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Righteousness - The Walk That Works

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Lesson 2: The Walk Of The Righteous

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  • Summary: The introduction sets the stage for a sermon centered on Colossians 2:6, emphasizing the importance of seeing and understanding Biblical teachings firsthand.
  • Main Points:
    • Encouragement to actively engage with the Word of God.
    • Highlighting the necessity of personal understanding and belief in the teachings.
  • Scripture: Colossians 2:6

Receiving Christ and Walking in Him

  • Summary: Discusses the process of receiving Christ and the importance of walking in faith and grace, as modeled by Jesus.
  • Main Points:
    • Emphasizes faith and grace as the foundations for receiving Christ and walking with Him.
    • Encourages remembering the personal moment of receiving Christ.
  • Scripture: Colossians 2:6, 1 John 2

The Concept of Salvation and Inner Transformation

  • Summary: Focuses on the idea of salvation being an internal change that manifests externally over time.
  • Main Points:
    • Salvation is an inward transformation that gradually becomes visible in one’s life.
    • Acknowledges the ongoing struggle with old desires and thoughts, even after salvation.
  • Scripture: Not directly mentioned

The Mirror of the Word

  • Summary: Compares the Bible to a mirror, reflecting the true nature and identity of believers as seen in God’s eyes.
  • Main Points:
    • The Bible helps believers understand their true identity in Christ.
    • The concept of transformation into the image of Christ through engagement with the Word.
  • Scripture: 2 Corinthians 3:18

Righteousness in Christ

  • Summary: Discusses the concept of righteousness, not as a result of personal merit, but as a gift from God through Christ.
  • Main Points:
    • Righteousness is granted through faith in Christ, not by personal deeds.
    • Believers are called to see themselves as righteous in God’s eyes, despite their imperfections.
  • Scripture: 2 Corinthians 5:21, Colossians 1:27-28, Ephesians 2:10

Walking in Christ and Overcoming Sin

  • Summary: Addresses how living ‘in Christ’ enables believers to overcome sin and live in victory.
  • Main Points:
    • Encourages living in accordance with Christ’s example.
    • Highlights the distinction between being a Christian and living as one.
  • Scripture: Romans 8:1, 2 Corinthians 5:21

The Role of Confession in Righteous Living

  • Summary: Explores the power of confession in reinforcing one’s identity in Christ and overcoming sin.
  • Main Points:
    • Confession reinforces a believer’s identity and helps align their life with it.
    • Distinguishes between confessing sins and confessing one’s righteous identity in Christ.
  • Scripture: Not directly mentioned

Protection and Confidence Through Righteousness

  • Summary: Describes how righteousness protects the believer’s heart and provides confidence in their relationship with God.
  • Main Points:
    • Righteousness acts as a shield, guarding the believer’s heart.
    • The understanding of righteousness brings confidence in prayer and life.
  • Scripture: Psalms 5:12, Ephesians 6, 1 John 2:28, 1 John 5:14-15

Closing Remarks

  • Summary: Concludes with a call to embrace the freedom and joy found in understanding and living in righteousness through Christ.
  • Main Points:
    • Encourages believers to live joyfully and confidently in the freedom Christ provides.
    • Highlights the transformation that occurs when one truly grasps their righteousness in Christ.
  • Scripture: Not directly mentioned