The Creation of Man

Genesis 1:26-2:17 You are designed for a meaningful purpose Reflect the image of God. Reproduce the image of God. Rule by the image of God.a. Subdueb. Exercise dominion Aspects of image: (Hoekema) Original image Perverted Image Renewed Image Perfect Image Exact Image

Meet Your Creator

Genesis 1:1-2 We must fear and love God… God is transcendent.A. He is supremeB. He is sovereign God is free.A. He is independentB. He is unconstrained God is good.

The Dangers of a Disordered Life

2 Thessalonians 3:6-15 What you believe directly impacts how you live. A Word to the Orderly: Watch out for the disorderly Set the example A Word to the Disorderly Fulfill your responsibilities Focus on your work Our response: Don’t grow weary because of them Don’t participate with them. 

Established in Grace

2 Thessalonians 2:13-3:5 Believers are emboldened to pray because we are established in grace. God chose us (2 Thessalonians 2:13-15) God comforts us (2 Thessalonians 2:16-17) God establishes us (2 Thessalonians 3:1-5)

The Interpretation of Prophecy

2 Thessalonians 2:1-12 Don’t be deceived by speculations about the future. The Source of Alarm (2 Thessalonians 2:1-2) The Signs of the Day of the Lord (2 Thessalonians 2:3-7) The apostasia must take place The man of lawlessness must be revealed The restrainer must be taken out of the way The Suppression of Antichrist (2 Thessalonians 2:8) The Sentence of the Unrighteous (2 Thessalonians 2:9-12) Tools for Interpreting Prophecy: When plain sense makes good sense, seek no other sense. Strive…

Justice and Mercy

2 Thessalonians 1:5-12 The very troubles and afflictions that the world heaps on believers become, under God, the means of making those believers what they ought to be. When we have come to regard suffering in this light, it is not to be thought of as evidence that God has forsaken his people, but as evidence that God is with them.  Leon Morris 3 Realities of Hell: Hell is punishment. Hell is eternal destruction. Hell is separation from God. Hell…