AM: “Rooted and Built Up to be Stable and Secure in Christ”

“Rooted and Built Up to be Stable and Secure in Christ”

Text:  Jude 24-25

Introduction:   Colossians 2:6,7

  • As ye have received Christ Jesus the Lord
    • -By faith
    • -Through the work of the Holy Spirit
    • -Based on the truth of God’s Word
  • So live in Christ Jesus the Lord for God’s glory
    • -Walk daily in Him
    • -Root down in Him
    • -Build up in Him
  1. Being rooted and built up in Christ and stablished ….
    1. The first two leads to the third
    2. A good foundation down and a good building up gives a firm life
    3. Being stablished cause us to experience stability
      1. Mark 16:20; Romans 15:8; I Corinthians 1:6, 8
      2. II Corinthians 1:21; Hebrews 2:3;  Hebrews 13:8, 9
  2. Stablished in what?
    1. Stablished in the faith
      1. Grounded in the faith
      2. Settled in the faith                 I Peter 5:10-11
      3. Not moved away from the faith        I Cor. 15:57-58
      4. Made sure of your hope of the gospel of Jesus Christ      Col. 1:23
    2. Stablished in faith in Christ                          Romans 16:25-27
    3. Stablished in the faith makes us firm in our faith             II Thess. 2:16-17
  3.  Stablished by being taught
    1. Being taught in the Word of God             I Peter 2:1-2
    2. Being taught by the Holy Spirit                John 16:12-15
    3. Being taught by a truthful teacher          II Peter 3:17-18
  • Action Points:
    • Stay engaged in worship
    • Avoid distractions
    • Grow in Grace
    • Be Teachable