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Then [Jesus] said to them all, "If anyone wants to come with Me, he must deny himself, take up his cross daily, and follow Me. For whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life because of Me will save it. (Luke 9:23-24, HCSB)

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Friday, May 04, 2012

Sermon Notes from "Hope and Holiness: Children of God Living for Future Grace." Sermon by Mitch Chase.

[From the 10:45AM service this past Lord's Day at Kosmosdale Baptist Church.]

1 Peter 1:13-16.

I. Introduction
->Exodus: preparation following deliverance, issuing forth in hope.

II. Be Hopeful

A. Because of what Christ has done and will do

B. The Mindset of Hope:
1. Preparing your mind
a. Be mindful of your thoughts
b. Being mentally prepared for action
2. Being sober-minded
a. Clear-minded
b. Unentangled by sin

C. The Object of Hope
1. Future Grace
2. Full, rather than partial, hope

III. Be Holy

A. Holiness is a command: we have a standard of conduct, found in God's Word, based on God's character.

B. Holiness is an identity: we have new desires.

C. Holiness is comprehensive.



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