Bethel Church
Those that do not Believe
March 28, 2021
Main Scripture Reference(s)
John 3:18-21

Those that do not Believe

March 28, 2021 / John 3:18-21

Those that do not Believe — John 3:18-21

The question that arises after John 3:16-17 is: What about those who do

Answer: They stand before God. 

Illustration: Crime and Punishment 

The plot is j

Some think that when the gospel is preached to one — that person is standing on ground. 

Scripture says that at that point we have

Isaiah 53:6

Next Question: For what reasons does a person stand condemned before God? 

Illustration: Athiest / Christian Debate 

The Athiest believed that if he went to hell — it would be

He said that the grace of God was

I. We stand condemned because we have not believed in the of God’s only Son. 

Jesus means: Yahweh S 

II. We stand condemned because people the darkness instead of the light. 

We stand condemned because we prefer  

Illustration: the Religious elite in Jesus’ day. 

The condemnation here isn’t only because we have fallen of what God commands but that we have actually in the wrong direction. 

Illustration: Playing Catch

The problem was the child’s (not only the distance)

III. We stand condemned before God because people the light. 

People hate to have their evil deeds

1 Corinthians 6:9ff

When one’s deeds are exposed — the response is often “” and a laundry list of justifications. 

The greatness of the is that although we are all born under the judgment of God we do not need to an object of His wrath. 

The day of salvation is !

Illustration: D.L. Moody

Moody asked the people to think for the next week about the question: What are you going to do with (Matthew 27:22)?

He said that this was one of the greatest in his life. 

Why?

 

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