Series: Let's Go
Let’s Go: Children of God
January 10, 2021 | Jim Hodge
Mark 1:11“And a voice came from heaven, “You are my beloved Son; with you I am well pleased.”
I. Jesus Christ as God’s son.
- Promises of God’s son.
Psalm 89:26-27; Hebrews 1:5; Luke 1:32
II. Human beings as God’s children.
Genesis 1:27; Luke 3:38; Malachi 2:10
- God’s rebellious children.
Isaiah 1:2; Ezekiel 20:21; Romans 1:18-19
III. Becoming God’s children through faith in Jesus Christ.
- Becoming God’s children through new birth.
- Becoming God’s children by adoption.
Ephesians 1:5; Galatians 4:4-5; Romans 8:15
- Becoming God’s children with a parental relationship.
- God loves his children.
I John 3:1
- God disciplines his children.
- God’s children love the Father.
Ephesians 5:1; Luke 6:36
- God’s children obey the Father.
I Peter 1:14-16
IV. The privileges and blessings of being God’s children.
- God’s children are eternally secure
Romans 8:21; John 8:35
- God’s children have a sure inheritance.
Luke 20:34-36; I John 3:2
- Read Mark 1:1-11. What stands out to you from verses 9-11?
- What comforts you about God being a Triune God? What doubts do you have? How does knowing the Triune God impact how we live in community?
- Why was Jesus baptized? What happened the day of Jesus’ baptism that impacts you today? Now read Matthew 3:13-17, Luke 3:21-22 and John 1:32-34. What other truths do you see that add to Mark’s account of Jesus’ baptism?
- Even though water baptism is commanded, God baptizing (immersing) us into His life by His Spirit is what is crucial for our daily lives. Read Romans 6:3-4. What is water baptism really declaring to others?
- Jesus would have read Zechariah 4:6 many times and He lived by this scripture. Use this verse to pray for yourself and others.
Let's Go is a sermon series through the book of Mark.