Audio
Delivered By
Phillip Rainwater
Delivered On
January 5, 2020
Central Passage
Titus 2:11-15
Subject
PM Sermon
Description

JANUARY 5, 2020 P.M. SERVICE

 

GRACE AND HOPE

TITUS 2:11-15

 

INTRODUCTION:

 

  1. Those in Christ have the hope of eternal life; Titus 1:1-2
    1. Salvation is through the grace of God; Titus 2:11
    2. Grace comes through the preaching of the gospel; Titus 1:4
    3. Grace teaches us how to act in this present world; Titus 2:12
  2. Hope is the anchor of the soul; Hebrews 6:18-19
  3. Our text speaks of the “Grace and Hope” given to all who obey God

 

I. “LOOKING FOR THAT BLESSED HOPE”: Titus 2:12

 

  1. “Looking for” – “To await (with confidence or patience)”
  1. Jude wrote that we should look for the mercy of God which leads to eternal life; Jude 1:21
  2. The faithful wait for the coming of the Lord with longing; II Peter 3:12
  1. Our hope lies in Christ Jesus who gave himself for us; Hebrews 12:1-2;

Titus 2:11-12

 

  1. LOOKING FOR THE GLORIOUS APPEARING OF GOD AND CHRIST:

 

  1. The promise of His coming; John 14:1-3
    1. Paul wrote; I Corinthians 15:51-57; I Thessalonians 4:13-18
    2. Peter encouraged; II Peter 3:10-14
  1. With these thoughts in mind we must be workers together with God; Titus 2:14

 

  1. GOD’S PEOPLE MUST BE TRUE TO HIM:

 

  1. Zealous of good works; Titus 2:14
  1. Faith demands that we be workers; Galatians 5:6
  2. The Hebrew writer stated that we are raised to serve God; Hebrews 9:14
  3. James tells us; James 2:14, 17, 24, 26
  1. Faith works to fill the needs of others; James 2:14-17

 

CONCLUSION:

 

  1. What has your faith prompted you to do?
  2. Are you longing for the coming of the Lord?