God’s Invincible Purpose: Foundations for Full Assurance

Lenten Sermon Series

This new series of messages is meant to emphasize the objective grounds of assurance. It is to show what God did and is doing sovereignly by his own initiative to guarantee the salvation of his people. I want us to focus on the reality of God’s unstoppable purposes and his unfailing plans and his unthwartable work to save us.

How we respond to God is crucial. But it is not as crucial as what God did for us to respond to. We need some fixed and unchanging points in the shifting skies of thought. We need to dwell on some things that we had nothing to do with and yet which make all the difference in the world for us. God uses this kind of unshakable reality to beget faith and hope and love.

Pray for me and with me as I prepare these messages, that they will be true, biblically balanced and powerful in the Holy Spirit to bring forth fruit for God. And pray for Dean as he plans the services: that everything will express worship and beget worship. Pray that we would both be good midwives of God’s new life.

March 1
God’s Invincible Purpose: Foundations for Full Assurance
God Chose Us in Him before the Foundation of the World
Ephesians 1:3-6

March 8
God’s Invincible Purpose: Foundations for Full Assurance
God Predestined Us unto Sonship through Jesus Christ
Ephesians 1:3-6

March 15
God’s Invincible Purpose: Foundations for Full Assurance
God Vindicated his Righteousness in the Death of Christ
Romans 3:21-26

March 22
God’s Invincible Purpose: Foundations for Full Assurance
God Justifies the Ungodly
Romans 3:21-26

March 29
God’s Invincible Purpose: Foundations for Full Assurance
“God Reconciled Us to Himself by the Death of His Son”
Romans 5:6-11

April 5
God’s Invincible Purpose: Foundations for Full Assurance
God Called Us into Life and Hope
1 Corinthians 1:18-25

April 12
God’s Invincible Purpose: Foundations for Full Assurance
God Sanctifies His People
1 Thessalonians 5:23-24

April 19
God’s Invincible Purpose: Foundations for Full Assurance
Christ and Those in Him Will Never Die Again
Romans 6:1-11

Your servant in the Word of God,

Pastor John

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