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The Story Finding Your Story in God’s Story “New Commands and a New Covenant” Series 1 - God Forms His People
The Story Chapter 4 Review “Deliverance”
From the Red Sea into the Desert – Exodus 15: 22
Mt Sinai – Exodus 19: 1 -8 My own special treasure among all people If you will obey me and keep my covenant We will do everything the Lord has commanded
I. God Dwells with His People
Genesis 3: 8 – the cool of the day fellowship
Exodus 25: 8 (NLT) 8 “Have the people of Israel build me a holy sanctuary so I can live among them.
1 Kings 8: 13, 27 (NLT) 13 Now I have built a glorious Temple for you, a place where you can live forever!” 27 “But will God really live on earth? Why, even the highest heavens cannot contain you. How much less this Temple I have built!
1 Corinthians 6: 19 (NLT) 19 Don’t you realize that your body is the temple of the Holy Spirit, who lives in you and was given to you by God? You do not belong to yourself,
Ephesians 2: 21 (NLT) 21 We are carefully joined together in him, becoming a holy temple for the Lord.
Revelation 21: 3 (NLT) 3 I heard a loud shout from the throne, saying, “Look, God’s home is now among his people! He will live with them, and they will be his people. God himself will be with them.
ADAM ISRAEL CHURCH ETERNITY Your Body God Tabernacle Cool of GOD’S among His The the day DWELLING people Church fellowship Temple BEHAVIOR DEALING WITH SIN
II. Be Holy as God is Holy Genesis 2: 16 -17 (NLT) 16 But the LORD God warned him, “You may freely eat the fruit of every tree in the garden— 17 except the tree of the knowledge of good and evil. If you eat its fruit, you are sure to die. ”
Exodus 20 – the Ten Commandments 1 -4 – how to relate to God 5 -10 – how to relate to others
Exodus 34: 27 -28 (NLT) 27 Then the LORD said to Moses, “Write down all these instructions, for they represent the terms of the covenant I am making with you and with Israel. ” 28 Moses remained there on the mountain with the LORD forty days and forty nights. In all that time he ate no bread and drank no water. And the LORD wrote the terms of the covenant—the Ten Commandments—on the stone tablets. People’s response – we will do everything the Lord has commanded
See your sin – Romans 3: 19 -20 Its purpose is to show the entire world is guilty before God No one can be right with God by doing what the law commands The law shows us how sinful we are
Exodus 32: 1 -8
Make us gods who can lead us
Galatians 5: 16 (NLT) 16 So I say, let the Holy Spirit guide your lives. Then you won’t be doing what your sinful nature craves. Romans 13: 8 -10 Love fulfills the requirements of God’s law
ADAM ISRAEL CHURCH ETERNITY Your Body God Tabernacle Cool of GOD’S among His The the day DWELLING people Church fellowship Temple BEHAVIOR DEALING WITH SIN Eat Except Tree of K of G+E Live by Covenant the Spirit of Law Love No evil allowed
III. A Covering for Sin Genesis 3: 21 (NLT) 21 And the LORD God made clothing from animal skins for Adam and his wife. Leviticus 17: 11 (NLT) 11 for the life of the body is in its blood. I have given you the blood on the altar to purify you, making you right with the LORD. It is the blood, given in exchange for a life, that makes purification possible.
The Blood Sacrifice – once for all time – Hebrews 9
High priest entered the Most Holy Place – once a year offered blood for his own sins and sins of the people
Jesus entered heaven’s tabernacle with his own blood Once for all – securing our redemption
Romans 10: 5 -10 The law’s way of making a person right with God – obey all of its commands Faith’s way of getting right with God – confess with your mouth Jesus is Lord, believe in your heart God raised him from the dead
Revelation 21: 27 (NLT) 27 Nothing evil will be allowed to enter, nor anyone who practices shameful idolatry and dishonesty… …but only those whose names are written in the Lamb’s Book of Life.
ADAM ISRAEL CHURCH ETERNITY Your Body God Tabernacle Cool of GOD’S among His The the day DWELLING people Church fellowship Temple BEHAVIOR DEALING WITH SIN Eat Except Tree of K of G+E Death Animal skins (blood shed) Live by Covenant the Spirit of Law Love Sin offerings (blood shed) Jesus’ death, burial, resurrection (blood shed) No evil allowed Lamb’s book of Life
ADAM ISRAEL CHURCH ETERNITY Your Body God Tabernacle Cool of GOD’S among His The the day DWELLING people Church fellowship Temple BEHAVIOR DEALING WITH SIN Eat Except Tree of K of G+E Death Animal skins (blood shed) Live by Covenant the Spirit of Law Love No evil allowed Jesus’ death, Lamb’s Sin burial, offeringsresurrection book of Life (blood shed)