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Sons of Abraham, Part 5

March 7, 2010 Pastor: John Fonville Series: Galatians

Scripture: Galatians 3:6–3:14

Sons of Abraham

Part 5

 

Text: Galatians 3:6-14

Review/Introduction:

 

III.       Justification by faith alone has always been God’s method of salvation for sinners. v. 8

 

A.       The Bible’s Message

 

Lesson:

 

B.       The Bible’s Authority

 

“The Bible is God’s word written. This is why the Scripture is alive. It has the power to announce because God speaks in it with a living and powerful voice,” (Philip Ryken, Galatians, p. 101).

 

Conclusion:

 

1.       The Gospel is trustworthy.

 

2.       The Gospel is assuring.

 

“If you’re looking for something special about Abraham you’ll be disappointed- but that’s the whole point. Our contribution to our salvation is our sin. Salvation is about what God has done in Christ. It is what God does and Abraham’s faith in what God does that makes Abraham right. His faith in Jesus is the reason he is in heaven. It is all God’s kindness in Jesus which he most definitely did not deserve,” (Steve Levy & Paul Blackham, Bible Overview, p. 91).

 

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