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January 15, 2017

Sermon: Salvation 101: A Right Relationship

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Scripture Lesson

Isaiah 33:5-6; Galatians 2:16-20

The Lord is exalted, he dwells on high; he filled Zion with justice and righteousness; he will be the stability of your times, abundance of salvation, wisdom, and knowledge; the fear of the Lord is Zion’s treasure.

The Lord is exalted, he dwells on high; he filled Zion with justice and righteousness; he will be the stability of your times, abundance of salvation, wisdom, and knowledge; the fear of the Lord is Zion’s treasure.

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Sermon Outline

Rev. Jonathan Swanson
Salvation 101: A Right Relationship
Isaiah 33:5-6; Galatians 2:16-20

I. Introduction—Baby Blues
II. Series: Salvation 101
III. How can we describe God? (Is. 33:5-6)
     A. “Justice” and “righteousness” (33:5; 37 times in the OT, 11 in Isaiah)
     B. Definition: justice/righteousness
     C. The results
         1. Stability (33:6)
         2. Salvation (33:6)
         3. Wisdom (33:6)
         4. Knowledge (33:6)
IV. Paul’s theology of salvation (Gal. 2:16-20)
     A. The problem (2:16)
     B. The solution: “justified” (2:16 (twice), 17)
     C. What does faith mean?
         1. Believe vs. obey in Greek
         2. The way we live
         3. Living in Christ (2:19-20)
     D. Summary
V. Conclusion: Dr. Helen Roseveare (1925-2016)

 

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