Bible Principles

October 23, 2019

God’s Sovereign Mercy

Romans, Principle 18 – God’s Sovereign Mercy Romans 9:6-29 We must understand that God’s elective grace is not only based on who he is, but is also directly related to His love for all lost humanity.

A Compassionate Heart

Romans, Principle 17 – A Compassionate Heart Romans 9:1-5 We should develop a passion for all people who need to hear the good news regarding the gift of salvation.

Security in Christ

Romans, Principle 16 – Security in Christ Romans 8:28-39 No matter the circumstances of life, we are to take comfort in the fact that we are secure in Christ, now and eternally.

Divine Prayer

Principle 15 – Divine Prayer Romans 8:18-27 When we become discouraged, we should remember the intercessory ministry both of the Holy Spirit and of the Lord Jesus Christ.

The Indwelling Spirit

Principle – 14 – The Indwelling Spirit Romans 8:1-17 When we face temptations to violate God’s will, we are to draw on the power of the indwelling Holy Spirit to enable us to be victorious over sin.

Inner Conflict

Principle 13 – Inner Conflict Romans 7:13-25 Even though we sincerely desire to walk in God’s will, we should expect inner struggles when choosing between doing right and doing wrong.

The Power of Scripture

Principle 12 – The Power of Scripture Romans 7:1-12 To help people overcome their sinful attitudes and actions, we should continually expose them to the Word of God.

The Apostles’ Teaching

Principle 11 – The Apostles’ Teaching Romans 6:15-23 To walk in God’s will, we are to obey the pattern of teaching recorded in Scriptures.

Our New Life in Christ

Principle 10 – Our New Life in Christ Romans 6:1-14 To walk in God’s will, we should continually remind ourselves that we are dead to sin and alive to God in Christ Jesus.

God’s Saving Grace

Principle 9 – God’s Saving Grace Romans 5:12-21 To walk in God’s will, we must believe that God’s grace is far greater than the power of sin.

Peace with God

Principle 8 – Peace with God Romans 5:1-11 When we are made righteous by faith, we are to have the full assurance of our salvation, now and eternally.

God’s Free Gift

Principle 7 – God’s Free Gift Romans 3:27-4:25 Since salvation is obtained by grace through faith, we are to believe God and receive salvation as a free gift.

Salvation through Faith

Principle 6 – Salvation through Faith Romans 3:1-26 Since we all fall short of God’s perfect standard of righteousness, in order to be saved we must put our faith in the Lord Jesus Christ.

A Heart Experience

Principle 5 – A Heart Experience Romans 2:25-29 To have salvation, we must go through a born-again experience that renews our hearts.

Sin’s Pervasive Impact

Principle 4 – Sin’s Pervasive Impact Romans 2:1-24 Though we may assent to a high standard of righteousness, we are still not able to measure up to God’s perfect requirements that make us free from sin.

Sin’s Devastating Results

Principle 3 – Sin’s Devastating Results Romans 1:18-32 In view of the power of sin, we should not be surprised how human beings progressively violate God’s moral laws and suffer the consequences.

Standing Strong

Principle 2 – Standing Strong Romans 1:13-17 No matter what our circumstances, we should never allow shame and fear to keep us from being identified with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

Mutual Encouragement

Principle 1 – Mutual Encouragement Romans 1:1-12Regardless of their positions, spiritual leaders are to function as members of the body of Christ who all need one another in order to continue to mature in Christ.

Principle 25 – Unity in Christ

Principle 25 – Unity in Christ 1 Corinthians 12:1-26As members of local churches, we should be committed to manifesting the fruit of the Holy Spirit and becoming unified in Christ.

Principle 24 – A Sacred Remembrance

Principle 24 – A Sacred Remembrance 1 Corinthians 11:17-34When we participate in the Lord’s Supper, we should reflect deep care and concern for all members of Christ’s body.