BRING US TO CHRIST
Sunday Morning: June 15, 2003
Text: Galatians 3:22-25 "But the scripture hath concluded all under sin, that the promise by faith of Jesus Christ might be given to them that believe. 23. But before faith came, we were kept under the law, shut up unto the faith which should afterwards be revealed. 24. Wherefore the law was our schoolmaster to bring us unto Christ, that we might be justified by faith. 25. But after that faith is come, we are no longer under a schoolmaster."
Galatians 3:22 "But the scripture hath concluded all under sin, that the promise by faith of Jesus Christ might be given to them that believe [present active]."
Galatians 3:18 "For if the inheritance be of the law, it is no more of promise: but God gave it to Abraham by promise."
Galatians 3:14 "That the blessing of Abraham might come on the Gentiles through Jesus Christ; that we might receive the promise of the Spirit through faith."
1 John 2:25 "And this is the promise that he hath promised us, even eternal life."
Romans 4:13 "For the promise, that he should be the heir of the world, was not to Abraham, or to his seed, through the law, but through the righteousness of faith."
Galatians 3:23 "But before faith came, we were kept under the law, shut up (held in subjection) unto [leading to] the faith which should afterwards be revealed."
Romans 10:4 "For Christ is the end of the law for righteousness to every one that believeth [present active]."
1 Corinthians 15:14 "And if Christ be not risen, then is our preaching vain, and your faith is also vain."
1 Corinthians 15:20 "But now is Christ risen from the dead"
Romans 4:9 ". . we say that faith was reckoned (imputed given credit for) to Abraham for righteousness."
Romans 4:11 ". . . the father of all them that believe [present active], though they be not circumcised; that righteousness might be imputed [reckoned, given credit for] unto them also:"
Hebrews 11:1 "Now faith (faith revealed) is the substance of things hoped (of an inheritance) for, the evidence of things not seen."
1 Peter 1:3-5 "Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, which according to his abundant mercy hath begotten us again unto a lively hope by the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, 4. To an inheritance incorruptible, and undefiled, and that fadeth not away, reserved in heaven for you, 5. Who are kept by the power of God through faith unto [leading to] salvation ready to be revealed in the last time."
Colossians 1:27 "To whom God would make known what is the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles; which is Christ in you, the hope of glory:"
Galatians 5:5 "For we through the Spirit wait (we do not have it yet) for the hope of righteousness by faith."
Titus 3:7 "That being justified by his grace, we should be made heirs according to the hope of eternal life (the promise)."
Galatians 3:24-25 "Wherefore the law was our schoolmaster to bring us unto Christ, that we might be justified by faith. 25. But after that (the law and our tutors and governors) faith is come, we are [present active] no longer under a schoolmaster."
Hebrews 10:1 "For the law having a shadow of good things to come, and not the very image of the things (things to come, . . ."
Galatians 3:24 "Wherefore the law was our schoolmaster to bring us unto Christ, that we might be justified by faith.
Hebrews 9:11 "But Christ being come an high priest of good things to come, . . ."
Hebrews 3:1 "Wherefore, holy brethren, partakers of the heavenly calling, consider the Apostle and High Priest of our profession, Christ Jesus;"
Hebrews 5:5 "So also Christ glorified not himself to be made an high priest; but he that said unto him, Thou art my Son, to day have I begotten thee."
Romans 4:25 "Who was delivered for our offences, and was raised again for our justification."
Romans 8:33-34 "Who shall lay any thing to the charge of God's elect? It is God that justifieth. 34. Who is he that condemneth? It is Christ that died, yea rather, that is risen again, who is even at the right hand of God, who also maketh intercession for us."
Acts 13:32-33 And we declare unto you glad tidings, how that the promise which was made unto the fathers, 33. God hath fulfilled the same unto us their children, in that he hath raised up Jesus again; as it is also written in the second psalm, Thou art my Son, this day have I begotten thee.
Galatians 3:25 "But after that faith is come, we are no longer under a schoolmaster (tutors and governors)."
Hebrews 5:13 "For every one that useth milk is unskilful in the word of righteousness: for he is a babe. (one who needs to be tutored in discerning good and evil.)
Hebrews 5:14 "But strong meat belongeth to them that are of full age, even those who by reason of use have their senses exercised to discern both good and evil."
Hebrews 11:6 "But without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him."