Four Truths SERIES
- The CREATION
- The FALL
- The CHRIST EVENT
- The CONSUMMATIN
4 Truths: CREATION
Every part of creation is INTERDEPENDENT and DEPENDENT
- Ecclesiastes 1:4-7, 11:5
- Psalm 91: 1-6
What an AMAZING WORLD of variety we live in
- Romans 1:20
Our RESPONSIBILITIES with the Creation
God’s greatness is demonstrated in our search and discovery
- Isaiah 55:8-9
- Hebrews 11:3
- The Grapefruit Illustration
4 Truths: THE FALL
SO FAR …
- Over view of 4 Truths
- The Creation … “And it was Good”
- Now, the trouble in Paradise
GENESIS 3 “The story of THE FALL”
- 3:1 Doubt
- 3:7 Eyes Open
- 3:22 FIG LEAVES an attempt at righteousness
REASONS FOR THE WALL OF SEPARATION
- Adam – going his own way
- Romans 1-3 – Paul’s long list includes not acknowledging the Creator
- Galatians 5:19-20 – Listing of sins …
- Matthew 5 – Sin more that actions – our wills, hearts, our wanter
- James 2:10 – just one breaks the chain
- James 4:17 – not doing good
- Sin(s): big-little, conscious-unconscious, intentional-unintentional
- Caused by Adam (Psalm 51: 5)
- Caused by our own personal choices and actions
REMOVING THE WALL
Punch a hole, go over-under-around-through, worm hole to new dimension,
- Things that do not remove separation:
- The balance scale idea– my good outweighs my bad
- Romans 3:23-26
- Ephesians 2:8-9
- Hebrews 2:18, 4:15 … Sinless Lamb of God
- Christ REMOVES the wall of separation … it is GONE … gone …
“The Christ Event” Sunday
Walnut Creek Baptist Church – Lord’s Day Morning Worship
Austin, Texas – September 25, 2011
*Call to Worship
Holy, Holy, Holy Choir #262
John 1:1-4 Anna
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things came into being through Him, and apart from Him nothing came into being that has come into being. In Him was life, and the life was the Light of men
Colossians 1:15-17 Lucille
He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation. For by Him all things were created, both in the heavens and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities—all things have been created through Him and for Him. He is before all things, and in Him all things hold together.
John 8:56-58 Ruth
Your father Abraham rejoiced to see My day, and he saw it and was glad.” So the Jews said to Him, “You are not yet fifty years old, and have You seen Abraham?” Jesus said to them, “Truly, truly, I say to you, before Abraham was born, I am.”
Birth … to Thirty
John 1:14 Ron
And the Word became flesh, and dwelt among us, and we saw His glory, glory as of the only begotten from the Father, full of grace and truth.
*Birth and Wise Men RR# 636
Christmas medley Bob Lewis
O Come, O Come, Emmanuel;
Come Thou Long Expected Jesus;
Joy to the World
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing #133
At Twelve Jesus was left
at Temple, found,
went home and …
Luke 2:51-52 Sandy
And He went down with them and came to Nazareth, and He continued in subjection to them; and His mother treasured all these things in her heart. And Jesus kept increasing in wisdom and stature, and in favor with God and men.
*Christ Begins His Ministry
Baptism RR# 637
Our Hearts and Motives Matter
A poor widow came and put in two small copper coins, which amount to a cent. Calling His disciples to Him, He said to them, “Truly I say to you, this poor widow put in more than all the contributors to the treasury; for they all put in out of their surplus, but she, out of her poverty, put in all she owned, all she had to live on.”
I Love Thee #362
God Always Provides
Matthew 6:25-33 Glenn
“For this reason I say to you, do not be worried about your life, as to what you will eat or what you will drink; nor for your body, as to what you will put on. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothing? “Look at the birds of the air, that they do not sow, nor reap nor gather into barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not worth much more than they? “And who of you by being worried can add a single hour to his life? “And why are you worried about clothing? Observe how the lilies of the field grow; they do not toil nor do they spin, yet I say to you that not even Solomon in all his glory clothed himself like one of these. “But if God so clothes the grass of the field, which is alive today and tomorrow is thrown into the furnace, will He not much more clothe you? You of little faith! “Do not worry then, saying, `What will we eat?' or `What will we drink?' or `What will we wear for clothing?' “For the Gentiles eagerly seek all these things; for your heavenly Father knows that you need all these things. “So do not worry about tomorrow; for tomorrow will care for itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own. “But seek first His kingdom and His righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.
Showers of Blessings #289
Offertory Jane Young
The Lord’s Prayer Joe Dowel and Jane Young
The Individual Is Important to God …
The One Lost One
Luke 15:3-6 Lloyd
So He told them this parable, saying, “What man among you, if he has a hundred sheep and has lost one of them, does not leave the ninety-nine in the open pasture and go after the one which is lost until he finds it? When he has found it, he lays it on his shoulders, rejoicing, And when he comes home, he calls together his friends and his neighbors, saying to them, ‘Rejoice with me, for I have found my sheep which was lost!’
Walking With Christ
Matthew 14:24 … 33 Carolyn
But the boat was already a long distance from the land, battered by the waves; for the wind was contrary. And in the fourth watch of the night He came to them, walking on the sea. When the disciples saw Him walking on the sea, they were terrified, and said, “It is a ghost!” And they cried out in fear. But immediately Jesus spoke to them, saying, “Take courage, it is I; do not be afraid.” Peter said to Him, “Lord, if it is You, command me to come to You on the water.” And He said, “Come!” And Peter got out of the boat, and walked on the water and came toward Jesus. But seeing the wind, he became frightened, and beginning to sink, he cried out, “Lord, save me!” Immediately Jesus stretched out His hand and took hold of him, and *said to him, “You of little faith, why did you doubt?” When they got into the boat, the wind stopped. And those who were in the boat worshiped Him, saying, “You are certainly God’s Son!”
*The New Birth RR# 654
John 4:39-43 Bill B.
From that city many of the Samaritans believed in Him because of the word of the woman who testified, “He told me all the things that I have done.” So when the Samaritans came to Jesus, they were asking Him to stay with them; and He stayed there two days. Many more believed because of His word; and they were saying to the woman, “It is no longer because of what you said that we believe, for we have heard for ourselves and know that this One is indeed the Savior of the world.” After the two days He went forth from there into Galilee. For Jesus Himself testified that a prophet has no honor in his own country.
Fill My Cup Lord #398
Christ’s Last week and a bit beyond …
*Triumphal Entry RR# 638
Let Us Break Bread Together #323 Choir
In the Garden #425
Medley Jane Young
The Old Rugged Cross
Beneath the Cross of Jesus
Jesus, Keep Me Near the Cross
When I Survey the Wondrous Cross
Christ’s Suffering RR# 640
Low in The Grave He Lay #216
Resurrection RR# 685
Ring the Bells of Heaven
Ring the bells of Heaven! There is joy today,
For a soul, returning from the wild!
See, the Father meets him out upon the way,
Welcoming His weary, wandering child.
Glory! Glory! How the angels sing:
Glory! Glory! How the loud harps ring!
’Tis the ransomed army, like a mighty sea,
Pealing forth the anthem of the free.
Ring the bells of Heaven! There is joy today,
For the wanderer now is reconciled;
Yes, a soul is rescued from his sinful way,
And is born anew a ransomed child.
Ring the bells of Heaven! Spread the feast today!
Angels, swell the glad triumphant strain!
Tell the joyful tidings, bear it far away!
For a precious soul is born again.
Matthew 28:18-20 Marilyn
And Jesus came up and spoke to them, saying, “All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth. Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age.”
Mary Hill Davis Marilyn
Sunday School Ruth
So when they had come together, they were asking Him, saying, “Lord, is it at this time You are restoring the kingdom to Israel?” He said to them, “It is not for you to know times or epochs which the Father has fixed by His own authority; but you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you shall be My witnesses both in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and even to the remotest part of the earth.
Romans 8:35-39 Bobbie and Sandy
1 Corinthians 15:3-5, 13…58 George and Sharon
Victory in Jesus 473
*Have You Any Room for Jesus 328
Postlude Bob Lewis