Site hosted by Angelfire.com: Build your free website today!

Will I Go To Heaven?

TEXT:† Matt. 7:21-27

INTRODUCTION:

A.† IMPORTANT QUESTION Ė ONLY ONE OTHER PLACE (Matt. 7:13-14).

B.† PERSONAL MATTER Ė WILL I GO?

C.† ONLY THE BIBLE CAN TELL US.

D.† LETíS LOOK AT OUR TEXT.

I.† NOT EVERYONE Ö

A.† SOME BELIEVE IN UNIVERSAL SALVATION.

††††††††† 1.† Matt. 7:13-14.† The Broadway.

††††††††† 2.† Justice will be served (2 Thess. 1:7-9;† Rom. 2:5-11).

B.† FUNERALS ARE A GOOD PLACE FOR THIS.

C.† BUT GOD CANNOT LIE! (Titus 1:2;† 2 Tim. 2:11-13).

II.† NOT EVERYONE WHO IS RELIGIOUS.

A.† THE ONES JESUS SPOKE OF (vs. 22).

B.† PHARISEES (Matt. 23:23-24, 27-28, 29-30).

C.† SAUL OF TARSUS (Gal. 1:13-14).

D.† THE ATHENIANS (Acts 17:22).

III.† NOT EVERYONE THAT SAYETH Ö

A.† SOME SAY AND DO NOT (Matt. 23:1-3).

B.† SOME DONíT BELIEVE THEREíS ANYTHING ELSE TO IT (Jas. 2:14, 24).

††††††††† 1.† Can we say that we love Jesus? (John 14:15).

††††††††† 2.† How is our love for God perfected? (1 John 5:3; 2:3-4).

C.† NOT OBEYING IS NOT BELIEVING (Heb. 3:18-19;† Jas.† 1:22).

D.† PEOPLE LIKE TO REFER TO ďTHE GOOD LORD.Ē (Luke 6:46).

IV.† NOT EVERYONE WHO DOES GOOD WORKS.

A.† Matt. 7:22-23.† DO WHAT GOD SAYS.† HE HAS A WILL FOR US (vs. 21).

B.† WHERE IS GODíS WILL EXPRESSED (Matt. 7:24-27).

C.† JESUS IS GODíS SPOKESMAN NOW (Heb. 1:1-2).

††††††††† 1.† Came to do Godís work (John 4:34).

††††††††† 2.† Speaks not his own words, but the fatherís (John 7:16-17).

D.† HIS WORD CONSTITUTES LAW (John 12:48-49).

E.† WHERE DO WE FIND THAT WILL?

††††††††† 1.† NT Scriptures (2 Pet. 3:15-16).

††††††††† 2.† Writings are authoritative (1 Cor. 14:37;† 4:17).

††††††††† 3.† 1 Cor. 2:10-13;† Eph. 3:3-5.

F.† A COMPLETE REVELATION.

††††††††† 1.† Nothing left out (2 Pet. 1:3;† 2 Tim. 3:16-17).

††††††††† 2.† No latter day revelations (Jude 3).

††††††††† 3.† Cannot be altered (Gal. 1:6-9;† 2 John 9;† Rev. 22:18-19).

CONCLUSION:

A.† LETíS GET BACK TO THE BOOK.

B.† WHAT DOES IT TELL US?

C.† ARE WE DOING IT?