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Delivered By
Phillip Rainwater
Delivered On
June 11, 2017
Central Passage
Exodus 20:1-6
Subject
P.M. Service
Description

INTRODUCTION:

            A.        Devotion has been called “love in action”; John 14:15

            B.         Much more than just words; I John 3:18

            C.        Devotion makes us do the unusual thing

            D.        Tonight; “Genuine Devotion”

 

  I.        GENUINE DEVOTION BEGINS WITH LOVE:

 

            A.        Love for God; Matthew 22:37

            B.         Love for others; Matthew 22:39

            C.        Love for the church; Psalms 122:1

            D.        Love for the Bible; Psalms 119:11

            E.         Love for the lost; Jeremiah 20:9

 

 II.        DEVOTED IN LIVING:

 

            A.        Begins by accepting Christ on His terms; Romans 10:13; 6:3-4

            B.         A new person in Christ; II Corinthians 5:17

            C.        Striving to live above sin; Romans 6:14

            D.        Free from the besetting sin; Hebrews 12:1-2

            E.         Overcoming habits; John 8:32-36

 

III.       DEVOTED BY LOSING:

 

            A.        Losing selfish plans; Galatians 2:20

            B.         Losing  selfish desires; Proverbs 3:5-6; Psalms 23:1

            C.        Losing a selfish life; Galatians 2:20

                        1.         Losing this life in Christ; Mark 8:34-36

                        2.         Paul wrote; Philippians 1:20-21

 

CONCLUSION:

            A.        “Genuine Devotion” will make one more faithful; Colossians 3:23

            B.         Must be worked on every day; Acts 2:46; Hebrews 3:13