Following God's Plan
Audio
Delivered By
Phillip Rainwater
Delivered On
January 14, 2018
Central Passage
Proverbs 4:1-10
Subject
PM Sermon
Description

INTRODUCTION:
 

  1. Some say that doctrine is not important
    1. “It doesn’t matter what you believe, as long as you are sincere”
    2. “We are all working for the same thing”
  2. Has God changed that much?
  3. What the Bible has to say about “Following God’s Plan”

 

I.          “FOR I GIVE YOU GOOD DOCTRINE”

  1. Has always done so; Genesis 2:16-17; Philippians 4:19
    1. Old Testament; “Until the Messiah” came; Deuteronomy 4:1-2
    2. Death of Jesus and a final plan; Hebrews 2:9; 5:8-9; 8:6
  2. God wants only what is best for man; Romans 1:16-17

 

II.        IS DOCTRINE IMPORTANT TODAY?  

  1. Apostolic teaching; Romans 16:17
    1. Speak/practice sound doctrine; I Timothy 1:3-10; II Timothy 3:5-7, 13
    2. Scripture is for doctrine; II Timothy 3:16-17; 4:2; II John 1:9-11
    3. Warning:  Ephesians 4:14
  2. The Lord’s teaching; John 7:17
  3. Early church practice; Acts 2:42

 

III.       “ALL THINGS GIVEN”: II Peter 1:3-4

  1. Those who want salvation must apply these things; II Peter 1:5-7
  2. Must be faithful in all things; II Peter 1:8-10

 

CONCLUSION:

  1. God has always told mankind what He expects of them
  2. The New Testament is still God’s way to salvation; Romans 1:16-18