9/14/2008 ~ Checklist For Life
GRACE covers everything.
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... He might show the exceeding riches of His grace
in His kindness toward us in Christ Jesus. ... ~ Ephesians 2:1-10
The Spirit Himself bears witness with our spirit ... ~ Romans 8:16-17
The Spirit bears witness of our spirit.
~ Our spirit must correspond with the Spirit.
We use a checklist to identifiy which dispensation we are in.
Many scriptures tell us how to worship God.
There are checklists to be faithful toward God's once delivered word.
... on the Lord's Day, ... ~ Revelation 1:10
... speaking to one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs,
singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord. ~ Ephesians 5:19
It is simply clear what God asks of us.
teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual
songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord. ~ Colossians 3:16
... pray without ceasing, ... ~ 1st Thessalonians 5:17
Patterns have been established.
Now on the first day of the week, when the disciples came together
to break bread, ... ~ Acts 20:7
And they continued steadfastly in the apostles' doctrine and fellowship,
in the breaking of bread, and in prayers. ~ Acts 2:42
On the first day of the week let each one of you lay something aside,
storing up as he may prosper, ... ~ 1st Corinthians 16:1-2
... (by grace you have been saved), ... ~ Ephesians 2:5
For by grace you have been saved through faith, and not of yourselves,
it is the gift of God, ... ~ Ephesians 2:8
It is grace that looks down upon us.
The Spirit Himself bears witness with our spirit
that we are children of God, ... ~ Romans 8:16
For what man knows the things of a man except the spirit of the man
which is in him? ... ~ 1st Corinthians 2:11
Each one of us determines our spirit.
... judgment is without mercy to the one who has shown no mercy.
Mercy triumphs over judgment. ~ James 2:8-13
We need the Bible to show us that checklist of what we need to do.
... that I might win those who are without law; ... ~ 1st Corinthians 9:21
... Walk in the Spirit, and you shall not fulfill the lust of the flesh. ...
~ Galatians 5:16-26
~ A lifetime of work.
... put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no provision for the flesh,
to fulfill its lusts. ~ Romans 13:8-14
... he who lacks these things is shortsighted, even to blindness, and has
forgotten that he was cleansed from his old sins. ~ 2nd Peter 1:5-9
We should remember we who are Christians
that we have the remission of sins.
... if you do these things you will never stumble; for so an entrance
will be supplied to you abundantly ... ~ 2nd Peter 1:10-11
All should know what God looks for in our spirit.
... as a steward of God, not self-willed, not quick-tempered, not given to
wine, not violent, not greedy for money, but hospitable, a lover of what
is good, sober-minded, just, holy, self-controlled, ... ~ Titus 1:5-11
We apply a checklist for elders.
... be reverent, not double-tongued, not given to much wine, not
greedy for money, holding the mystery of the faith ... ~ 1st Timothy 3:1-13
Do we align with the word of God under His gift of grace?
→ We need to recognize the grace that covers us.
My little children, these things I write to you, so that you may not sin. ...
~ 1st John 2:1-5
Salvation is by grace and gives us the liberty to repent,
but not a license to sin.
We must consider His checklist
~ if we wish to please God.
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