The Unsparing God

TEXT2 Pet. 2:4-10

INTRODUCTION:

A.      GOD IS RICH IN LOVE AND MERCY.

B.      GOD CAN HATE.

          1.       Psa. 11:5-7;  Prov. 6:16-19.

          2.       Rom. 1:18.  Wrath to the ungodly.

          3.       2 Cor. 5:11.  Knowing the terror...

          4.       Heb. 10:30-31.  If we're not preaching about punishment, we are not

                    preaching the gosple( 2 Thes. 1:7-9 ).

C.      OUR GOD IS AN UNSPARING GOD!

I.      WHAT GOD HAS NOT SPARED.

A.      GOD SPARED NOT THE ANGELS( 2 Pet. 2:4;  Jude 6 ).

B.      THE OLD WORLD IN NOAH'S DAY(2 Pet.2:5; see Gen. 6 for their wickedness).

C.      SODOM AND GOMORRAH( 2 Pet. 2:6-8 ).

D.      THE UNBELIEVING JEW( Rom. 11:19-23 ).

II.     THERE IS A LESSON HERE.

A.      THE WORLD IN WHICH WE LIVE( Matt. 7:13-14;  Rom. 10:16-17 ).

B.      THE STORED UP FLOOD OF FIRE( 2 Pet. 3:1-7 ).

C.      JUDGMENT OF THE WICKED( Rom. 2:4-11 ).

D.      OUR WARNING( Rom. 11:19-22 ).

III.    SOMETHING ELSE GOD DIDN'T SPARE.

A.      HIS SON( Rom. 8:31-32 ).

B.      A DEMONSTRATION OF HIS GOODNESS AND LOVE

          ( Rom. 5:8;  1 John 4:9-10 ).

C.      HIS LOVE DEMANDS SOMETHING OF US( Rom. 2:4 ).

CONCLUSIONEph. 2:4-7.

A.      GOD SPARED NOTHING FOR US.

B.      WHAT DO WE HOLD BACK FROM GOD?