Whatís Next?

I John 2:28-3:3

Pew Bible Pg. 990

 

 

I.Our hope rests in the promised of the return of Jesus Christ.††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† vs. 28, 3:2

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††††††† A.As we live each day, we should be expectant, obedient lives.††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Acts 1:10-11

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††† ††††B.We need to live without earthly entanglements. ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† II Tim. 2:4

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II.Our hope rests in our identity as a child of God. †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† vs. 2:29-3:3

 

††† A.We are free from the bondage of sin.††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Rom. 6:6-7, I John 3:5

 

††† B.We are a child among other children in the family of God.†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† vs. 28

 

III.Our hope rests in the promised glory of heaven. †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 3:2

 

††† A.As Godís people, we will be brought home.††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Hebrews 11:10; Eph. 1:11-14

 

††† B.We will be like Jesus.††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† vs. 2

 

Have I lost hope somewhere in the midst of my life?

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Have I found my identity in Jesus Christ, as a child of God?

 

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What needs to change to raise my hope level and have it become contagious?

 

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