People of God

"For you are the sons of God through the faith in Christ Jesus."

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{MISSION AND IDENTITY}
  1. The Message of the Gospel - (The church is called to proclaim the Good News of the kingdom of God in every inhabited corner of the earth) - {PDF Copy}
  2. Kings and Priests - {PDF Copy} - (Disciples reign with Jesus and fulfill their royal role as “priests” who render service in his Tabernacle)
  3. Neither Jew nor Greek - (To return to the custodianship of the Law would mean to erect again the divisions between Jewish and Gentile believers) - {PDF Copy}
  4. Jesus and Caesar - (Jesus refused political power when it was offered by Satan. Should we not do likewise?) - {PDF Copy}
  5. End-Time People of Jesus - {PDF Copy} - (The church is the battlefield where the final war is being waged between the Lamb and the Ancient Serpent Satan)
  6. Redeemed of the Earth - {PDF Copy} - (In Revelation, the redeemed people of God is composed of men and women from every nation purchased by the death of Jesus)
  7. The Sign of the End - {PDF Copy} - (Jesus declared the end will not come until “this gospel of the kingdom of God is proclaimed to all nations – Matthew 24:14)
  8. Sons of Light - (The Day of the Lord will mean salvation to the “sons of light” who remain ever vigilant and prepared for it) - {PDF Copy}
{GIFT OF THE SPIRIT}
  1. The Fulfillment of the Feast - (Acts 2:1-4 -The long-anticipated time of fulfillment arrived in Jesus with the gift of the Spirit) - {PDF Copy}
  2. Spirit, New Covenant and New Creation - (The Gift of the Spirit is a sign of the New Covenant and a foretaste of the New Creation) - {PDF Copy}
  3. Abraham and the New Covenant - (With the ascension of Jesus, the gift of the Spirit arrived with blessings for all believers – The promise of Abraham) - {PDF Copy}
  4. The Life-Giving Spirit - (There is no life without the Spirit of God, for it is His Spirit that creates, animates, sustains, and restores all life, and now, only through Jesus) - {PDF Copy}
  5. The "Last Days" in Acts - (The outpouring of the Spirit on the Day of Pentecost marked the start of the last days) - {PDF Copy}
{TO FOLLOW JESUS}
  1. Greatness in HIS Kingdom - (Mark 10:35-45To be a member of the kingdom of God requires a life of self-sacrificial service for others) - {PDF Copy}
  2. Appointed to Tribulation - (Disciples of Jesus escape “wrath” but endure “tribulation” - To which they have been “appointed) - {PDF Copy}
  3. Tribulation of the Church - (In Revelation, faithful saints experience tribulation, whereas, the unrepentant undergo wrath) - {PDF Copy}
  4. The Beast Wages War - {PDF Copy} - (The language of war is employed to portray the assaults of the Dragon against the saints who follow the Lamb)
{NEW COVENANT}
  1. Spirit, New Covenant, and New Creation - (The Gift of the Spirit is a sign of the New Covenant and a foretaste of the New Creation) - {PDF Copy}
  2. Neither Jew nor Gentile - (Galatians 3:26-29 - To return to the custodianship of the Law would mean to erect again the divisions between Jewish and Gentile believers) - {PDF Copy}
  3. Incomparable New Covenant - (In his death, Jesus inaugurated the promised and vastly superior new covenant, rendering the old one obsolete) - {PDF}
{LAW OF MOSES}
  1. The Law's Jurisdiction - (According to Galatians, the jurisdiction of the Torah reached its termination point with the arrival of Jesus) - {PDF Copy}
  2. Having Begun in the Spirit -- (The receipt of the Spirit while in an uncircumcised state is irrefutable proof that Gentile Christians are accepted by God – Galatians 3:1-4) - {PDF Copy}
  3. Why, Then, the Law? - (Galatians 3:19 - If a man is not justified by the works of the Law, what was the purpose of the Torah given at Sinai?) - {PDF Copy}
  4. Food and Calendars - (Paul argued for tolerance within the church on food regulations and observing holy days because the “shadows” have found their fulfillment in Jesus) - {PDF Copy}
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Shoalhaven Heads, Australia, by Andy Hutchinson on Unsplash