You have sent.