Run Free with Christ: Epistles

December 28, 2018 at 2:08 am | Posted in Epistles | Leave a comment

Run with God’s Grace

Forgiven ​  He loved us and sent his Son as an atoning sacrifice for our sins.   1 Jo 4:10

Declare​   Who acknowledges Jesus is the Son of God, God lives in them and they are in God.​   1 Jo 4:15

Grace​   For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith … It is the gift of God.​   Eph  2:8

Faith​   And this is not from yourselves … Not by works, so that no one can boast.​   Eph  2:8,9

Purposeful.  For it is God who works in you to will and to act in order to fulfill His good purpose.​   Phil 2:13

Trust​   The Spirit helps us in our weakness … Intercedes for us.    Rom 8:26

Depend​   Christ Jesus … is at the right hand of God is also interceding for us. ​   Rom 8:34

Relinquish​   The mind governed by the Spirit is life and peace ​   Rom 8:6

Sanctified​   May God himself, … Sanctify you through and through.​  1 Th 5:23

Equipped​   Equip you with everything good for doing His will​   Heb 13:21

Run with Other’s Encouragement

Respond​   Dear friends, Since God so loved us we also ought to love one another1    Jo 4:11

Serve​   Each one should use what ever gift he has received to serve others ​   1 Pe 4:10

Encourage    Encourage one another and build each other up.    1 Th 5:11

Spur  Let us consider how we may spur one another toward love and good deeds.​   Heb 10:24

Comfort   We can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves have received.​  2 Co 1:4

Pray​   Is any of you sick? Call elders to pray over him. Anoint him with oil.​   Ja 5:14

Confess ​  Confess your sins to each other and pray for each other. ​  Ja 5:16

Correct​   If one of you should wander away from the truth someone should bring him back.​   Ja 5:19

No divisions    Watch out for those who cause divisions and put obstacles in your way.​   Rom 16:17.

No obstacle​   Make up your own mind not to put . . obstacle in your brother’s way.  Rom 14:12

Run with Perseverance

Obey​   Those who obey His commands live in Him and He in them.​   1 Jo 3:24

Make effort​   Make every effort to be found spotless, blameless and at peace with Him.  2 Pet 3:14

Renew​   Do not conform to … this world, be transformed by the renewing of your mind,​   Rom 12:2a

Study   Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting   2 Tim 3:16

Discern​  Be able to test and approve what God’s will is His good, pleasing and perfect will.​   Rom 12:2b

Discipline​   Take every thought to make it obedient to Christ​   2 Co 10:5

Persevere​   Blessed is the man who perseveres under trial ​  Ja 1:12

Armor​   Put on the full armor of God so you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes.​   Eph 6:11

Praise​   Declare the praises of Him who called you out of darkness into His wonderful light ​  1 Pe 2:9

Always​   Be joyful always. Pray continually. Give thanks in all circumstances.​   1 Th 5:16-18

Glorify​   Do every thing to the glory of God.​   1 Co 10:31

Bible quotations from the New International Version  (NIV )  Biblica  2011

A summary of Epistles  Dalene DeGraaf ©  December 2011

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