The Power of God unto Eternal Life
Text: 1 John 5:11 And this is the record, that God hath given to us eternal life, and this life is in his Son.
Romans 1:16-17 For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek. For therein is the righteousness of God revealed from faith to faith: as it is written, The just shall live by faith.
I) The Power of God unto Salvation;
Romans For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek.
II) The Power of God unto Sanctifaction;
Hebrews 6:1 Therefore leaving the principles of the doctrine of Christ, let us go on unto perfection; not laying again the foundation of repentance from dead works, and of faith toward God,
1 Thessalonians And the very God of peace sanctify you wholly; and I pray God your whole spirit and soul and body be preserved blameless unto the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.
III) The Power of God unto Unity;
Romans 12:5 So we, being many, are one body in Christ, and every one members one of another.
Galatians There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither bond nor free, there is neither male nor female: for ye are all one in Christ Jesus.
IV) The Power of God unto Victory;
Romans 16:25 Now to him that is of power to stablish you according to my gospel, and the preaching of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery, which was kept secret since the world began,
Conclusion: I feel that it is a miracle what God does in our lives when he makes us new. Oh what power that is involved. 2 Corinthians Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new.