This means that the saints that reign with Christ for 1000 years are people who have been come into the likeness of the death, burial, and resurrection of Christ; these are the saved. It is the saved that reign with Christ for 1000 years. Consider what Peter says in 1 Peter 2:9, “But you are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, His own special people, that you may proclaim the praises of Him who called you out of darkness into His marvelous light.”
For something to edify, it must have meaning. Not in the sense of emotion or feeling, but in the sense of the understanding. That is, if something is not intelligible or comprehensible by the intellect, then it cannot edify. True edification can only come through a situation where knowledge and instruction are imparted with the attitude of love.
In this sermon we will examine the statement, “To The Blind He Gives Sight.” He does this because there is, 1) A Need–the blind need to see, 2) A Name–only He has this authority, 3) A Notion–the blind who see will tell others, 4) A Nation–the blind who see will believe and worship together, and 5) A Night–an eternal blindness is coming for those who do not see. I want to impress upon each hearer that God wants all men to be saved and to come to the truth and to help the congregation become more evangelistic.
http://newbostoncoc.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/the-great-commission-part-1.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSPart 2 Part 3 TITLE: The Great Commission and Evangelism SUBJECT: Evangelism PROPOSITION: The great commission sets forth 1) The basic plan for man’s salvation. 2) The scope of that plan. 3) The people of that plan. 4) The results of that plan. OBJECTIVE: Each hearer […]
http://newbostoncoc.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/the-third-commandment-the-lords-name.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSDate written: June 30th, 2007 SUBJECT: Ten Commandments TITLE: The Third Commandment – The Lord’s Name PROPOSITION: In this lesson on the Ten Commandments, we’ll look at #3, taking the Lord’s name in vain. We will notice the 1) content of the command and 2) the […]