PM: “The Importance of Being Rooted in Christ & His Word”

Text:  Luke 1 and Acts 1

  1. His Word is a declaration of what to believe     Luke 1:1-4
    1. It is set forth in order
    2. It is set forth by eye witnesses
    3. It is set forth to give us a perfect understanding
  2. His Word is a discourse of the reality of the Godhead     Acts 1:1-9
    1. What Jesus did & taught while on earth     John 21:24-25
      1. It is not exhaustive
      2. It is comprehensive
      3. It helps us see who He is & what He did for us
    2. What God the Father has promised to us     Ephesians 1:3-14
    3. What the Holy Spirit can enable us to be     Luke 1:8
      1. Empowers us to do God’s Will & Work on earth
      2. Indwells us to have God’s presence while we are on earth
      3. Enables us to be God’s witnesses to the lost who are on earth
  3. His Word is the record of God, given to His servants
    1. The Prophets of the Old Testament     Matthew 23:34-35
    2. The Person of Jesus Christ in the New Covenant     Luke 1:1
    3. The Apostles of the New Testament     Luke 1:2-3
    4. The Proclaimers of the Bible today     Luke 1:6-9;  Luke 22:1;  Jude 3;   Revelation 1:1-2;  Genesis 1:1;   John 1:1-2;  Revelation 1:8; 21:6;  Deuteronomy 4:1-2;  Proverbs 30:5-6;  Matthew 15:6-9
  • Action Points:
    • What are you doing to root yourself in Christ & His Word?
    • How are you studying God’s Word to be approved of Him?
    • How are you letting God help you know Him in His Word?
    • How are you helping others know God through His Word?