Cornerstone Community Church
Lest We Forget Lesson #9
Since God is the one securing my salvation; I don't have to be afraid of losing it.
Locations & Times
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  • Kutztown University: Boehm Science Hall Room 145
    15200 Kutztown Rd, Kutztown, PA 19530, USA
    Sunday 10:00 AM

Cornerstone Community Church

Leading people to Jesus and fully following Him together.

http://www.kutztownchurch.com/

The Invisible Mom

What you are building when no one sees.

https://thejoysofboys.com/monday-motivation-the-invisible-mom/
Should we fear a similar fate if we make the same mistake?
“O what grace that You would see me, as Your child and as Your friend.
Safe, secure in You forever, I pour out my praise again.”
HOW CAN I BE CONFIDENT THAT I AM INDEED A CHILD OF GOD?

WHAT HAS GOD SAID THAT GIVES ME ETERNAL SECURITY IN MY RELATIONSHIP AS HIS CHILD?
HOW CAN I BE CONFIDENT THAT I AM INDEED A CHILD OF GOD?
7 CHARACTERISTICS OF GENUINE CHILDREN OF GOD

1. They are generally OBEDIENT to God.

I John 1:6-7; 2:3; 2:29
7 CHARACTERISTICS OF GENUINE CHILDREN OF GOD

2. They are not PERFECT they are FORGIVEN.

I John 1:8-10
7 CHARACTERISTICS OF GENUINE CHILDREN OF GOD

3. They don’t TRUSTin their own obedience; they lean fully on JESUS for heir forgiveness and ETERNAL SALVATION.

I John 2:1-2; 4:14-15
7 CHARACTERISTICS OF GENUINE CHILDREN OF GOD

4. HATRED has been replaced by LOVE.

I John 2:9-11; 3:14-15; 4:20-21
7 CHARACTERISTICS OF GENUINE CHILDREN OF GOD

5. They love WHAT GOD LOVES.

I John 2:15-17; 4:21
7 CHARACTERISTICS OF GENUINE CHILDREN OF GOD

6. They refuse to tolerate ONGOING SIN.

I John 3:6,9-10
7 CHARACTERISTICS OF GENUINE CHILDREN OF GOD

7. They are GENEROUStoward those in need.

I John 3:16-20
CONCLUSION according to John:

A child of God obeys God.

OBEDIENCE (to God) = BELIEVE (in Jesus) + LOVE (your brother)
Becoming a child of God:

ADMIT (you need Jesus)
BELIEVE (in Jesus)
CALL (on Jesus)
HOW CAN I BE CONFIDENT THAT I AM INDEED A CHILD OF GOD?

WHAT HAS GOD SAID THAT GIVES ME ETERNAL SECURITY IN MY RELATIONSHIP AS HIS CHILD?
The Holy Spirit GUARANTEES my inheritance!
I am secure in the hand of JESUS.
You can be fully confident that your eternity is secure…

...by the Word of Jesus
...by the unbreakable seal of the Holy Spirit
...by the eternal commitment of the Father.
I can KNOW that I HAVE eternal life!
My NEXT STEP with God, THIS WEEK is to...

-- Slowly read through I John using John’s letter to evaluate my relationship with God.

-- Memorize one of the Bible passages we talked about today as a way to fight against the doubts in my head.

-- Join the follow-up conversation at one of our 3 home groups.

-- Thank my mother by expressing how she reflects God to me.

-- Other

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http://www.kutztownchurch.com/
NEXT SUNDAY: Worship Service Relocated
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Due to facility availability, next Sunday will be very different!
Sleep in a while, then meet us at Bethel Church (125 Koffee Ln, Kutztown)
at noon for a pot luck meal followed by a worship service at 1:30pm.

Sign up for food at https://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080c4bafae2ea3fe3-potluck