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Sermon Outline, January 21, 2018, “Heart Transplant”

Heart Transplant

 

Luke 3:21-23

 

Baptism secures a New Life.

Baptism secures a New Life of Obedience.

~ Matthew 28:19-20   Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit, 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 2:38      Peter said to them, “Repent, and each of you be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins; and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.

 

Baptism secures a New Life of Commitment.

~ Romans 6:4  Therefore we have been buried with Him through baptism into death, so that as Christ was raised from the dead through the glory of the Father, so we too might walk in newness of life.

 

 

Baptism secures New Gifts.

Baptism secures the Gift of the Forgiveness of Sins.

~ Acts 2:38      Peter said to them, “Repent, and each of you be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins; and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.

 

~ I John 1:7     but if we walk in the Light as He Himself is in the Light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus His Son cleanses us from all sin.

 

~ I Peter 1:18-19         knowing that you were not redeemed with perishable things like silver or gold from your futile way of life inherited from your forefathers, 19 but with precious blood, as of a lamb unblemished and spotless, the blood of Christ.

 

~ Romans 6:3   Or do you not know that all of us who have been baptized into Christ Jesus have been baptized into His death?

 

~ Acts 22:16    Now why do you delay? Get up and be baptized, and wash away your sins, calling on His name.

 

Baptism secures the Gift of the Holy Spirit.

~ Acts 2:38      Peter said to them, “Repent, and each of you be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins; and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.

 

~ Titus 3:5       He saved us, not on the basis of deeds which we have done in righteousness, but according to His mercy, by the washing of regeneration and renewing by the Holy Spirit,

 

~ 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.

 

~ Colossians 2:12-13  having been buried with Him in baptism, in which you were also raised up with Him through faith in the working of God, who raised Him from the dead. 13 When you were dead in your transgressions and the uncircumcision of your flesh, He made you alive together with Him, having forgiven us all our transgressions,

 

 

Baptism secures a New Relationship.

Baptism is the occasion where we become a Child of God.

~ Galatians 3:26-27     For you are all sons of God through faith in Christ Jesus. 27 For all of you who were baptized into Christ have clothed yourselves with Christ.

 

~ Romans 6:3-5           Or do you not know that all of us who have been baptized into Christ Jesus have been baptized into His death? Therefore we have been buried with Him through baptism into death, so that as Christ was raised from the dead through the glory of the Father, so we too might walk in newness of life. For if we have become united with Him in the likeness of His death, certainly we shall also be in the likeness of His resurrection,

 

~ I John 3:1     See how great a love the Father has bestowed on us, that we would be called children of God; and such we are. For this reason the world does not know us, because it did not know Him.

 

Baptism provides the Child of God with a New Goal.

~ II Corinthians 5:9     Therefore we also have as our ambition, whether at home or absent, to be pleasing to Him.

 

~ John 4:34      Jesus said to them, “My food is to do the will of Him who sent Me and to accomplish His work.

 

~ John 6:38     For I have come down from heaven, not to do My own will, but the will of Him who sent Me.

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