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Jesus, Our Lord and Savior
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Jesus, Our Lord and Savior

January 23, 2022 / Troy Spradlin

There are many who want to be saved (want to go to heaven), but they don’t want to submit to Jesus (keep His commands). But, the Bible teaches that with Jesus, it is “all-or-nothing.” Let’s see how Peter explains it (2 Peter 3:14-18)

I. V14-15: JESUS IS OUR LORD AND SAVIOR

A. The context of 2 Peter can be summed up as, we must make sure our is , by continually .

B. Peter is a good example of one who to follow Jesus as Lord and Savior.

C. Inferred Application in V15: If someone you concerning unscriptural behavior, then recognize that they actually have . Thank the Lord for that!

II. V16-17: IF JESUS IS NOT YOUR LORD, THEN HE IS NOT YOUR SAVIOR

A. If Peter says there are some things in the Bible that are , then it only reinforces his message of !

B. Should we not be concerned about many in the religious world using phrases and doctrines, which , to teach people about salvation?

C. The primary goal of false teachers is to undermine the very thing which is most important to a disciple, their .

III: V18: IF JESUS IS YOUR SAVIOR, THEN HE MUST BE YOUR LORD

A. God expects you to , He expects you to work so that His kingdom will , and He expects all of us to – that has been the message since He placed man upon the earth!

B. Salvation starts with and is preserved through to Him! You are to DIE to your old self. You cannot take the best parts of Jesus and discard the rest!

Scripture References: Matt 11:28; Luke 5:8, 22:61; John 1:1,14, 6:69, 21:19; Acts 2:38, 9:6; Romans 6:1-7, 10:9-12, 17; Galatians 2:11, 5:22-23; Ephesians 1:20-23; Philippians 2:9-11; 1 Timothy 2:3-4; Heb 5:12; 1 Peter 3:21; 2 Peter 1:1-10, 3:9; Revelation 3:20

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